108th Annual THA Dinner

Join us Thursday, April 14 at the Central Park Boathouse for the 108th Annual Dinner. This year we are adding a Hat Fashion Show. Tickets are $175 and include Cocktail Hour and Seated Dinner, Open Bar, Fashion Show and Group Photo. Ticket Price also includes a one-year membership The Headwear Association.

107th Annual Headwear Association Dinner

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To see all of our stylish guests in attendance over the years, visit our THA Shutterfly site.

The Headwear Association (THA), the oldest association in the hat trade, celebrated its 107th anniversary with a gala dinner on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at The Central Park Boathouse. The 2015 Retailer of the Year Award, went to Ben Goorin of Goorin Bros. Mark Schaffel of F&M Hats was presented with the Ben Rosenthal Award, recognizing leadership and excellence in the headwear industry. The David Lieberman Award, recognizing a year of service as president, was given to Bollman Hat Company’s Angus MacLeod.

107th Dinner Attendees

AMERICAN HAT MAKERS
Garth Watrous
Hannah WatrousLeilani WatrousBOLLMAN HAT COMPANY
Don Rongione
Angus MacLeod
Jeff Clair
Mark Harris
Paula Calvert
Alexis Biondi
Tina Castellano
Mark Craley

Charlotte DyslinBRONER
Bob Broner
Brooke Ploucha

Josh BaileyDORFMAN PACIFIC
Todd Gardner
Scott Starnes
Jim Caparosa
Sara Levine- Axel
Shelley Lipton

Wade CollingsworthFM HAT COMPANY
Ashley Fichthorn
Brad Fichthorn
Mark Schaffel

Denise WoodsHATCO, INC
Gerry Miller
Ron Cieslak
Ricky Bolin
Duane Prentice
Dru Stewart
Gary Rosenthal
Joseph Brandstetter
Matt Deckard

MAGID HATS
Charles Rand
Pinny Rand

SAN DIEGO HAT
Courtney Bush
Mary Bush

WALLAROO HAT COMPANY
Stephanie Carter
Lenya Shore

JJ HAT CENTER
Aida O’Toole
Sean O’Toole
Jose Henriquez
Jillian Morrow
Jimmy Broadlick
Colin Blair
Jarrod Dickenson
Van Huynh
Adam Coren
Ryan Wilde
Madeline Sachs-Strosberg
Roderick Springer

HATS IN THE BELFRY
Jen Gerety

HammerINK PR
Jill Hammer

THA Photographer
Darren Santos

SFX ENTERTAINMENT
Elironn Ozarko

Public School 89
Amy Schaffel

JACKSON LEWIS PC
Lewis Silverman

BALFOUR HATS
James Gellman

THE HAT LADIES
Archie Burkel

CAPAS HEADWEAR
Arnold Severino
Phyllis Severino
Robert Kuzler
Florence Kuzler
Bernard Grossman

TILLEY ENDURABLES
David Kappele

JONEVON FURS LTD.
John Petkanas
Jana Paliy

OUTBACK TRADING COMPANY
Wilson King
Vicki King
Allie King

STAYBACK FITTING SYSTEMS
Ann- Marie Zylstra
Jan Zylstra

TONAK
Jiri Strycek

HAT SATIONAL BY DEI
Joyce Locks
Roger Locks

KORBER HATS
Jason Ouhrabka

DELMONICO HATTER
Jeff Dyer
Ern DelMonico
Ben DelMonico

GOORIN BROS
Ben Goorin
Jim Curley

MAGILL HAT MFG. INC
Jarred Shostak

HARLEM’S HEAVEN HATS
Evetta Petty

BARBARA VOLKER MILLINERY
Barbara Volker

KATHERINE CAREY MILLINERY
Katherine Carey

ELLEN CHRISTINE COUTURE, INC
Ellen Colon- Lugo

HATS BY KAT and ACCESSORIES TOO
Kathy Anderson

MONIKA FINE MILLINERY
Monika Stebbins

ONCE UPON A HAT
Wanda Chambers

EGGCUP DESIGNS
Fred Borda
Conney Borda

NES ENTERPRISES INC.
Sheldon Salkovitch
Lynn Salkovitch
Dina Careccio

FRIEDRICH W. SCHNEIDER
Klaus Kirschner

HEADWEAR CREATIONS
Ruben Spitz
Cecilia Jerez

JAY GERISH CO.
Kathy Gerish
Joe Gerish

HAT ATTACK
BJ Gedney
Melissa Gitelman

BIJOU VAN NESS
Rehn Dudukgian
Talena Smith
Hannah Smith

NEW CONCEPTS OF NY LLC
Agostino Calcinotto

STETSON
Paul Guilden
Izumi Kajimoto
Xiao Li Tan
Mike Zappetti
Daryl Carr
Randy Fields
Zach Lawrence

WORLD HAT COMPANY
Roberto Dorfzaun

FRAMAR LTD
Paolo Persichetti

ALFONSO DESTE by ANGELICA
Angelica Orfaly

NEW YORK HAT
Arnold Ackerman
Barbara Ackerman

RECHERCHE NEW YORK
Naotoshi Shigematsu
Enki Badamkhand

FRATELLI MARZI S.R.L.
Alessio Marzi
Suzanne Newman
Nicole McBride

HERALD and HEART
Ken White