Coverings 2021 Schedule

Coverings ’21 | July 7-9 | Orlando, Florida USA

Coverings’ complimentary education keeps attendees current in today’s highly competitive marketplace with many offering CEUs. 

Schedule as of 4/29/2021

DayStartEndEventLocation
Wednesday7:15 am8:00 pmComplimentary Shuttle Bus ServiceNorth Lobby
Wednesday7:30 am6:00 pmRegistration OpenN220 (North Hall Lobby)
Wednesday7:30 am6:30 pmBag & Coat Check OpenNorth Lobby
Wednesday8:00 am9:00 amCONFERENCE SESSION: Recognize the Problem - Identifying Sales & Marketing Misalignment
Wednesday8:00 am9:00 amCONFERENCE SESSION: Tile Talks with the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA)
Wednesday9:30 am10:30 amCONFERENCE SESSION: Managing a Family Business
Wednesday9:30 am10:30 amCONFERENCE SESSION: Plastic Based Materials (PBM) – Safety and Performance issues with Not So Luxurious Vinyl Tiles (LVT)
Wednesday9:30 am6:00 pmBrand + Business Building ZoneBooth 3919
Wednesday9:30 am6:00 pmExhibit Hall OpenNorth Hall
Wednesday9:30 am6:00 pmLuna Mosaics Live InstallationBooth 3919
Wednesday9:30 am6:00 pmSAMA's Annual Mosaic Arts International (MAI) ExhibitionNorth Lobby
Wednesday9:30 am6:00 pmSAMA's One Hundred Moments in MosaicBooth 3919
Wednesday9:30 am6:00 pmThe Coverings LoungeBooth 3919
Wednesday10:00 am6:00 pmInstallation Demonstration StageBooth 3022
Wednesday11:00 am12:00 pmCONFERENCE SESSION: Global Tile Trends
Wednesday11:00 am12:00 pmCONFERENCE SESSION: State of the Stone Industry
Wednesday4:00 pm5:15 pmYoung Professionals Program and 2021 Rock Star AwardsBooth 3919
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Thursday7:15 am8:00 pmComplimentary Shuttle Bus ServiceNorth Lobby
Thursday7:30 am6:00 pmRegistration OpenN220 (North Hall Lobby)
Thursday7:30 am6:30 pmBag & Coat Check OpenNorth Lobby
Thursday8:00 am9:00 amCONFERENCE SESSION: How to Increase Business Leads and Secure New Projects Through Material Bank
Thursday8:00 am9:00 amCONFERENCE SESSION: Product Performance Testing - A Behind the Scenes Look at How Products Are Tested for Quality and Performance
Thursday9:30 am10:30 amCONFERENCE SESSION: Discovering Nature's Crossover Colors: Updated Trends in Classics
Thursday9:30 am10:30 amCONFERENCE SESSION: Skills and Time Management for Certification Success
Thursday9:30 am6:00 pmBrand + Business Building ZoneBooth 3919
Thursday9:30 am6:00 pmExhibit Hall OpenNorth Hall
Thursday9:30 am6:00 pmLuna Mosaics Live InstallationBooth 3919
Thursday9:30 am6:00 pmSAMA's Annual Mosaic Arts International (MAI) ExhibitionNorth Lobby
Thursday9:30 am6:00 pmSAMA's One Hundred Moments in MosaicBooth 3919
Thursday9:30 am6:00 pmThe Coverings LoungeBooth 3919
Thursday10:00 am6:00 pmInstallation Demonstration StageBooth 3022
Thursday11:00 am12:00 pmCONFERENCE SESSION: Environmental Responsibility, Human Wellness, Resilience - Hot Topics in Green Building and How the Tile Industry Fits
Thursday11:00 am12:00 pmCONFERENCE SESSION: Hard Surface Industry Town Hall
Thursday6:00 pm10:00 pmNTCA and 2021 CID Awards Event
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Friday7:30 am3:00 pmComplimentary Shuttle Bus ServiceNorth Lobby
Friday7:30 am12:30 pmRegistration OpenN220 (North Hall Lobby)
Friday8:00 am3:30 pmBag & Coat Check OpenNorth Lobby
Friday8:30 am9:30 amCONFERENCE SESSION: Designing Showrooms Post COVID-19
Friday8:30 am9:30 amCONFERENCE SESSION: Fabricators Forum
Friday9:30 am2:30 pmBrand + Business Building ZoneBooth 3919
Friday9:30 am2:30 pmExhibit Hall OpenNorth Hall
Friday9:30 am2:30 pmLuna Mosaics Live InstallationBooth 3919
Friday9:30 am2:30 pmSAMA's Annual Mosaic Arts International (MAI) ExhibitionNorth Lobby
Friday9:30 am2:30 pmSAMA's One Hundred Moments in MosaicBooth 3919
Friday9:30 am2:30 pmThe Coverings LoungeBooth 3919
Friday10:00 am11:00 amCONFERENCE SESSION: Designer Talk: Why Natural Stone
Friday10:00 am11:00 amCONFERENCE SESSION: Trials and Tribulations of Tile Installations: A North American Perspective
Friday10:00 am2:00 pmInstallation Demonstration StageBooth 3022
Friday11:30 am12:30 pmCONFERENCE SESSION: Substrate Preparation for Hard Surfaces
National Wood Flooring Association’s (NWFA) 2021 Wood Flooring Expo will take place simultaneously in July at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. The NWFA Expo will be held July 8-9 in the South Hall. Registered attendees, for either event, will have access to both exhibit show floors.
 
NWFA Show Floor Hours:
  • Thursday July 8  9 am – 5 pm
  • Friday July 9  9 am – 4 pm 
 
Coverings attendees and exhibitors CANNOT register or pick up badges at the NWFA Expo registration area.