ONLINE TESTING NOW AVAILABLE
The WCAA is proud to announce the addition of online testing to both
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 sites.
Contact Mark Nortman at the WCAA office [(888) 298-WCAA] to register
or for more information.
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
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 to order one today.
The WCAA will hold its annual National Meeting from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday
April 3 at the Sheraton Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD. 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.
NEW INDUSTRY PARTNER
The WCAA is pleased to announce the newest additions 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 industry.
• Award Fabrics is a second-generation family owned business
just north of Atlanta, GA. It supplies to the trade an excellent selection
of fabrics, trimmings and drapery hardware. The company’s Web
shows the complete line of trims and hardware and the fabrics that
are currently being sampled. Memo samples are available at no charge
if returned within 30 days.