DALLAS–The Dallas Market Center, along with the Accessories Resource Team, which represents the decorative accessories industry, has announced that Murray Fleiss will receive the Academy of Achievement Award at the 20th annual ARTS awards due to his significant contributions to the industry.
It will be presented along with more than 20 category winners at a gala event during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, which is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 17, in the Grand Pavilion at the Trade Mart.
“The home decor industry owes a debt of gratitude to Murray Feiss and his legendary achievements,” said Bill Winsor, president and chief executive officer of the Dallas Market Center. “Murray’s decades-long leadership has elevated the trade to extraordinary heights, while building an innovative company that is an industry pillar.”
Though Feiss retired from the company in May 2007, he serves as chairman of the board of Generation Brands, the parent company of Murray Feiss. “Our mission is to help our customers grow; we are influenced by the lessons and successes of our past, but we lead, focused on the future,” Feiss said.