CFI to hold 29th annual Convention & Expo

Home News CFI to hold 29th annual Convention & Expo

CFIOrlando, Fla.—The International Certified Flooring Installation Association (CFI) will hold its 29th annual Convention & Expo on Aug. 2-4, 2022, at Rosen Shingle Creek here, under the theme “Shaping the Future Together.”

CFI’s Annual Convention & Expo attracts professionals from every sector of the flooring industry. According to CFI, everyone from the dealer side to the inspectors recognizes it as the show “where all the business surrounding installation happens.” The show includes debut products and new installation techniques from leading suppliers and manufacturers, new tools and equipment are unveiled and floor covering installation professionals can network and participate in educational seminars and hands on workshops.

According to CFI executive director, Robert Varden, the energy and attendance, especially from younger installers, reflect the organization’s recruitment efforts and live training this year. “We’ve had a phenomenal year,” Varden said. “We’ve formed partnerships and created programs with organizations and institutions to lead the way in reaching the next generation of installers and we’re excited about the momentum we’ve built. Last year’s convention not only drew more young installers but also saw an increase in retailers, distributors, inspectors and manufacturers. This increased engagement with the entire industry is essential for the future of the industry, as we can only shape it together.”

Varden also said the Convention & Expo gives a chance to bring CFI members together. “The heart of CFI is its members and this show is our chance to bring them all together,” he said. “A certain magic happens when in-person connections are made, whether sharing laughter with old friends, networking with new people or interacting with industry experts.”

Registration and updates will be available on the convention website, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Must Read

David Gross named INSTALL executive director

Washington, D.C.—INSTALL appointed David Gross as its new executive director. Gross began his new position on Dec. 1, 2022, upon the retirement of the...

Mohawk debuts new SmartStrand Color Wall 

Calhoun, Ga.—Mohawk is investing in the powerhouse product brand with a state-of-the-art merchandising destination, the SmartStrand Color Wall. Designed to elevate the overall shopping...

Sika launches MB EZ Rapid

Chino, Calif.—Sika introduced MB EZ Rapid, a single-component, rapid-drying moisture barrier, adhesion promoter and substrate consolidator for all floor covering installations over critical substrates...

Jay Kopelson to receive WFCA Luminary Award

Las Vegas—World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) announced that Jay Kopelson, VP of corporate accounts at Mannington Mills, will receive its Luminary Award. The Luminary...

Tackling TISE: Show strategies from veteran show goers

Las Vegas—The pace of The International Surface Event (TISE) can resemble a track meet at times as attendees traverse the expansive Mandalay Bay Convention...

New and notable at TISE 2023

Along with the anticipated uptick in attendance at The International Surfaces Event (TISE) 2023 comes an increase in exhibitors as well, especially new vendors....
Some text some message..
X