CEO NEWS

CEO News 19/04/18

Designers, Designers, Designers! Where are you? The constant demand for the AFA to link clients with great designers is overwhelming. From international projects to local high end products, and everything in between. BUT we just can’t keep up with the supply. So why...

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CEO News 04/04/18

This week’s design news is a little more personal for me, because this week we welcome a new addition to our family that is a true miracle of design. The creation of a new human being and all of nature’s incredible craftsmanship is to be admired and appreciated. Like...

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CEO News 29/03/18

Celebrating lifetime milestones, scrutinising multi-million dollar foreign deals, suppliers caught cheating the system, unfair dismissal on the rise, a BIG thank you to one of our industries most popular AFA Members, connecting training to industry, and jobs, jobs,...

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CEO News 21/03/18

$$$ Energy Savings, Employment Opportunities, Digital Transformation, Franchising and Senate Enquiries and $150K Penalties for non-compliance. All in a week’s work for the AFA so read more below. It can seem overwhelming, but the team at AFA are always here to assist...

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CEO News 14/03/18

Can the diverse segments of the design industry co-exist? In order to answer that question, you need to ask ‘who makes up the design industry?’ Here at the AFA we are dealing with product designers, interior designers, custom designers, process designers, project...

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CEO News 07/03/18

A total value of over $1.8 Billion worth of timber furniture was imported into Australia in the last full 12 month reported cycle by ABARES. This is the raw $$$ value and does not allow for the value of GST or include flat pack, veneer, sawn wood or ply products which...

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CEO News: 28/02/18

Are you making it easier for your potential clients to engage with you? Or are you being bombarded by claims of ‘the next big trend’ !! Trust me, we get it! It’s getting harder and harder to connect with astute consumers, clients and buyers because there is so much...

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CEO News: 14/02/18

It’s all happening. And it’s so exciting. Our recent partnership announcements have the design and furnishing industry in a spin. I mean it makes perfect sense to collaborate with genuinely aligned associations to get the best for stakeholders. Watch as we announce...

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CEO News: 9/02/18

Well we’ve done it! The AFA has secured more member benefits with allied partners in the past two weeks and we’re extremely proud of what is being achieved. Who would have thought that just four years ago the AFA was just another small association doing its best to...

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CEO News: 19/01/18

So we’re back and so are you! Another exciting year ahead of us and lot’s of changes to celebrate. Most importantly though, do take advantage of some of the great deals on offer after Christmas, BUT a word of caution. If it’s too good to be true, it probably is....

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