The current roster of 46 inductees is a virtual “Who’s Who” of the floor covering industry. Winners include professionals – all dedicated to the field of floor covering from all walks of life including retail, manufacturing, service and installation, to name a few. They all have one thing in common, they were visionaries who made their mark and changed the face of our industry.
To join the distinguished list of luminaries, a candidate must be nominated by a sponsor who will complete a thorough application process detailing the nominee’s work history, industry, trade, governmental and civic accomplishments. As stated, nominees can come from any sector of the floor covering industry.
If you know of an individual who is deserving of this honor, please take a moment to submit an application on their behalf. You may find the application by visiting https://wfca.org/content/hall-fame-application-2019. For more information or to request a list of inductees please contact the WFCA at 706.217.1183. The deadline for submitting a Hall of Fame application is April 30, 2019. Nomination will be sent to a special committee for review and consideration. All nominations will be kept confidential. Following the selection process, an award presentation and formal induction ceremony will take place during the WFCA 60th Anniversary Celebration on September 19, 2019 at Barnsley Gardens Resort in Adairsville, GA.
The World Floor Covering Association (WFCA), the official sponsor of the annual Surfaces tradeshow, is the floor covering industry’s largest advocacy organization, representing floor covering retailers, contractors and allied service providers throughout North America.
The WFCA is a recognized leader in marketing research and industry programs for flooring professionals. In addition, it publishes the only retailer-oriented trade periodical, Premier Flooring Retailer. As part of its mission to enhance the business environment for the independent flooring retailer the WFCA acquired the Certified Floorcovering Installers Association (CFI) to resolve the industry’s largest issue – the shortage of qualified installers. The WFCA runs fcB2B, an organization committed to helping business in the industry transition to an e-commerce platform for all business transactions. The WFCA also influences public policy affecting the floor covering industry and consumers. For more information about the WFCA, visit WFCA.org.