Gathering at the Sheraton Music City Hotel will be professional flooring installers and numerous members of the floor covering community for an educational event designed for the latest information for the trade. The Sheraton is close to downtown Nashville as well as other interesting sites to visit.
Education is the focal point of every CFI Convention. The small sessions conducted by the CFI Associates who introduce the latest tools, techniques and products to the attendees. This year the seminars and training events include:
• Social Media - Tips That Work
• Moisture Testing Procedures and Liabilities
• Adhesives - New Innovations
• Fiberglass Sheet Flooring Tips and Repairs
• Trouble Shooting Tips for Wood and Laminate
• New Innovative Ideas for Installation
• A Profitable Business is Exciting! New Tips!
• What No One Tells You About Carpet Backings!
• The Collection! A Vast Assortment of Old Flooring Tools
• Flash Coving - Heat Welding Hands-on Workshop - each session limited to 10 installers - registration required.
The CFI Certification Team of Instructors covering all flooring surfaces will meet on Thursday. The First-Timers Meeting hosted by CFI meets on Thursday afternoon. Friday and Saturday are filled with educational opportunities presented by manufacturers and industry trainers.
The World Floor Covering Association's Leadership Conference is the starting point to a great Convention and is dedicated to the memory of CFI's Beloved Friend, Chris Davis. Tom Jennings, representing WFCA will share highlights from the involvement in CFI by Chris and his desire to add value to flooring installation. Tom will follow with ideas for a successful business using techniques that Chris has shared with CFI in the past. This will be a time to reflect on the driving force that Chris was in our industry and his 18 years of involvement with CFI. Tom's insight into the flooring business with a program designed specifically for CFI will add hours of enjoyment and educational value for the WFCA Leadership Conference.
One of the most appreciated highlights of the educational event is the small sessions conducted by the CFI Associates. This is an opportunity to learn from the experts about the latest tools, techniques, products and technical information. Allan deWit of Belgotex, South Africa will explain the carpet training school that recently graduated its first class. CFI was instrumental in the organization and materials used for this venture.
Friday evening, The CFI Associate Fun Night will be a spectacular event that involves all convention attendees. Contact the CFI office to become a sponsor of the event and be included on the annual CFI Jacket.
This year, the Saturday schedule ends with a reception at 5:30pm followed by the departure of busses to downtown Nashville. Attendees have the opportunity to attend shows, tour the area and make plans with friends to enjoy Nashville. Busses return late to the hotel. Visit www.visitmusiccity.com for a list of events or to purchase show tickets.
The CFI Convention is THE PLACE to learn more about the latest trends and requirements of the flooring installation business.
WFCA Scholarship funds are available for this event. Request for funding are due no later than 30 days prior to the event.
Registration is available at www.CFIinstallers.com or by calling the national CFI Office at (816) 231.4646. Start planning today to become part of an educational gathering of those who take their trade very seriously.
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|Event:||19th CFI Celebration Convention|
|Start:||8/8/2012||Contact:||The International Certified Flooring Installers Association|
|Location:||Sheraton Music City Hotel||Fax:|
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