DANBURY, Conn., Dec. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In 1986, Ethan Allen’s Chairman and CEO, Farooq Kathwari, invited each Ethan Allen inside designer to firm headquarters in Danbury, Connecticut, for a multi-day celebration. This beloved custom continued for 33 years and grew to incorporate a slate of awards for distinctive inside design work.
When this 12 months’s COVID-19 pandemic made a 34th gathering in Danbury all however unimaginable, Kathwari and his staff orchestrated the corporate’s first-ever Digital Celebration. The livestreamed occasion introduced collectively over 4,000 Ethan Allen associates from everywhere in the world, together with designers, retailers, manufacturing, logistics, and headquarters, capping off a 12 months of robust gross sales efficiency even within the midst of great challenges.
The Digital Celebration opened with a sequence of movies that chronicled the historical past of Ethan Allen and gave an summary of its present operations. The occasion additionally included livestreamed recognition of associates honored for many years of exemplary service, and awards for inside designers that acknowledged each exemplary gross sales efficiency and excellent achievements in inside design. All award recipients obtained a signed copy of Mr. Kathwari’s memoir – Trailblazer: from the Mountains of Kashmir to the Summit of World Enterprise and Past.
“I’m proud of what our associates have accomplished during such a challenging year, and I’m pleased that we found the opportunity to highlight their achievements in a format that brought everyone in the Ethan Allen family together,” Kathwari commented. “Many offered feedback after the event, saying they felt it was our best celebration ever.”
ABOUT ETHAN ALLEN
Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE: ETH) is a number one inside design firm and producer and retailer of high quality residence furnishings. The Firm gives complimentary inside design service to its shoppers and sells a full vary of furnishings merchandise and ornamental equipment by ethanallen.com and a community of roughly 300 design facilities within the U.S. and overseas. Ethan Allen owns and operates 9 manufacturing services together with six manufacturing crops within the U.S. plus two crops in Mexico and one in Honduras. Roughly 75% of its merchandise are made in its North American crops. For extra info on Ethan Allen’s services, go to www.ethanallen.com.
Vice President, Advertising & Public Relations