CTDA –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– contact CTDA staff at: 630-545-9415 or email: info@ctdahome.org. Tuesday night: happy hour; 2018 Supplier of the Year Stop by CTDA Booth #7832 on Tuesday evening for Happy Hour! Enjoy a special drink from CTDA. The CTDA 2018 Supplier of the Year will be announced Tuesday evening as well. CTDA and its dis- tributor members value the impor- tance of supplier relationships so, annually, CTDA distributor members recognize the supplier who provides the most value to CTDA distributor members and the ceramic tile and stone industry by awarding them The CTDA Supplier of the Year Award. CTDA's distributor members take a survey, rating up to three suppliers each on the following criteria: lead- ership, marketing, training, technol- ogy, communication, policies, and product shipment and support. Past recipients include industry lead- ing companies such as Florida Tile, Crossville, LATICRETE and MAPEI. CTDA member benefits During the show stop by CTDA’s Booth # 7832 to learn about mem- ber benefits and if you aren’t already a member, fill out an application. Applications are also accepted online here: www.ctdahome.org/content/ membership/application.asp. Several benefits are as follows: • Card Connect, a credit card pro- cessing company whose services are available to CTDA members at deeply discounted prices. Companies have seen savings of 10% to more than 50% on credit card processing fees when switch- ing to Card Connect. • Human resources and bene- fits solutions through Insperity. Insperity offers many products and services including: Payroll, Time and Attendance, Recruiting Services, Retirement Services, Financial Services, Performance Management and more. • PartnerShip helps CTDA members save money on every inbound, outbound, small and large ship- ment. PartnerShip not only pro- vides excellent savings to its cli- ents but also provides a complete managed solution for shipping Less Than Load and Full Load shipments. • CTDA members can receive major travel savings through complimen- tary access to MyPlanITraveler, a travel membership site that pro- vides wholesale pricing on hotel stays, vacation resorts, car rentals, cruises and travel activities. • Northwestern Mutual provides insurance and wealth manage- ment to individuals and busi- nesses. Through CTDA's partner- ship with Northwestern Mutual, you have access to Northwestern business professionals who can provide you and your company with a FREE business evaluation. • The CCTS Program for profes- sional ceramic tile salespeople. • CTDA Membership has many additional benefits including access to Educational Webinars, 114 TileLetter | 2018