2017 VDTA Convention


Floor Care & Central Vac Professional

November 2017

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Every Issue
Letter from the Editor
Thank You Members
Recognizing Our Associate Members
Remember When

Booming Business in Port Charlotte with Suncoast Vacuum
Cover Story: Robotic Vacuums to Play Central Role in the Future Smart Home
Ideas for Small Business Saturday, Tonya Tienter
5 Signs Your Heating System is Failing
"Give Your Mattress Handles", A Phrase for Remembering to Go the Extra Mile
How Will You Merchandise for the Holidays?

Industry News
SBA Rolls Out New Lender Match Tool to Connect Small Businesses and Lenders
National Retail Federation Forecasts Holiday Sales to Increase Between 3.6 and 4 Percent
Magnificent View in Niagara Falls and Overwhelming Hospitality from Canadian Dealers
DVC Is Back At Essco!
Dur-A-Flex Announces Leed V4 Compliant Products for its Major Flooring Systems

One Bad Apple, Barnhardt
Don't Listen So You Can Talk, Listen So You Can Learn, Tschohl
Remove the Obstructions, Billy Stoll Jr.
Collecting Dust, Gasko
What is the Key that Unlocks the Sale?, Gitomer
Insight from the Workbench, Himebaugh
Flashback Feature: Best Business Practices:Business Tune-Up: Merchandising 101, Dave Schenk
What is Your Emergency Plan?, Okel
Use This Move to Fuel Greater Resilience, Russ

2018 Convention
*Early-bird specials* Register for the 2018 VDTA•SDTA Trade Show & Convention
2018 Keynote Announcement
Hotel Information
Charity Fun Night

Dealer of the Month form
Postcard Order form
Become a VDTA Member


Reprinted from Floor Care & Central Vac Professional & SQE Professional, November 2017