At its recent summer convention in Denver, CCA Global Partners successfully united all retail divisions for the first time. Each division also welcomed new members from across the U.S. and Canada to learn, network and connect.

“The highlight of Ahead Of The Future for me was being able to see our members – many of whom are who are longtime colleagues and friends -- reunite for the first time in a very long time,” said John Gilbert, president, Carpet One Floor & Home. “But this year there were also many new faces and members to meet. It brought a fresh energy to the convention.” 

New Members of Carpet One Floor & Home included:

  • John and Shannan Petersen of Aria’s Carpet One Floor & Home in Nazareth, Pennsylvania
  • Michael and Leigh Ruehman of In-House Flooring & Design Carpet One in Ontario, Oregon    
  • Loren and Blayne Banowetz of Banowetz Flooring & Design Carpet One in Bellevue, Iowa
  • Lindsey and Paul Dezeeuw of Flooring MD’s Carpet One Floor & Homeome in Sioux City, Iowa            

New Members of Flooring America included:

  • Paiman Sadigh of PKS Interiors in Sunnyvale, California
  • Frank Inanloo of Annapolis Carpet & Floors in Annapolis, Maryland
  • Bob Wood and Ross Rier of Completely Floored in Medford, Oregon
  • Michael Cardoza and Nicole Ouellette of Cardoza Flooring in Milford, New Hampshire
  • Doug Simms of The Carpet House in Fredericksburg, Vienna and Culpepper, Virginia
  • Jason Hughes of Flooring America of RFV in Glenwood Springs, Colorado

New Members of Flooring Canada included:

  • Ali Reza of AA Floors & More in Stoney Creek, Ontario

New Members of Floor Trader included:

  • Greg and Kacie Meyers of The Floor Trader Outlet of Chambersburg in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
  • Rocco Norton of The Floor Trader Outlet in Santa Barbara, California
  • Matt Pfeiffer of Northern Wholesale Flooring in Lake Orion, Michigan

New Members of International Design Guild included:

  • Rita Irvin of Modern Floorz & Shutters in Kissimmee, Florida
  • James McCann of Naples Flooring Boutique in Naples, Florida

“Bringing all the divisions together for convention was new, and was a definite success,” said Keith Spano, President of Flooring America/Flooring Canada, The Floor Trader and IDG. “We were able deliver an enhanced networking experience for all our members, but in particular it afforded our new members a more welcoming first time at convention. We’re so thrilled to have our family expand in any year, but especially to have grown our family during such unprecedented times.”

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