Architects & Designers

Get more done in four days than you can all year long.

For more than 30 years, Coverings has inspired countless architects and designers with more than nine miles of the latest tile & stone trends from over 40 countries to help keep you on the cutting-edge.

As you walk the show floor you will discover products for your next project to deliver the quality, durability, and visual appeal your customers demand.

From bold and beautiful to basic and biodegradable—you’ll find tile & stone for any application from big budget to cost-conscious to LEED-certified.

“Coverings is certainly the most comprehensive and inspiring gathering of the organizations and companies that push the tile and stone industry forward. It is incredible to see the energy behind the market, with Coverings serving as the premier forum to highlight recent advances in the field.”

- Joel Pominville, Assoc. AIA, SEED, Executive Director, AIA New Orleans

Find tile & stone products and ideas for any project at any budget

Coverings offers custom tile & stone solutions for architects & designers on the show floor and beyond.

Coverings Rock Stars

The Coverings Rock Stars – an Emerging Leaders Program – honors the best and brightest young talent in the tile & stone industry. The program underscores Coverings mission to support the growth and success of the industry by recognizing top-notch talent and fostering networking and educational opportunities.

Installation & Design Experience

Visit this action-packed attraction to watch live demos, take show floor tours, and learn how to get certified. Network with colleagues over lunch, happy hour, and live game shows!

CID Awards

The Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards celebrate outstanding achievements in the design and installation of tile and stone in both residential and commercial projects.

New Product Showcase

A new and popular feature of Coverings online offerings! Visit the online New Product Showcase to discover hundreds of innovations and new products exhibitors for Coverings 2020. 

Why Architects & Designers Should Attend Coverings

  • Remain on cutting edge of industry trends and innovation
  • View new and trending products efficiently in 9 miles of tile & stone
  • Bring clients along for personalized tours of the latest tile & stone products
  • Earn CEUs in concentrated learning tracks at no cost
  • Discover one-of-a-kind pieces from around the globe

Grow your skills and Your business through no-cost education

With more than 50 educational offerings, Coverings is your go-to tile & stone resource for continuing education with specialized offerings for architects & designers.

Installation & Fabrication

Brush up on industry best practices and cutting-edge techniques in the installation and fabrication of tile and stone.

Workforce & Profits

Discover new and successful business practices and tactics to better grow and manage your workforce, practical labor solutions and take-aways for maximizing bottom-line profits. 

Materials & Trends

Get updated on the latest trends and design inspirations within the world of tile and stone.

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About Coverings

For more than 30 years, Coverings has been the preeminent ceramic tile & natural stone showcase in North America. With countless options for color, shape, and style, as well as providing high durability and value for applications indoors and out you’ll find tile & stone for any project from big budget to cost-conscious to LEED-certified.

Only at Coverings can you experience the latest trends and products from more than 40 countries, network with industry peers, learn from more than 50 educational opportunities, and gain connections that will help advance your position and business.

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