The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) has announced that the 2010 edition of its annual Total Solutions Business and Technical Conference slated for November will now be held in concurrence with the Ceramic Tile Distributors Association Management Conference, and will also include the membership of the Tile Council of North America.
Solutions Plus 2010, will be an all industry conference and tabletop display
scheduled for November 4-6, at the Naples Grand Beach Resort in Naples, Florida.
Full registration information will be announced in the coming months. The NTCA Total
Solutions Plus program is an educational and technical conference for tile and
stone contractors, distributors and manufacturers alike. It will offer
training, networking and recognition opportunities, along with a celebration of
industry leaders designed to renew the passion for the tile trade.
to be one of the highlights will be the continuation of the original Total
Solutions format featuring the popular Tabletop Networking event, which
includes a sponsorship reception and prize giveaway as part of the activities.
Business seminars, technical seminars, industry forums and more will be offered
throughout the three-day event. Total Solutions Plus 2010 will continue the
tradition of hosting a special breakout session specially designed to help
educate the architectural, design, remodeling, building, tile distribution and
retail communities, relative to new products, materials, methods and the benefits
associated with the specification of tile and stone hard surfaces.
awards banquet provides the NTCA with an opportunity to honor some of those
individuals who have helped build and sustain the tile and stone industry with
the presentation of its Ring of Honor, Best Practices and Tile Person of the
energy and synergy of three professional associations together at one all
industry conference is something I am really excited about,” said Bart Bettiga,
executive director of the NTCA. “We all share similar goals and objectives and
by bringing the three meetings under one roof we’ll be able to offer an invaluable
networking opportunity for our members. We are really looking forward to Total
Solutions Plus this year and the value it will provide to our industry.”
excited to be working with NTCA and TCNA to combine our already great programs
to add more value to the industry while allowing attendees of both events to
save resources,” said Rick Church, executive director of the CTDA. “We are
confident Total Solutions Plus 2010 will make us all wonder why we didn’t do
this many years ago.”
The NTCA is
a non-profit trade association serving every segment of the industry,
spearheading education for the professional installation of ceramic tile and
allied products. For more information, please
contact NTCA executive director Bart Bettiga at firstname.lastname@example.org, via
telephone at (601) 939-2071, or visit www.tile-assn.com.
NTCA, CTDA and TCNA join forces for all-industry conference
February 1, 2010