Wallcovering Installers Association
PO Box 1166
Lebanon, OH 45036
800.254.6477

2016 Convention Schedule

Tues. & Wed., September 13-14, 2016
8:00 am – 8:00 pm Pre-convention Wall Building Carolina ABC
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Note: Pre-registration was required for all Pre -Convention classes.
7:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration Desk Open  
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Pre-Convention Courses 1 (Optional) Carolina ABC
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Pre-Convention Courses 2 (Optional) Carolina ABC
Friday, September 16, 2016
7:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration Desk Open  
8:00 am – 8:20 am First Timer’s Orientation Carolina ABC
8:30 am – 8:45 am Welcome by Vincent LaRusso, CP Carolina ABC
8:45 am – 9:30 am Hanging Ceilings Carolina ABC
9:35 am – 10:00 am Quick Wall Repairs Carolina ABC
10:00 am – 10:15 am Attendee Break Carolina ABC
10:15 am – 11:15 am The Movement of Pressure Sensitive Wallcoverings Carolina ABC
11:30 am – 1:00 pm Craftsmanship Awards & Business Luncheon Carolina ABC
1:00 pm – 1:45 pm Open  
1:45 pm – 2:15 pm Efficiency of Time & Motion Carolina ABC
2:20 pm – 3:05 pm Double Cutting Techniques Carolina ABC
3:10 pm – 4:00 pm Painting for Paperhangers / Dry Hanging (Paste the Wall) Carolina ABC
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Free Time at Wall Carolina ABC
5:00 pm – 5:30 pm Vendor Product Focus Charlotte ABC
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Vendor Showcase Charlotte ABC
Saturday, September 17, 2016
7:00 am – 3:00 pm Registration Desk Open  
8:00 am – 3:00 pm Vendor Tables in Concourse / Hall  
8:00 am – 8:30 am Top Ten Signs Carolina ABC
8:35 am – 10:00 am Marketing Yourself Carolina ABC
10:15 am – 11:30 am Lasers – Its Benefits Carolina ABC
11:30 am – 1:00 pm Tailgate Party and Lunch Outside
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Efficiency of Loading and Unloading Carolina ABC
1:35 pm – 2:20 pm Pulling Patterns through Pasting Machines Carolina ABC
2:35 pm – 3:00 pm Cell Phone Use on the Job: Advantages & Disadvantages Carolina ABC
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Attendee Break  
3:35 pm – 4:30 pm Table Tops Charlotte ABC
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm National Awards Dinner Carolina ABC