Training & Education

If you want to grow your business, increase its profitability and stay on the cutting edge of new industry development, ongoing education and training are a must.

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January 2019 Publisher’s Letter

As we kick off Concrete Decor’s 19th year, we are busily preparing to host our third annual Decorative Concrete LIVE! at the 2019 World of Concrete in Las Vegas. At this event’s inception, we were challenged to find ways to include exhibitors in all aspects of the concrete industry. Now its success has led to a new event inside the WOC pavilion at The Buildings Show in Toronto called Concrete Decor LIVE!

Cindee Lundin and attendees of the Concrete Decor Show 2017 working on an art installation at Innisbrook Resort

Concrete Decor Show Leaves Lasting Marks on Florida Resort

The resort was buzzing with people talking about the improvements that were transforming the grounds and some of the facilities on the resort. From pools and walkways to countertops and floors, projects were conducted by seasoned professionals and completed by novices and decorative concrete veterans alike.

Concrete Countertop Company Offers Valuable, Intensive Training

Countertops were the name of the game at a recent workshop sponsored by the Institute for American Craftsmanship in Eugene, Oregon. Offering its participants valuable experience in making precast and cast-in-place countertops, decorative concrete tiles and even concrete stools.

A made over staff area in the Phoenix Children's Museum

Show Trainers and Attendees Transform Phoenix Children’s Museum

When the 2010 Concrete Decor Show was over, it left something behind — beautiful and entertaining artwork at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix. The koi pond mural and Sky Landing balcony are just a few of the exciting new features on which children are playing, thanks to artisans and exhibitors who donated time, materials and creativity.

Six Steps to the Perfect Concrete Countertop Workshop

Countertop artisans have many considerations to weigh while setting up their fabrication shops – location, size, work flow and equipment, to name a few. And they all have the same goals in mind: to create quality products and run a successful business. Experts from across the country have plenty of advice on how to achieve these goals.