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 pmPre-convention Wall BuildingCarolina ABC
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Note: Pre-registration was required for all Pre -Convention classes.
7:00 am – 5:00 pmRegistration Desk Open 
8:00 am – 12:00 pmPre-Convention Courses 1 (Optional)Carolina ABC
1:00 pm – 5:00 pmPre-Convention Courses 2 (Optional)Carolina ABC
Friday, September 16, 2016
7:00 am – 5:00 pmRegistration Desk Open 
8:00 am – 8:20 amFirst Timer’s OrientationCarolina ABC
8:30 am – 8:45 amWelcome by Vincent LaRusso, CPCarolina ABC
8:45 am – 9:30 amHanging CeilingsCarolina ABC
9:35 am – 10:00 amQuick Wall RepairsCarolina ABC
10:00 am – 10:15 amAttendee BreakCarolina ABC
10:15 am – 11:15 amThe Movement of Pressure Sensitive WallcoveringsCarolina ABC
11:30 am – 1:00 pmCraftsmanship Awards & Business LuncheonCarolina ABC
1:00 pm – 1:45 pmOpen 
1:45 pm – 2:15 pmEfficiency of Time & MotionCarolina ABC
2:20 pm – 3:05 pmDouble Cutting TechniquesCarolina ABC
3:10 pm – 4:00 pmPainting for Paperhangers / Dry Hanging (Paste the Wall)Carolina ABC
4:00 pm – 4:30 pmFree Time at WallCarolina ABC
5:00 pm – 5:30 pmVendor Product FocusCharlotte ABC
6:00 pm – 9:00 pmVendor ShowcaseCharlotte ABC
Saturday, September 17, 2016
7:00 am – 3:00 pmRegistration Desk Open 
8:00 am – 3:00 pmVendor Tables in Concourse / Hall 
8:00 am – 8:30 amTop Ten SignsCarolina ABC
8:35 am – 10:00 amMarketing YourselfCarolina ABC
10:15 am – 11:30 amLasers – Its BenefitsCarolina ABC
11:30 am – 1:00 pmTailgate Party and LunchOutside
1:00 pm – 1:30 pmEfficiency of Loading and UnloadingCarolina ABC
1:35 pm – 2:20 pmPulling Patterns through Pasting MachinesCarolina ABC
2:35 pm – 3:00 pmCell Phone Use on the Job: Advantages & DisadvantagesCarolina ABC
3:00 pm – 3:45 pmAttendee Break 
3:35 pm – 4:30 pmTable TopsCharlotte ABC
5:00 pm – 10:00 pmNational Awards DinnerCarolina ABC