Special Events

 

Kickstart Event

April 28 | 4:30 - 7:30 pm

“Make it Happen” at our Kick Start session and learn how you can take your business to new heights.  You’ll get news and updates from industry professionals as well as hear from featured speaker, Tim Hoelter.

Tim has had a distinguished 30-year career with Harley-Davidson serving as Harley’s first General Counsel and later as Vice President, Government Affairs. Join Tim for our keynote session, where he gives attendees rare insight into one of the most inspiring comeback stories in American business.

Followed by the Kickstart session join us at the legendary Harley-Davidson Museum located in downtown Milwaukee.  Transportation will be provided to the museum where you will enjoy appetizers, drinks, and live music along with full access to the museum. While at the museum, you will find motorcycles and artifacts that tell the story of the Motor Company’s rich history and an opportunity to network with old and new friends. Transportation will be available to all Expo hotels throughout the evening from the museum.
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Road Rally Session and NWFA Awards Program

April 29 | 10:00 - 11:30 am

Wood Floor of the Year Awards The NWFA Wood Floor of the Year (WFOY) awards were developed to encourage and recognize innovative craftsmanship and design in wood flooring installations. The winners of the 2020 Wood Floor of the Year contest will be announced during the NWFA Awards Ceremony.   

“Make It Happen” Series Join Kayleen McCabe, general contractor, TV host, trades advocate, brand ambassador, and industry pioneer as she MCs the “Make it Happen” Series. NWFA members will share brief, attention-grabbing success stories designed to fuel your creativity and inspire you to “Make it Happen” for your business.


Pub Crawl Happy Hour

April 29 | 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Wood Floor of the Year Awards The NWFA Wood Floor of the Year Grab a drink and network with hardwood floor industry peers on the NWFA Expo Trade Show floor. 

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Distributor & Manufacturer Reception

April 29 | 5:30 - 6:30 pm

Share your story and build new relationship.
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Women's Industry Network Breakfast

April 30 | 8:00 - 9:30 am

Whether they’re on the manufacturing line, installing floors, managing company finances, selling products, marketing, or the CEO; there are many women leading the way in the wood flooring industry. The NWFA is excited to celebrate these women at the Women's Industry Network Breakfast.

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Bikes, Brats & Brews Party

April 30 | 4:00 - 5:30 pm

Join us as we celebrate another successful NWFA Expo. At the Bikes, Brats & Brews Party, we’ll gather to pay tribute to Milwaukee’s strong German heritage with entertainment, appetizers, and beverages that represent the best of what Milwaukee offers its visitors.