FIANA 19th Annual Convention & Trade Show

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The 19th annual Floor Installation Association of North America (FIANA) Convention & Trade Show is scheduled for Sept. 12 through 14, 2013, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort Hotel in Nashville. The convention will offer association members opportunities for educational networking during the round table sessions. Subjects will include: “Three Routes to Increased Profitability in Your Branches” and “The 5 Trends that will Affect Your Business in 2014.”

The Friday morning program opens with industry pundit Jon Trivers and his “Yarns from the Tufter.” A  line-up of speakers continues with Gene Marks presenting, “Your Business, Your Future and Healthcare Reform.”  “Financial Forecasting in a Changing Environment” will be discussed by Bob Langdon.

The trade show session opens on Friday at 4 pm with manufacturers displaying new products, presenting new marketing strategies, and open time for one-on-one networking with distributor members. The trade show will be open again on Saturday from 9 am until 2 pm.

On Friday evening, FIANA will offer all conference attendees the opportunity to participate in the Grand Ole Opry show free of charge.

For further information, contact Gary Verhey at

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