EDsession Program & Schedule

Why Standards Matter

  • Date:Thursday, November 4
  • Time:1:30 PM - 1:50 PM Eastern Standard Time
  • Description: What are your primary considerations when selecting furniture? This mini-session provides knowledge to the A&D community, facility managers, building owners, and end users about BIFMA’s mission and work. Learn Why Standards Matter to all who are involved in furniture procurement to ensure decisions are informed by safety, wellness, and sustainability.
  • Location:Booth #431
  • Session Type:Mini-session
  • Session Code:ES21MSRC
  • Learning Objective 1:You will be able to appreciate the historical context that drove the need for developing industry-wide furniture
  • Learning Objective 2:You will understand the impact of social, economic, and technological trends for business owners who must satisfy their bottom line.
  • Learning Objective 3:You'll identify how testing procedures simulate use. You'll visualize how testing relates to safety and durability to pass BIFMA standards.
  • Learning Objective 4:You will know how to access LEVEL and BIFMA Compliant, and be able to evaluate your furniture selections.
Steve Kooy