Rowley Co. will be awarded the 1998 WCAA Industry Achievement Award at the Fourth Annual Breakfast and Awards Ceremony March 20, 1998, in conjunction with the International Window Coverings Expo at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD. R.H. Rowley will accept the award on behalf of the entire company.
The WCAA Industry Achievement Award is presented to a company or individual in recognition of outstanding contributions and service to the retail window coverings industry.
The WCAA will hold its semi-annual board meeting on March 21, 1998, in Baltimore, MD. Among agenda items, the board will discuss the need for additional educational programs and certifications, the expansion of the benefits available to members and other issues that will guide the association to better serve its members as well as the industry.
Members may bring issues to their regional director in advance of setting the agenda for the meeting. To contact your regional director, call (888) 298-WCAA.
Gariepy to Keynote WCAA Breakfast Symposium
Dick Gariepy of Gariepy Motivation is the keynote speaker at the WCAA Breakfast Symposium in Baltimore. Gariepy stresses that physical and mental exercise, and self-discipline are vital to a healthy and successful life. For reservations or information, please call the WCAA office at (888) 298-9222.
The keynote speaker is sponsored by:
• Lafayette Venetian Blind
• Draperies & Window Coverings magazine
• Messe Frankfurt
• The Blind Maker
• Window Fashions magazine
• Newell Window Fashions
Drapery Yardage Finder Available
WCAA announces the addition of The Drapery Yardage Finder to the list of educational and sales aids available to members. Call WCAA toll free at (888) 298-WCAA(9222) for ordering information.
The Window Coverings Association of America (WCAA) is the only national non-profit trade association dedicated to the retail window coverings industry and to the dealers, decorators and designers who are its members. For more information on becoming a member and member benefits, contact Mark Nortman, executive director, 2339 Meadow Park Court, Maryland Heights, MO 63043; (888) 298-9222.