OCT 27-30, 2018 / Grapevine, TX



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

Saturday, October 27th

8:00am –11:00am CTDA CCTS Testing (Exam)
8:00am - 12:00pm TCNA Handbook Meeting
12:00pm - 3:00pm Sixth Floor Museum & Visit to JFK Memorial Tour
1:00pm - 3:00pm NTCA Membership Committee Meeting
3:00pm - 5:00pm NTCA Training & Education Committee Meeting
1:00pm - 5:00pm ANSI ASC A108 Committee Meeting
5:30pm - 7:30pm Preconference Reception

Sunday, October 28th

6:30am - 3:00pm Registration
7:00am - 11:00am NTCA Board Meeting
8:00am - 11:30am CTDA Board Meeting
8:00am - 10:00am TCAA Board Meeting
10:00am - 11:00am TCAA Contractor Business Meeting
9:00am - 11:00am MMSA Meeting
11:30pm - 5:30pm Golf, Depart from Bus Entrance of Hotel, Tee Time at 12:30 PM
12:00pm - 2:30pm AT&T Stadium VIP Tour
12:00pm - 3:00pm Sixth Floor Museum & Visit to JFK Memorial Tour
12:00pm - 5:00pm Elm Fork Skeet Shooting
12:00pm - 5:00pm Fort Worth Stockyards Tour
12:00pm - 3:15pm Grapevine Winery Tour (3 stops)
6:00pm - 8:00pm Opening Reception

Monday, October 29th

6:30am - 5:00pm Registration
7:00am - 8:00am Breakfast
8:00am - 9:30am

Opening Keynote: Roger Staubach

8:00am - 9:00am Yoga
9:30am - 10:00am Networking Break
10:00am - 5:00pm TCNA Board Meeting
10:00am - 10:50am

Distributor Breakout: Winning in Today’s Disruptive Sales Reality, Jim Pancero

10:00am - 10:50am Contractor Breakout: ACT and You
10:50am - 11:15am Networking Break
11:15am - 12:05pm Distributor Breakout: Recruiting and Retaining Peak Performers, Sandy Smith
11:15am - 12:05pm Contractor Breakout: Exterior Challenges and Growth Opportunities, Martin Brookes, President of Heritage Marble Tile and Tile Inspection Services and Jim Whitfield, Manager of Technical Services at MAPEI
12:00pm - 3:00pm Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden Tour
12:15pm - 1:00pm


1:10pm - 1:40pm NTCA Annual Meeting
1:10pm - 2:45pm CTDA Annual Meeting/Committee Meetings
1:45pm - 2:45pm Contractor Breakout: Anatomy of a Project, Part 1
2:45pm - 3:15pm Networking Break
3:15pm - 4:20pm Distributors Forum
3:15pm - 4:20pm Contractor Breakout: Anatomy of a Project, Part 2
4:30pm - 7:30pm Table Top Exhibits and Reception (6:30pm - 7:30pm)

Tuesday, October 30th

7:00am - 2:00pm Registration
7:30am - 8:30am Breakfast
8:30am - 10:00am

Closing Keynote: Emotional Intelligence and Performing Under Pressure: Doing your Best when it Matters the Most, J.P. Pawliw-Fry

8:30am - 9:30am The Power of Aromatherapy
10:00am - 10:30am Networking Break
10:30am - 11:20am Distributor Breakout: Get Smart with Social Media Marketing: Practical, Tactical Tips to Grow your Biz Through Social Media, Irene Williams, Msg2Mkt, LLC
10:30am - 11:20am Contractor Breakout: Technical Issues: The Real World Impact of the OSHA Silica Rule
11:20am - 11:45am Networking Break
11:45am - 12:35pm Distributor Breakout: How to Survive in an Internet World, Jack Shaw
11:45am - 12:35pm Contractor Breakout: Tools of the Trade for Complying with OSHA Silica Rule
12:00pm - 3:00pm George W. Bush Museum Tour
12:45pm - 1:45pm


2:00pm - 2:50pm

Distributor Breakout: Understanding the Hourly Worker in Order to Recruit Top Talent

2:00pm - 2:50pm Contractor Breakout: Best Practices in Workforce Development
2:50pm-3:20pm Networking Break
3:20pm - 4:30pm Joint Panel: The State of the Industry: Industry Discussion and Strategic Planning for the future
5:00pm - 6:00pm CTDA President's Reception
6:00pm - 7:00pm Closing Reception
7:00pm - 11:00am

Industry Awards Gala Dinner and Dance