Thursday, September 20, 2018 -  Begins at 4:00 p.m.

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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La Cantera Resort & Spa 
16641 La Cantera Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78256

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World Floor Covering Association 

World Floor Covering Association

Empower2018 Educational Conference

 September 20 & 21, 2018

San Antonio, TX 


Please join us for this unique event featuring sessions that will provide you with the education and peer-to-peer connections that empower you to be successful. Featured sessions are focused on improving your business, round-table discussions with your peers, and networking at the beautiful La Cantera Resort in San Antonio, TX. Don't miss this opportunity!

Speakers and Sessions include:

WFCA Members - Sign up today and utilize your trade scholarship funds for 100% of registration fee to attend this event. The trade scholarship funds can not be used towards flights, hotel, or food/beverage. If you are utilizing WFCA Trade Scholarship, please fill out the WFCA Trade Scholarship application. Email completed application to samos@wfca.org.

Event registration fee - $199 per person

Bring additional staff for only $99 per person

If you're traveling and require hotel reservations, rooms are available at a discounted rate of $219.00 per night, plus tax.

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Thursday, September 20th 

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Welcome w/Scott Humphrey, CEO, WFCA &  Tom Jennings, VP of Professional Development

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Keynote Session w/ Steve Hillis on Empowering Your Team

6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Welcome Reception

7:00 p.m. Dinner

Friday, September 21st 

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Next Steps in Building Your Business for the Future w/ Steve Abernathy, WFCA CFO

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Enhancing Your Communications w/ Steve Hillis

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. The Way to Wealth w/ Jon Newman

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Sexual Harassment Prevention w/ Debra Trueman

2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Why Industry Certification Matters Roundtable Discussion - Moderator: Robert Varden

3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Managing Online Reviews Roundtable Discussion -Moderators: Jon Newman & Sam O’Krent

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