Our Affiliates

KITE works closely with some of the world’s most recognized trade bodies, industry associations and educational institutions and vocational schools.

The International Certified Flooring Installers Association

The International Certified Flooring Installers Association, Inc. (CFI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving flooring installation in the residential and commercial fields through training and certification. Since 1993, CFI has been recognized as one of the flooring industry’s most prestigious and beneficial platforms for not only flooring installers, but flooring professionals worldwide.

CFI provides educational resources for the flooring community, such as hands-on training in all recognized installation applications. CFI supports the professional development of the flooring industry by hosting training for installers at all levels, certifications for those looking to continue education, and seminars for flooring associates. CFI is committed to revolutionize, encourage and benefit the people of the flooring industry.

International Textile Flooring Academy

ITF Academy is the new international establishment for the study of all aspects of the carpet and rug manufacturing, marketing, installation, aftercare and recycling industries, through the provision of advanced education, training and consultancy services.

The Academy has been set up by a group of long-standing textile flooring industry professionals with a wealth of practical knowledge and experience between them and who are dedicated to sharing their expertise.

The University of South Asia

Founded in 1988, the University of South Asia is a private University located in the heart of Punjab, Lahore. USA’s diverse curricular offerings provide wide-ranging opportunities for interdisciplinary study and collaboration with passionate researchers and practitioners in highly advanced learning environment.

Waltham International College

Waltham International College is an alternative provider of further (FE) and higher education (HE) programmes, situated in Barking. WIC (founded in 2010) provides both real-life vocational education and academic study courses for students aged 19+.The college also offers fully funded programmes and apprenticeships programmes. We integrate the talents of our students with their personal visions and aspirations to support them in becoming the authors of their own success.

Yunus Center at the Asian Institute of Technology

Established in 2009 as a joint venture between Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus and the Asian Institute of Technology, the Yunus Center AIT promotes the idea of Social Business, pioneered by Professor Yunus, which aims to create businesses to solve social problems. Yunus Social Businesses are spread in over 30 countries, offering goods and services in banking, education, healthcare, infrastructure, automotive, communications, mobile technologies, and food & nutrition. The Yunus Centers network spans 84 leading universities all over the globe.