Bona US' first ever Certified Craftsman Convention will bring together businesses in the wood floor industry from across the country Feb. 20-22 in Denver. The event will kick-off on Thursday, Feb 20. with an opening keynote speech by former NBA champion, three-time All American College Player and NBA Most Valuable Player, Bill Walton.

“This convention is the first of its kind for our industry,” said Matt Casey, Bona Certified Craftsman Program Development Manager, Bona US. “At Bona we are committed to certifying and educating craftsman in the business so that consumers know they can trust a Bona Certified Craftsman. This weekend will be about bringing together these talented and thriving businesses to share knowledge and training for continued success.”

The convention will feature a variety of professional seminars, technical courses and networking opportunities. In addition to the keynote speech, attendees will have an opportunity to meet National Wood Floor Association (NWFA) president and CEO, Michael Martin, at an exclusive networking event.

“It’s a true honor to support this event by Bona,” said Michael Martin, CEO and president NWFA. “The future of this industry is built on education and knowledge sharing. Bona has brought all these elements together in a top-rate event.”

Bona will feature a variety of professional speakers including Andrew Davis, author, Brandscaping: Unleashing the Power of Partnerships; John Vachalek, founder and CEO, Webolutions; Colleen Stanley, founder and president SalesLeadership; Erin Wright, vice president of human resources, Bona US; and Mike Hanbery, director of new media strategies, Webolutions.

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