- THE MAGAZINE
The Association of Rug Care Specialists (ARCS) will begin offering memberships to individuals and companies in several allied industry categories beginning July 1, 2012.
The University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences and four leading trade associations in the flooring industry have established the Partnership for Executive Development and Business Growth, a customized program designed to provide participants with an opportunity to study the essentials of business management and develop new skills and strategies to grow their businesses, according to a press release.
The University of Pennsylvania’s School of Arts and Sciences and four leading flooring trade associations have finalized the curriculum and established dates for the customized learning program that is the basis of “The Institute for Leadership and Business Growth,” according to a press release.
Education has been a fundamental mission of flooring industry trade associations for decades. Most have had great success improving the technical skills of their members and keeping them abreast of the latest advances in flooring technology.
The Board of Directors of the Restoration Industry Association (RIA) has voted to transfer ownership and administration of its Certified Fabric Specialist certification program to the Association of Rug Care Specialists (ARCS) effective January 21, 2013, according to a press release.
ARCS members will meet in Durham, North Carolina from May 2-4, 2013 to address “Business Trends and Bends in the Road Ahead,” according to a press release from ARCS president Bill Foulds.
The RIA Board of Directors has voted to transfer ownership and administration of its Certified Fabric Specialist certification program to the ARCS.
See all the sights from Clearwater Beach for the inaugural Experience Conference and Exhibition, held from April 17-20, 2013.