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DAVACO Sponsors FGI Scholarship Competition 2017
Annual Event Supports Higher Education for Students Pursuing Careers in Fashion, Merchandising and Retail

Dallas, TX (May  3, 2017) — DAVACO, Inc. (www.davacoinc.com), the North American leader of high-volume programs for retail, restaurant and hospitality brands, announced today that the company is sponsoring the 2017 FGI Scholarship Competition. The event, which will be held on April 21 at the Dallas Market Center, is produced by Fashion Group International (FGI) and attracts students from all over the country. DAVACO will participate with other sponsors in this year's competition that will award over $60,000 worth of scholarships—in the form of cash, products and experiences—including an opportunity to study at the Paris American Academy and an apprenticeship to designer Khanh Nguyen.

"As a company, we are committed to giving back to our community and investing in the educational endeavors of young people," said Rick Davis, Founder/CEO, DAVACO. "We are thrilled with the opportunity to fund scholarships for these talented and hardworking students."

In addition to sponsoring the competition, DAVACO also served on the judge's panel for the Digital Fashion Merchandising Portfolio Award. DAVACO is uniquely qualified to evaluate the competition, as the company specializes in retail services and operates its own division exclusively dedicated to visual merchandising and vendor shop services. DAVACO was founded in 1990, and continues to partner with the who’s who of retail brands.

Other competitions included the Merchandising and Business Planning Competition, and the Apparel Design Competition, in a variety of categories.

More information on DAVACO is available at www.davacoinc.com.

About DAVACO, Inc.
DAVACO is the leading total solutions provider of high-volume remodel, reset and rollout programs for retail, restaurant and hospitality brands throughout North America, including: ▪ Program and project management ▪ Fixture, equipment and graphic installations ▪ Digital signage and technology upgrades ▪ Hard and soft-line merchandising ▪ Site, marketing and pre-construction surveys ▪ Logistics and consolidation ▪ Design coordination ▪ Facilities maintenance programs ▪ ADA, safety and quality audits & remediation ▪ Sustainability ▪ Fixture and graphic manufacturing partnerships ▪ Special initiatives. Founded in 1990, DAVACO is based in Dallas, Texas and operates offices in Toronto, Ontario. DAVACO employs over 1,100 W-2 and T-4 employees across North America.

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