It’S Time To Register For Coverings 2012

(ALEXANDRIA, VA—DECEMBER, 2011) —Online registration for Coverings 2012, the international super show and conference for tile and stone at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, April 17-20, is up and running at With no fee to register or attend, this easy access system avoids waiting in lines onsite and offers numerous other advantages which make planning ahead literally payoff.

Once registered, Coverings attendees receive email updates on events, conference sessions, and information on contests and giveaways. Registering online also allows attendees to directly reserve a hotel from among those participating with Coverings in offering discount packages. The lineup of hotel partners includes The Peabody Orlando, Courtyard by Marriott, Hilton Orlando and Hampton Inn, to satisfy a range of budgets and tastes. A new and noteworthy benefit of Coverings’ online registration: A set-it-and-forget-it feature that saves the details and information you’ve input for future show registration.

“Online registration is, by far, the most convenient, paperless and greenest way to get the ball rolling on travel plans to Coverings,” said Jennifer Hoff, president of events for National Trade Productions, which manages and produces Coverings. “Though the show may be months away, we’re already experiencing a steady number of registrations. People are making Coverings a priority for 2012 and booking their travel in advance to get the best deals possible.”

The show’s return to Orlando in 2012 is appealing to veterans of the show, said Hoff, who expects exhibitors to top 800 from more than 50 countries. The conference program, one of Coverings’ most distinguished assets and also totally free, is shaping up to be as compelling as ever, with timely topics and sessions headlined by renowned industry authorities. Other special events peppered throughout the four-day expo promise to be educational, enlightening and help add a competitive edge for all those in the tile and stone business.

While online is the optimum way to register for Coverings, a toll-free hotline also is available: 866-285-3691 or, direct dial at 703-706-8257.

For more information on exhibiting at Coverings 2012, visit or contact NTP, Coverings Show Management, at 703.683.8500.

About Coverings
Coverings is the premier international trade fair and expo dedicated exclusively to showcasing the newest in ceramic tile and natural stone. It has grown to be the largest and most important show of its kind in the U.S., featuring exhibitors from more than 50 countries and attracting thousands of distributors, retailers, fabricators, contractors and specifiers, architectural and design professionals, builders and real estate developers, plus the press and journalists who cover this vital and dynamic industry. Coverings is the stage for introducing some of the most innovative tile and stone products in the world.

The exposition also serves as a valuable resource for continuing education for all categories of attendees, with informative, accredited seminars and live demonstration sessions conducted throughout the four days and all free of charge. Coverings 2012 is set for April 17-20, at Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL.

For more information visit or contact National Trade Productions, Coverings Show Management, 703-683-8500.