Flooring Industry Partners
We’re proud to be affiliated with a number of influential flooring industry associations. In partnership with these organizations we represent the voice of the independent commercial flooring contractor, helping to shape the future of the flooring industry.
American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers (AAHID)
AAHID is a certification program for interior designers in the U.S. and Canada who specialize in healthcare – including acute care, ambulatory care, and residential care facility design.
Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE)
The mission of CARE is to advance market-based solutions that increase landfill diversion and recycling of post-consumer carpet, encourage design for recyclability and meet meaningful goals.
The International Certified Floorcovering Installers (CFI)
The International Certified Floorcovering Installers Association is an organization of flooring professionals whose purpose is to identify, train and certify flooring installers according to skill and knowledge and to provide the industry with educational programs that enhance the ultimate goal of customer satisfaction.
The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI)
CRI’s purpose is to educate consumers, commercial stakeholders and the industry about carpet and rugs. CRI initiatives help protect air quality, carpet’s lifespan and cleaning based on fact and science.
The Floor Covering Installation Contractors Association (FCICA)
FCICA is an international association organized to provide a unique network for problem solving, education and support, to enhance contractors’ businesses and the flooring industry.
Floor Covering Industry Foundation (FCIF)
FCIF is dedicated to financially assisting those who are or have been affiliated with the floor covering industry who experience illnesses, severe disabilities, or other life-altering hardships.
Health Care Institute – An IFMA Alliance Partner (HCI)
HCI’s mission is to holistically enhance the skills of facility management professionals within the health care industry and to further the profession overall.
The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC)
The IICRC is the leading independent, non-profit certification and standard-setting body within the cleaning, inspection, and restoration industry.
National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA)
The NCBA is the trade association for cooperative businesses in the United States and an international development organization. NCBA CLUSA provides cross-sector advocacy, education and technical assistance that helps cooperative businesses thrive.
National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA)
NTCA is the premier association for ceramic tile and natural stone installation contractors. The NTCA works closely with other industry leaders to develop and maintain installation standards, and to promote qualified labor.
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is committed to transforming the way our buildings are designed, constructed and operated through LEED — the top third-party verification system for sustainable structures around the world.
World Floor Covering Association (WFCA)
The WFCA is the floor covering industry’s largest advocacy organization representing specialty floor covering retailers, cleaners, installers, manufacturers and distributors from around the globe.