ORRA Announces Programs And Seminars For Upcoming Atlanta Market

The Oriental Rug Retailers Association (ORRA) has scheduled a series of educational and certification programs for the Atlanta Area Rug Market, July 11-15, 2018. Anyone wishing to attend and take the CRA exams should know that there still are rooms available through Onpeak. Those wishing to take the exam can contact accounts@orrainc.com.

Wednesday July 11, 2018

The Atlanta International Area Rug Market opens

1:00PM ORRA Opens AmericasMart Building 1, 4th Floor. Seminar Room 4-B-1

 

Thursday July 12, 2018

9:30AM – 10:AM “Enhancing Your Rug Appraising” with a panel of CRAs. As part of the ORRA education program an open forum will address the discipline associated with rug appraising in today’s marketplace.

AmericasMart Building 1, 4th Floor. Seminar Room 4-B-1

 

10:00AM – 12:00PM “CRA Examination Written” Moderator: Jim Garner and education committee members. The exam will be in two parts: written and identification. Examinees will be tested on historical and technical knowledge of hand-knotted rugs.

AmericasMart Building 1, 4th Floor. Seminar Room 4-B-1

 

2:00PM –4PM “CRA Examination ID” Examinees will be tested on their knowledge of 35 selected hand made rugs.

AmericasMart Building 1, 4th Floor. Seminar Room 4-B-1

 

Friday July 13, 2018

10:00AM – 11:30AM “Knot to be Missed” Walking the market with Members of the Board of Trustees. Discussion on the future of ORRA meetings, education business programs, new membership categories…

AmericasMart Building 1, 4th Floor. Seminar Room 4-B-1

 

Saturday, Sunday, July 14, 15, 2018

Open Buying

Author: Sally James

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