The 40 members of the National Floorcovering Alliance (NFA) met for their fall conference in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

The NFA was formed in 1991 by eight of the largest and most reputable independent floor covering retailers in America. NFA dealers are savvy and well-organized buyers, and manufacturers are willing to provide incentives to the NFA to influence purchasing in their direction. Members pool their buying volume in an effort to provide rebates for the group. Sharing best practices among members continues to be a core value of the NFA. Here are a few highlights of the event. Follow this week for more coverage!