Article Number: 24628
NTCA Education: Bringing 86 Regional Training Programs and 206 Workshops to you in 2024
NTCA is scouring the country in the new year, bringing 86 Regional Training Programs and 206 Workshops to contractors, installers and industry professionals. In January, NTCA presents 5 workshop and 2 regional programs in 6 states.

Workshops: Wisconsin, Minnesota, Kansas and Missouri
NTCA Trainers are visiting 4 states in January with 5 free, standards-based workshops that put you in touch with peers and industry experts as you learn new skills and information. Enjoy a catered meal from local eateries, and a chance to win valuable prizes. The three-hour afternoon or evening events are open to tile installers and contractors, as well as sales personnel and the A&D community – anyone who wants to learn more about standards-based installation practices.

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 – made possible through the support of generous sponsors who believe in elevating the industry through education -- 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?
● Tile Technology – Adhesives, Trowels, Lippage

NTCA will be at these locations in January:

• 1/22—Floor & Decor, Monona, WI
• 1/23 – Daltile – Green Bay, WI
• 1/24 – Kate-Lo, Plymouth, MN
• 1/30 – Floor & Decor, Wichita, KS
• 1/31—The Tile Shop, Lees Summit, MO

Fine tune your skills and attend one of these NTCA workshops. For full information on each event, visit, or click to visit the Event Calendar.

Regional Trainings: Michigan and Florida
Contractors can learn about gauged porcelain tile panels/slabs (GPTP) installation during two free day-long NTCA Regional Training Events in Michigan and Florida. GPTP/Slabs Training equips you to install porcelain panels with confidence and accuracy. Learn new tile industry standards and methods for installing GPTP, how GPTP is made, where it can be used, and special tools, setting materials and techniques required to install it. Sign up for these trainings in January:

• 1/11 – Sponsored by Crossville, Inc., at Virginia Tile, Livonia, MI
• 1/25 --Sponsored by Cosentino at Consentino Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Demand is high and class size is limited, so register early. If the class is full, your registration will be added to the waiting list and you will be contacted if a space opens. Visit or consult the NTCA Event Calendar at for details.

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