From Home Furnishing Business
Furnitureland South’s Jeff Harris to Address ASFD
Sharing innovative tips on organizing schedules, getting the most of networking and having fun in the furniture industry all are topics to be covered by Jeff Harris, president of Jamestown, N.C.-based retailer Furnitureland South, at the American Society of Furniture Designers’ 2015 Spring Event during High Point Market.
In addition to Harris’ talk, the evening will feature a meet-and-greet for students, a reception, awards and dinner. The event is set for April 20 at The String and Splinter.
Harris learned the family’s furniture business from the ground up and, upon graduation from High Point University, http://www.highpoint.edu/ joined the sales team. He also is co-founder of The Design Network, a broadband, all-screens network that aligns the best designers, architects, furniture purveyors, video producers and home enthusiasts to offer inspirational, instructional and entertaining videos about home design and fashion.
Prior to dinner, representatives of ASFD and the Bienenstock Furniture Library will present the Furniture Design Winner of the 2015 Student Design Contest and the winner of the 2015 ASFD Merit Scholarship.
The evening will also highlight musical performances by Greensboro’s Nishah DiMeo, the 2014 vocalist of the N.C. Coltrane All-Star Band featured in the John Coltrane International Jazz & Blues Festival.
Tickets and additional information are available online.