The Flooring Contractors Association (FCICA)

THE FLOORING CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION (FCICA) CONNECTING AND EDUCATING AN INDUSTRY T he flooring installation industry is an important niche in the construction sector. It is also a skilled one, deserving of an association that brings its members together through networking and specialized education and product understanding. The Flooring Contractors Association (FCICA) is that organization. FCICA is officially called the Floor Covering Installation Contractors Association, but the industry knows it by its tagline: ‘The Flooring Contractors Association’. The non-profit professional trade association is about 280 members strong, comprising contractors and associate members, with the latter made up of manufacturers and distributors. The organization also has a consultant membership level. The FCICA was formed in 1982 and will be celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2022. With its headquarters based in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, the association’s primary mandate is to be the resource for premier commercial flooring contractors, with a principal focus on providing technical education and business support that members may need. According to Catherine Church, Executive Director of the FCICA, a major advantage