For the 36th year, the flooring industry gears up for the 2024 National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) Expo which takes place April 16-18, 2024, in New Orleans, Louisiana. More than 200 exhibitors will showcase the latest in wood flooring products and innovations. 

The NWFA Expo offers educational opportunities for professionals looking to grow and expand their industry knowledge and technical expertise. Attendees can choose from educational sessions facilitated by industry professionals, covering topics such as technical skills, marketing, industry trends, and sales. See the complete educational schedule here.

On April 16, pre-expo educational opportunities will provide flooring installers insights into the latest developments of the NWFA's certification program. Discover unique properties of atypical wood flooring products from a panel of industry professionals, and learn about the importance of coordinating business succession plans. Pre-expo educational opportunities require additional registration.

Later that day, the Big Easy Kickoff opening session will provide an industry update and a showcase of the NWFA Wood Floor of the Year Award winners. The session will be followed by the Jazz It Up reception. 

On April 17, the Distributors & Manufacturers Reception and the NWFA Emerging Leaders Reception will provide more networking opportunities. Close out the night with a tour of the most haunted stories and locations in New Orleans. 

On April 18, the NWFA Women's Industry Network (WIN) connects women across the wood flooring supply chain, fostering connections, support, and shared learning experiences. The WIN Breakfast will delve into pertinent topics and challenges faced by women in the industry. Cap off the day with the Bayou Bash featuring New Orleans entertainment, appetizers and beverages. 

Get the full schedule here. Stay tuned for complete coverage of the show.