NTCA Releases Details of Its Interactive Events at Coverings

Atlanta, GA, March 22, 2018-The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) has released detailed information about this year’s newest segment at Coverings 2018, held in Atlanta, Georgia, at the Georgia World Congress Center, May 8 to 11, 2018.

The Installation Experience offers Coverings show attendees to experience firsthand, numerous types of tile installations implemented by Qualified Labor. These interactive sessions will showcase today's best practices relative to a multitude of distinctive tile installations.

Live, interactive installations will take place in a fully functioning kitchen; a bathroom with heated tile floor, vintage fireplace upgrade and grand installation of a contemporary shower system. These state-of-the-art projects will involve glass tile, porcelain, gauged porcelain panels, natural stone and other cutting-edge tile products and breakthrough technology installation systems.

Entering via a self-guided, designated pathway, guest/participants will journey through room-after-room of fully interactive installations with top representatives posted along the way to answer any and all questions. They'll have the opportunity to speak with industry experts regarding key processes, learning new strategies and experiencing hands-on demonstrations of the most modern of technologies.

Other highlights include photographic retrospectives, the hall of failures and the hall of excellence. Here, attendees will see firsthand the difference between the right and wrong way to perform a tile installation. And, the Hall of ACT (Advanced Certifications for Tile Installers), will also allow attendees to talk with ACT representatives who will be available to discuss these programs.

Don’t forget about the construction zone, where visitors can experience the progression of the CTI Challenge. The CTI Challenge is a live event designed by CTEF director Scott Carothers, which is slated to take place between rival teams who are both NTCA members and Certified Tile Installers.

And, as part of the installation experience, all attendees will garner new insights on the attributes of qualified labor. Representatives will be onsite to define, discuss, and demonstrate just what it takes to be a part of this elite group which includes the Certified Tile Installer program and the ultimate group of installers who have achieved the status of being ACT certified.

The installation experience will come to a conclusion with At Home, With Tile, complete with an expansive seating area and large TV screen offering viewers a time-lapsed progress video, highlighting the various construction stages of the various projects slated to take place.