Finish First Awards (tentatively rescheduled to 12/3)

Fingers crossed ... we hope to see everyone at the Finish First Awards ... tentatively rescheduled to 12/3 !!

We received over 30 submittals and met with the judges late January to select semi-finalists (wasn't an easy task).  We'll visit these sites soon.

We are grateful to our 2020 SPONSORS ... who recognize the value of partnering and friendship.  They are:

Title Sponsor:  Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters

Presenting Sponsor:  Drywall Finishers Local 1955

Awards Sponsor:  Steven Kempf Building Materials A GMS Company

Cocktail Competition Sponsors:  Kamco Building Supply and USG

Entertainment Sponsor:  Builders FirstSource

Step & Repeat Photobook Sponsor:  Foundation Building Materials

Contributing Sponsors:  Armstrong Ceiling & Wall Solutions; Carpenters Local 252; CertainTeed Gypsum Finishing; Modern Fasteners inc., National Gypsum; Stevens & Lee and United Rentals.

At the event we'll recognize outstanding work in the areas of acoustical ceiling, drywall finishing, furniture installaion, historic renovation, innovative use of materials, millwork/finished carpentry, sustainable leed and $100,000 or less.  New to the program is the Safety First Award.

April 3 will be memorable.  The Lucy is a new spot for us; we're going to have a great time with the first ever "Cocktail Competition" not to mention cirque performers and dueling pianos. 

For this year's VIDEO, each WINNER provided IFCA with specifications re: their suppliers, vendors and/or manufacturers ... another way for us to recognize important industry friends.

Please join us on April 3.  There are unlimited Contributing Sponsors available at $2675 (table of 10 and your name will be included in print at the event); individual tickets offer a comfortable seat and a great time.

Feel free to contact IFCA direct by email:

Kim Clerkin, Executive Director (

Catie Scott, Assistant Executive Director (