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EVENT DATES
May 2018
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EXHIBITION HALL DATES
May 2018
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Venue

Georgia World Congress Center 285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW Atlanta , Georgia 30313
Tel: (404) 223-4000
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Overview

Event Overview:

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 40 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 event.

Exhibitor Information:

Coverings is North America's premier international trade fair and expo dedicated exclusively to showcasing the newest in tile & stone. It attracts thousands of distributors, retailers, contractors, installers, specifiers and fabricators, all looking for the latest trends, machinery and innovations.

As a Coverings exhibitor, you receive a free listing in the online exhibitor list as well as the printed Coverings Show Directory & Buyers’ Guide.

Agenda

May 8   

7:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Complimentary Shuttle Bus Service

Favorite

7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Registration

Favorite

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Focusing on the Future: An In-Depth Look at the Leading Color and Design Trends

 Location: B312

Favorite

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Marketing Tactics You Can Learn from Other Industries: A Conversation with Marketing Executives from Major Brands

 Location: B314

Favorite

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Town Hall Meeting I: What General Contractors & Specifiers Are Saying About the Stone & Tile Industry

 Location: B406

Favorite

10:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Coverings Connect

Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

10:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Exhibits Open - Extended!

 
Location: Halls B&C

Favorite

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Coverings Connect Byte Session: Best Practices for Social Media Advertising

 Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

10:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Complimentary Shuttle Bus Service

Favorite

10:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Quick Fire Presentations

 
Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

10:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Live Installation Demos

 Location: Hall C, Booth 7201

Favorite

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

SFA Fabricator Demos

Favorite

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Coverings Connect Byte Session: Building Your Brand with Live Social Media

Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Coverings Rock Stars Luncheon - By Invitation Only 
Location: B401

Favorite

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Coverings Connect Byte Session: Pay to Place - Facebook Advertising

Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Coverings Connect Byte Session: Pin to Win - Pinterest's Power for Your Biz

 Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Exterior Challenges and Growth Opportunities in Tile Installation

 Location: B314

Favorite

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Seamless Design with Tile and Stone: Residential to Commercial and Back Again

 Location: B309

Favorite

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Utilizing Mock Up Displays to Eliminate Miscommunication and Reduce the Risk of Installation Failure

 Location: B206

Favorite

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Why Choose Natural Stone

 Location: B312

Favorite

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

ANSI Dynamic Coefficient of Friction Test for Natural Stone Surfaces

 Location: B312

Favorite

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Determining Your Real Labor Costs: Are You Really Charging Enough?

 Location: B314

Favorite

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Five Aggressive & Affordable Digital Strategies to Dominate Your Local Market

 
Location: B308

Favorite

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Understanding Tile Installation and Product Standards and How to Apply This to Your Installation Projects

 Location: B406

Favorite

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Full Spectrum Ceramics: Industry Solutions & Best Practices 2018

 Location: B309

Favorite

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Complimentary Shuttle Bus Service

Favorite

3:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Show Floor Happy Hours - Extended!

Location: Halls B&C

Favorite

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Complimentary Shuttle Bus Service

Favorite

 

May 9   

7:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Complimentary Shuttle Bus Service

Favorite

7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Registration

Favorite

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Overstocked? Learn to Deal with It and Even Capitalize on It

Location: B308

Favorite

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Health, Safety, Environment, Design: Specifying Tile in Today’s Sustainability Landscape

Location: B312

Favorite

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

New Installation Handbook for the Canadian Tile Industry

Location: B309

Favorite

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Town Hall Meeting II: Meeting General Contractor & Specifier Expectations

Location: B406

Favorite

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Should You Be Selling On The Internet?

Location: B308

Favorite

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Cleaners, Sealers and Maintenance Strategies for Tile and Stone

Location: B308

Favorite

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Developing Our Workforce: Engaging the Next Generation for the Tile and Stone Industry

Location: B406

Favorite

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Global Tile Trends

Location: B309

Favorite

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Stone Trends: A Historical Perspective

Location: B312

Favorite

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

SFA Fabricator Demos

Favorite

10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Coverings Connect 
Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Exhibits Open

Location: Halls B&C

Favorite

10:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Complimentary Shuttle Bus Service

Favorite

10:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Quick Fire Presentations

Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

10:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Live Installation Demos

Location: Hall C, Booth 7201

Favorite

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Coverings Connect Byte Session: Five Tips for Better Understanding SEO

Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

New and Innovative Products in the Fabricator Marketplace

Location: Meet @ Coverings Connect on B-C Connector

Favorite

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Coverings Connect Byte Session: Beginner Blogging - Simple Tips for Connecting with Customers

Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Coverings Connect Byte Session: How Social Media Impacts SEO

Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Coverings Connect Byte Session: Fireside Chat - Social Media for Business

Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Coverings Connect Byte Session: Rise Above the Noise - Strategies for Social Media Engagement on LinkedIn and Twitter

Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Coverings Connect Byte Session: Quick Tips to Conquer Content Marketing

Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Overstocked? Learn to Deal with It and Even Capitalize on It

Location: B308

Favorite

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Understanding Tile and Stone Installation to Avoid Specification Pitfalls

Location: B309

Favorite

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

What a Tile Industry Consultant Is Looking For When He Is Called to Inspect Your Tile Installation

Location: B314

Favorite

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Should You Be Selling On The Internet? 

Location: B308

Favorite

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Fabricator Forum

Location: B312

Favorite

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

How Ceramic Tile Has and Is Forecast to Compete with Other Products

Location: B308

Favorite

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

What the Tile Industry Needs to Know about the New OSHA Silica Standard

Location: B314

Favorite

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Glasstravaganza 

Location: B206

Favorite

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Complimentary Shuttle Bus Service

Favorite

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Show Floor Happy Hours

Location: Halls B&C

Favorite

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

CID Awards Reception

Location: B401

Favorite

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Complimentary Shuttle Bus Service

Favorite

May 10   

7:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Complimentary Shuttle Bus Service

Favorite

7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Registration

Favorite

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Know Your Importer/Exporter

Location: B308

Favorite

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Skin vs. System

Location: B309

Favorite

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Updates to, and Important Language within, the TCNA Handbook, ANSI Standards, the NTCA Reference Manual, the Dimension Stone Design Manual, and Related Construction Codes

Location: B314

Favorite

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Women In Stone - A Stone Project Model

Favorite

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Growth and Opportunities: Controlling Your Healthcare Costs over the Next Two Years

Location: B308

Favorite

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Curbless Shower Systems

Location: B314

Favorite

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Managing Construction Risks: Or How to Avoid Paying Your Lawyers

Location: B312

Favorite

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Managing the Health of Your Business: Distribution Best Practices

Location: B308

Favorite

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

The Future of Tile – Technology, Trends as They Relate to Changes in Habitat, Socio-Cultural, Co-Living

Location: B309

Favorite

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

SFA Fabricator Demos

Favorite

10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Coverings Connect 
Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Exhibits Open

Location: Halls B&C

Favorite

10:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Complimentary Shuttle Bus Service

Favorite

10:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Quick Fire Presentations

Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

10:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Live Installation Demos

Location: Hall C, Booth 7201

Favorite

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Coverings Connect Byte Session: Building Your Brand with Live Social Media

Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Coverings Connect Byte Session: Best Practices for Social Media Advertising

Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Coverings Connect Byte Session: Five Tips for Better Understanding SEO

Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Coverings Connect Byte Session: Pin to Win - Pinterest's Power for Your Biz

Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Coverings Connect Byte Session: How Social Media Impacts SEO

Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Coverings Connect Byte Session: Pay to Place - Facebook Advertising

Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Know Your Importer/Exporter

Location: B308

Favorite

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Silica Exposure and Employee Safety in the Stone Industry

Location: B312

Favorite

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Too Many “Cooks” in the Kitchen: Understanding Roles in Kitchen Construction/Remodel

Location: B309

Favorite

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Gauged Porcelain Tile – Inside the Product and Installation Standards

Location: B206

Favorite

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Growth and Opportunities: Controlling Your Healthcare Costs over the Next Two Years

Location: B308

Favorite

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Attracting More Designers to Your Showroom - How to Deliver CEU Courses

Location: B312

Favorite

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Concrete Substrates

Location: B314

Favorite

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

How to Prepare Yourself or Your Installer for the CTEF CTI Exam

Location: B308

Favorite

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Installation Design Showcase: Deconstructed

Location: Hall C, Booth 8804

Favorite

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Complimentary Shuttle Bus Service

Favorite

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Show Floor Happy Hours

Location: Halls B&C

Favorite

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Complimentary Shuttle Bus Service

Favorite

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Coverings Celebration at the NCAA Football Hall of Fame

Location: NCAA College Football Hall of Fame

Favorite

May 11   

7:15 AM - 3:30 PM

Complimentary Shuttle Bus Service

Favorite

7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Registration

Favorite

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Retaining Installer Labor Today: What Are Contractors Doing to Keep Their Employees?

Location: B308

Favorite

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Managing a Family Business

Location: B309

Favorite

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

How to Utilize Online Education and Apprenticeships to Train Your Workers and Recruit New People into Your Company

Location: B308

Favorite

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Live Installation Demos

Location: Hall C, Booth 7201

Favorite

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

SFA Fabricator Demos

Favorite

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Exhibits Open

Location: Halls B&C

Favorite

10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Coverings Connect 
Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Coverings Connect Byte Session: Quick Tips to Conquer Content Marketing

Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Coverings Connect Byte Session: Rise Above the Noise - Strategies for Social Media Engagement on LinkedIn and Twitter

Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Coverings Connect Byte Session: Fireside Chat - Social Media for Business

Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Coverings Connect Byte Session: Beginner Blogging - Simple Tips for Connecting with Customers

Location: B-C Connector

Favorite

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