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More exhibitors, education in store for Wood Expo

HGTV’s “Cousins on Call” stars John Colaneri, left, and Anthony Carrino will address wood trends when they host the Expo’s Award Luncheon.

By Matthew Spieler

Volume 26/Number 22; March 18/25, 2013

St. Louis—Anyone wondering whether the wood flooring industry is recovering from the recession needn’t look any further than the upcoming Wood Floor Expo by the National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA). Set for April 2 to 5 in Dallas, the show is projected to have more exhibitors, more attendees and more educational opportunities than years past.

Last year’s Expo was recognized as one of the 50 fastest-growing shows in 2012 by Trade Show Executive (TSE), qualifying in all three categories—Net Square Feet of Exhibit Space, Number of Exhibiting Companies and Total Attendance. Continue reading More exhibitors, education in store for Wood Expo

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MIA CEU program adds new course for architects

ClevelandThe Marble Institute of America is proud to announce that the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has approved “Natural Stone Tile: An Overview” as a CEU course available to MIA members who are part of the MIA’s CEU Program. The MIA CEU Program helps participating MIA members connect with architects and design professionals by certifying them as approved providers of CEU courses. The MIA works to register these courses with the AIA and IDCEC (a consortium of interior design associations). “Natural Stone Tile: An Overview” is the 12th such course to be recognized. Continue reading MIA CEU program adds new course for architects

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Roger Milliken receives award posthumously

Spartanburg, S.C.On Saturday, Sept. 22, the South Atlantic region of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) presented its inaugural Roger Milliken, Honorary AIA Legacy Award posthumously to former Milliken CEO, Roger Milliken. AIA plans to honor impactful leaders within its client community with this award every three years at the AIA South Atlantic Region (SAR) conference. This association award is presented to those who use architectural services and believe good design matters. Continue reading Roger Milliken receives award posthumously

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Nora launches Revit materials library for 3D projects

Salem, N.H.– Designed to help architects and designers create more detailed, accurate renderings, the new Autodesk Revit Architecture materials library from nora systems makes it possible to incorporate nora flooring into their 3D designs.

“Our new Revit flooring library allows designers to insert nora flooring into their designs to bring their vision to life long before installation happens,” explained Amy Bostock, manager, marketing and creative services, nora North America. “In developing this resource, we worked together with architects and designers to ensure that it would address their needs and help them achieve the details in their projects that make them feel comfortable and prepared.” Continue reading Nora launches Revit materials library for 3D projects