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Note: The schedule is subject to change. Some events overlap in time, you may only register for one. Events that indicate CTDA, NTCA or TCNA are events ONLY open to members of the corresponding association.

Saturday, October 27th

8:00 am - 9:00 am NTCA Convention Planning Committee Meeting
8:00 am - 10:00 am NTCA Membership Committee Meeting
8:00 am –11:00 am CTDA CCTS Testing
9:00 am - 11:00 am MMSA Meeting
9:00 am - 12:00 pm NTCA Methods and Standards Committee Meeting
10:00 am - 12:00 pm NTCA Training and Education Committee Meeting
12:00 pm–1:30 pm CTDA Convention Planning Committee Meeting
12:00 pm–1:30 pm CTDA Membership and Benefits Committee Meeting
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm NTCA Technical Committee Meeting
1:45 pm– 3:15 pm CTDA Education Committee Meeting
1:45 pm– 3:15 pm CTDA Marketing/PR Committee Meeting
3:30 pm– 5:00 pm CTDA Certification Committee Meeting

Sunday, October 28th

7:30 am –11:00 am NTCA Board Meeting
8:00 am –11:00 am CTDA Board Meeting
1:00 pm– 5:00 pm Living Desert Reserve
12:00 pm– 6:00 pm Golf Tournament
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Opening Reception

onday, October 29th

7:30am - 8:30am Breakfast
8:30am - 10:00am Opening Keynote: Connie Podesta, StandOut Leadership: How to Achieve Success by Influencing Others to be Successful
10:00am - 6:00pm TCNA Board Meeting
10:30am - 12:00pm

Breakout: James Dion,Sales & Service Excellence - Service is Sales, Building and Unbeatable Sales & Service Team

10:30am - 12:00pm Breakout: Al Bates, Triple Your Profit (Profit Survey Participants Only)
10:30am - 12:00pm

Breakout: Chuck Muehlbauer, Marble Institute of America: Technical Director on Stone Tile Installations

10:30am - 12:00pm

Breakout: Greg Andrews and David Fatula, The Art of Glass Tile Pool Installations

Noon - 1:30pm Awards Lunch
1:45pm - 2:15pm NTCA Annual Meeting
1:45pm - 2:45pm CTDA Annual Meeting
2:45pm - 4:00pm Breakout: CTDA, Distributor's Forum (Distributor's Only)
2:30pm - 4:00pm

Breakout: NTCA, Installations over Concrete Substrates

2:30pm - 4:00pm Breakout: Panel Discussion on Grout Residues – Know the Causes, Prevention and Solutions
4:00pm - 7:00pm Table Tops Open and Reception

Tuesday, October 30th

7:30am - 8:30am Breakfast
8:45am - 10:15am Keynote: Eric Astrachan
10:30am - 12:00pm Breakout: Larry Mersereau, Why should I buy from you?
10:30am - 12:00pm Breakout: Crossville and MAPEI, Thin Tile Installations
12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch
1:45pm - 3:15pm Breakout: Larry Mersereau, Juggling Priorities
1:45pm - 3:15pm Breakout: NTCA, Why the Industry Needs NTCA Five Star Contractors
3:30pm - 5:00pm Final Keynote: Pat Williams, The Magic of Teamwork
5:00pm - 5:30pm CTDA Board/Executive Committee Meeting
7:00pm - 8:00pm Closing Reception
8:00pm - 10:00pm Wine & Dine with the Stars Dinner - The event will be cocktail attire for the ladies and coat and slacks for the men, ties are not required.


Partners in Progress
Total Solutions Plus is brought to you by the Ceramic Tile Distributors Association, the National Tile Contractors Association, and the Tile Council of North America. To learn more about these organizations, click on their logo to the right.