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Each week, Furniture/Today's Editor-in-Chief Bill McLoughlin and the edit staff will deliver a fresh look at important topics.

Bedding Insights

Join Bedding Editor David Perry for a new video feature called Bedding Insights. The videos will look at key issues in the bedding industry, and will include interviews with industry leaders. Dave will tackle serious subjects, but also have some fun. (Videos sponsored by Symbol Mattress.)

Satya Tiwari of Surya leads the way in simplifying business to meet client needs

Satya Tiwari serves as president of Surya, a leading source of coordinating rugs and home accessories for a broad range of lifestyles and price points. Since joining Surya in 2004, Satya has been instrumental to the growth of the Surya brand, spearheading the introduction of multiple product categories – including pillows, throws, wall decor, lighting, accent furniture, decorative accents and bedding – while also expanding into the hospitality and outdoor segments. Under his leadership, the company has grown from $2.7 million in annual revenue in 2004 to $111 million in 2015, and has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies for five consecutive years.

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See video coverage from the 2016 Leadership Conference. Our videos are sponsored by Crest Financial.

Conversations with Tom Conley

Tom Conley is the president and CEO of the High Point Market Authority, the official sponsor and organizer of High Point Market, the world’s largest home furnishings trade show. Drawing on almost 40 years of experience in the trade show and association management industries, Conley has led the Market Authority since 2011. He has served as president of several associations, including the American Fishing Tackle Manufacturers Association, the National Housewares Manufacturers Association, the Steel Service Center Institute and the Toy Industry Association. He also worked in the association management field with International Travel Management Partners, The Sanford Organization and his own consulting firm, TPC & Associates. Conley’s innovative thinking and strategic planning expertise has led to a track record of balanced budgets, increased revenues and streamlined processes, all resulting in organizations operating more efficiently and intentionally towards key goals while playing a vital role within their industries. Conley has a Bachelor’s degree from Columbia College, and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Chicago. Out of the office, he enjoys golf, traveling and spending time with his grandchildren.

Neil Marritt, Vice President / Principal
Neil oversees and directs the development of marketing strategies, creative concepts and individual communications for all of Emisare’s clients. In addition, he is responsible for implementing the technological aspects of the agency’s Relationship Branding strategies. He began working in Internet-based marketing more than 15 years ago, applying his technical skills to the development of some of the very first online marketing programs. His experience in the dotcom era convinced him of the power of blending new and traditional media into comprehensive, on-target and creatively compelling brand experiences.

Through his work with clients, participation in professional associations and events, as well as his ongoing inquiry into the latest developments in communications technologies, Neil ensures marketing strategies incorporate the most effective tools and techniques for meeting their goals and objectives.

*Furnishings supplied by MOE’s Home Collection

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Each week, Furniture/Today's Editor-in-Chief Bill McLoughlin and the edit staff will deliver a fresh look at important topics.

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Lael Thompson, Chief Operating Officer, Broyhill Home Collections talks opportunities, change, struggles, and solutions when owning a family business and what it took to not only survive and thrive in changing times.

Conversations Jason Phillips

For over 35 years, The Phillips Collection has taken a creative approach to their product line – resulting in fresh, unique pieces that deliver the unexpected beautifully.

Polly Labarre at High Point Market

See our video coverage of the Fall 2016 High Point Market. Coverage sponsored by MicroD.

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Furniture Today Retail Editor Clint Engel will visit 11 retail stores spanning six states over a 14 day period in an unprecedented retail tour. Beginning in Maryland and traveling down the Southeast coast to Florida, FT’s intrepid editor will visit some of the furniture industry’s leading retail operations to see what makes them successful. Follow along right here. Want to participate? Tweet questions to @ClintEngel for a chance to have retailers answer your question.  For additional coverage follow Furniture Today on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Bedding Conference 2016

Follow David Perry's video coverage of the 2016 Bedding Conference from Westin La Paloma in Tucson, Arizona. #ftbedcon. (Video coverage sponsored by Crest Financial.)

Donny Osmond's take on home office

Follow our video coverage of the Summer 2016 Las Vegas Market.