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Ceramics of Italy extends 2017 Tile Competition deadline

screen-shot-2016-10-28-at-1-39-27-pmNew York, N.Y.—Ceramics of Italy has extended the deadline for its 2017 Tile Competition to Jan. 13. All North America-based architects and designers who have used Italian ceramic or porcelain tile within the past five years are eligible to submit their projects in the residential, commercial and institutional categories. Prizes include $3,000, a trip to Bologna, Italy for a CEU-accredited trip to Cersaie and a trip to Orlando to present their project at Coverings.

The competition guidelines, online application and an archive of winning projects from past years can be found on the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition website. There is no fee to enter and multiple submissions are accepted.




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Coverings 2017 seeks submissions for conference presentation

Screen Shot 2016-08-15 at 4.01.56 PMArlington, Va.– Coverings, the largest international tile and stone show in North America, is inviting conference presenters and professional development leaders to submit proposals for the show’s 2017 programming. Returning to Orlando for 2017, Coverings will be held April 4-7 at the Orange County Convention Center.

Praised for its educational programs, Coverings calls for cutting-edge content that generates discussion and finds solutions in the categories of interior design and architecture, building and remodeling, distribution, fabrication, installation, retail sales, green practices, and health and safety. Individuals and groups interested in helping the industry to grow and thrive are encouraged to submit proposals for one or more topics.

The submission deadline is Sept. 6, 2016.

“Coverings offers an all-encompassing conference program dedicated to educating and engaging all levels of the industry, “ said Michele Nebel Peake, vice president, conference development of Taffy Events, the management company for Coverings.

The complete Coverings 2017 conference program will be revealed in January 2017 on