BIFMA Learning – DEMYSTIFYING FURNITURE’S ROLE IN SUSTAINABILITY (ACCREDITED CEU)
Part of the BIFMA Learning Monthly Series, this is a live virtual learning opportunity for our members, designers, buyers, and anyone interested in furniture for the built environment. There is no fee to attend.
Thursday, Mar 24, 2022 | Noon – 1:00 PM
You’re Invited to a Live Virtual Webinar
This course deepens understanding of the role furniture plays in the sustainable built environment. Navigating industry sustainability programs and trends can be overwhelming. This course compares and explains the approach to sustainability between building rating systems, transparency protocols, and product certifications. It defines key sustainability attributes relating to furniture and how LEVEL® by BIFMA— as a comprehensive third-party multi-attribute furniture sustainability standard— can support sustainability goals.
Who Should Attend
A&D professionals, LEED AP and Green Associates, facility managers, purchasing professionals, furniture producers and dealers, and customers.
What Will be Covered?
- LEVEL by BIFMA and its key role in defining sustainable furniture
- Key green building programs in the market today and how LEVEL relates to each
- Key sustainability attributes of furniture
- The future of sustainability and furniture
Speaker: Ashley Blevins
Ashley Blevins is the Director of Sales for GMi Companies who is a manufacturer of the brands Ghent, Waddell, and Vividboard. After spending over a decade in marketing, specializing in dealer relations, Ashley has been responsible for expanding the national sales footprint for the GMi family of brands. Ashley is a certified presenter of CEU’s and travels the nation providing presentations that train and educate dealers, architects, and designers on skills to educate their clients and close the sale.
Ashley has found her passion in serving customers by providing value, earning trust, and turning customers into partners. Her philosophy for marketing and sales revolves around embracing change, trial and error, thinking strategically and using data to drive your next move. In her free time, you can find her enjoying the country air with her family or waving her Terrible Towel on Sundays.