by Matthew Spieler
(Second of two parts)
When it comes to keeping up with the latest trends, tools and techniques, industry associations and buying groups have become respected, go-to resources for people wanting to receive professional education and training—from selling to installing to general business practices.
Part 1 (FCNews, July 16/23) of this two-part feature looked at some of the educational offerings from major mills and trade shows. This time we concentrate on some of flooring’s main associations and buying groups. (Editor’s note: Due to its sponsorship of Surfaces, the World Floor Covering Association’s educational initiatives were included in Part 1.) Continue reading Associations, buying groups bring training to the masses