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  • BizMix – Dayton Business Journal

    Introducing BizMix: A professional approach to business after hours. Ever wonder how our news team chooses what to report on? The Dayton Business Journal will have four business networking events for entrepreneurs and business professionals this year, featuring a brief presentation on how to "get press" from our news team. Attendees will mix and mingle with each other, and if interested,…

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  • BF Dayton Completes Showroom Renovation

    Business Furniture Dayton Completes Showroom Renovation Displaying The Latest In Steelcase Workplace Furniture And Integrated Technologies. The renovation and modernizing of the Dayton Showroom Centre is now complete. The project was designed, managed and installed in a very quick and efficient process in order to put on display the latest solutions for creating inspiring and productive workplaces. The showroom features collaboration…

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  • Business Furniture honored as a Steelcase Platinum Partner

    Business Furniture was recently honored by Steelcase with the Platinum Partner dealer designation. This award recognizes outstanding Steelcase dealers serving the United States and Canada that achieved specific performance criteria. These criteria include community involvement, participation in the dealer network, investment in people, sustainability and customer satisfaction. As a Steelcase Platinum Partner, Business Furniture is in distinctive company with only 14%…

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  • How Steelcase is Rethinking the Workplace

    The Steelcase headquarters building opened in 1983, when an office meant bulky computers, high panels, and long rows of lateral files. Digital storage, cell phones, and the mobile workforce were a long way off. The building's five floors and 360,000 square feet were selectively reconfigured, renovated, and repurposed over the years, but now the company's Connect 12 project (named for the…

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  • The Architect of Business Furniture’s Headquarters and Showroom Receives Prestigious AIA Award

    Business Furniture is honored to announce that Drew White, FAIA who designed their award-winning corporate headquarters in 1996 and also its redesign in 2010, has been elected into the prestigious American Institute of Architects (AIA) College of Fellows. White, the founder of AXIS Architecture + Interiors, was the only Indiana architect elected this year and is now among fewer than four…

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  • Business Furniture Indianapolis Acquires The Assets Of Everybody’s Workplace Solutions of Dayton, Ohio

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BUSINESS FURNITURE INDIANAPOLIS ACQUIRES THE ASSETS OF EVERYBODY'S WORKPLACE SOLUTIONS OF DAYTON, OHIO Business Furniture Sets Sights On Further Expansion Of Its Steelcase Dealership May 14, 2012 - DAYTON, OH -- Business Furniture, headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana and an authorized Platinum Steelcase dealer providing corporate, education and healthcare customers work environments and services, announced today they have purchased the assets of Everybody's…

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  • Illinois Collaboration Studio Opens

    The Collaboration Studio in Bloomington, Illinois officially opened on Thursday, March 1 with a Ribbon Cutting ceremony put on by the McLean County Chamber of Commerce. The event included the Bloomington Mayor, community leaders, business owners and members of the Business Furniture management team. On Wednesday, March 21st, Business Furniture hosted a Grand Open House attended by new clients, prospects, steelcase…

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  • Business Furniture Corporation of Indianapolis – Steeped in Tradition but Focused on the Future

    By Alicia Ellis - OFDealer February 2012 Business Furniture Corporation in Indianapolis has the distinction of being the oldest Steelcase dealership in the world. The company is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, but remarkably, the dealership has only had two owners in all that time and its current board chairman, 68-year old Dick Oakes, has no plans to retire anytime soon. Oakes's…

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  • The Next Office: Why CEOs Are Paying Attention

    Executives everywhere are being asked to deliver higher performance from every company asset. Yet they often overlook an asset that’s both highly leverageable and pivotal to the organization’s success: the office.Like all executives around the world, Steelcase president Jim Keane is always looking for ways to gain a competitive advantage, especially in today’s tough economic climate. And he knows first-hand…

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  • Which Comes First — The Culture or the Brand?

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    In today’s hyper-connected, ever- flattening world, it’s almost become a question not worth asking. Coexisting in a chicken/egg, yin-and-yang relationship, an organization’s brand and culture shape and reflect each other in an interconnected system. One doesn’t change without the other; they can only evolve together. And the workplace is where it all happens. Download the .pdf article…

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