Flooring Industry Association Links


WFCA - World Floor Covering Association

The purpose of the World Covering Association is to ensure the success and profitability of professional floor covering dealers and to protect their common interests.


NWFA - National Wood Flooring Association

The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) is an international not-for-profit trade association representing all segments of the hardwood flooring industry, including manufacturers, distributors, retailers, installers, importers/exporters, inspectors, and consultants.


CRI - The Carpet and Rug Institute

The Carpet and Rug Institute actively monitors and engages on issues related to the carpet industry through integrated communications, government relations and advocacy, regulatory systems participation, research funding, and standards development.


CFI - International certified flooring installers

CFI is about installers helping installers rise to a level of professional skills and integrity that will bring the maximum beneficial impact to the floor covering industry, the floor covering installation profession, and to customers who care about the quality of the investment in their floors. 

The programs designed to execute our mission include one and two-day events for the installation professional as well as one, two and five-week courses for those looking to start their installation career or add a new flooring to their repertoire.


NAFCD - North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors

The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD) was organized to foster trade and commerce for those having a business, financial or professional interest as wholesale distributors or suppliers of floor coverings and allied products.

As an organization, NAFCD is dedicated to representing its members through involvement and providing quality education through its development programs and conferences.


IICRC - Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification

The IICRC is the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification, a non-profit organization for the cleaning and restoration industry.

The mission of the IICRC is to establish and advance globally recognized standards and certifications for the inspection, cleaning, restoration and installation industries.


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