Podcast Studio

The Podcast Studio is back by popular demand for Coverings 2023! Coverings’ learning opportunities aren’t limited to the session rooms. Podcasts have become a regular part of global media consumption and another way people learn. No matter your interest or favorite genre, you can find a podcast that’s thought-provoking and relevant to you… including tile and stone! Stop by the Podcast Studio at Coverings 2023 to listen in as industry podcasters record episodes for their shows.

Do you have a podcast and want to participate in 2023?

Coverings 2022 Podcast Recordings

Manufacturer Warranties vs. Self Warranties

Host: Kyle Hedin
Guests:
Erin Albrecht, Ken Ballin, Trask Bergerson, Joseph Mattice

The Details

Recorded live at Coverings 2022, Ken Ballin, Erin Albrecht, Trask Bergerson, and Joseph Mattice discuss why they choose to warranty their showers in different methods. No matter how you go about it though, there is valuable takeaways from this discussion about how you can better manage your own business.
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The Recent Growth & Outlook for the U.S. Tile Market

Host: Kemp Harr
Guest:
Mark Shannon

The Details

Mark Shannon, retired VP of Sales at Crossville, and Kemp Harr discuss the drivers of growth in the U.S. tile market and the obstacles that must be overcome for growth this year.
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Tile Trends, Channel Shift and Domestic Investment

Host: Kemp Harr
Guest:
Joe Lundgren

The Details

Joe Lundgren, a tile industry consultant, and Kemp Harr discuss ceramic tile trends, channel shift, balance of supply between countries and outlook for growth within the tile industry.
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Radio Stone Update Special: Arpi Nalbandian at Coverings 2022

Host: Emerson Schwartzkopf
Guest:
Arpi Nalbandian

The Details

Normally, we do a review of the latest news in the world of hard surfaces. But today we’ll be talking to Arpi Nalbandian, who has been a keen observer of the tile trade for more years than we both really want to count. She’s the leading force of Tileometry, and that’s something we’ll get to in a little bit.
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In the Van with Jason McDaniel #GTP

Host: Oakley Corbin
Guest:
Jason McDaniel

The Details

This week is another episode brought to you live from coverings. This week I spoke with Jason "Stoneman" McDaniel, creator of the group's global tile posse and global addictions posse. Jason opens up a lot and I share some things about myself as well.
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In the Van with Luke Miller @TileMoney

Host: Oakley Corbin
Guest:
Luke Miller

The Details

This week is another episode brought to you live from coverings. This week I spoke with Jason "Stoneman" McDaniel, creator of the group's global tile posse and global addictions posse. Jason opens up a lot and I share some things about myself as well.
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Because It's Tile with Mollie Elkman - The House That She Built

Host: Rick Church
Guest:
Mollie Elkman

The Details

Recorded at Coverings, Rick Church, Executive Director of the Ceramic Tile Distributors Association (CTDA) interviews Mollie Elkman. Mollie is the author of The House That She Built, a children's book, corresponding activity book and more about construction workforce development - specifically for women.
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Why Your Business Needs to be on Social Media Ep #194

Host: Luke Miller
Guest:
Sharon LaRiviere

The Details

A great live audience interview with Sharon LaRiviere about the role social media plays in your business.
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Rapid Fire Live From Coverings Ep #195

Host: Luke Miller
Guests:
Alex Jones, Chris Ford, Eden Rivas, Mind Grab, Rachel Herrera

The Details

This was a great rapid-fire podcast with 5 guests! Recorded live at Coverings with a great audience. Luke interviewed 4 contractors and 1 apprentice inside this episode.
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Coloring Book to Masterpiece

Host: Nancy Busch
Guest:
Frank Sciarrino

The Details

Creating a positive, engaging consumer experience is vital in today’s market. Consumer experience is the #1 driver in their purchase decision. Having the right software and sales process in place to capture the emotional attention of your consumer from the start will lead to a better experience for all.
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