Dallas–The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES I StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas I TileExpo, North America’s largest floor covering, stone and tile industry event, has now opened attendee online registration for the 2017 event. Industry professionals are encouraged to register early for the first pick of events, experiences, and education sessions, as space is limited for many options.
Surfaces will be held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center Wednesday, Jan. 18 through Friday, Jan. 20, with education starting on Tuesday, Jan. 17. For hours, tickets and additional event information, visit TISEwest.com.
With a few short months to go, the TISE exhibit hall is nearly sold out, setting the stage for the 2017 exhibit hall to be the biggest and most engaging event space yet. Products and services are represented from just about all corners of the globe from upwards of 700 exhibitors spanning more than 400,000 square feet.
Surfaces will feature the latest floor covering products, tools, trends, services and technologies. A few exhibitors to note this year in the Surfaces event are the return of the Mohawk brands, Couristan, Mannington, Armstrong, Dream Weaver Carpet, Tarkett and many others.
Featuring specialty stone and machinery areas with exhibitions of stone and stone supplies from seven countries, plus stone tools, equipment, services and demonstrations from leading manufacturers and associations, StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas is the stone event for stone industry professionals.
Leading tile manufacturers and suppliers will be on display in TileExpo offering attendees products from artisan to ceramic, decorative to glass and beyond. Attendees can meet with representatives from Emser Tile, Daltile, Marazzi, American Olean, Eleganza Tile, Crossville, and Bedrosians.
On the floor, attendees can participate and experience stone cutting displays, all types of surface material installations and techniques, participate in digital marketing consultations, and all while working directly with experts who can answer specific questions to solve and offer business solutions. Show features such as the Installation Showcase, the Social Media Learning Lab, The Cage, The Trends Hub, Tool Alley, as well as, in-booth exhibitor demonstrations are just a few of these offerings at TISE 2017.
Off the floor is a suite of education in the IGNITE Education Program and bonus education opportunities from key association and industry partners. The IGNITE Education Program is constructed in partnership with a high-profile, targeted industry group to produce 55 sessions of the most engaging, hot topic and inspiring information, all instructor led by over 100 experts in their fields. Defined into easy to search career tracks, the IGNITE program is a must-attend for any industry professional. See online a full listing of the IGNITE, Certifications and Bonus Education offerings at TISE 2017.
With over 25 million monthly visitors, Houzz offers homeowners inspiration, advice, and connections to pros who can turn their dreams into reality. As a leading platform for home remodeling and design, Houzz will bring their unique industry perspectives and curated information into multiple education opportunities at TISE.
The Retailer Experience is a specialty experience hand-crafted just for retailers. This event, spanning across the three days of TISE, is an all-access pass to everything retail. The package includes an exhibit hall pass, plus the full IGNITE education program, the Off-Site Culture Tour @ Zappos, the Speed Trending Tour: An Eye on the 2017 Trends, along with coffee and light pastry bites. For retailers with very busy schedules, an edited version of the Retailer Experience is available, the Retailer Day. The Retailer Day is Thursday, Jan. 19 and includes an exhibits day pass, an IGNITE Education day pass and the Off-Site Culture Tour @ Zappos. Limited space available in some events, first-come, first-served in packages.