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RFMS to hold pre-Surfaces user training sessions

RFMS.logoTuscaloosa, Ala.—Resource and Financial Management Systems (RFMS) is conducting a User Training opportunity on Jan. 27 at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will be held on the day before the opening of the Surfaces tradeshow that is held there each year. Continue reading RFMS to hold pre-Surfaces user training sessions

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Surfaces early registration ends Friday

SurfacesDallas—Show management of Surfaces, StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas and TileExpo said that the discounted early registration deadline for all three shows is Friday, Nov. 29. Early registration pricing is $15 for both Exhibits Only and Exhibits with Education packages.

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CFA sets date for WFCA-CFI Installation Extravaganza

cfaChicago—The Chicago Floorcovering Association (CFA) kicks off the first WFCA-CFI Installation Extravaganza on Jan. 14. “We welcome flooring installers from everywhere to attend our first event of 2014 at E.J. Welch in Elk Grove Village, Ill.,” Tom Shepardson, president of CFA said. “This is a huge savings for CFI training which is normally $495.00 per workshop. With the $200 WFCA sponsorship per installer for WFCA members and the opportunity to use additional WFCA scholarships, it’s an event no one should miss.” Continue reading CFA sets date for WFCA-CFI Installation Extravaganza

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Flooring associations discuss installation issues

WFCAChicago—The Floor Covering Industry Issues Council (FCIIC) focused on installation issues at its fall meeting here recently.
Leaders of flooring industry trade associations convened to share information on an array of topics and explore opportunities to partner on initiatives that create value for their members and the overall flooring industry.

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WFCA adds VP, executive assistant; opens East Coast office

WFCAAnaheim, Calif.—The World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) has announced the addition of two new members to its team. Freida Staten has joined as vice president, recruitment and affiliate relations, and Kay Wiley has joined as executive assistant to the CEO. In addition to the new hires, WFCA CEO Scott Humphrey also confirmed that the association has opened “WFCA East,” a new office space based in Dalton, Ga. The new hires began work at the Dalton location on Sept. 1. Continue reading WFCA adds VP, executive assistant; opens East Coast office

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WFCA names CEO: Scott Humphrey to run organization

Anaheim, CA—Harold Chapman, Chairman of the Board, World Floor Covering Association (WFCA), announced today that Scott Humphrey has been selected to lead the Association as the Chief Executive Officer effective April 1, 2013.  Mr. Humphrey, former Director of the Shaw Flooring Network, fills the position left by the late D. Christopher Davis. Continue reading WFCA names CEO: Scott Humphrey to run organization