FCICA is hosting a regional event offering education and networking for commercial flooring contractors in Carlstadt, NJ, Friday, April 12, 8:45 am - 3:00 pm ET at Michael Halebian, 700 Gotham Parkway, Carlstadt, NJ. The event is an opportunity for commercial flooring contractors to network, discuss industry topics, learn from one another and hear how they can leverage FCICA member benefits to advance training, certification and business development.

Presentations/Demo Sessions:

Schönox Synthetic and Hybrid Floor Prep Demo

Presented by Ben Giamichael, Schönox Sales Representative, Schönox/HPS North America

In this product demo attendees will learn about the advantages of the latest Schönox technologies. Ben will highlight these products' PSI, flexibility and speed - as well as risk management. 

Education Session: Polishing Concrete and Concrete Overlays

Presented by Kevin Manning, District Sales Manager, NY Metro and Craig Morris, Surfaces Manager, Northeast, Ardex Americas

The Ardex team will present Polishing Concrete and Concrete Overlays, an AIA credited presentation. Learn the correct procedure to polish concrete floors, an increasingly popular flooring choice.

Maxxon Product Presentation Demo

Presented by Fred Scevoli, Commercial Sales Manager-Northeast, Maxxon

In this product demo, Fred will demonstrate 3 products from the Maxxon Commercial line including Commercial Unglued & Unset materials, Commercial Isolate and the “new” Skim Fill Patching Compound. Attendees will learn the features, benefits, how each product is used, as well as more about Maxxon, their products and systems for the industry.

The H.B. Fuller System Solution! 

Presented by Jimmy Trotter, Sales Manager, Northeast and Byren Bowring, Territory Sales Professional, H.B Fuller/TEC

The H.B. Fuller/TEC team will demonstrate Adhesives LiquiDam EZ moisture mitigation system, the Feather Edge Skim Coat smooth patch and the latest innovation for rubber and resilient flooring, the Flexera 2K PSA - a hybrid epoxy adhesive.

Floor Preparation for Successful Resilient Floor Installation Presentation

Presented by Don Styka, CIM, Director of Field Services and Lou Soscia, Tarkett 

This presentation will cover proper floor preparation procedures to ensure a successful installation of resilient floor coverings including identification of the requirements of the flooring materials, adhesives, use of the space, moisture testing, remediation and selection and installation of floor patching and self-leveling materials.

Registration is free and open to all flooring professionals. Please register by 5 pm Wednesday, April 10. Register here.

The Regional Meeting Carlstadt is the 7th such meeting FCICA has held. Previous regional meetings were held in Stockton, CA (February 2024), Baltimore, MD (October 2023), Suwanee, GA (August 2023), Wayland, MI (November 2022), Baltimore, MD (May 2022), Atlanta, GA (April 2021).