The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA), in conjunction with Daltile, will offer a free tile installation symposium Oct. 12 in Harrison, N.Y.

This is a three-hour tile and stone installation training opportunity that is free to the trades.  There will be refreshments and networking from 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. The training program begins at 5:30 p.m. and lasts until 8:30 p.m. and includes time for specific questions and answers.  The topics covered included updates to the 2011 TCA Handbook, and also will include one of the following; membranes, large format tile, use of backer board, installation of glass mosaic tile, and shower installation/water management.

The event will be held at 31 Oakland Ave., Harrison, NY. For more information, contact Brian Schofield at (914) 835-1801; e-mail: