A Robust Education Experience
With 3X more education, DOMOTEX USA 2020 is the ultimate business-building opportunity for flooring professionals.
DOMOTEX USA Education Sessions offer incredible strategies, insights and networking opportunities to help your flooring business succeed in today’s intensely competitive retail environment. An impressive collection of guest speakers and industry insiders have been assembled to make Education Sessions by DOMOTEX USA a must attend event for anyone in the flooring business.
Whether you buy, sell, make, install or design with flooring, you’ll find focused education to fit your needs in our four dedicated tracks. In 2020, six CEU and four CCU accredited courses will be available, plus peer-to-peer learning and powerful networking at the launch of the DOMOTEX USA Discussion Hub.
2020 Keynote Speakers
Whatever track you’re on, you’ll benefit from the powerful insights our featured speakers have to share with the entire flooring ecosystem. With a finger firmly on the pulse of their respective fields, each delivers a big-picture look at the forces influencing the landscape we operate in—from the political to the economic and beyond—so you’re armed with the information you need to move forward with confidence.
Denise Lee Yohn
Opening Keynote Speaker: Brand Leadership Expert, Business Keynote Speaker, Bestselling Author Denise Lee Yohn, Inc.
Learn the secrets behind building a “rockstar” brand with Denise Lee Yohn, brand leadership expert and bestselling author, through real-world case studies, analyses and interviews featuring leaders of the world’s leading names. Discover what great brands do differently—and how you can use their techniques to your advantage.
Featured Speaker: International Economic Analyst and President
Institute for Trend Research
Alan Beaulieu, International Economic Analyst and President of the Institute for Trend Research takes an optimistic view as he explores the likely impacts of the upcoming election on our economy and the flooring industry specifically to ready your business for the road ahead.
Beaulieu brings to the stage unparalleled economic research and forecasting expertise, and more than 20-years of experience consulting and advising companies throughout the U.S., Europe and Japan on how to thrive through the business cycle.
Featured Speaker: Founder and President, Dionco Inc.
Innovation takes the stage in James Dion’s keynote as the Founder and President of Dionco, Inc. unpacks the critical issue of how retail is evolving and how you can successfully solve the “pace of innovation” to meet customers in the many places they want to do business.
What's Your DOMOTEX?
Here’s just a sample of the education you’ll find on-site:
For Retailers, Wholesalers, Distributors And Merchandisers
Learn how to drive customers to your doorstep, use digital and social media to your advantage and evaluate your website. Hear insights from Jim Augustus Armstrong, industry author and internationally recognized trainer and coach for flooring retailers during “4-Step System to Close More Sales and Command Higher Margins.”
Builder, Contractor and Remodeler Track
For Builders, Contractors, Remodelers and Architects
Reach the next level of success with focused training on finding and retaining qualified flooring installers, identifying the best flooring for the job, growing your business, setting customer expectations, and avoiding costly mistakes. Listen as Attorney Eliot Wagonheim offers business owners and operators essential skills in “Improve Your Contracts, Lower Your Risk and Make More Money.”
Interior Designer Track
For Interior Designers and Architects
Preview the latest trends in floor fashion and performance, learn how to identify the right flooring for your clients’ needs and hone your ability to partner with retailers and contractors. Sign up early to reserve a spot at the return of our popular ticketed session “Design Personified: Turning Trends Into Reality,” moderated by interior design guru Emily Morrow.
Flooring Installer Track
For Flooring Installers
Get advice on a critical issue for retailers, builders, contractors, remodelers and many others in the flooring industry: the availability of qualified flooring installers. Daniel Hicks of INSTALL offers “Solutions to the Labor Crisis, Keys to Reliable Labor Recruiting, Training and Retraining” in a session that covers all the essentials to securing a reliable, professional labor force, from recruiting and retention to training standards and certification.