New York – It’s party time in The Big Apple again!
September New York Home Fashions Market will welcome industry members back to the city with a celebration that honors outstanding achievement and supports the next generation of home textiles innovators.
The Home Fashions Product Association (HFPA) and HTT are joining forces to co-host the event, which will take place at the Harvard Club of New York City on the evening of on Tuesday, Sept. 20.
The HFPA Foundation is fundraising to support its scholarship program, which provides scholarships to students enrolled in surface design or home product marketing courses of study at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT).
HTT is celebrating the in-person return of its annual Trailblazers & Titans awards, which will honor two retail companies and two supplier companies. Previous honorees include Bloomingdale’s, Bed Bath & Beyond, Big Lots, Boll & Branch, Casper, Malouf, Revman, Trident, Pegasus, Wayfair, Welspun and WestPoint Home.
The lively two-hour evening event will include cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction, the introduction of FIT’s home fashions program students and the presentation of HTT’s 2022 Trailblazers & Titans honorees.
Ticket information and the identities of this year’s Trailblazers & Titans honorees will be announced soon. All ticket sales will benefit the HFPA Foundation’s scholarship program.
Intellifresh powered by SILVADUR antimicrobial technology is the headline sponsor of the HFPA fundraiser at the Harvard Club of New York City. Sponsors for the HTT Trailblazers & Titans awards include Supima, Cotton Incorporated and 230 Fifth Avenue.
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