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General

Monday, April 22 – Thursday, April 25, 2024
Georgia World Congress Center – Halls B & C
285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

Our schedule page has all the event information. This page will be updated often, so please check back regularly. You can also access schedule the information in the Coverings 2024 mobile app when it becomes available in April.

Coverings brings together the entire ceramic tile and natural stone industry. Attendees at Coverings include:

  • Distributors
  • Retailers
  • Stone Fabricators
  • Contractors/Installers
  • Architects
  • Designers
  • Builders
  • Remodelers
  • Manufacturers and Suppliers
  • Media

Find out more.

Coverings 2024 will showcase more than 1,000 tile and stone exhibitors from 40 countries in Hall B and Hall C of the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. View the full exhibitor list here.

 

Yes. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult and a waiver must be signed at registration.

Accessibility is a top priority at the Georgia World Congress Center. From parking to the trade show floor, the GWCC is ADA compliant. There are ramps at all entrances. Restroom facilities for disabled patrons are provided throughout the facility. They offer ample designated accessible parking, several passenger drop-off areas, and convenient curb cuts for easy access. The GWCC has limited manual push wheelchairs available for use by attendees at no charge while in the building.

Mobility scooters are also available through Scootaround. Call the Scootaround reservation number to make arrangements at +1 888-441-7575.

The act of soliciting business in the aisles during the exhibit or in other public spaces, including another company’s booth or a hotel lobby is prohibited by Coverings and Show Management, and anyone observed approaching buyers in the aisle or in an exhibitor’s booth, who is not a legitimate exhibitor, should be reported to Show Management.

Exhibitors must authorize all photographs of their booth. Should an exhibitor object to their display being photographed, photographs of that display will be prohibited.

The Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) operates two surface lots (Yellow, Blue) and four parking decks (Green, Red, Orange and Silver). The Red and Orange lots will likely be the most convenient for Coverings visitors, located at 103 Magnum St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313. Detailed parking and directions can be found here.

Starting in January 2024, Coverings participants can pre-reserve a parking spot by clicking here and selecting “Coverings.”

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April 29 – May 2
Orlando, Florida

Coverings 2026
March 30 – April 2
Las Vegas, Nevada

Attendees

Monday, April 22 – Wednesday, April 24                  10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 25                                                        10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Coverings offers various learning opportunities from educational sessions to stage presentations.  Visit the learning opportunities page for more information.

Monday, April 22 – Wednesday, April 24                  8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Attendees will receive certificates of attendance post-event which they may use to self-report to their credentialing organization.

Attendees, press, and exhibitors can register at no cost. Click here to register now.

Yes, please visit the Registration counters located in both Hall B and C lobbies of the Georgia World Congress Center. To save time onsite and to prevent having to wait in line, we recommend you register online beforehand.

You may pick up your badge at the registration counters onsite at Coverings 2024. Badges will not be mailed.

Visit Coverings.com/hotel to reserve your Atlanta hotel rooms through our official housing provider, onPeak.

Exhibitor

We’d love to have you join us at Coverings 2024! Please click here and complete the requested information and a member of our sales team will contact you shortly.

Each linear exhibitor will be provided with 8′ high black back drape and 3′ high black side drape. Booths 300 sq ft or less will receive an identification sign.

The Coverings Exhibitor Hub is where exhibitors can update their company profile for the online exhibitor list and mobile app as well as access registration, the Exhibitor Services Manual (ESM), and crucial forms and show information. The Hub is new for 2024, so every exhibitor needs to create a new login to access the system. Please follow this step-by-step guide to learn how to access The Hub.

Visit Freeman’s online Exhibitor Services Manual or contact support at 888-508-5054.

Exhibitors can access the hall to move in during the following hours*:

  • Sunday, April 14, 2024 – 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Monday, April 15, 2024 – 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 16, 2024 – 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 17, 2024 – 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 18, 2024 – 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday, April 19, 2024 – 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 20, 2024 – 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 21, 2024 – 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

*Please note: Exhibitor service desks and freight service / unloading will commence at 8:00 a.m. each day.

Visit Coverings.com/hotel to reserve your Atlanta hotel rooms through our official housing provider, onPeak.

Coverings 2024 provides sponsorship opportunities to meet budgets of all sizes, ranging from digital to promotional branding to large-scale activations. Learn more about available sponsorships here.

Exhibitors may “hand carry” booth materials through the main entrance of the facility during official move-in and move-out hours provided they do not use any material handling equipment (dollies, hand carts etc.) to assist them and that it weighs less than 300 lbs. Exhibitors that hand carry materials are not permitted to access the loading dock/freight door areas.

Please note that exhibitors that hand carry in all their materials and do not require any assistance will be refunded their Freeman material handling deposit.

Personally Owned Vehicles (POVs) must go to the Marshaling Yard located at 362 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30313. Once checked in, you will be directed where to unload. Assistance with unloading is available but please know this is considered material handling and a refund of the per square foot material handling charges assessed by Freeman prior to arrival on show site will not be issued.

For further information and a description of what types of vehicles qualify as POV’s please refer to the POV section of the Exhibitor Service Manual.

New for 2024, the Coverings booth primary point of contact must first log into the Coverings Exhibitor Hub to register their booth personnel. Once logged in, exhibitors can find their unique link to register staff located under “Exhibitor Hub” and then “Featured Links.”

Please note:

  • Unique email addresses are required for each booth staff member.
  • Coverings exhibitors are allotted 5 registrations per 100 square feet of exhibit space. Additional registrations over your allotment may be purchased for $75 each.

Hotel & Travel

Yes, onPeak is the only Official Hotel Provider for Coverings 2024.

Coverings 2024 offers a variety of Atlanta hotels to book. Click here for more information and to book your hotel.

Booking with onPeak can offer a variety of benefits including:

  • Hotel Rewards Points
  • Deep Discounts
  • Group Reservations
  • Flexibility
  • Support
  • Best Rate Pledge

Learn more about onPeak here.

Yes, if you are staying at an Official Show Hotel, complimentary shuttle buses will be available for exhibitors and attendees. Buses will shuttle between hotels that are not within walking distance and the Georgia World Congress Center during official show dates (April 22-25).

The shuttle bus schedule will be available online soon.

Registration

No, there is no fee to attend Coverings. The Coverings show, including the exhibit hall and all education sessions are complimentary. Tile & stone industry professionals can register at no cost. Registration for Coverings 2024 is now open. Register now.

Please contact our registration provider, Maritz Global Events, at (864) 342-6337 or via email here.

Yes, each person who registers must have a unique email address.

In the process of registering, you will be asked if you have a promotional code. If you do not have a promo code, please leave the question blank to proceed with the registration. The code is not required and your registration will still be complimentary.

All cancellation and refund requests must be sent via email to Maritz customer service.

Visit the Coverings visa information page for everything you need to know about applying and receiving a visa letter.

Press

Simply register as press via the registration website. Your registration will be vetted by our PR firm and there is no cost to register.

It is not required to register in advance, but it will speed up the onsite process. Press registration can be found here.

Current Coverings 2024 exhibitors can contact the Coverings PR firm, Eberly Collard Public Relations, at info@ecpr.com for a list of registered press.

Learning

Monday, April 22 – Wednesday, April 24                  8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Coverings offers various learning opportunities from educational sessions to stage presentations.  Visit the learning opportunities page for more information.

Certificates of attendance are available for education sessions. You must be scanned into the session to receive a certificate 4-6 weeks post-event. For questions, contact conference@coverings.com.

Handouts will be made available through the Coverings 2024 mobile app.

Coverings 2024 has partnered with the University of Ceramic Tile and Stone and Green Builder Media’s Housing 2.0 to offer valuable workshops to show-goers. Both events will take place at the Georgia World Congress Center, so attendees can easily attend both Coverings 2024 and our educational partner opportunities. Separate registration is required. Learn more.