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        take your career to the next level  CFI + FCICA 2023 Convention &
         take your career to the next level  Trade Show: Unveiling Dynamic

        elevate                Speakers and Program Agenda
         take your career to the next level

             Inaugural Event Unites 70 Years of Expertise, Promising
                  Unprecedented Personal Growth and Professional

                                 Development for All Attendees

             he International Certified Flooring Installers (CFI)
             and the Floor Covering Installation Contractors
        TAssociation (FCICA) 2023 Convention and Trade
        Show is proud to unveil its highly anticipated agenda,
        promising to be the most exciting event of the year for
        floorcovering installation professionals.

        The joint event, set for Sept. 20-22 at Rosen Shingle Creek
        in Orlando, Fla. will showcase the best of both organizations,
        bringing together a vast network of skilled professionals,   Certi ed Flooring Installers + The Flooring Contractors Association
        industry leaders, distributors, and manufacturers.        2023 Convention
        Participants can look forward to a dynamic agenda featuring
        innovative product demonstrations, cutting-edge technology    & Trade Show
        showcases, and industry-leading education sessions. With
        the combined knowledge of 70 years of experience in the   70 Years of Education and Experience
        flooring industry, this event provides a unique opportunity to
        learn from the best in the field and gain invaluable insights.     Under One Roof

        “Our goal, as we bring together CFI and FCICA for this
        inaugural event, is to create an enriching experience       September 20 - 22, 2023
        that celebrates our industry’s collective knowledge and   Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando, FL
        advancements,” stated John McHale, CFI director of
        operations. “We look forward to welcoming the flooring   Networking • Education • Training • Golf • Speakers
        installation community to this remarkable event, where
        connections will be made, skills will be elevated and our
        industry’s future will be shaped together.”

        The show kicks off Wednesday, Sept. 20, at 7 a.m. with the
        fourth annual golf tournament on the greens of Shingle
        Creek Golf Club. The day continues with networking events,   solution providers in one place.”
        followed by the First Timers Reception at 5:30 p.m. and a
        Welcome Reception at 8 p.m.                         Attendees can engage with returning exhibitors including
                                                            Advanced Adhesives Technologies, Base King LLC, Beno J
        Thursday, Sept. 21, begins with the Opening Keynote at   Gundlach Co., Better Tools, Broadleaf Industries, Federated
        8:30 a.m., followed by an array of education sessions and   Insurance, Floor Covering Education Foundation (FCEF),
        product demonstrations exploring the latest trends in the   Go Carrera, Hank’s Specialties, H.B. Fuller Construction
        flooring market. The Trade Show, a focal point of the event,   Products/TEC, International Union of Painters and Allied
        will bring together leading flooring manufacturers, mills and   Trades (IUPAT), MAPEI, Maxxon, Milliken & Co., Roberts/
        distributors sharing the latest trends and technologies in   QEP, HPS Schönox North America, Spray-Lock, Tarkett,
        flooring installation.                              Taylor Tools, Tek Stil Concepts, The International Surfaces
                                                            Event (TISE), Traxx, Uzin Utz/Wolff, Versatrim LLC, Wagner
        McHale added, “Now in its 30th year, the annual convention   Meters, and World Floor Covering Association (WFCA).
        has gained a reputation as one of North America’s most
        important events for the flooring installation market boasting   This year’s Trade Show will also feature a roster of new
        some of the best, and most respected manufacturers and   exhibitors including HTMX Industries, I4F Patents &
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