Michele Nebel Peake Joins SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas as Conference Manager

Aug 08, 2013 - Dallas, TX

 

Hanley Wood Exhibitions is proud to announce the addition of Michele Nebel Peake as part of the SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas conference team as an independent contractor. Peake’s proven background in planning conference programs, developing new programming, and overall trade show experience will ensure SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas will continue to grow and further its leadership position in the flooring, stone and tile industries. As Conference Manager, Peake will be working alongside Jennifer Hughes, recognized Conference Manager of SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas, to collaboratively enhance the education program.   

Peake comes to Hanley Wood Exhibitions with over 20 years of meeting planning experience. Most recently, she contracted as Senior Conference Manager for Coverings, a National Trade Productions event. In her 10 years with Coverings, she was responsible for the management of all meetings and conference related activities including session development and speaker management.

“We are very excited to have Michele join our team. With her depth of experience and track record for success, she will be an integral asset to our team as we begin executing plans for show growth. Michele will certainly add significant value to our conference program,” said Dana Teague, Vice President of Hanley Wood Exhibitions.

 

SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2014 will be held January 27-30 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. Exhibits will be open Tuesday-Thursday and the Education Program opens Monday, January 27 and continues through Thursday.

For information on exhibiting at or attending SURFACES 2014, visit www.SURFACES.com  or call 800.547.3477 or 972.536.6400.

For information on exhibiting at or attending StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2014, visit www.StonExpo.com or call 800.547.3477 or 972.536.6434.

 

 

About SURFACES

The official sponsor of SURFACES is the World Floor Covering Association (WFCA), the floor covering industry's largest advocacy organization representing floor covering retailers, contractors and allied service providers throughout North America.

The WFCA is a recognized leader in marketing research, industry certification programs, and operates the premier consumer flooring web site, www.wfca.org, providing unbiased information about every type of floor covering and connecting customers to members’ retail stores. The WFCA also influences public policy affecting the floor covering industry and consumers. For more information about the WFCA, visit www.wfca-pro.org.

 

About StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas

StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas’ Official Sponsors are the Marble Institute of America (MIA) and Natural Stone Council. For over sixty five years, the Marble Institute of America (MIA) has served as the authoritative source of information on standards of natural stone workmanship and practice and the suitable application of natural stone products. Membership in the association is worldwide and includes nearly 1,400 natural stone producers, exporters/importers, distributors/wholesalers, fabricators, finishers, installers, and industry suppliers — all committed to the highest standards of workmanship and ethics.

The Natural Stone Council, home of the Genuine Stone® brand, is the leader in the stone industry that represents the major associations who are committed to promotion and education of the industry and general public of the value and benefits of natural stone. Member associations include: Allied Stone Industries, Building Stone Institute, Elberton Granite Association, Indiana Limestone Institute, Marble Institute of America, National Building Granite Quarries Association, National Slate Association and Natural Stone Alliance. For more information about The National Stone Council, visit www.naturalstonecouncil.org.

Since 1919, the Building Stone Institute has worked on behalf of the quarries, fabricators, machinery and tools suppliers and others who comprise our diverse natural stone industry membership. BSI provides programs and services that empower and enable our member companies to offer the highest level of quality products and services, and to educate the architectural and design communities on the benefits and uses of natural stone. BSI is a proud continuing education provider with the American Institute of Architects and the American Society of Landscape Architects. Learn more www.buildingstoneinstitute.org.

StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2013 official endorsers are Marmomacc and ASI.

 

About Veronafiere

Veronafiere (Verona Trade Fair Company) is Italy's most important direct organizer of trade shows and among the top organizers in Europe. Founded in 1898, Veronafiere now focuses on economic sectors of primary importance to the Italian economy, including stone (Marmomacc), construction (Samoter), and wine (Vinitaly).  Veronafiere conducts or hosts 37 trade shows a year in Verona and 11 abroad. 

Marmomacc is the global leader in natural and engineered stone materials and related technologies and design.  Samoter is one of Europe's major exhibitions of construction equipment and earth-moving machinery.  Vinitaly is the largest wine trade show in the world.  All three are owned and organized by Veronafiere.

 

About Hanley Wood

Hanley Wood, LLC is the premier media, event, information and strategic marketing services company serving the residential, commercial design and construction industries. Through its operating platforms, the company produces award-winning digital and print publications, Newsletters, websites, marquee trade shows and events, Market Intelligence data and strategic marketing solutions. The company also is North America's leading publisher of home plans.

 
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