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NWFA's Pre-Expo Symposium and Expo Education

The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) will feature a comprehensive selection of educational sessions during the 2016 Wood Flooring Expo, April 27 – April 30, in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) will feature a comprehensive selection of educational sessions during the 2016 Wood Flooring Expo, April 27 – April 30, in Charlotte, North Carolina.

“Symposium and Expo Education is a time 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. “This is an opportunity to cover industry-related topics in great detail with experts in the field.”

Symposium welcomes offers more 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.

The NWFA’s Certification Program was developed to recognize and promote accomplishments and training experience of wood flooring professionals throughout the industry. Industry professionals undergo both written and hands-on testing to earn their certifications.

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 courses on collaboration that bring together attendees to share experiences and best practices, as well. Upon completion of Expo Education, attendees will earn three continuing certification units. Certified Professionals 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.

To learn more about the education, networking and “Floor It” opportunities planned for the 2016 Expo and to register to attend, go to www.nwfaexpo.org. On-site registration will be offered as well.

The NWFA can be contacted at 800.422.4556 (USA & Canada), 636.519.9663 (local and international), or online at www.nwfa.org.



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