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Mandalay Bay Convention Center 3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South Las Vegas , Nevada 89119
Tel: (877) 632-7700
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TISE - The International Surface Event - SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas | TileExpo

Attendees

25,000

Exhibitors

785

Register

$45 - $625

Overview

Event Overview:

Comprised of three world-class tradeshows: SURFACES, StonExpo/Marmomac, and TileExpo events, TISE is THE industry marketplace for floorcovering, stone, and tile industry professionals - offering four impressive days of the newest products, hands-on demos, inspiring trends, key manufacturers + industry suppliers, along with unmatched education and networking opportunities.

SURFACES
SURFACES is the largest North American flooring event serving ALL of the floorcovering industry; bringing together buyers and sellers from around the world to see the latest floor covering products, tools, trends, services, and technologies. The official sponsor of SURFACES is the World Floor Covering Association (WFCA), the industry's largest advocacy organization representing floorcovering retailers, contractors, and allied service providers throughout North America. 

StonExpo/Marmomac
StonExpo/Marmomac is THE stone event for the stone industry professional, featuring specialty stone and machinery areas with exhibitions of stone and stone supplies from 7 countries, plus stone tools, equipment, services, and demonstrations from leading manufacturers and associations. Home to the MIA+BSI annual meeting, the official sponsors are the Marble Institute of America (MIA) + the Building Stone Institute (BSI), and the Natural Stone Council (NSC). 

TileExpo
TileExpo is the newest tile industry event in the United States serving distributors, retailers, installers, builders, and design professionals. Featuring leading tile manufacturers and suppliers displaying products from artisan to ceramic, decorative to glass, and more. Buyers and sellers can find the tile products, tools, and services they need at TileExpo. Official Sponsors of TileExpo are the Ceramic Tile Education Foundation and the National Tile Contractors Association.

Attendee Information:

Tens of thousands of attendees come to market at TISE annually seeking products, services, partnerships, training, trends, and learning. TISE attendees come from every corner of the world, over 100 countries, and are a diverse group of industry professionals.

Exhibitor Information:

The International Surface Event offers tailored networking for professionals in the floorcovering, stone, and tile industry. Discover, ask questions, get inspired, build relationships, see brand new product launches, discover trends, get assistance in product selections, meet directly with your manufacturers and suppliers. See, touch, and feel equipment, products, and services at TISE.

Products & Services Include:
    Associations
    Business Equipment & Services
    Carpet
    Cleaning/Maintenance
    Countertops
    Decorative Hardware
    Freight Forwarding/Material Handling
    Hardwood
    Installation Products
    Laminates
    Media
    Resilient
    Rugs
    Stone
    Tile
    Tools/Equipment/Machinery
    Training
    Underlayment
    Wall & Window Coverings
    and more!

Agenda

Jan 29   

9:00

MIACC

MIA Accreditation & Exam

Coral A

MN01

State of the Industry Report in the Residential and Commercial Markets

Islander A

MN02

Top 10 Care & Maintenance Tips for Stone and Tile

Islander B

MN03

On Trial for Moisture-Related Flooring Failures II

Islander C

MN04

Hunting for Big Game

Islander G

MN05

Millennials in the Mix: Leading a Multigenerational Workforce

Islander H

NFIC

Sales Seminar for Woven & Tufted Wool Carpet

Tradewinds D

10:50

MN06

Can OSHA Compliance Really Save You Money?

Islander A

MN07

Risk Management Strategies: What You Do Not Know Can Break You

Islander B

MN08

Old School Vs New School: Let's Rumble! (Stone Restoration)

Islander C

MN09

Take a Break from Tradition - #CleanYourShowroom

Islander G

MN10

Color Narratives – Future Savvy

Islander H

12:20

MN11

How Flat is Flat? Surface Preparation for Installation

Islander A

MN12

What's New in Flooring Materials - The Dos & Don'ts

Islander B

MN13

Stone Cladding Restoration Design Challenges

Islander C

MN14

Wood Floor Claims - Evaluations and Inspections

Islander G

MN15

Aging in Place: Surfaces for Seniors

Islander H

1:40

MN16

To Grind or Not to Grind

Islander A

MN17

Do I Need a High Performance Tile Setting

Islander B

MN18

How to Maximize Your Online Marketing Presence

Islander C

MN19

How to Increase Profits Through Job Costing & Labor Controls

Islander G

MN20

Legally Speaking: Important Tools for Collecting Payment

Islander H

3:30

MN21

What Stone Is This? Learn How to be a Rock Sleuth

Islander A

MN22

Tiling the Great Outdoors

Islander B

MN23

Recruiting, Training, and Retaining Employees

Islander C

MN24

Project Management

Islander G

MN25

How to Turn People into Your Secret Weapon

Islander H

Jan 30   

8:00

ICE

ICRI Education Session + Written Exam (Tier 1)

Coral B

ICP

ICRI Education Session + Written Exam + Performance Exam (Tier 2)

Coral B

ICRI

ICRI Education Session

Coral B

TU01

How Does Your Social Media Measure Up?

Islander A

TU02

The Importance of An Effective Cleaning and Maintenance Program for Ceramic Tile Installations

Islander B

TU03

Sound Ratings & Acoustic Panel: A Look at Risk Mitigation

Islander C

TU04

Navigating Claims: It's Not Always Your Fault

Islander G

TU05

Transforming Your Floor Covering Store into a Shop That Pops!

Islander H

8:30

DNS

A Day of Continuing Education for Building Design Professionals

Mandalay Bay Convention Center

9:00

Exhibits Open

Bayside Level 1

9:45

TRBK

Trends Breakfast: The Latest in Flooring Trends

Islander F

10:00

BS01

Proven Strategies for Growing Your Business

Islander A

BS02

Water - Do You Know How to Build For It?

Islander C

BS03

State of Carpet Recycling in U.S.A.

Islander G

BS04

The Pros and Cons of Different Cleaning, Disinfecting and Finishing Techniques

Islander H

NTW

Women in Stone Interactive Career Advancement Workshop

Tradewinds D

12:00

TU06

Strategies to Win in a Changing Economy

Islander A

TU07

Small Business, Big Content: Wide Reach Marketing Strategy Scaled to Your Size

Islander B

TU08

Fabricator's Forum: Networking, Learning, Sharing

Islander C

TU09

Protect Your Assets and Reduce Your Taxes

Islander G

TU10

Quartz - The Sexiness of Style and Practicality

Islander H

1:30

HOU1

Kitchen & Bathroom Trends – Four Years of Houzz Consumer Insights

Islander F

MIA01

Did it Really Happen? Installation Case Studies

Islander B

MIA02

Providing for the Community: How Association Members Can Get Involved in Charitable Causes

Islander C

MIA03

Maximizing the CEU Program & Using Local and Regional Trade Shows to Grow Your Sales

Islander G

MIA04

How to Increase Production in Your Fabrication Shop?

Islander H

2:00

ICRWE

ICRI Recertification Written Exam

3:45

TU11

Immigration Reform Are You Ready?

Islander A

TU12

Gauged Porcelain Panels & Slabs (Part 1)

Islander B

TU13

Modern Technologies: Making Mosaic Art Fit Your Space

Islander C

TU14

Super Ads: What Were They Thinking?

Islander G

TU15

Photo Smart: An Amateur's Guide to Capturing Great Photographs for Social Media

Islander H

4:00

MIAL

MIA+BSI Awards Ceremony

South Seas F

5:00

Exhibits Close

CNHH

Canada Night Happy Hour

Border Grill at Mandalay Bay

EPHH

Emerging Professional Happy Hour

Border Grill at Mandalay Bay

5:30

MIAHH

MIA+BSI Member After Party

Palm Foyer

6:30

DNSD

Designing with Natural Stone Dinner

Off Site

Jan 31   

8:00

DSD

Designer Day Package sponsored by Houzz

ICRDW

ICRI Demonstration + Workshop

Palm H

WE01

Hiding in Your Books: What Your Accountant is Not Telling You?

Islander A

WE02

Gauged Porcelain Panels & Slabs (Part 2)

Islander B

WE03

The Five Commandments to Creating a Customer Centered Culture

Islander C

WE04

The Coaching Edge: Building a Successful Team

Islander G

WE05

Contractors, Retailers, and Designers: Forging Partnership for Success

Islander H

9:00

Exhibits Open

Bayside Level 1

BS06

Quarry Producers Workshop

Marmomac Booth #

10:00

HOU2

The Sales & Marketing Success Funnel: How to Attract, Close, and Retain Business

Islander G

WE10

Health & Wellness Design: A Conversation with Four Top Designers

Islander H

11:45

DDL

Designer Luncheon - Opening the Door for Design Enlightenment™

Islander F

12:00

ICP2

ICP - ICRI Education Session + Written Exam + Performance Exam (Tier 2)

Palm H

WE06

Art & Technology Collide: Creating Unique Designs with Waterjets

Islander A

WE07

Market Trends and New Material for Modern Design

Islander B

WE08

Don’t Fight the Whitewater: Leadership Lessons from Turbulent Times

Islander C

WE09

Why Every Floor Covering Wants to Be Like Wood?

Islander G

1:00

SFAW

Stone Fabricators Alliance Mega Workshop

Tradewinds D

1:30

CST2

A Case Study: Single Slab Effect and Levelling Natural Stone

Marmomac Booth #

DDT

Designer Off-Site Home Tour - ASCAYA Where Dreams Live

Offsite

3:45

WE11

What's New in Flooring: A Look at Luxury Vinyl

Islander A

WE12

Ultra Thin, Ultra Light: What You Need to Know About Thin Porcelain Slabs

Islander B

WE14

The Laws of Luxury

Islander G

WE15

To Restore or Not to Restore...Is That Truly the Question?

Islander H

5:00

Exhibits Close

SFAP

SFA Sponsor Appreciation Party

Beach Patio

Feb 1   

8:30

NALFA

NALFA Certified Inspector Course

Islander H

9:00

Exhibits Open

Bayside Level 1

3:00

Exhibits Close

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