ONLINE TESTING NOW AVAILABLE
The WCAA is proud to announce the addition of online testing for
both of its Certified Workroom Professional and Certified Window
Treatment Consultant programs.
This new feature will enable participants to take their exams in
their homes or offices and not have to travel to one of the testing
Contact Mark Nortman at the WCAA office [(888) 298-WCAA] to register
or for more information.
NEW INDUSTRY PARTNERS
The WCAA is pleased to announce the newest addition to its growing
list of Industry Partners. Industry Partners support the mission
of the WCAA to make available educational opportunities, to encourage
a code of business ethics and to work for the betterment of the
• Silent Gliss USA, Inc. is an original equipment
manufacturer for window treatment hardware systems specializing in
motorized and curved systems. It features systems for draperies, vertical
blinds, skylights, soft shades, roller shades and moving wall panels.
For additional information, please visit their Web site at www.silentgliss-usa.com
or call (800) 938-7225
DRAPERY YARDAGE FINDER AVAILABLE
The WCAA announces the addition of The Drapery Yardage Finder to
the list of educational and sales aids available to the window coverings
industry. It is an easy-to-use, reliable guide to drapery and pleated
valance yardage. It works with both plain and pattern-repeat fabrics,
estimates for 45-, 48/50- and 54-inch fabrics with three choices
of fullness for each size. It also makes all seam, hem and heading
allowances, so no calculations are necessary.
If you are relatively inexperienced or not confident about yardage
estimating, please call the WCAA at (888) 298-WCAA to order one
The WCAA will hold its annual National Meeting in Baltimore, MD,
on Thursday April 3, 2003, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Sheraton Inner
Harbor. The meeting will be held in conjunction with the International
Window Coverings Expo.
The meeting will feature an update of association activities along
with plenty of time for networking and socializing. This is an excellent
opportunity to meet your National Board of Directors along with
other attendees of the conference. Light appetizers will be provided
along with a cash bar. For additional information, contact Mark
Nortman in the WCAA office.