Patti Fasan, founder of Professional Attention to Tile Installation (p.a.t.t.i.) will be honored with the NTCA Joe A. Tarver Cornerstone Award, Wednesday, March 16 at 5:30 p.m., following the TileLetterawards ceremony in room 501 at the Venetian.
Patti is a skilled communicator and educator, who delivers entertaining, informative, passionate presentations to all segments of the industry. Patti has lectured in Europe, United States, Australia and Canada.
Tarver himself will present the award to Patti during the ceremonies. She is the first woman to receive this honor.
Patti Fasan’s internationally-renowned training and consulting firm (www.patti-tile.com) specializes in all facets of ceramic tile and stone. With over 25 years of technical research, purchasing, specifying, sales and project experience combined with certification by the Ceramic Tile Institute of America (CTIOA), each seminar is developed to improve the knowledge base and expertise of building, design and floor-covering professionals. The firm is a registered education provider with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and has offered accredited sessions for the past six years at the AIA National Convention. Qualicer (The World Congress on Ceramic Tile Quality) has featured and published four of the company’s research papers. In 2009 NCIDQ approved and registered a full day workshop given by the company. ASID course #1301: “Design Expertise with Ceramic Tile” offers .5 CEU credits to all core Interior Design members.
Patti holds several professional memberships, including associate membership in the Terrazzo, Tile & Marble Association of Canada and is a board member of The Ceramic Tile Education Foundation. In addition to articles inAward MagazineandTILE Magazineamong other publications, she has made personal appearances at Tile Doctor, Tileman, Horizons, Design Y.C., NeoCon NY, AIA, KBIS, WFCA, CTDA, NTCA, NKBA, NAFCD, CSC, TCAA, IMI, CEVISAMA, Surfaces, Coverings, and the FF Tile & Stone Conference, Australia.
Patti also brings her passion, experience, expertise and vision to her work as a consultant with her long time client Tile of Spain.