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Teague named vice president of Hanley Wood Exhibitions

Dallas — Hanley Wood Exhibitions is proud to announce the promotion of Dana Teague to vice president. The former group director of Surfaces | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas will continue to have full P&L responsibilities for the two shows and will focus on launch opportunities, integrated initiatives and international development in the flooring sector.

Teague has been integral in developing innovative strategies to retain and attract key flooring manufacturers and grow increasingly successful events. Surfaces | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas is the second largest revenue-product property in the division and is ranked 60th on TSNN’s 2012 Top 250 U.S. Trade Shows List. The combined shows span 341,419 net square feet of exhibit space and grew 4.1% in exhibit sales in 2013.

Teague has more than 20 years in the industry and has been with Hanley Wood for 13 years. She earned her CEM designation in 2012 and was recently named to Expo’s 2013 list of ExpoElite.

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Surfaces Distributor Partners Program recognizes top companies

Dallas –The Surfaces 2013 show floor had boundless energy due in part to the growing popularity of the Distributor Partners Program that was offered by Surfaces for the second year.

Butler Johnson Corporation and All Tile were awarded the Surfaces 2013 Distributor Partners Program top prize, both receiving $10,000 cash for registering and bringing more than 300 retailers to the show, held Jan. 28 to 31 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

The Surfaces 2013 Distributor Partners Program offered floor covering distributors the opportunity to register their retailers for free exhibits admission to the show. In addition, Surfaces provided distributors with marketing kits aimed at assisting them in promoting the show to their customers and colleagues in the industry. The kits included point of purchase materials, printed buyer invitations and registration forms as well as an electronic code for use in email promotions. Continue reading Surfaces Distributor Partners Program recognizes top companies

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IBS and KBIS to co-locate in Las Vegas beginning 2014

Las Vegas — The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) today announced an agreement to co-locate the International Builders’ Show (IBS) and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Las Vegas beginning February 2014.

The two events will remain separate and distinct shows held simultaneously at the Las Vegas Convention Center through 2016, creating Design and Construction Week, one of the world’s largest gatherings focused on new ideas, products and technologies to design, build and remodel homes.  Continue reading IBS and KBIS to co-locate in Las Vegas beginning 2014

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StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas partners with MIA for education sessions

Through a strategic partnership, StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas and the Marble Institute of America (MIA) will offer five free education sessions at StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2013. Anyone with exhibits registration can attend the free MIA featured sessions. Registration is required and space is limited.

“We are proud of our partnership with the Marble Institute of America and we’re very excited that they are actively enhancing the StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas education program with these free sessions” said Dana Teague, group director, Surfaces | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas. “Our education program continues to be the reason many attendees come to the show. The free MIA featured sessions add more value to the program for attendees.” Continue reading StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas partners with MIA for education sessions

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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Surfaces expands education options for A&D community

FCNews to again sponsor floor covering tracks

Volume 26/Number 16; Dec. 17/24, 2012

Dallas—As designers and architects prepare to make the trek next month to Las Vegas for S² Surfaces|StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2013, show officials announced attendees will be met with an expanded offering of complementary education customized to meet their specific demands.

Scheduled to take place at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center from Jan. 28 to Jan. 31, more than 700 manufacturers and suppliers will be displaying their newest products, tools, services and technologies. Continue reading Surfaces expands education options for A&D community

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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

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Discounted registration extended for Surfaces|StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas

Surfaces and StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas have extended the discounted registration deadline for attendees to Wednesday, December 12. The discounted registration pricing is $15 for both Exhibits Only and Exhibits with Education packages. WFCA and MIA members will pay $5 for both registration packages. After December 12, registration for Exhibits Only increases to $35 ($10 for members) and Exhibits with Education increases to $150 ($100 for members). Continue reading Discounted registration extended for Surfaces|StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas

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Surfaces | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas makes staff promotions

Dallas — Hanley Wood, owner of Surfaces | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas, is pleased to announce two key staff promotions. Amie Gilmore, former show manager of Surfaces| StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas, has been promoted to associate show director. Kerry Cree, former account executive, has been promoted to senior account executive. The promotions were made based on histories of producing results and commitment to the show’s success. Continue reading Surfaces | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas makes staff promotions

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2012 housing goes live for Surfaces & StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas

Online housing for the 2013 S2 events is now live for SURFACES and StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas attendees and exhibitors. Housing reservations can now be made online at www.Surfaces.com and www.StonExpo.com. Nine hotel properties are available in the official S2 hotel block, offering a variety of accommodation levels and price-points.

Reduced rates are available at all official S2 hotel properties—offering nightly rates as low as $179 for Mandalay Bay; $219 for THEhotel; $189 for Cosmopolitan; $89 for Bluegreen Club 36 (new in the 2013 block); $59 for Luxor; $34 for Excalibur; $159 for MGM Grand; $79 for Tropicana Las Vegas; $75 for New York-New York. Attendees and exhibitors alike are urged to act quickly to take advantage of any early bird rates available until August 31. Continue reading 2012 housing goes live for Surfaces & StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas