|Show goers visit with exhibitors during the FCICA tabletop trade show held during the annual convention.|
"We had a record breaking number of attendees and a lot of insightful discussions," said Kim Oderkirk, FCICA's executive vice president. "I hope to keep the momentum going through mid-year 2015, which is all about partnering for the future, and Convention 2016, where we’ll go back to the basics."
Jim Walker, CEO of the International Certified Floorcovering Installers Association (CFI), was inducted as an honorary member at the convention's business meeting and opening session. Also, individuals from FCICA's board with terms ending at the end of the 2014-2015 membership year were thanked for their service to the association including: Gerry Swift, chairman; Christopher Capobianco, immediate past chairman, and directors Mike Newberry (the incoming chairman), Kevin Phillips and Stephen Rubesch.