2019 BIFMA Furniture Summit
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2019 BIFMA Furniture Summit

The BIFMA Annual Furniture Summit is being held in Grand Rapids, MI on September 25 & 26. Engineering committee meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 25 and The Sustainability and Government Affairs Committees will meet on Thursday September 26.

9/25/2019 to 9/26/2019
When: Sept 25-26, 2019
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM; Thursday 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM - Eastern
Where: Embassy Suites by Hilton Grand Rapids Downtown
710 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, Michigan  49504
United States
Contact: Melissa Hubbel
616-285-3963
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The Annual BIFMA Furniture Summit is your opportunity to get updates on all of the ANSI/BIFMA Standards in one place, at one time, and meet the many volunteers in your industry that make it all possible. Our standards, founded on centuries of craft and enhanced by ever-advancing science, embody the best of our knowledge on safety, ergonomics, and sustainability.

Standards development activities, legislation, and regulations are intricately linked. The Furniture Summit brings together BIFMA’s Engineering, Sustainability, and Government Affairs Committees to look at where we have been, what projects are underway, and what the future holds for our work.

Please join us in Grand Rapids, Michigan this September for an invaluable exercise in cross-committee collaboration, education on industry issues, and recognition of the people behind the process.

              
Meeting Dates/Times:

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM - Engineering Committee Meeting - Salon A
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Networking Reception at Embassy Suites  - Grand Foyer
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 8:30AM - 11:30 PM - Sustainability Committee Meeting  - Salon A
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Government Affairs Committee Meeting - Salon A


Registration:

On-line registration has closed.  Please contact Melissa Hubbel if you would like to attend this event via WebEx.

Hotel Information:

BIFMA has secured a rate of $175 per night with the Embassy Suites Grand Rapids Downtown.  Once a reservation is placed any changes should be made directly with the hotel.  This rate is available until September 6, 2019.  After this date the rate is subject to change and availability will not be guaranteed.    

Phone Reservations (reference - Group Code - BIF) - 1-616-512-5700

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