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FIANA changes membership qualifications

St. Louis—Finished floor covering products have been added to the list of approved products for membership in the Floor Installation Association of North America (FIANA).

As the flooring industry has evolved, noted Gary Verhey, FIANA’s president, a majority of the FIANA distributor members have expanded and/or diversified into distributing finished floor covering materials. Continue reading FIANA changes membership qualifications

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Fiana announces new additions to its board of directors

The Floor Installation Association has added three new directors to the Board for 2012.  The new directors will begin their three year minimum term on the Board this year. Continue reading Fiana announces new additions to its board of directors

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FIANA: First-time distributors and manufacturers highlight show

KANSAS CITY, MO.—The 17th annual Floor Installation Association of North America’s (FIANA) convention held here was well attended by membership, according to Gary Verhey, president and CEO, but even more positive signs came from several companies attending the event for the very first time. Continue reading FIANA: First-time distributors and manufacturers highlight show

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Sweet 16 for FIANA: Attendees to annual convention upbeat yet cautious

SAN ANTONIO—Despite current economic concerns, an upbeat mood permeated the recent 16th annual Floor Installation Association of North America (FIANA) convention. “Not only was the venue well received by the show’s attendees, manufacturers and distributors, so was its agenda of communication, education and distribution,” said Gary Verhey, president. Continue reading Sweet 16 for FIANA: Attendees to annual convention upbeat yet cautious