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For almost thirty years, Coverings has been the most prominent event for the ceramic tile and natural stone industry in North America. Year after year, visitors from every facet of the tile and stone industry find Coverings to be the most important event to see thousands of new products, new suppliers from around the globe and new information presented for the very first time to help them grow their business. If it's new in tile and stone, it's at Coverings. 

The Global Tile & Stone Experience

What will you gain from Coverings?

Exposure to the most innovative tile and stone products in the world,  access to free accredited seminars, keynotes, and live demonstration sessions, and networking opportunities with over tens of thousands of attendees including distributors, retailers, fabricators, contractors and installers, architectural and design professionals, and builders and remodelers.


Date & Location

May 8-11, 2018
Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, Georgia, USA


Coverings is Sponsored by:

Not only does Coverings bring you the world of tile and stone, it also invests the proceeds from the show into advocacy, standards, education and promotion for the industry.

CTDA Ceramics of Italy National Tile Contractors Association
Tile of Spain



Who Comes to Coverings?

Coverings attracts over 25,000 attendees every year to the global tile and stone experience. Primary business segments include:

  • Distributors
  • Retailers
  • Specifiers
  • Contractors/Installers
  • Fabricators
  • Architects/Designers
  • Builders/Remodelers
  • Professional Services (Training, IT, Freight, etc.)


Buyers at Coverings are Looking for the Following Products/Services:

Tile Stone Allied Products and Equipment
  • Ceramic
  • Porcelain
  • Decorative and custom
  • Mosaic
  • Metallic
  • Glass
  • Quarry
  • Granite
  • Marble
  • Travertine
  • Slate
  • Limestone
  • Sandstone
  • Quartzite
  • Soapstone
  • Terrazzo
  • Agglomerates
  • Other natural stone
  • Installation materials and tools
  • Coatings
  • Finishes
  • Sealers
  • Cutting and carving equipment
  • Fabricating equipment
  • Flooring equipment
  • Restoration and cleaning equipment
  • Kitchen and bath accessories
  • Display systems



The answers to (almost) all your questions are in the FAQs. Check back often as this page will be updated frequently.

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Visa Information


Generally, citizens of a foreign country who wish to attend Coverings must first obtain a visa for temporary stay. If your country participates in the Visa Waiver Program, you may not need a visa. 

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