FIANA, CFI Planning Joint Event in September

Vancouver, WA, July 15, 2014 -- The Floor Installation Association of North America and the Certified Floorcovering Installers are planning a joint convention in New Orleans Sept. 4-6.

FIANA events are scheduled at the Hyatt Regency and the Holiday Inn Downtown Superdome is the location for CFI.  
“The manufacturers and distributors view it as a mutual assistance and a unique twist,” said Doug Ray, President of FIANA.
On Friday the 5th, FIANA  members they will attend their general membership meeting, followed by two speakers:  Bob Lysok about “Workforce 2020 – Preparing Today for the Workforce Challenges of Tomorrow.”  Rick Farrell will speak about “Selling Has Nothing To Do With Selling.”

The 20th annual trade show is scheduled for distributors and manufacturers from 1-6 p.m.
The CFI Certification Team will meet on 4th to review the year’s events and plan for the future. Friday begins with the opening session of the 21st annual CFI Convention followed by seminars and hands-on workshops.

CFI members will join FIANA on a tour of a USG plant and return to the Holiday Inn for continuation of educational events in the afternoon.

On Saturday, the members will visit the FIANA trade show.

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