SIXTH ANNUAL AWARD CEREMONY
The WCAA's Sixth Annual Award Ceremony will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday, April 15, 2000, at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD.
This year's keynote on success strategies will be presented by Kathy Goodenbour. Take your life to the highest level imaginable by implementing the ideas you will learn in this session. Pursue personal excellence by learning practical solutions that work in real life. Come prepared to be re-invigorated about your chosen profession. Learn hard-hitting ideas that will make a difference in your business. Stretch yourself beyond your comfort zone to become the successful professional you were made to be.
Tickets for the session will be $45 in advance or $55 at the door. Seating is limited, pre-registration is recommended by calling (888) 298-9222. Sponsored by The Blind Maker.
NEW BOARD MEMBERS
The WCAA board of directors has elected new regional board members for 2000. The new directors are: Beth Hodges, South Region director; Pat Reese, West Central Region director; and Ethel Mahon, director at-large.
All new directors will be installed at the April 15, 2000, board meeting in Baltimore, MD.
As the most comprehensive, single educational program in the industry, the Certified Window Treatment Consultant Program requires a minimum of six weeks self-study in preparation for the examination, so don't miss out by being too late. When you register for the program, you are immediately sent the study materials-so don't wait until the last minute.
Listed below are the upcoming testing locations and dates. Contact Mark Nortman at the WCAA office ( 298-9222) to register or for more information.
• April 14, 2000, Baltimore, MD
• May 13, 2000, Kalamazoo, MI
• June 10, 2000, Austin, TX
• August 19, 2000, St. Louis, MO
• August 26, 2000, Asheville, NC
• October 14, 2000, Providence, RI
The Window Coverings Association of America (WCAA) is the only national non-profit trade association dedicated to the retail window coverings industry and to the dealers, decorators, designers and workrooms who are its members. For more information on becoming a member and member benefits, contact Mark Nortman, executive director, 2339 Meadow Park Court, Maryland Heights, MO 63043; (888) 298-9222; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; www.wcaa.org.