Top picks for retailers and distributors

Costs. Customers. Inventory. Innovation. Distributors and retailers must manage – and excel at – it all to succeed in the tile + stone marketplace. You need to be as comfortable with logistics as you do customer care – as savvy about sustainable products as you are at sales strategies. The tips, trends and experts who can help you maximize your time and help you sharpen your skills – from marketing to management – are all converging in one place at the end of April, and they’re ready to help you succeed. Join 20,000 other industry professionals April 29-May 2 in Atlanta, Georgia, for Coverings 2013, The Ultimate Tile + Stone Experience. Registration’s easy and free, and once you’ve signed up, be sure to access the great hotel and airline discounts.

Coverings – 2013 Top Picks for You
Must See: The World of Tile and Stone at Your Fingertips
Italy. Spain. North America. Turkey. Brazil. India. China and beyond. See the tile + stone distinctive of each region all under one roof. Over the course of four days, you can peruse products and services from more than 900 exhibits in over 300,000 square feet of exhibit space.
Must Do: Become an Expert on Upcoming Healthcare Reform
Join the Marks Group’s Gene Marks as he reviews the current state of the country’s healthcare system and all the changes that will affect small and medium sized companies. Hear 10 significant issues that a business owner needs to consider when projecting health care expenditures over the next few years.
Must Go: A Seat at a Quick Fire Session
Coverings Central is a popular destination on the Coverings show floor. It’s here you can relax, have a drink and, yes, even get your photo taken with a Las Vegas showgirl. It’s also where you can attend a 20-minute Quick Fire Session related to either a social media topic or a complementary tile + stone product – all delivered by industry bigwigs.
Must Know: Taking a Break is Important
With more than 120 speakers to hear from, 900+ exhibitors to meet with and only four days to see and do it all, it’s important to take a break and relax and network with your other tile + stone industry professionals. That’s why there will be show floor happy hours every day at 4:00 PM in Coverings Central, the Installation Design Showcase and in the TCNA Pavilion. Cheers!

Over the course of four days, you can meet the experts that shape the trends and the visionaries who want to share their ideas. Collaborate and network with tile + stone installers, fabricators, architects, designers and other retailers and distributors to glean their expertise. Register today.