CCA Global Holds First Women's Forum Luncheon During Conventions

Manchester, NH, January 13, 2020-CCA Global hosted its first-ever Women’s Forum Luncheon, which featured a structured network program with a panel discussion and networking session during its 2020 convention in Phoenix, Arizona. The luncheon opened with a kick-off discussion on the topic of the “Multiplier Effect,” the leadership philosophy outlined in The New York Times best-selling book by researcher and executive advisor Liz Wiseman. The program explored the five principles of effective leadership outlined in the book.

A panel discussion featured floor industry experts Chanel Clifford, vice president national accounts for COREtec; Ann McDermitt, vice president national sales of Shaw Industries; and senior director sales at Mohawk Industries Kelly Oberschlake.  The three panel members discussed the opportunities for women in the flooring industry along with tips for supporting women on their professional journey.

To accommodate all female members including owners, co-owners and designated management, Flooring America/Canada and the Floor Trader members met on January 7 and Carpet One Floor & Home members met on January 9, 2020 during their conventions.