Meeting Table

Bureau Veritas Sponsors AHFA Regulatory and Sustainability Summit

Jul. 20 2022
Summary

Bureau Veritas, the leading Testing, Inspection and Certification provider, will sponsor the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) Regulatory and Sustainability Summit, taking place August 17- August 18, 2022 at The Conference Center at Guilford Technical Community College in Colfax, North Carolina.  
 
This year’s summit will provide insight and guidance on the top regulatory issues in the industry and will feature a slate of legal experts, regulatory officials and industry leaders as well as environmental management, social responsibility, and the industry’s role in a circular economy.

Rick Rosati, BV Vice President of Governmental Affairs and Industry Standards, will be speaking on “F2057 to the Rescue? Discussion & Demonstration of New Stability Tests.” Michael Knott, Global Account Manager, will be at the Summit as well, available to discuss Bureau Veritas’ wide variety of furniture testing, including ISTA packaging, chemical, BIFMA, fabric and textile, and performance.
 
AHFA is the voice of the residential furniture industry, representing companies large and small, public and private, domestic and import. Bureau Veritas is proud to be a Sponsor of the AHFA. Event details and registration can be found on the AHFA website.
 

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