Finish First Awards (rescheduled to 6/10/2021)

Fingers crossed ... we hope to see everyone at the Finish First Awards ... tentatively rescheduled to 6/10/21 !!

We received over 30 submittals, with the judges and selected the winners.  We look forward to announcing the winners in 2021.

We are grateful to our 2020 SPONSORS ... who recognize the value of partnering and friendship and hope that they'll be able to renew their commitment to the 2021 program.  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.

The event recognizes 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.

We can't wait for you to experience Water Works by Cescaphe; we're going to have a great time with the first ever "Cocktail Competition" and dueling pianos. 

The video will showcase each winner along with suppliers, vendors and/or manufacturers ... another way for us to recognize important industry friends.

We may have hit the "PAUSE" button on this event ... but lots of great things happen during a "PAUSE!!!"

Feel free to contact IFCA direct by email:

Kim Clerkin, Executive Director (

Catie Scott, Assistant Executive Director (