(ALEXANDRIA, VA – AUGUST 2013) Coverings 2014, the international tile and stone exposition, has issued a ‘Call for Speakers and Presentations’ in search of conference speakers and professional development seminar leaders. Approaching its 25th year, Coverings will be held April 29-May 2, 2014 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Known for its comprehensive speaking and education programs, Coverings seeks authorities in the categories of architecture and interior design, fabrication and installation, green building, retail sales and distribution to submit proposals for one or more topics. Proposals from individuals as well as teams are accepted.
‘As we prepare for the show’s 25th Anniversary, we’re planning on bringing together the most knowledgeable and distinguished industry experts to Coverings,’ said Karin Fendrich, Coverings show director. ‘This is an aspect of the show that’s a significant draw — about half of show attendees attend at least one session. We’re excited to continue the success of this program with best-in-class speakers providing education on key, timely topics.’
Presentation and speaking proposals should be submitted at www.coverings.com. The deadline for proposals has been extended to September 9, 2013.
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In 2014, Coverings celebrates its 25th Anniversary as the largest and most important ceramic tile and natural stone trade fair and expo in the United States. It features exhibitors from more than 35 countries and is the stage for introducing some of the most innovative tile and stone products in the world.
The exposition serves as a valuable resource for continuing education for all segments of the industry, with more than 70 informative, accredited seminars and live demonstration sessions throughout the show, all free of charge.
Coverings attracts thousands of distributors, retailers, fabricators, contractors, specifiers, architectural and design professionals, builders and real estate developers, as well as journalists and bloggers who cover this vital and dynamic industry.
Sponsors of the show are The Ceramic Tile Distributors Association (CTDA), Tile of Spain/Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturer’s Association (ASCER), Ceramics of Italy/Confindustria Ceramica, National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) and The Tile Council of North America (TCNA). The show is managed by National Trade Productions.
Coverings 2014 will be held April 29—May 2 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. For more information, visit www.coverings.com or contact National Trade Productions, Coverings Show Management, 703-683-8500.