Dover Rug & Home has been named a Family Business Association (FBA) Awards finalist in the category of Fourth Generation Businesses. FBA is an independent, non-profit organization serving family business enterprises and annually recognizes the accomplishments of several successful Massachusetts family businesses and offers opportunities for owners to enhance their companies

Dover was handpicked out of a competitive pool as the company embodies the determination, perseverance and respect that businesses strive to emanate. “I am humbled to be a finalist for this prestigious award. To be recognized for the positive impact our company has had in the community and to be viewed as a positive role model for other fourth generation businesses is an honor," said Mahmud Jafri, CEO of Dover.

FBA acknowledges the challenges and significant hurdles that family businesses must overcome in order to flourish, as well as the reality that the Massachusetts economy is supported and backboned by family businesses. The association provides educational programming and a forum for these businesses to collaboratively exchange knowledge and experience and is dedicated to the recognition and implementation of best business practices and ethical standards among these enterprises.

The FBA Awards ceremony will take place Thursday, Oct. 23 at The Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge, Mass., beginning at 4:30 p.m. with a VIP Reception. Cocktails and  dinner will follow. The event is hosted by David Wade, WBZ – CBS Boston news anchor, and features keynote speaker Leo Vercollone of VERC Enterprises.
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