Women in the Floorcovering Industry (WIFI) will host an educational breakfast at The NAFCD Annual Convention in Colorado Springs, Colorado, at 7:15 a.m. on November 16, 2023, in partnership with The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD).
When Dean and Deb DeGraaf bought DeGraaf Interiors from their father Daryll DeGraaf in 2007 for $1 million, they said it was a leap of faith. In celebration of 30 years in business, they share insights into the challenges and opportunities that lead them to success.
Thirty flooring professionals met up for speed networking during a meet-up hosted by Women in the Floorcovering Industry—an educational non-profit that attracts, educates, and empowers women in the flooring industry.
Join Women in the Flooring Industry on September 18, 2023, 12 to 1 p.m. EST for a free WIFI Power Hour and learn to hone your personal brand to leverage growth opportunities for your career and your business.
Shaw’s Susan Farris was recently inducted into the Women in Manufacturing Association’s Hall of Fame. She talks about her 30-year flooring career and the importance of empowering and supporting women in their career journeys.
Vylett Cross, business manager at Ed’s Flooring America in Hooksett, New Hampshire, tells us how she got into flooring, how the Flooring America Advisory Council has helped her business, and advice for other women in the industry.