2020 Regional Training Programs
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All Day Regional Training Programs 

Standards based installation of Gauged Porcelain Tile and Gauged Porcelain Tile Panels/Slabs / Open to Anyone

Attendees will learn the new tile industry standards and methods for installing Gauged Porcelain Tile and Panels. Learn how it is made, where it can be used and the special tools, setting materials and techniques required to install it. 

These items will be covered:
•Use of ANSI A108.19 to install Gauged Porcelain Tile and Panels
•Use of specialty tools and setting materials to install GPTP
•Use of best practices, methods and techniques to ensure a successful GPTP Installation
•Working with a team to install GPTP

Substrate Preparation and Large Format Tile / Member Only

Attendees will learn how use the ANSI A108 standards and TCNA Handbook to address real world challenges in hands on installations focusing on substrate examination and preparation for setting large format tile.

These items will be covered:
•ANSI standards and how to apply them 
•How to use the TCNA Handbook 
•Different substrates and standards that apply to them 
•Substrate preparation 
•Setting large format tile 


20 Spots available
per Course


deposit upon completion*


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2020 Regional Schedule
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February         March         April
February 5th - Mapei/
San Bernardino, CA

February 27th - CBP/
Santa Fe Springs, CA

March 4th - Ardex Academy
Stockton, CA-

March 19th - United Tile/
Portland, OR-cancelled

          None in April
 May         June         July

May 6th - BPI-
Houston, TX

May 11th - Interceramic/
San Antonio, TX
Member Only Program

May 15th - BPI-
Austin, TX

May 20th - CBP/
Irving, TX



June 5th - Design Works/
Jacksonville, FL

June 10th - Design Works/
Naples, FL

June 15th - Design Works/
Sarasota, FL

June 18th - Bostik/
Wauwatosa, WI

June 24th - Mapei/
West Chicago, IL

June 25th - Mapei/
West Chicago, IL


July 1st - Virginia Tile/
Brooklyn Heights, OH

July 24th - Garden State/
Philadelphia, PApostponed

July 29th - Mapei/
Logan Township, NJpostponed

August         September         Nov./December

August 5th - LATICRETE/
Bethany, CT

August 7th - Dalene Flooring
South Windsor, CT
Member Only Program

August 27th - Gramaco-postponed
Savage, MD

August 31st - Conestoga Tile
Linthicum Heights, MD
Member Only Program


Sept. 3rd - Mosaic Tile/-
Alexandria, VA

Sept. 25th - Mosaic Tile/-
Raleigh, NC

Sept. 30th - Garden State Tile-
Charleston, SC


Nov. 12th - DW Sanders/
Marietta, GA

Member Only Program-postponed

Nov. 18th - American Won
Lebanon, TN
Member Only Program-postponed

Nov. 20th - Louisville Tile/
Louisville, KY-postponed

Dec. 10th - Beno J. Gundlach
Belleville, IL
Member Only Program-postponed

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Only 20 spots available per course. All no-shows and/or cancellations forfeit their $50 registration deposit (*cancellations can be no later than 72 hours of the scheduled event.)