Jeff Golden
Get a chance to win a great prize just by voting for the industry's top floor covering manufacturers in the annualNational Floor TrendsSupplier Service Awards at Surfaces 2004, Jan. 28-30.

Simply cast your ballot to recognize the industry's leading manufacturers by category and you'll automatically be entered to win. A ballot is included in this edition of NFT, and will also be included in the upcoming February issue (both mailed and show copies).

If you opt to turn in your ballot at the National Floor Trends booth (#G1137) during Surfaces in Las Vegas, your name will be entered in the hourly drawings held each show day for valuable educational seminars and gift certificates. Educational seminar winners can select the seminar of choice from among a wide variety (subject to availability).

And if you're not attending Surfaces, either fax your ballot to NFT at (818) 224-8042 or mail it to us at 22801 Ventura Blvd., Suite 115, Woodland Hills, CA 91364 to be eligible for educational seminar prizes. Deadline for ballots is Feb. 17, 2004. In addition, the ballot is available on our Web site,

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; three-day Installation, Sand and Finish, and Factory Finish classes from the National Wood Flooring Association; and more.

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 via voting of all segments of the industry, unlike any other program.

Winners will achieve recognition as No. 1 in the industry. The program recognizes manufacturers as key players in the industry. Categories for manufacturers include: Best Service - Carpet Residential; Best Service - Carpet Commercial; Best Service - Area Rugs; Best Service - Ceramics/Stone; Best Service - Wood; Best Service - Rubber Floors; Best Service - Resilient Floors; Best Service - Laminate Floors; Best Service - Installation Tools & Materials; Best Service - Training Programs; Best Service - Overall Best Product.

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