A Digital Experience

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Coverings Connected is back! Coverings is excited to present important tile & stone industry content online quarterly via our digital experience, Coverings Connected. This is your unique and no cost opportunity to attend online educational webinars, earn CEUs, enjoy on-demand education, explore the 2020 exhibitor list, watch installation demonstrations, and much more. It’s never been more critical than now to stay updated on the latest industry trends and news.

On Wednesday, August 26, our first event will address standards, selling tile post-pandemic, the benefits of tile for health and wellness, and more. Join us at Coverings Connected.

Learning Opportunities

Installation & Fabrication

Introduction to Tile Industry Standards

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EDT

Mark Heinlein, National Tile Contractors Association


Workforce & Profits

Selling Tile Post-Pandemic: The Healthy & Hygienic Choice for Your Customers and Clients

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. EDT

Noah Chitty, Crossville, Inc.

Bill Griese, LEED AP, Tile Council of North America


Now more than ever, your customers and clients are looking for products for their home and businesses that focus on health and hygiene. It’s no longer just about cleaning up a spill or wiping off surfaces, but about keeping both family and employees safe. Ceramic tile is a proven product with health, hygiene and safety benefits made for the post-pandemic renovation, remodel and new construction. Join this conversation to learn all of the key advantages of tile that make it a top choice for selling in the current climate!

Materials and Trends

Healthy Buildings, Healthy Homes: Tips for Specifying Surfaces in a Post-COVID World

2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EDT

Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS, MCCWC,
Design, Wellness & Real Estate Consultant & Author

Irene Williams, Tile Industry Personality, MSG2MKT 


Rocked by the impact of COVID-19, interior designers are more focused than ever on specifying materials that support healthier environments and promote wellness for occupants. How are tile and stone suppliers rising to the challenge? What products and solutions is the industry developing to lead us into this new era of design and specification? 

The discussion will go beyond highlighting well-known advantages to address current innovations that are taking stone and tile surfaces to the next level of performance. Get insights and tips from both the design and coverings industries’ perspectives to help your business stay healthier in the evolving marketplace.


Explore 2020 Exhibitors

On-Demand Content


Installation Demonstration Stage

New Product Showcase


Maximize your visibility to tile & stone industry professionals with The Coverings Connection e-newsletter and the Coverings Connected digital event. Both are targeted opportunities to build brand awareness, drive traffic to your website, and generate new sales leads. Contact to learn more!