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Certified Floorcovering Installers Association (CFI) Announces International Partnership with The South African Flooring Industry Training Association (FiTA)

February 22, 2017 - Dallas, TX –Today Robert Varden, Vice President, CFI, announced a partnership with South African based FiTA to bring ongoing floor covering installation training classes and certification to professionals throughout the country and beyond. download pdf


CFI Announces Partnership With Legacy Flooring to Help Veterans

September 19, 2016 - Lenexa, KS | The International Certified Floorcovering Installers Association, Inc. (CFI) today announced a partnership with Legacy Flooring of Raleigh, NC to help transitioning veterans find a career in the floor covering installation trade. download pdf


CFI Convention Draws Attendees from Across the Country and Overseas - Action Packed Show Delivers Non-Stop Education and Networking Opportunities

September 14, 2016 – Forney, TX | There was a buzz of excitement felt by all in attendance at the 23rd Annual CFI Convention in Dallas, TX which took place August 3-5, 2016. download pdf


23rd Annual CFI Convention Is Drawing Professionals from Across the Country - Event Promises Stellar Lineup of Seminars, Training Sessions, New Products and Networking Opportunities

June 2, 2016 - Dallas, TX | The annual CFI Convention is the “go to” event for information on new products, tools, techniques and installation training. There is no other show that packs everything that installers need to know in to two days like the CFI Convention. This year’s highly anticipated program kicks off August 3rd in Dallas, TX, and continues through the 5th. download pdf


Seats Are Filling Up for Upcoming Certified Floorcovering Installers’ Accelerated Carpet Installation Training Classes - Latest Graduates Have Their Choice of Hundreds of Jobs Across the Country!

April 25, 2016 - Dallas, TX | As word spreads, retailers and students across the country are contacting and booking seats for the Certified Floor Covering Installers exclusive accelerated carpet installation class. To accommodate demand and facilitate access to the class, CFI will be offering two options for the next class which will start on May 16th – one class will be available at the CFI training facility in Forney, TX, and another will run simultaneously in the WFCA office building in Anaheim, CA. Both will turn out graduates in only 5-weeks! download pdf


World Floor Covering Association and Certified Floorcovering Installers Association Calling on Industry to Help Solve Installation Problem

January 4, 2016 - Dallas, TX | Beginning in February 2016 the CFI Training Facility based in Forney, TX, just outside of Dallas, will commence training a fresh cadre of students in its new proprietary residential carpet installation course. The class, which is only offered at the CFI school, turns out certified installation graduates ready to begin work immediately in a record 5- week timeframe. download pdf


CFI’s 22nd Annual Convention ‘Lays the Groundwork’ for Professional Installation

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Certified Floorcovering Installers Association Announces Grand Opening Of New Training Facility in Conjunction with 22nd Annual CFI Convention

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Under Auspices of the WFCA Certified Flooring Installers Association Moves Forward on Plans for National Expansion

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CFI-Congoleum Resilient Certification at Carpet Tile in Davenport, IA

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CFI Conducts Installation Training in Brazil

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WFCA and CFI Collaborate to Sponsor Installation Training Workshops

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Top Honors for Belgotex Floorcoverings

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CFI 2013 Chris Davis Award

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CFI 20th Anniversary Celebration

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CFI Installation Training in Dalton a Huge Success!
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Advanced Level Categories Now Available at Surfaces 2013

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Historic Training Event in Dalton, GA

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Robert Varden Named CFI Executive Director

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CFI Goes LIVE at Surfaces Show 2013

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CFI – CCA Global Partners Go To Hawaii

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CFI in Chile: RECAP

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CFI in Santiago, Chile

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CFI Convention 2012 : Recap

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First Annual Chris Davis Award

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CFI 19th Annual Convention in Nashville, TN

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CFI Partner, Belgotex Floorcoverings of South American Training Academy

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