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GMFA Makes Tip-Over Webinar Link Available

Furniture World News Desk on 3/17/2023


The Greater Metropolitan Furnishings Association recently hosted a webinar titled “How Will The New Anti-Tipping Laws Affect Your Furniture Business?” It’s a detailed discussion regarding how the legislation will affect furniture retailers and manufacturers. 

Panelist included Mark Schumacher, CEO, Home Furnishings Association (HFA) and Chris Andresen, Senior Vice President, Dutko Government Relations. The webinar was moderated by  Lenny Kharitonov, Greater Metropolitan Board Member (principal at  Emma Mason Furniture and Greenboard)  along with Harris Kirsch, president of GMFA. MacExpos (the organizer of the Northeast Furniture Market/ Edison, NJ and the SoCal Furniture Market/ Long Beach, CA) and Furniture World Magazine sponsored the event.

To access the Zoom webinar CLICK HERE. Once the short registration form is filled out, the presentation starts automatically.  


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 home furnishings service-related industries in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania . An affiliate of the representatives’ association IHFRA, GMFA works to foster a spirit of mutual respect among members of the home furnishings community, hosts networking and social events, educational seminars, provides valuable benefits/discounts and is a voice for industry interests on regional and local levels. Now an all-volunteer organization, GMFA recently formed a closer partnership with the Dean Michael Clarizio Cancer Foundation charity. For more information visit www.gm-fa.com.

About the Home Furnishings Association: The Home Furnishings Association (HFA), with roots dating back to 1920, is North America’s largest organization explicitly devoted to home furnishings retailers’ needs and interests, with more than 1,200 members representing more than 7,000 storefronts across all 50 states and several countries. Association offices in the East, West, and Central United States provide members with programs, resources, services, and a unified voice in government relations by collaborating with home furnishings industry suppliers, vendors, affiliates, and other organizations. For more information on the HFA, visit www.myhfa.org.