Coverings facts & figures

Coverings is the premier international trade fair and expo dedicated exclusively to showcasing the newest in ceramic tile and natural stone. It has grown to be the largest and most important show of its kind in North America. It features exhibitors from more than 50 countries and attracts thousands of distributors, retailers, fabricators, contractors and specifiers, installers, architectural and design professionals, builders and real estate developers, plus the press and journalists who cover this dynamic industry.
Coverings is the stage for introducing some of the most innovative tile and stone products in the world. The exposition also serves as a valuable resource for continuing education for all categories of attendees, with informative, accredited seminars and live demonstration sessions conducted throughout the four days of the show. Show floor admission and all of the educational sessions are completely free of charge. Coverings 2012 is set for April 17-20, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.  
Coverings 2012 will feature:

More than 800 exhibitors from around the world
‘Coverings Central,’ a dedicated space on the floor for attendees to check email, attend social media events, view the PROJECT: Green display and grab a refreshment with friends, colleagues and peers.
More the 300,000 net square feet of exhibit space
Live installation demonstrations conducted right on the expo floor by the Tile Council of North America (TCNA) and the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA).
Thousands of attendees from more than 50 countries
The Installation Design Showcase, a unique collaboration between leading designers and installers partner together to design and install a master bath, an outdoor living space and a hotel bedroom right on the show floor.
More than 100 industry leaders presenting in nearly 70 educational sessions
The Art Tile Village, a space dedicated to artisans who hand craft art and specialty tile
Earn a Coverings Green Certification by attending four of the seven, core, sustainability sessions offered during the three days of the show.
A Tweetup, that’s an in-person mixer for people who know one another through Twitter (though Facebook and LinkedIn friends are encouraged to attend as well).
And much more!

Coverings 2012 promises to be an incredible show and is the definite must-see event in the world of North American tile and stone. You can register for the show for free by clicking here.
And while you’re registering, you can also reserve your accommodations at any of our seven Orlando partner hotels. Reservations should be made by March 23 and the Peabody Orlando, the Courtyard by Marriott and the Hilton Orlando or the Hampton Inn are all within walking distance of the Orange County Convention Center.
See you in Orlando!