The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA), in conjunction with Daltile, will offer a free tile installation symposium Oct. 6 in Cherry Hill, N.J.

This is a three-hour tile and stone installation training opportunity that is free to the trades.  There will be refreshments and networking from 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. The training program begins at 5:30 p.m. and lasts until 8:30 p.m. and includes time for specific questions and answers.  The topics covered included updates to the 2011 TCA Handbook, and also will include one of the following; membranes, large format tile, use of backer board, installation of glass mosaic tile, and shower installation/water management.

The event will be held at 2030 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill, N.J. For more information, contact John Huff at (856) 489-3335; e-mail:      john.huff@daltile.com.