NTCA Names Tile Setter Craftsperson of the Year Winners

The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) has announced its 2020 Tile Setter Craftsperson of the Year Awards in both the residential and commercial categories. On the commercial side (shown above), the winner is Ferid Hasic of Grazzini Brothers & Company, Eagan, Minn., while the recipient in the residential category (shown below) is Leo Reynaga of Visalia Tile in Visalia, California. […]

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Registration for Virtual Total Solutions Plus Now Open

CTDA, NTCA, TCAA and TCNA have teamed up again this year to deliver an even bigger joint VIRTUAL Conference in 2020. Total Solutions Plus will provide several educational sessions, networking opportunities and feature a Virtual Exhibit Hall! The Virtual Conference takes place Monday, October 26th through Friday, October 30th. Click here to view the schedule. **All sessions listed below are […]

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CTEF to Focus on CTI Evaluator Training, Finished Tile Work During TISE 2020

During The International Surfaces Event (TISE) 2020 in Las Vegas, NV, the Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF), which provides education and installer certification for professionals working in the ceramic tile and stone industry will focus on Finished Tile Work education sessions and Certified Tile Installer (CTI) Evaluator Training. CTEF will be sharing booth #4727 with the National Tile Contractors Association […]

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Coverings Show Contributions to CTEF Top $1.5 Million

The Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF), which provides education and installer certification for professionals working in the ceramic tile and stone industry, gratefully accepts $150,000 from Coverings at the 2019 Coverings show in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convention Center. This increases the contributions from Coverings to over $1.5 million. Coverings has been a strong supporter of CTEF’s tile […]

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CTEF Highlights Qualified Labor Message at Coverings 2019

The Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF) will demonstrate the relationship between the Certified Tile Installer (CTI) program and Qualified Labor during Coverings 2019, the Global Tile & Stone Experience taking place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida from April 9 through 12, 2019. Located in the new 10,700 square foot Installation & Design Experience in Booth #3538, […]

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Submissions for the Coverings Installation and Design, Rock Star Awards Now Open

Coverings, the largest international tile & stone show in North America, is now accepting submissions for both the 2019 Coverings Installation and Design (CID) Awards and 2019 Rock Stars Awards. Both programs honor the best and brightest within tile and stone, underscoring Coverings’ mission to support the growth and success of the industry. “Coverings is proud to build awareness for […]

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Certified Tile Installer Hands-On Testing Scheduled for TISE 2017

The Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF) will be conducting Certified Tile Installer (CTI) hands-on testing on Wednesday, January 18th and Thursday, January 19th, 2017 during The International Surfaces Event (TISE) in Las Vegas, NV. Those who pass the hands-on and the written tests earn the CTI designation. What is the CTI Program? The CTI designation identifies the professional installer who has […]

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