For additional information, please contact CFI at 816.231.4646 or on the Internet at CFIinstallers.com

DALLAS, TX - May 5-6, 2006

CFI installation skills carpet training with option of R-I and/or C-I Certification The event focuses on skills training introducing new techniques and tools for the installation community with the option of certification.

ANAHEIM, CA - May 8-10, 2006

CFI and Japanese installers representing the Japan Floor Covering Alliance will enter a friendly installation competition sponsored by CFI and the WFCA.

ANAHEIM, CA - May 11-12, 2006

CFI Estimating and Measuring Course - a two-day hands-on training course for carpet, wood and ceramic estimators presented by Jim Walker, Jon Namba and John McHale at the WFCA facility.

ANAHEIM, CA - May 12-13, 2006

CFI installation skills carpet training with option of R-I and/or C-I Certification The event focuses on skills training introducing new techniques and tools for the installation community with the option of certification at the WFCA facility.

KANSAS CITY, MO - May 12-13, 2006

CFI installation skills carpet training with option of R-I and/or C-I Certification The event focuses on skills training introducing new techniques and tools for the installation community with the option of certification. Sponsored by Carpet Cushions and Supplies.

WOODBRIDGE, VA - May 19-20

CFI installation skills carpet training with option of R-I and/or C-I Certification The event focuses on skills training introducing new techniques and tools for the installation community with the option of certification. This event is also sponsored by the Maryland - Northern Virginia Floor Covering Association and the Delmarva CFI Chapter. Hosted by Quality Carpet One.

EVANSVILLE, IN - May 19-20

CFI advanced Certification (R-II and/or C-II) and Installation Training Skills Event with the option of R-I and/or C-I Certification. Sponsored by the Louisville CFI Chapter and hosted by Southland Flooring Supplies.

NASHVILLE, TN - June 2-3

CFI advanced Certification (R-II and/or C-II) and Installation Training Skills Event with the option of R-I and/or C-I Certification. Sponsored by the Louisville CFI Chapter and hosted by BPI Distributing.

DENVER, CO - June 2-3

CFI installation skills carpet training with option of R-I and/or C-I Certification. The event focuses on skills training introducing new techniques and tools for the installation community with the option of certification. Hosted by HOM Solutions.

SPRINGFIELD, VA - June 20-21

CFI Estimating and Measuring Course - a two-day hands-on training course for carpet, estimators presented by Jim Walker and John McHale. Sponsored by the Maryland - Northern Virginia Floor Covering Association and the Delmarva CFI Chapter.

STERLING HEIGHTS, MI - July 14-15

CFI installation skills carpet training with option of R-I and/or C-I Certification The event focuses on skills training introducing new techniques and tools for the installation community with the option of certification. Hosted by The Carpet Garden.

ARLINGTON, TX August - 10-12

CFI Convention celebrating 14 years with educational seminars and workshops. Open to all industry professionals. Visit the CFI Website for full details - CFIinstallers.com

KANSAS CITY, MO - September 12-13

CFI Installation for the Inspector Course for those who work with the installation department to gain a better understanding of problems and know the solutions if they should occur. Develops an open line of communication with the installers.

Recommended by Mohawk and Shaw for dealers, inspectors and others involved with installation. Sponsored by the Kansas City CFI Chapter.

DALTON, GA - September 21-22

CFI Patterned Carpet Skills Workshop. A 2-day intensive, hands-on involved training course for those who work with patterned carpet. Attendees will learn the identification of patterns, tolerances, pattern count, installation procedures and much more. Working with the carpet manufacturer's technical departments, attendees will be afforded the opportunity for in-depth instruction.

The CFI Woven and Pattern-Matching Workshop is a "working" event to introduce new techniques and tools for the installation and of woven and patterned carpets and provide solutions to problems that surface in the field. Due to the amount of space required for the event and the individual training commitment, the number of participants is limited. Installers will be working with large sections of carpet to cover 14 x 24 modules, constructing seams, powerstretching, pattern matching and learning techniques that enhance the value of their skills.

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