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Coverings 2016 seeks Rock Star nominations

Alexandria, Va.—Coverings 2016 is seeking nominations for its next iteration of Screen Shot 2015-11-11 at 9.43.32 AMCoverings Rock Stars- An Emerging Leaders Program, which honors the best and the brightest young professionals in the tile and stone industry. A panel of industry professionals will determine the 2016 cohort. Each winner is selected based on the individual’s contributions to the tile and stone industry, as well as previous industry recognition.

Now in its second year, Coverings Rock Stars will be celebrated during a series of special events at Coverings 2016, being held April 18-21 in Chicago.

“The tile and stone industry is brimming with extraordinary talent in every professional segment,” said Alena Capra, Coverings industry ambassador. “These are the young visionaries and vanguards that are continually raising the bar with innovative ideas, developments and practices.”

Rock Star nominees must be 35 or younger and must be currently employed by or as an architect, designer, distributor, retailer, contractor, installer, fabricator, specifier, trade association or manufacturer in the tile or stone industry.

The selected Rock Stars will each receive a one-night hotel stay in Chicago to attend Coverings, and will be recognized at the CID Awards & Opening Night Celebration on April 18. Along with their nominators, the Rock Stars will also be honored at the Awards Breakfast on April 19.

To nominate a qualified individual or to nominate yourself complete a submission form at All nominations must be received by Jan. 18.