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SCENE & HEARD
   29TH ANNUAL
and the Nominees are...
           BY NIKKI DARLING
TheARTSAwardsgala,heldannually during January Total Home & Gift Market, is a glamorous night when the home industry comes together to honor its inspiring leaders. Proudly produced by Dallas Market Center and Accessories Resource Team (ART), the
ARTS Awards is the premier international awards program dedicated to home industry excellence.
The Awards honor top players in manufacturing, retailing, sales representation, product and interior design. You do not have to be a member of ART or an exhibitor of the Dallas Market Center to participate in the nominating process or to become a  nalist. Awards are given out in a
totalof23categoriesincluding: International Retailer, Outdoor Living, Accent Furniture, Home Textiles, Interior & Product Designers, Sales Representatives and more. The
Green Award is a specialty award given to a manufacturer to recognize their ongoing e orts related to sustainable practices.
Every year, a new nomination panel vets and selects the list of  nalists in each category. The ARTS Awards Committee is responsible for selecting the Academy of Achievement Honoree. This year’s Academy of Achievement honor will be presented to Randy Eller. Through his leadership, mentorship and decades of in uential industry presence,
Eller has helped numerous companies and individuals achieve success.
BEATRIZ BALL ACCEPTS AN ARTS AWARD.
Usingcriteriade nedbytheARTSAwards committee, six judges independently review and score the submissions to determine winners. One judge represents the Sustainable Furnishings Council and determines the Green Award. The judges, who are renowned industry professionals, come from diverse home furnishing industry backgrounds. The judges for the 29th Annual ARTS Awards are Dixon Bartlett, Jan Cregier, Susan Inglis, Connie Lineberry, Jaye Anna Mize and Greg O’Neal.
The 29TH annual ARTS Awards will take place at the Hilton Anatole Hotel January 19, 2018. Tickets are available at http://dallasmarketcenter.com/ ArtAwards/reservations/.
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