(ALEXANDRIA, VA—AUGUST 12, 2015) Coverings, the largest global tile & stone exhibition in North America, is seeking conference speakers and professional development seminar leaders for its 2016 exhibition programming. Making its return to Chicago for the first time in seven years, Coverings 2016 will be held April 18-21, 2016 at McCormick Place.
Highlighted for its comprehensive speaking and education programs, Coverings is calling for leading authorities in the categories of architecture and interior design, building and remodeling, fabrication, installation, green building, health and safety, retail sales and distribution, to submit proposals for one or more topics. Proposals from individuals as well as teams are accepted and can be submitted at coverings.com/education. The deadline for submissions is August 26, 2015.
“Coverings supports the continued professional success of our show attendees by gathering the most knowledgeable and distinguished experts in the tile and stone industry to provide quality educational sessions,” said Karin Fendrich, Coverings show director. “Coverings offers the broadest range of subject matter in the industry and we are looking forward to another year of robust programming with best-in-class speakers, whose sessions provide our attendees with all the necessary tools and knowledge for success.”
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 2016 conference program will be revealed in January 2016 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 40 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 75 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 2016 takes place April 18-21 in McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. For more information, visit coverings.com or contact National Trade Productions, Coverings Show Management, 703-706-8257.