Just as easy as counting 1-2-3, you can win valuable educational seminars, installation tools and other exclusive prizes from National Floor Trends and Floor Covering Installer magazines. Simply cast your ballot for the National Floor Trends Supplier Service Awards 2001 to help determine the industry's top manufacturers, distributors, retailers and installers, and you may find yourself a winner.

You can obtain your ballot at NFT's Surfaces booth (#113) and in all mailed copies of National Floor Trends' January and February issues. After selecting your top manufacturers and distributors by category, simply deposit your voting form in the ballot box at the NFT booth and receive a "scratcher" card that will give you a chance at wining one of the many valuable prizes we've rounded up.

Or if you're unable to attend Surfaces, fax your ballot to us at (818) 224-8042 or mail it to: National Floor Trends, 22801 Ventura Blvd. Suite 115, Woodland Hills, CA 91364. After we receive your ballot, we'll send you a scratcher card. Deadline for all ballots is Feb. 21, 2001.

Prizes include: management and sales training courses from the World Floor Covering Association and Mohawk University; one-day and one-week ceramic installation classes from the Ceramic Tile Educational Foundation; basic or advanced laminate installation courses from Faus Group; three-day regional wood classes from the National Wood Flooring Association; hands-on Orcon installation clinics; ceramic power tile saws from Custom Building Products; resilient cutting tools from Forbo; laminate tools from Faus; and more.

Now in its second year, the National Floor Trends Supplier Service Awards are truly all-industry awards. So, whether you're a manufacturer, distributor, sales agent, retailer/contractor, or installer, we need your vote. Honorees will be recognized, unlike any other program, via voting of all members of the industry.

Winners will achieve recognition for being chosen No. 1 in their segments of the industry. The program recognizes manufacturers and distributors as key players in the flooring business. Categories for manufacturers include: Best Service - Carpet Residential; Best Service - Carpet Commercial; Best Service - Area Rugs; Best Service - Ceramic/Stone; Best Service - Wood; Best Service - Rubber Floors; Best Service - Resilient Floors; Best Service - Laminate Floors; Best Service - Installation Products, Tools & Equipment; Best Service - Training Programs; Best Service - Overall Best Product.

For distributors, the categories are: Best Service - Full Line Distributor; Best Service - Accessory/Tools/Equipment Distributor; Best Service - Carpet (including commercial); Best Service - Ceramics/Stone; Best Service - Vinyl Floors; Best Service - Laminate Floors; Best Service - Hardwood Floors; Distributor - Best Training Programs; and Distributor - Best Product & Design Knowledge.

So don't forget to vote in the National Floor Trends Supplier Service Awards, and get a chance to win valuable prizes that you can use in your business each and every day of the year.