Final Opportunity to Connect Virtually Before Coverings 2021 Live in Orlando


Coverings has been providing quality digital educational content every quarter via Coverings Connected to keep the tile & stone industry informed on what’s new and what’s next. The next installment of Coverings Connected takes place on Wednesday, April 28 and is your last opportunity to attend online educational webinars, earn CEUs, and view curated on-demand education before the in-person Coverings event in Orlando this July.

Register now to attend one or all three of the April 28 webinars:

  • Celebrating Artisans in Tile
    11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT
    Moderator: Amber Fox, Five Star Program Director, National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA)
    Panelists: Stephen Belyea, Owner,
    JSG Tile and Stone; Sal Di Blasi, Owner, Elite-Tile Company; Angie Ré, Owner/Mosaic Artist, Unique Mosaics, LLC; Leo Reynaga, Tilesetter, Visalia Ceramic Tile 
    Join NTCA’s Amber Fox as she leads a discussion with several artisans and craftspeople featured in the debut issue of TileLetter ARTISAN. The panelists will explore the process, mindset, and skills an installer needs to grow into a craftsperson as well as the instructions, materials, and tools recommended for the installation from the artist.

  • Because It’s Tile Podcast Live: Distribution
    12:30 – 1:30 p.m. EDT​
    Host: Rick Church, Executive Director, Ceramic Tile Distributors Association
    Guest: Rudy Llerena, President,
    D&B Tile
    Pull up a chair and listen in as Rick Church brings his podcast, Because It’s Tile, live to Coverings Connected. Rick and his guest Rudy Llerena will chat about the challenges and successes of the tile industry, the effects of COVID-19 on distribution, and the industry’s future. Gain insight from one of the industry’s top distributors and take away lessons learned and experiences you can apply in the marketplace.

  • Cut Through the Noise: Content Curation to Create Customer Engagement
    2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EDT
    Presenter: Dahlia El Gazzar, Idea Igniteur + Tech Therapist, Dahlia+Agency
    With the shift in consumer behavior and how they interact with content, it becomes a challenge to curate the right content for your audience. Consumer expectations and behavior have changed dramatically over the last year. Have you changed with it? Join marketing guru Dahlia El Gazzar as she brings her experience, knowledge, and take no prisoners attitude to this Coverings Connected session to help you develop a new content curation process and introduce you to tools for designing and tracking.

For more information about Coverings Connected, to register for the webinars, and view the robust list of curated on-demand content, visit