Coverings 30th Anniversary

Celebrate Coverings 30 Year Anniversary with a walk back to 1989’s sights, sounds and a nostalgic timeline of how we got here!

Explore Coverings’ 30th Anniversary booth located in the lobby featuring a timeline of past Coverings events, memorabilia, mementos and an interactive photo booth to create more lasting memories.

We add even more excitement with giveaways, contests and recognition to attendees and exhibitors who have been a part of this special milestone.

30 years ago...
News & Events
Our lives were touched by unforgettable happenings:

  • George H. Bush is sworn in as President of the United States
  • Nintendo introduced the Game Boy
  • The first GPS satellite went into orbit
  • The first episode of 'The Simpsons' was aired
  • The Dalai Lama won the Nobel Peace Prize
  • The Berlin Wall began to fall
We rushed to the box office to see blockbuster films:

  • Batman
  • Look Who's Talking
  • Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
  • Driving Miss Daisy
  • Dead Poets Society
  • The Little Mermaid
  • Harlem Nights
We tuned in regularly to "Must See TV" and popular shows:

  • Seinfeld
  • Saved by the Bell
  • Baywatch
  • Family Matters
  • American Gladiators
  • Quantum Leap
Our boom boxes played the top hits of the day:

  • My Prerogative (Bobby Brown)
  • Batdance (Prince)
  • Eternal Flame (The Bangles)
  • Love Shack (The B-52s)
  • Love Song (The Cure)
  • Like a Prayer (Madonna)
  • Every Rose has its Thorn (Poison)
And last but not least...
Coverings was born