NTCA Announces 2022 Tom Ade Ceramic Tile Scholarship Winners

The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA), the world’s largest tile contractor association, announced the 2022 Tom Ade Ceramic Tile Scholarship. Recipients were awarded $5,000 and recognized during the association’s annual awards ceremony that took place during the Coverings trade show in Las Vegas, which was held from April 5 to 8. As part of the award, scholarship winners received an […]

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NTCA Names 2021 Tile Setter Craftsperson of the Year Winners

The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) has announced its 2021 Tile Setter Craftsperson of the Year Award in both the residential and commercial categories. On the commercial side, the winner is Gary Fox, of Fox Ceramic Tile in St. Marys, Kans., while the recipient in the residential category is Jay Cerda of Cox Tile in San Antonio, Texas. Winners receive […]

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Registration for The International Surface Event Now Open

The industry can now begin making plans for Las Vegas 2022 as The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomac | TileExpo opens registration for its next event, 1-3 February 2022, education 31 January – 3 February. Whether traveling to Las Vegas for in-person networking and product sourcing or connecting to the event virtually at the hybrid TISE Live Virtual […]

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NTCA Names Tile Setter Craftsperson of the Year Winners

The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) has announced its 2020 Tile Setter Craftsperson of the Year Awards in both the residential and commercial categories. On the commercial side (shown above), the winner is Ferid Hasic of Grazzini Brothers & Company, Eagan, Minn., while the recipient in the residential category (shown below) is Leo Reynaga of Visalia Tile in Visalia, California. […]

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Registration for Virtual Total Solutions Plus Now Open

CTDA, NTCA, TCAA and TCNA have teamed up again this year to deliver an even bigger joint VIRTUAL Conference in 2020. Total Solutions Plus will provide several educational sessions, networking opportunities and feature a Virtual Exhibit Hall! The Virtual Conference takes place Monday, October 26th through Friday, October 30th. Click here to view the schedule. **All sessions listed below are […]

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CTEF to Focus on CTI Evaluator Training, Finished Tile Work During TISE 2020

During The International Surfaces Event (TISE) 2020 in Las Vegas, NV, the Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF), which provides education and installer certification for professionals working in the ceramic tile and stone industry will focus on Finished Tile Work education sessions and Certified Tile Installer (CTI) Evaluator Training. CTEF will be sharing booth #4727 with the National Tile Contractors Association […]

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Coverings Show Contributions to CTEF Top $1.5 Million

The Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF), which provides education and installer certification for professionals working in the ceramic tile and stone industry, gratefully accepts $150,000 from Coverings at the 2019 Coverings show in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convention Center. This increases the contributions from Coverings to over $1.5 million. Coverings has been a strong supporter of CTEF’s tile […]

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