The 14th annual CFI convention, "Turning Education Into Profits," will feature seminars from respected manufacturers and associations aimed at helping members increase their profits. The event will run August 10-12 in Arlington, Texas.

Speakers from across the industry will include representatives from Oshkosh Designs, Warmly Yours and the Radiant Panel Association. Presenters will share tips and tricks designed to add value to the installer's bottom line.

Another component of the CFI meeting is "The Associate Fun Night," slated for the night of Aug. 11 at The Main Event entertainment facility based in Grapevine, Texas. Attendees will be divided into teams for a friendly competition to win the centerfold spot of the The CFI Professional. This year, the games include laser tag, bowling, pool, arcade games and team building activities.

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