Dennis Cook, Gilford Flooring president; Randy Merritt, Shaw Industries president; Don Evans, EarthWerks vp; Paul Stringer, Somerset Hardwood vp; and Derek Welbourn, Inhaus ceo; sat for an “Ask the Experts” panel.

Attendees at Gilford Flooring's recent event.

GAP Retailer of the Year award recipient John Bennett, owner of Bennetts Carpets in Russell Springs, Ky., with Dennis Cook.