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TISE 2018 call for presentations deadline approaches

Screen Shot 2017-03-06 at 3.06.41 PMDallas—The deadline for The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES I StonExpo/Marmomac I TileExpo call for presentations is March 24. This invitation is extended globally for experienced professionals to present at the largest floor covering, stone and tile event in North America. Interested presenters should submit their concepts before the deadline.

TISE is seeking committed speakers who are experts in their field with great concept ideas and who want to share their knowledge in an active setting during the event. Submitted proposals should be collaborative and provide an interactive learning environment across a variety of disciplines to discuss, debate and nurture the sharing of ideas.

“Attendees are seeking more engagement, in-depth, and practical programs from TISE education each year,” said Carol Wilkins, senior conference manager. “We are looking for presentations that cover all our key categories and increases audience engagement; before, during and even after the event. The evaluation results reflect that growing demand, and our aim is to continually build more engagement into our program.”

The primary audience of the education program includes retailers, distributors, designers, architects, installers, contractors, fabricators and other industry professionals. TISE is seeking and building sessions focused on targeted educational tracks that speak to these audience segments for both the residential and commercial sector and that cover a wide range of topics from trends, forecasting, business and marketing to expanding technical skills and proficiency.

Interested parties should complete the call for presentations survey on the show website. An industry advisory planning committee will assist in the proposal selections. For any additional questions, contact Wilkins at or call 972-536-6320.