The International Surface Event: SURFACES I StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas I TileExpo Officially Opens Las Vegas 2016 Attendee Online Registration

Aug 25, 2015 - Dallas, TX



The International Surface Event (TISE) announced today that attendee online registration for Las Vegas 2016 is now officially open.  On The Cutting Edge of the floor covering, stone and tile industry, The International Surface Event- SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas | TileExpo is four impressive days of the newest products, hands-on demos, inspiring trends, key manufacturers, industry suppliers, along with unmatched education and networking.  Industry professionals attending The International Surface Event 2016, exhibits occurring January 20-22 and education January 19-22, will experience a new line up of revenue generating and engaging events and activities, alongside all their previous show favorites.


For prime selection of events, activities and education sessions at TISE 2016, attendees are encouraged to register early.  Online registration is available at, where information is accessible 24-hours a day, seven days a week.  Additionally, while registering, attendees will have the opportunity to register for a Design & Construction Week® Pass to include all the benefits of The International Surface Event, as well as, gain access to three related industry shows.  For participating Design & Construction Week® events, dates and information, visit


“We are excited to host the global floor covering, stone and tile professional community at The International Surface Event 2016.  Attendees are expected from across the entire United States and over 90 countries in the world“, says Amie Gilmore, Show Director for The International Surface Event.  “Additionally, our second annual partnership with Design & Construction Week® will offer a unique expanded opportunity to view products and services for remodeling professionals.”



TISE Living Magazine is a new twist to a favorite show floor feature, THE TRENDS HUB. In 2016, the Trends Hub is modernizing into a sleek, modern “Living Magazine”. Attendees will have the experience of taking a 3D walk through a magazine experience featuring the forecasted trends and colors for interiors for 2016/2017, product samples, and interactive social media and trends sessions.



Founded in 1915, Mannington Mills, Inc., based in Salem, New Jersey (USA) will be hosting the Mannington 100 Year Celebration at TISE 2016.  As one of the world’s leading manufacturers of luxury flooring and producer of residential and commercial sheet vinyl, luxury vinyl, laminate, hardwood and porcelain tile floors, as well as commercial carpet and rubber, Mannington is committed to quality, customer satisfaction and the environment.  The International Surface Event is proud to host such a historical event.



TISE announces the new IGNITE Education Program.  At the forefront of the event, this unique educational participants offers proven strategies for increasing a company’s profitability and productivity.  Participants will learn best practices and the latest technology to help increase their bottom line and network with industry leaders and get answers to the challenges faced in their business.  Carefully crafted into the program are courses to assist industry professionals in navigating and targeting key growth areas for their business.




Attendees may choose from multiple registration exhibit and education packages at TISE 2016 in Las Vegas.  Members of the World Floor Covering Association (WFCA), the Marble Institute of America (MIA), National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) and supporting organizations of Design & Construction Week (DCW) may take advantage of discounted registration and conference pricing  Full details and pricing can be found on the registration page of the show website. 


Exhibits Registration includes unlimited access to the Exhibit Hall and on floor education. Also included is access to the bonus education options, if listed as free.  Advance prices start at $25 for members and $45 for non-members.


Exhibits + IGNITE Education registration includes full IGNITE Education Program, plus unlimited access to the exhibit hall and on floor education.  Also included is access to the Bonus Education options, if listed as free.  Advance prices start at $49 for members and $99 for non-members.


VIP Package Optionsare also available for Exhibit and Exhibits + IGNITE Education Program registrants.  The packages include unlimited access to the exhibit hall including an exclusive half hour advance entry to the hall, VIP credentials, VIP lounge access, shuttle bus pass, and a swag bag.  Also included is access to the bonus education options, if listed as free.  Advance prices start at $99 for members and $149 for non-members.


Design & Construction Week® Pass includes access to TISE exhibit halls, all on-floor education/demonstrations plus access to IBS, KBIS, and IWCE January 19-21. Early pricing is $75. Design & Construction Week® Pass + IGNITE Education includes the same benefits as Design & Construction Week™ Pass plus full TISE IGNITE education program admission. Early pricing is $124.


Pricing for each package will increase after December 4 through January 18, 2016 and again for on-site registration, January 19 through January 22.  There are also various other educational opportunities available as package add-ons; additional fees may apply. Visit for more information.




With an estimated 110,000 people traveling to Las Vegas for Design & Construction Week®, attendees are encouraged to book their hotel accommodations early. The official housing vendor of TISE 2016 is onPeak. To take advantage of discounted hotel rates and exclusive Official Hotel perks for TISE 2016, visit


For information on exhibiting at or attending The International Surface Event 2016 in Las Vegas, visit, call 800.547.3477 or email



About The International Surface Event (TISE)
The International Surface Event, comprised of SURFACES, StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas, and TileExpo, was formed in 2014, creating an unparalleled opportunity for industry professionals from all sides of the flooring, stone and tile spectrum to meet, interface and collaborate in one place.

SURFACES is the largest North American event serving the floor covering industry,bringing together buyers and sellers from all over the world to see the latest floor covering products, tools, 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/Marmomacc Americas is THE event for stone industry professional and is home of the MIA annual meeting.  The official sponsors are the Marble Institute of America (MIA) and Natural Stone Council (NSC).  Marble Institute of America’s (MIA) mission is to promote the use of natural stone and serve as the world's most authoritative natural stone information resource.   Natural Stone Council (NSC), home of the Genuine Stone® brand, is the leader in the stone industry that represents major associations committed to promotion and education of the industry and general public of the value and benefits of natural stone.

TileExpo is the newest tile industry event in the United States serving distributors, retailers, installers, builders and design professionals. TileExpo brings together buyers and sellers from all over the world to see the latest tile products, tools, services and technologies.  Official Sponsors of TileExpo are Ceramic Tile Education Foundation and National Tile Contractors Association.  Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF) is an educational institution that offers local, regional, and national training programs for consumers, installers, construction professionals, architects, designers, building inspectors and sales associates interested in the sales and installation of ceramic tile.

For more information on The International Surface Event, SURFACES, StoneExpo/Marmomacc Americas, TileExpo, or their sponsors and partners, please visit


About Informa
Located in Dallas, TX, Informa Exhibitions U.S., Construction & Real Estate is an award-winning, full-service exhibition company with an exceptional track record for producing high-quality, successful shows providing networking and industry education.

Informa owns leading exhibitions in the U.S. including: World of Concrete, The International Surface Event, International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo, Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, International Roofing Expo, Remodeling Show, DeckExpo, JLC LIVE, CONSTRUCT and manages the American Institute of Architects Convention.  International shows include World of Concrete India, World of Concrete Europe, Greenbuilding Brasil International Conference & Expo and Greenbuild EuroMed. For more information, visit


Michelle Swayze
Senior Marketing Manager
The International Surface Event
Informa Exhibitions US