FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, is thrilled to reunite flooring industry professionals with a return to its first, in-person convention after a year and half of virtual meetings.

The 2021 Annual Convention and Commercial Flooring Trade Show, hosted at the AT & T Hotel and Conference Center, will take place September 13 - 15, in Austin, Texas. Exhibitor and attendee registration are open.

Convention attendees will have the opportunity to attend four engaging educational sessions, the trade show, live product demonstrations, contribute to committee meetings and network and socialize with fellow industry professionals.

Tuesday, September 14 is the Commercial Flooring Trade Show, the only show dedicated to the commercial flooring industry. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with exhibitors including technical representatives from leading commercial flooring manufacturers, business service providers and flooring industry partners to learn about new products and solutions.

Attendees are invited to arrive on Monday, September 13 in time for a 1:00 pm optional Distillery Tour followed by the Welcome Reception that evening. On Wednesday, convention meetings will conclude by 4:30 pm, followed by an Austin 6th Street stroll.

Here's what to expect at this reunion of flooring industry colleagues and peers:

  • In-person networking opportunities with commercial flooring industry decision makers
  • A great keynote speaker with insightful takeaways
  • Educational sessions presented by the best in the industry
  • Access to the Commercial Flooring Trade Show
  • Enjoy a pre-event networking opportunity at a local distillery on Monday
  • A fun themed dinner on Tuesday night
  • Wednesday night Austin 6th Street stroll

For those working on their Certified Installation Manager CEUs, they will receive credits by attending the educational sessions, product demonstrations and the Commercial Flooring Trade Show.

Attendees can book hotel accommodations at the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center, located on the University of Texas-Austin campus.

FCICA is committed to attendee safety and comfort at the Convention and will adhere to the guidelines and restrictions set forth by the State of Texas, Travis County, the City of Austin and the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center at the time of the Convention. By registering, attendees agree to abide by these guidelines and any restrictions.

This annual event is open to all involved in the industry. Registration for the event can be completed online at http://www.fcica.com/annual-convention.

For more information, contact FCICA at info@fcica.com or (630) 672-3702.