Pat Farrah, co-founder of The Home Depot, received the first Global DIY Lifetime Award, presented by the European DIY Retail Association (EDRA), the European Federation of DIY Manufacturers (fediyma) and the Global Home Improvement Network.The first Global DIY Summit held in Brussels, Belgium, in early June 2011 was attended by 400 home improvement executives, representing 32 countries. Jack Truong, VP and general manager of 3M, introduced Pat Farrah as the Global DIY Lifetime Award honoree.