Sharpen Your Skills at Coverings 2024

New trends, innovations, and techniques are all in a stone’s throw at Coverings 2024.

Coverings offers essential opportunities for stone fabricators to discover innovative equipment, products, tools, and materials to keep stone fabricators current with the latest trends. Find sources for natural and dimensional stone products from around the globe that meet LEED criteria. Participate in complimentary demonstrations and seminars for technical and marketing know-how to improve your ability to market and sell to specifiers and dealers.

Leave no stone – or tile – unturned at Coverings.

Why Fabricators
Should Attend Coverings

  • Get hands-on with the latest tools, machinery, and materials.
  • Negotiate directly with suppliers to get the best deals with distributors, specifiers, fabricators, and contractors.
  • Attend technical education and live demo sessions on the latest products, tools, and techniques on the Fabricator Stage.
  • Catch a demo at the Stone Fabricator’s Alliance’s Cage.
  • Connect with other fabricators as well as builders, specifiers, and tool manufacturers during afternoon happy hours at the Fabricator Stage and SFA Cage.

Fabricator Stage

Hall C, Booth 6209

At the Fabricator Stage, attendees will learn from stone and fabrication industry experts through short, engaging presentations and demonstrations. Sponsored by the International Surface Fabricators Association and Rockheads Group, the Fabricator Stage will focus on the most relevant topics for tile and stone fabricators, providing you with the information and ideas you need to move your business forward and complete your next project. The stage was a hit at Coverings 2023, so we’re expanding the programming and adding afternoon happy hours for 2024 – you won’t want to miss it!


The Return of the SFA Cage

Hall C, Booth 6161

The Stone Fabricator’s Alliance (SFA) is bringing its popular SFA Cage back for Coverings 2024. This is the ideal place for fabricators and other stone and tile professionals to gather, network and learn new fabrication techniques. The SFA Cage will feature daily demonstrations on a variety of topics, including how to work with and fabricate large format tiles and gauged porcelain panels that continue to grow in popularity.

Grow Your Skills and Your Business Through No-Cost Education

With robust education programs, Coverings is your go-to tile and stone resource for expanding your industry knowledge-base.

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 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.

24/7 Access to Education

We produce curated content that has been thoughtfully designed to speak to the needs and concerns of today’s fabricators, keeping them well-informed in an ever-changing, competitive marketplace. Best of all, it’s available on-demand, so fabricators can “get smart” year-round, on their own time.

A Legacy Etched in Tile and Stone

For more than 30 years, Coverings has been the preeminent ceramic tile and 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 and 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 around the globe, network with industry peers, learn from dozens of educational opportunities, and gain connections that will help advance your position and business.

Featured Show Floor Tours

Fabricator Trends Tour: New and Innovative Products from the Marketplace
Attend the Fabricator Trends Tour to learn how to best evaluate stone products and machinery on the show floor. Attendees will learn how to ask focused questions to get the answers they need to ensure that the product or machine performs as anticipated and will provide the expected results.
Tour: Building Your Installation Truck
Who hasn’t run into unique installation challenges? Having a properly stocked truck can be essential to complete the job. Learn about the tools and technology that make an installers’ life easier on the road. Come away with a checklist and templates that will assure you are prepared for any installation challenge that may arise.