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NWFA plans extensive educational program during Wood Flooring Expo

Screen Shot 2016-02-25 at 9.26.44 AMSt. Louis–The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) will feature a comprehensive selection of educational sessions during the 2016 Wood Flooring Expo, scheduled April 27–30, in Charlotte, N.C.

“Symposium and Expo education represents an opportunity for industry professionals to meet and discuss advanced topics that will increase their industry knowledge,” said Brett Miller, NWFA vice president of education and certification. “Attendees will explore industry-related topics in great detail with experts in the field.”

Symposium offers advanced, in-depth education sessions on Wednesday, April 27. Three tracks will be offered, including an inspector track, a sales professional track, and a technical track. Following attendance at symposium, certified professionals will earn three continuing certification units, which is the equivalent of one year’s worth of required certification maintenance. Symposium is offered at an additional cost of $225.

Expo education will begin Thursday, April 28. Attendees can choose from more than 20 educational sessions taught by 37 professionals, covering topics such as marketing and sales, technical skills, architecture and design, and management. There will be collaborative courses that bring together attendees to share experiences and best practices, as well. Upon completion of Expo education, attendees will earn three continuing certification units. Those who attend Symposium and Expo education will earn a total of six CCUs, which is the equivalent to two year’s worth of required continuing education for NWFA Certified Professionals.

To view the education schedule, as well as all other events happening during the Wood Flooring Expo, visit

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More exhibitors, education in store for Wood Expo

HGTV’s “Cousins on Call” stars John Colaneri, left, and Anthony Carrino will address wood trends when they host the Expo’s Award Luncheon.

By Matthew Spieler

Volume 26/Number 22; March 18/25, 2013

St. Louis—Anyone wondering whether the wood flooring industry is recovering from the recession needn’t look any further than the upcoming Wood Floor Expo by the National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA). Set for April 2 to 5 in Dallas, the show is projected to have more exhibitors, more attendees and more educational opportunities than years past.

Last year’s Expo was recognized as one of the 50 fastest-growing shows in 2012 by Trade Show Executive (TSE), qualifying in all three categories—Net Square Feet of Exhibit Space, Number of Exhibiting Companies and Total Attendance. Continue reading More exhibitors, education in store for Wood Expo