The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) will offer a free tile installation symposium Feb. 14 at Daltile in McAllen, Texas.

This three hour tile and stone installation training is free to the trades.  There will be refreshments and networking from 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., and 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 2012 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.

For more information, contact Jesse Blas at (956) 618-3267; e-mail: