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Recycling effort a success at Surfaces|StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas

Volunteers from Las Vegas Habitat for Humanity stack vinyl flooring donated by a Surfaces exhibitor.

Dallas — Being “green” has become the new way of exhibiting at Surfaces| StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas (S2). For the second year, S2 partnered with Mountain Re-Source Center and Tile Partners for Humanity on a recycling initiative focused on post-show product donations at the close of the three-day event, held Jan. 29 to 31 in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.

Mountain Re-Source Center solicited all S2 exhibitors prior to and during the show. The participating exhibitors were very generous, offering thousands of square feet of material which filled seven 53-foot semi-trailers to capacity, more than doubling the donations from last year’s inaugural initiative. Continue reading Recycling effort a success at Surfaces|StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas

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NWFA to host wood flooring pavilion, perform demos on S2 stage

The National Wood Flooring Association’s Wood Flooring Pavilion at Surfaces 2013 is a prime location to learn more about wood flooring. The NWFA will also perform multiple demos on the S2 Demo Stage on Thursday, January 31.

10:00-10:30 am Basic Coatings Dirt Dragon Basic Coatings: Micah Peterson
11:30 am-12:00 pm Wood Floor Touch Ups & Repairs NWFA: Chris Zizza
12:30-1:00 pm Wood Floor Tips & Techniques NWFA: Brett Miller
1:30-2:00 pm Wood Floor Touch Ups & Repairs NWFA: Chris Zizza
2:30-3:00 pm Wood Floor Tips & Techniques NWFA: Brett Miller

Additionally, NWFA chairman elect, John Lessick of Apex Wood Floors, will present “Beauty Is More Than Skin Deep: Maintaining & Refinishing Wood Floors” at 12:00 pm on January 29. This presentation is eligible for one AIA/IDCEC credit.

The full list of NWFA Wood Flooring Pavilion exhibitors includes:

  • Uveeco
  • Ciranova North-America
  • Electro Plastics, Inc.
  • Basic Coatings
  • Allegheny Mountain Hardwood Flooring
  • Patrick Lumber Company
  • Hardwood Floors Magazine
  • National Wood Flooring Association

S² Surfaces | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2013 launches mobile app

Dallas — Surfaces|StonExpo/Marmomacc has released the 2013 S2 mobile app available for iPhone, Android and Blackberry. The app gives attendees and exhibitors access to a fully integrated trade show solution that streamlines real-time information including alerts, interactive floor map and networking tools.

“The S2 mobile app is a great tool that will make your trip to the show very productive,” said Dana Teague, group director, Surfaces | StonExpo/Marmomacc. “Everyone should take advantage of the benefits this free app offers, which will maximize your efficiency on the show floor and help you easily plan your time at Surfaces.” Continue reading S² Surfaces | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2013 launches mobile app

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Expanded education at Surfaces | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2013

Designers and architects looking to see the largest assortment of floor covering, natural stone products, and the latest trends should not look any further. With an expanded offering of complementary education customized to meet the specific demands of designers and architects, S² Surfaces | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas is the place to be. S² will be held Jan. 28 to 31, 2013 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Continue reading Expanded education at Surfaces | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2013