We are so honored to have ARTS Awards organizer, ART the creative home furnishings network, select Gabby for the coveted top Accent Furniture Manufacturer of the year at the 27th Annual Arts Awards gala on Friday, January 22, 2016. The ARTS Awards, presented each January during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, honors top manufacturers, retailers, designers and sales representatives. The 27th annual ARTS winners in 26 categories are listed here: https://www.accessoriesresourceteam.org/arts-awards/. The Nominating Committee for the 27th ARTS Awards were fourteen members of the home decor industry who surveyed the nominations received by on-line ballot from the home decor industry and voted for the top companies. In November, the judges convened in Dallas for two days to review each submission. Digital submissions consisted of product development, marketing, merchandising or company differentiation examples.
The 27th annual ARTS Awards are sponsored by enLIGHTenment, FANDECK, Gifts & Decorative Accessories, Giftware News, HFN, Home Accents Today, Home Fashion Forecast, Home & Textiles Today, Residential Lighting, Sustainable Furnishings Council and Lyon Credit Services.
Previous Accent Furniture winners include:
22nd, 23rd, 25th, 26th: Phillips Collection – High Point, N.C.
24th: Worlds Away – Memphis, Tenn.
21st: PALECEK – Richmond, Calif.
In the submission, Gabby’s core strengths that were featured were:
Printed materials: advertising, mailers, logo placement, Catalogs.
Digital marketing: Faccebook, Google Adwords, Socail Media, SEO, Blog
We showcased 4 transitional accent furniture pieces that illustrate how we continually innovate with creative use of materials in chic contrast.
The Gabby Difference:
Our founder’s family History,
Unique Culture & Vision,
Design Process with Unique Materials,
Images that effectively capture the Gabby Lifestyle.
For the physical product that was judged at the event, we submitted the Gabby Gayle Twin Bench for the product preview party.
About Dallas Market Center
Founded in 1957, Dallas Market Center is the world’s most complete wholesale marketplace. Within its marketplace of more than five million square feet, retailers from around the globe source products ranging from home furnishings, gifts, decorative accessories and lighting to textiles, fashion accessories and men’s, western, women’s and children’s apparel. With more than 50 markets each year attended by more than 200,000 retail buyers from all 50 states and 85 countries, Dallas Market Center offers hundreds of events and seminars geared toward helping retailers expand business and increase profits. The Dallas Market Center website is available atdallasmarketcenter.com.
ART is the creative home furnishings network representing manufacturers, retailers, representatives and other individuals and companies interested in promoting and enhancing the market position of the home furnishings industry. Each year ART sponsors programs such as the ART conference, regional educational seminars, the ART card and the ARTS Awards. The ART website is available at dallasmarketcenter.com/artsawards.
About the ARTS Awards
The ARTS Awards is the premier international awards program dedicated to the home industry. Up to 27 categories exist under the headings Manufacturer, Retailer, Product Designer, Interior Designer, Sales Representative, Rising Star, Green and Academy of Achievement. Anyone in the industry can nominate including manufacturers, retailers, sales representatives, designers, suppliers, consultants and other industry officials. Academy of Achievement and Rising Star honorees are selected by an ARTS Awards committee each year. Companies that have won an ARTS Award five times are inducted into the Hall of Fame. Hall of Fame members are: Arteriors Home, BJ’s Home Accents, C.S. Wo & Sons, Distinctive Designs International Inc., Feizy Rugs, Fine Art Lamps, Global Views, Montaage, Natural Decorations Inc., Palecek, Paragon, Robb & Stucky and Schonbek Worldwide Lighting. For more information on the ARTS Awards, visit dallasmarketcenter.com/artsawards