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NTCA Publishes Slate of Upcoming Training, Workshops

Throughout the month, National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) trainers are bringing the Installation of Gauged Porcelain Tile Panels (GPTP) and Slabs program to sites in Norcross/Atlanta, Ga., and Delray Beach and Miami Gardens, Fla.

This program focuses on: industry standards and methods; adherence to manufacturer instructions; substrate analysis and preparation; selection and installation materials such as mortars, membranes, grouts, sealants, drains and related setting materials; selection and use of tools including specialty tools; efficient workflow and teamwork; and jobsite safety and health practices.

On Friday, May 13, the GPTP training will come to Norcross, Ga., in the Atlanta area, sponsored by Crossville, and hosted  at Crossville Studios, at 1256 Oakbrook Dr., Suite F in Norcross. NTCA Trainers Randy Fleming and Chad Jones will present the program. For more information, contact Kristen White at 678.527.8453 or email kwhite@crossvillestudios.com.  To register, click here.

On Wednesday, May 18, Atlas Concorde will sponsor GPTP training at D&B Tile Distributors at 781 South Congress Avenue in Delray Beach, Fla. NTCA Trainers Matt Welner and Chad Jones will present the program. For more information, contact Vince McIntyre and Maddy Diaz at 561.478.4242 or email vince_mcintyre@dbtile.com or maddy_diaz@dbtile.com. To register, click here.

Rounding out the NTCA Regional Training in May is an event on Wednesday, May 25, sponsored and hosted by Floor & Decor at 1400 NW 167th Street, Miami Gardens, Fla. NTCA Trainers Matt Welner, Mark Heinlein and Chad Jones will present the program. For more information, contact Christian Insua at 954.295.1095 or email Christian.Insua@flooranddecor.com. To register, click here.

Looking ahead to June, NTCA will conduct two GPTP trainings: June 3 in Doral, Fla., and June 15 in Atlanta. Click here to learn more.

Standards-based Workshops. NTCA is also reaching out to tile contractors in California, Florida, Indiana, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas, bringing a robust schedule of 21 free standards-based workshops.

These free events are open to tile installers and contractors, as well as sales personnel and the A&D community. They feature networking time, a catered meal, a chance to win useful and valuable prizes, and training from industry professionals.

Each NTCA workshop is presented by NTCA Technical Trainers who have been installing tile themselves for many years or who still maintain their tile installation business. Workshops feature one of the following topics:

  • Ins and Outs of Layout for Contractors
  • Tile Matters – Best Practices for the Pros
  • Failures – Could It Be Me?

Upcoming workshops are planned for:

  • May 5 – Daltile – Santa Rosa, CA
  • May 10 – Daltile – Sarasota, FL
  • May 10 – Daltile – Brooklyn Heights, OH
  • May 10 – Floor & Decor – Austin, TX
  • May 11 – Floor & Decor — Port St. Lucie, FL
  • May 11 – Florida Tile – Cincinnati, OH
  • May 11 – Interceramic – Houston, TX
  • May 12 – Daltile – Melbourne, FL
  • May 12 – Floor & Decor – Greenwood, IN
  • May 12 – The Tile Shop – Dallas, TX
  • May 17 – Floor & Decor – Mesquite, TX
  • May 17 – Daltile – Livermore, CA
  • May 17 – The Tile Shop – Langhorne, PA
  • May 18 – Floor & Decor – Sacramento, CA
  • May 18 – Floor & Decor – Devon, PA
  • May 19 – Interceramic – San Antonio, TX
  • May 19 – Floor & Decor – Reno, NV
  • May 19 – Floor & Decor – Levittown, PA
  • May 24 – Arley Wholesale – Scranton, PA

For full information on each event, click here to visit the association’s Events Calendar and register.

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