The digital experience for Coverings 2020
Due to the cancellation of the Coverings 2020 show in New Orleans, Coverings is pleased to introduce Coverings Connected, digital experience for Coverings 2020 which will take place on its original dates from April 20 – 23, 2020.
Coverings’ mission is to educate and grow the vibrant tile & stone industry. As we all adapt to our changing reality and landscape, Coverings is committed to providing the best tile & stone content and access to exhibitor products and solutions through Coverings Connected.
We are excited to offer an online experience that will include:
• A showcase of 900+ exhibitors
• Selected educational sessions via webinars
• The latest tile & stone trends
• Podcast interviews
• Live chats to provide you with resources on how to build your online brand
• CID Award-winning projects
• The 2020 Coverings Rock Stars
Press Conference Programming will be of the following:
Tile of Spain:
Tile of Spain’s press conference will highlight the strength of Spain’s industrial sector. We will review global export trends with discussions on better applicability to the building, quality, and performance standards as well as a design language. Finally, we will touch upon macro trends and celebrated projects by the A & D community, utilizing Spanish ceramics materials. Learn more here: www.tileofspainusa.com.
Tile Council of North America (TCNA):
Eric Astrachan, Executive Director of Tile Council of North America, presents TCNA’s 2019 ceramic tile industry market update and North American tile trends, plus specific lab research and testing, standards, and sustainability initiatives arising from current global events. Learn more here: www.tcnatile.com
Ceramics of Italy:
Representatives from Ceramics of Italy will share industry updates including upcoming promotional activities and educational initiatives as well as the announcement of the recipients of the 2020 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition and North American Distributor Award. Learn more here: www.ceramica.info/en/
Ceramic Tile Distributors Association (CTDA):
2019 and 2020 have been interesting and challenging times for the ceramic tile industry. The Ceramic TileDistributors Association (CTDA) is the voice of the independent distributor in North America. CTDA has been focused on helping its member companies navigate complicated trade matters that have impacted tile importers, providing education and training opportunities to its member companies and their employees and customers through online training, Total Solutions Plus and more and of course recently helping its member companies address business issues related to the impact of COVID-19. CTDA will discuss these issues and answer questions of the press during its press conference. Learn more here: www.ctdahome.org
National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA):
The National Tile Contractors Association will provide a brief update on the action they are taking in supporting its members through the COVD-19 crisis. This includes being a resource for members related to understanding legislation and providing them with assistance to take steps to protect their business and their employees. NTCA is collaborating with other associations in the flooring industry to collectively share best practices in order to provide additional support. Learn more here: www.tile-assn.com.
A digital experience for Coverings 2020, Coverings Connected will bring together the Coverings community for a variety of live learning opportunities, a chance to explore and connect with exhibitors, and so much more.
Contact Details: www.coverings.com