DALLAS — Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have opened nominations for the 33rd ARTS Awards.
The international awards program dedicated to home industry excellence and achievement, will take place during the January 2023 Dallas Total Home & Gift Market. Deadline for nominations is June 28.
“Nominations are the first step toward an exciting event honoring the best in the business,” said Cindy Morris president and CEO of Dallas Market Center.
Added Sharon Davis, executive director of ART, “Please help us recognize individuals and companies from across the country and internationally. We have seen incredible innovation, creativity, and leadership over the past year that deserve to be recognized.”
The ARTS Awards process begins with the nomination of retailers, manufacturers, designers and sales representatives. Nominations are received online.
A nomination committee of industry peers will evaluate the entries and determine finalists. A separate judging panel will convene in the fall to review and score finalists’ materials. Winners will be announced during a gala event on Jan. 6, 2023. Neither membership in ART nor representation at Dallas Market Center is necessary to nominate or to be a nominee.
The 33nd ARTS Awards categories include recognition for manufacturers, retailers, sales reps, product designers, interior designers and the annual Academy of Achievement honor. Additionally, the Sustainable Furnishings Council will select a Green Award honoree and a committee will choose a recipient of the HEARTS Award.
Thomas Lester is Retail Editor for Furniture Today and Digital/Managing Editor for Home Accents Today. A graduate of Emory & Henry College’s Mass Communications program, Lester spent a dozen years working for newspapers in Virginia and North Carolina covering an array of subjects, ranging from community news, government, education, ACC sports, professional baseball and more before joining Furniture Today in 2013. Reach out to me with your story ideas, tips and more at [email protected].