About The Event

Comprised of three world-class tradeshows: SURFACES, StonExpo/Marmomac, and Tile Expo 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.

Show Dates
Exhibits: January 30 - February 1, 2018
Education: January 29 - February 1, 2018

Exhibit Hours
January 30 I 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
January 31 I 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
February 1 I 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Education Hours
January 29 I 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
January 30 I 8:00 am - 5:15 pm
January 31 I 8:00 am - 5:15 pm

Registration Hours
January 28 I 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
January 29 I 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
January 30 I 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
January 31 I 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
February 1 I 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

**Times listed are subject to change.

The Events

The International Surface Event: SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomac | TileExpo is a mega event comprised of three world class tradeshows, all under one roof. No where in the industry can you find this combined level of products, services, education and demos for the floorcovering, stone, and tile industries, like you can at TISE.

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.

The Attendees

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.

The Creatives: Design and Architecture Professionals
TISE is a magnet for the industry creatives: architects, designers, and artists who are seeking the newest trends, the freshest and most innovative products, and the desire to be inspired in new opportunities that stretch the way they think about design and construction.

Hammer & Nails: Building & Installation Professionals
Contractors, home builders, installers, and fabricators attend TISE to source products for their building projects, to make relationships with industry professionals and manufacturers, to gain knowledge in classroom and hands-on learning opportunities, to purchase products - all to expand their current horizon of building understanding and resources for all aspects of floorcovering and surface materials.

Business Professionals: Retailers and Distributors
Business professionals flood the TISE exhibit halls to meet with long time business connections, seeking new connections, expanding their products lines, purchase products for their retail stores for the upcoming year, and gain insights and trends first-hand from manufacturers. Many business professionals bring their entire teams for annual meetings and to train their staff in the industry's premiere learning program, the TISE IGNITE Education Program.

The Exhibitors

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.

Over 800 Exhibiting Brands
Industry suppliers and manufacturers of all sizes and all corners of the world showcase the latest in flooring and surface materials and equipment, including carpet, stone products, alternative surfaces, hardwood, laminate, tile, machinery, services, tools, and accessories. The show floor is roughly arranged into hard goods, soft goods, stone, tile, and tools and equipment. >> Search Products

Product Launches & Start Up Businesses
The TISE show floor is a wealth of opportunity to find the newest products as they are launched FIRST for the year. Find the newest product launches, exciting new start up businesses presenting innovative new products and tools, and other unique finds on the floor.

Marquis Industry Brands & Leadership
The who's who of the flooring, stone, and tile industries are at TISE. Meet with industry professionals who are icons to the industry, innovators of products, and progressors of the future.