OCT 27-29, 2019 / Nashville, TN

Conference

Schedule

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 26th

8:00am –11:00am CTDA CCTS Testing (Exam)
8:00am - 12:00pm TCNA Handbook Meeting
1:00pm - 6:00pm NTCA Technical Committee Meeting
5:30pm - 7:30pm Preconference Reception

Sunday, October 27th

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
12:00pm - 4:00pm A Musical Journey through Nashville, Ryman Auditorium and Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
12:00pm - 4:00pm Behind the Scenes, Ryman Auditorium and Grand Ole Opry House
12:00pm - 4:00pm On Presidential Ground, The Hermitage
12:00pm - 4:00pm History and Hitmakers, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and Historic RCA Studio B
6:00pm - 8:00pm Opening Reception

Monday, October 28th

6:30am - 5:00pm Registration
7:00am - 8:00am Breakfast
8:00am - 4:00pm

Exhibitor Move-In

8:00am - 9:30am

Opening Keynote: Get to Yes Faster, Dean Minuto, YESCALATE

10:00am - 5:00pm

TCNA Board Meeting

10:00am - 10:50am

Business Breakout: Al Bates

10:00am - 10:50am Technical Breakout: A General Contractors Perspective on the Ceramic Tile Industry
11:15am - 12:05pm Business Breakout: How to Create a Bullet Proof Spec., Donato Pompo
11:15am - 12:05pm Technical Breakout: My Biggest Failure and What I Learned
12:00pm - 3:00pm Tour: Culinary Experience
12:15pm - 1:30pm

Awards Lunch

1:45pm - 2:15pm NTCA Annual Meeting
1:45pm - 3:05pm CTDA Annual Meeting/Committee Meetings
2:15pm - 3:05pm Technical Breakout: Changing Your Company's Mindset to Recruit, Train, Retain Future Tile Setters
3:25pm - 4:25pm Distributors Forum
3:25pm - 4:25pm Technical Breakout: Developing Training Programs for trained tile installers that embrace new Technology and New Products
4:30pm - 7:30pm Table Top Exhibits and Reception (6:30pm - 7:30pm)
8:00pm - 10:00pm Exhibitor Move-Out

Tuesday, October 29th

6:00am- 12:00pm Exhibitor Move-Out
7:00am - 2:00pm Registration
7:30am - 8:30am Breakfast
8:30am - 10:00am

Closing Keynote: The 4 Disciplines of Execution, Chris McChesney

10:30am - 11:20am Business Breakout: A Deeper Dive Into The 4 Disciplines of Execution: Achieving Your Wildly Important Goals, Chris McChesney
10:30am - 11:20am Technical Breakout: Best Practices in designing and specifying ceramic tile projects
11:45am - 12:35pm Business Breakout: How to effectively use Why Tile to benefit your business
11:45am - 12:35pm Technical Breakout: Jobsite Productivity: How to Get the Most Productivity From Your Crews & Best Practices Using Current Technology
12:00pm - 3:00pm Tour: Music City Sweets, Goo Goo Cluster Making Class
12:45pm - 2:15pm

Awards Lunch

2:30pm - 3:20pm

Business Breakout: Future of Distribution in the Tile Industry – NAW Fellow Panel/Presentation

2:30pm - 3:20pm Technical Breakout: Your Turning Point: How to Beat the Low Bid Bullies and Build a Business You Love
3:50pm - 4:50pm Joint Panel
6:30pm - 7:30pm Closing Reception
7:30pm - 11:00pm

Closing Theme Party/Dinner – Country Western