FloorTek Expo 2013 Deemed Huge Success

DALTON, Ga. — Sept 24, 2013 — After a four year hiatus, FloorTek Expo came roaring back to the
delight of show organizer American Floorcovering Alliance, exhibitors and attendees — many from
overseas. The three day event serving the floor covering industry professionals netted
approximately 75 exhibitors and 2,000 attendees checking out the latest in machinery and


“I’ve had exhibitors ask me when we were having the show again,” reported Wanda Ellis,
executive director of the AFA. “They were pleased with the steady flow of quality, decision makers
to meet with.”


World famous HGTV designer celebrity Vern Yip kicked-off the FloorTek Expo with a
presentation and photo-op at the VIP Breakfast. Winners of his highly coveted lacquer ware were Ann
Harrell of Propex, Brian Gracon of BRIAN GRACON & ASSOCIATES INC., and Kemp Harr of Floor

Winners of the 2014 Daytona 500 race package getaways were Mike Robinson of Bayer Material,
Steve Charron of Lang Ligon & Company, Inc., and Terrance Redington of Practix MFG.-U.S.A.


“We are certainly planning to have FloorTek Expo again,” commented Ms. Ellis. “Next up is our
annual AFA members meeting and then off to Europe and China to support our AFA member manufacturers
as they exhibit at Domotex.”


One of the many floor covering machines on display at FloorTek Expo


A demonstration by Henderson at FloorTek Expo


Braxton Vick’s seminar at FloorTek Expo


Vern Yip with the Card Monroe Group at FloorTek Expo


Ann Harrell of Propex won lacquerware designed by Vern Yip


Vern Yip presents Brian Gracon with his lacquerware at the VIP Breakfast

Posted September 24, 2013

Source: American Floorcovering Alliance