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Satya Tiwari, CEO of Surya & Pat Luthy of Suburban Furniture To Be Honored This Saturday, December 7th At NY/ NJ Dinner & Dance

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Pat Luthy, Satya Tiwari, Sal DeMarco


Andrew Orshan, Peter Orshan, Jeff Horowitz

The Greater Metropolitan Home Furnishings Association (GMFA) announced that this Saturday, December 7th, Pat Luthy of Suburban Furniture and Mattress will be presented with the 2013 Howard Liveright Memorial Award and Surya’s President, Satya Tiwari will be presented with the Jerry Gans Memorial Award.

Recognition will also be given to GMFA’s Retailer of The Year 2013, Peter & Andrew Orshan of Peter Andrews Furniture, Rep of The Year 2013 to Sal DeMarco of Natuzzi and Best Advertising 2013 to Jeff Horowitz of L&S Advertising.

Retailers, manufacturers, representatives and industry suppliers will gather for this annual event, a festive kick-off to the holiday season.

Tickets are still available by contacting Alan Granetz, GMFA's Executive Director at (908) 725-3460 or email greatermfa@gmail.com.

“This important event presents an opportunity for retailers, reps, manufacturers and suppliers to network with industry friends while enjoying great food, an open bar, music and dancing. This year we’ve added additional menu choices and improved valet parking,” adds Alan Granetz, Executive Director of GMFA.”

About GMFA: The Greater Metropolitan Furnishings Association is a not-for-profit organization designed to foster, promote and protect the interests of retailers, representatives, designers, manufacturers, and service related industries in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. An affiliate of the representatives’ association IHFRA, GMFA works to foster a spirit of mutual respect and esteem among members in the home furnishings industry, hosts networking and social events, educational seminars, provides valuable discounts and is a voice for industry interests on national, regional and local levels.

About the Jerry Gans Memorial Award: The Jerry Gans Memorial Award is given in recognition of an individual who has distinguished himself/herself with deeds and service to the industry. This award was established in the name of Jerry Gans who gave honor and dignity to his profession.

About The Howard Liveright Award: The award was inaugurated in 1961 for the purpose of perpetuating the memory of Howard Liveright and to provide an opportunity to acknowledge people who have made outstanding contributions to the home furnishings industry.

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