Contractors & Installers

See it first at Coverings!

For more than 30 years, Coverings has provided all the tools, training, and technical know-how you need be at the forefront of the tile & stone industry.

From education to keep your trade skills current by NTCA, TCNA, and CTEF, to free educational opportunities showing you how to skillfully compete for new customers, Coverings offers the latest tile & stone products from over 40 countries and the businessbuilding resources you need.

“For me, Coverings is about the tools, trims, and seeing who else is out there. Getting to meet the suppliers provides a big advantage - they tend to take care of us.”

- Jeffrey Williams, General Manager - Flooring Division, Place Services, Inc

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

Coverings offers custom tile & stone solutions for contractors & installers on the show floor and beyond.

Live Installation Demo Stage

Live “how-to” classes offering attendees an up-close look at how top contracting pros handle a variety of challenging tile installations.

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!

Business Building Lab

New! Immersive learning experience focused on branding as well as practical technology solutions for your business. Lab experience includes live demos, video studios, and a headshot station.

Happy Hours

Join new connections and old friends on the show floor to celebrate another great day at Coverings. 

Why Contractors & Installers Should Attend Coverings

  • Learn how to take advantage of the growing tile & stone market
  • Improve your business skills to increase profits and customer satisfaction
  • Find new and innovative methods of recruiting and retaining labor
  • Exchange ideas with peers in a non-competitive environment
  • Find higher paying clients and more satisfying work
  • Get trained in the latest tile & stone tools, techniques & products

Your Peers will be there!

Nearly 20% of Coverings attendees are contractors or installers and attendance by contractors & installers was up by 57% in 2019. See and hear first-hand why they attend.

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 contractors & installers.

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. Take-away practical labor solutions and techniques 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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