(ALEXANDRIA, VA—AUGUST 21, 2014) Coverings 2015, the largest global tile & stone exhibition in North America, is in search of conference speakers and professional development seminar leaders. Expected to be the largest show in five years, Coverings will be held April 14-17, 2015 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
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, and should be submitted at coverings.com/CFP. The deadline for submissions is September 5, 2014.
“Education continues to be one of the most valuable aspects of Coverings, which is why we aim to bring together the most knowledgeable and distinguished industry experts to speak to our show attendees,” said Karin Fendrich, Coverings show director. “In fact, the conference program at Coverings offers the broadest range of subject matter in the industry.”
All sessions are FREE to registered Coverings attendees and exhibitors. Coverings is a registered provider of AIA and NKBA continuing education and applies for CEUs through IDCEC.
The complete Coverings 2015 conference program will be revealed in January 2015 on coverings.com/education.
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Coverings is 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 80 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 Distributor 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 2015 takes place April 14-17 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. For more information, visit coverings.com or contact National Trade Productions, Coverings Show Management, 703-706-8257.