Past Events

Past Events

Technical Training


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 Estimating Course with John Namba

You do not want to miss this comprehensive two day estimating training from Industry Expert John Namba on December 6th & 7th.   This is a valuable hands on training for both estimators and sales people.  There is not a person in your organization that will not benefit from this training.

Click here for Registration and Payment Options

Estimating Course - 2017

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Lunchtime Call Series

A free monthly resource for our members


OSHA’s Crystalline Silica Rule

Many questions are now starting to emerge concerning OSHA’s released updated rules regarding silica in the workplace with implementation for contractors in 2017.  The rules include two standards, one for general industry and a second for the construction industry.   These new rules manage exposure of respirable silica in the workplace and include establishment of an exposure action level for compliance and reduction of the Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL).

Mapei will be joining us to discuss these regulations and the impact to our members.

Mark your calendar for Thursday, September 21st at 11:00am.  This will be a call in event, so you can attend from the comfort of your office!

Conference Number:  866-415-4341

Conference Code:  9112068859

Everyone who RSVP’s and attends will be in put in a drawing for a $25.00 Mapei coupon


Your Small Business & Today’s Government

The Association will be hosting a one hour  discussion and presentation from local floor covering dealer, former Association President, and more importantly current Maryland Delegate Chris Adams.  This will be your opportunity to hear about challenges facing your business in regards to today’s government from local government officials.

Mark your calendar for Thursday, October 19th at 11:00am.

Conference Number:  866-415-4341

Conference Code:  9112068859

Reservations requested but not required

2017 Annual Golf Outing

2017 Golf Outing Outstanding Success

Last week, the Association hosted the Annual Golf Outing.  We had 100 attendees come out and join us at Whiskey Creek Golf Club outside of Frederick, Maryland for our most successful outing yet!  The success of this event was assured by our sponsors:



J.J. Haines

Emser Tile


  Ardex ♦ CB Flooring

Daltile ♦ Fishman Flooring Solutions

Floors, Etc ♦ Hockstein

Mapei ♦ Mohawk Industries

Spartan Surfaces ♦ Stanley Stephens

Value Carpet One


Elias Wilf ♦ Mannington

Hole Sponsors

Carpet Consultants ♦ Horizon Forest Products


Promotional Items

Golf Balls – Carpenter Company

Drink Koozies – Spectrum USA

Your Support is Greatly Appreciated

Tournament Winners

1st Place – Emser Tile Group

Jim Darr * Bill Curcio * Mike Hall * Connor O’Maille

2nd Place – Carpenter Company Group

Michael Robinson * John Breeden * Chris Arch * Jerry Hehring

3rd Place – Shaw Industries Group

Andy Beckworth * Ted Anderson * Jim Knisley * Evre Verres

Men’s Long Drive – Connor O’Maille

Women’s Long Drive – Marleen Stookey

Men’s Closet to the Pin – Chris Arch

Women’s Closet to the Pin – Donna Windisch

Men’s Putting Contest – Wayson Murray

Women’s Putting Contest – Lauren Andrews

50/50 Raffle worth $740 – Mike Robinson

Mike graciously donated a portion of his winnings back to the Association

If you were unable to attend this outing, we hope you can attend this event next year!


2017 Sales Training With Lisbeth Calandrino

The Association was excited to offer this dynamic sales training with nationally known industry expert Lisbeth Calandrino.  Check out her website at  Thanks to J.J. Haines for providing a meeting place and lunch for all our participants.  Our Association is looking having this sales training again next year.  Do you have a topic that Lisbeth should cover?  Drop us a line at


Sales Training with Lisbeth was fantastic! She is knowledgeable of the industry as well as super passionate and motivational. Her personal life experiences and stories on relationship building were memorable, which is always a great way to learn. I have attended a lot of training classes and always come away with something new to try. Lisbeth gave me many tools to influence my current and future customers! I would highly recommend this class to anyone who wants to grow and learn.

Stephanie B

Sales and Design Consultant

The Vertical Connection Carpet One



2016 Annual Dinner

Once again, Our Annual Dinner was a great success.  Close to 150 attendees enjoyed a festive gathering with their industry peers.  Brooks Robinson entertained us with stories of his exploits with the Orioles.  We greatly appreciated everyone who attended and our sponsors that made the evening possible.  See you next year!



















  2016 Golf Outing

All our sponsors are crucial to the success of our events.  Thank you again to all who participated!  

St. Andrews
Roesel-Heck Company
J.J. Haines
Spartan Surfaces ♦ Daltile
CB Flooring ♦ Hockstein’s
Elias Wilf ♦ Mannington
Mohawk ♦ Value Carpet One 
Pebble Beach
Mapei ♦ Fishman Flooring Solutions ♦ Ardex
Beverage Cart:
Elias Wilf ♦ Mannington
Hole Sponsorship:
Capital Carpets

Beverage Cart Sponsor:

Elias Wilf ♦ Mannington
Promotional Items:
Carpenter Company – Golf Balls
Community Insurance – Raffle Prize


2015 Annual Dinner

Our 2015  Annual Dinner was our best event yet.  Over 100 attendees came out to the beautiful Center Club in downtown Baltimore to hear Buck Showalter speak and take questions.  The Association would like to thank all who attended, and all our sponsors that contributed to such a great event!



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