RFCI Holds Fall Meeting in Sarasota

La Grange, GA, October 31, 2023-The Resilient Floor Covering Institute's (RFCI) annual fall board of directors and associate member meeting was held in Sarasota, Florida with strong attendance of members from across the resilient flooring category. The event covered a number of topics important to the continued growth of the resilient industry. 

Expert speakers addressed topics that included: An overview of RFCI’s strategic deployment, a summation of key variables in the economy, analysis of trends in the flooring industry, key initiatives by the American Chemistry Council, development of business strategy in ambiguous times, a review of regulatory issues, and a construction outlook. Additionally, a thought panel composed of the RFCI officers addressed important questions regarding the resilient industry. Former NFL star and ESPN personality, Merril Hoge, gave an inspirational presentation entitled “Find a Way” from his book of the same title.

Other highlights of the meeting included the formal presentation of the new board officers for 2024. Chairman Herb Upton of Shaw Industries was recognized for his dedicated leadership at RFCI over many years, including the last two as chairman. Teresa Williford, RFCI director of programs and services, was honored for her 15 years of service and leadership.

Listen to FloorDaily's interview with Russ Rogg about the meeting.

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