Bona US has released the training schedule for the Bona Sand and Finish Training School.

This full, four-day training is ideal for hardwood floor contractors, distributors, dealers and inspectors.

“The Bona Sand and Finish Training School is geared toward any skill level," said Todd Schutte, Bona's director of training and customer services.“Our mission is to help improve and develop the craftsmanship for anyone working in the industry. We also offer an inside look at all the latest Bona tools and technology.” 

The Bona Sand and Finish Training School teaches attendees how to improve technical skills including all the elements related to the entire hardwood floor sand, stain and finish process. The training features large, panel-size floors for full hands-on training as well as sales and marketing techniques to help grow a business.

“As a 20-year veteran of the hardwood flooring trade, the Bona Training School not only taught me new techniques but also introduced me to new equipment—all of which has improved my business,” said Phil Valenti, owner, Valenti Flooring.

The training cost is $199 per person which includes four days of training and lunches as well as one dinner. Attendees will receive $1,200 worth of free product (per company) in addition to an opportunity to network and learn from industry peers, according to the company.

The Bona Sand and Finish Training School schedule is as follows: 

Feb. 23-26, Bona RTC (Chicago)

March 8-11, Bona RTC (Manalapan, N.J.)

March 29-April 1, Bona RTC (Toronto) 

April 12-15, Bona RTC (Dallas) 

May 10-13, Bona RTC (Denver) 

May 17-20, Bona RTC (Charlotte, N.C.) 

June 14-17, Bona RTC (Manalapan, N.J.)

July 19-22, Bona RTC (Seattle) 

Aug. 9-12, Bona RTC (Dallas) 

Aug. 23-26, Bona RTC (Chicago) 

Sept. 13-16, Bona RTC (Toronto) 

Sept. 27-30, Bona RTC (Denver) 

Oct. 11-14, NWFA facility (St. Louis)

Oct. 25-28, Bona RTC (Manalapan, N.J.)

Nov. 8-11, Bona RTC (Charlotte, N.C.) 

Dec. 6-9, Bona RTC (Seattle) 

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