Where style meets quality & service
Where style meets quality & service

The Only Thing Missing From The Conversation is YOU!

August 23, 2013  
Filed under AFR Event Furnishings, AFR Residential

We’re adding the finishing touches and gearing up for our AFR National Networking Tour, which kicks off this month and we couldn’t be more excited about all the events we have planned this year. We are looking forward to seeing everyone face to face! But attending is not the only opportunity there is to to get involved. One of our strategic approaches to the 2013 Tour is the concerted effort to... 

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Partnerships are the Perfect Backdrop for Creating Success

August 16, 2013  
Filed under AFR Event Furnishings, AFR Residential

Do you know the difference between relationships and partnerships? A relationship is the quality or state of being related. This can be a continuing attachment or association between people or firms. A partnership refers to the relationship of partners that have a joint interest in accomplishing a goal.  A relationship is passive, and a partnership is active and the desired result is a benefit for... 

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Unsung Hero

August 9, 2013  
Filed under AFR Event Furnishings, AFR Residential

By now, you all know about Event Pros Take Action and their mission to help Hurricane Katrina survivors get back into their homes, eight years after the storm devastated New Orleans. You’ve seen the pictures, you’ve read the stories, but in all of it there is a story that remains untold. It is a story of a woman with a heart of gold and a vision that created a worthy charitable organization from... 

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Get Organized in Style with the Correlation Series

August 2, 2013  
Filed under AFR Residential

When you have a lot of responsibility at work that includes a ton of paperwork, binders, a computer, and a filing system, you need a lot of space that cleans up nicely. The Correlation Series desks and case goods from AFR Furniture Rental are perfect for helping everyone from your top executives to your receptionist enjoy an organized space and maximum production time. The versatility of the collection... 

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Teamwork Changes the World in Nola at EPTA 2013

July 26, 2013  
Filed under AFR Event Furnishings, AFR Residential

We are just back from New Orleans where we partnered with Event Pros Take Action and St. Bernard’s Project to help rebuild two homes for victims of Hurricane Katrina.  This is the third year that we’ve participated and as with the past two years, my heart is full and I am proud to be a part of such an amazing, life changing organization. While experiencing the joy of the families we helped this... 

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Celebrity Sightings, Seating and More…

July 19, 2013  
Filed under AFR Event Furnishings, AFR Residential

If you’ve ever produced or dealt with headline talent at your events, attended to celebrities or dealt with high profile dignitaries, then you know that the happier they are, the better your event or performance will go. It’s just a fact of life. We are often asked to handle requirements for A-list of entertainers, talent and high profile guests for clients in addition to providing furnishing for... 

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What Role Does Seating Play In Meeting Productivity?

July 12, 2013  
Filed under AFR Residential

Have you ever stopped to pay attention to where people sit in your meetings?  Have you ever noticed how long people will remain seated before needing a break?  Have you considered how the content and layout of your meeting can have an impact on its effectiveness?  Seating has a great impact on the productivity of your meetings and general sessions.  The arrangement, the type of chair, and the configuration... 

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AFR Makes It Easy As 1-2-3

July 5, 2013  
Filed under AFR Residential

At AFR, we work hard to make working with us an easy experience.  We like to say there is no black and white in the way that we do business.  We consider your needs and fit them into our business model.  It’s a unique way of doing business, but one that sets us apart from the competition. We don’t believe that our clients are just customers, we believe that they are our partners, and the way... 

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Congratulations to AFR’s Martin Barletta, GM Rocky Hill, CT – Supplier of the Year

June 21, 2013  
Filed under AFR Residential

This award is presented to a member the outstanding contributions to the chapter and the meeting industry. This individual strives for excellence, and exhibits professionalism,  and dedication to further enhance the value of MPI it members. The selection will include an evaluation of the individual’s history of accomplishments in our industry, meeting management, and to enhance the MPI and promote... 

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Four Ways to Spruce Up Your Workstation

June 14, 2013  
Filed under AFR Residential

If you work in a cubical like the other millions of people in this country do, then you have probably noticed that working in a bland, colorless space isn’t much fun. When you have items around you that help create “your” workspace, productivity levels rise and you will find it much easier to focus. The HMU-A02 Workstation from AFR allows both employees and employers to set up shop in a fun,... 

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