The NWFA participates in numerous trade shows in the U.S. and internationally to support our manufacturer members and promote international alliances.
Trade shows will be listed on this page as information becomes available.
Be Our Guest at The International Surface Event (TISE) 2024
Join us in-person at TISE to meet with our staff and participating NWFA member companies in Pavilion #1446 on Wednesday, January 24 – Friday, January 26.
Wednesday, January 24
NWFA Certified Sales Advisor Class from 8 am–2 pm (Brett Miller) – Register through The International Surface Event system.
A one day course providing instruction about different types of wood and their technical attributes as flooring products, how to sell real wood against “wood-look” floor coverings, and the benefits of real wood flooring. Also includes minimizing claims and call-backs, guiding the customer to the right species and floor type for their lifestyle, understanding appropriate installation methods and finishes for each project, and developing stronger customer relationships and loyalty throughout the selling process. No prerequisites to attend this course. Upon completion of this course, the written exam will be made available online for all attendees. Completion of this test, with a passing grade of 80% or better will qualify the attendee for Certification. All attendees will receive the NWFA Homeowner’s Handbook, NWFA Jobsite Checklist, and Wood Species technical publication #A200. Attendees will also receive 8 continuing education credits for attending this course.
NWFA Reception (beer and wine) in Member Pavilion #1446 from 4:00-5:00pm.
The International Surface Event (TISE) is the megalopolis of all things floor covering, stone, and tile; and is the annual resource for sourcing and purchasing the newest industry products, networking with industry leaders and game changers, and learning new trends and training.