FOR THE BUSINESS PROS: Retailers + Distributors

The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES I StonExpo/Marmomac I TileExpo is proud to host special programs for 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.

View programs below built especially just for you!

  • With over 800 exhibiting brands, you'll find the perfect industry suppliers and manufacturers of all sizes and all corners of the world showcasing the latest in flooring and surface materials and equipment, including carpet, stone products, alternative surfaces, hardwood, laminate, tile, machinery, services, tools and accessories. See, touch, and feel equipment, products, and services at TISE.

Show Features
We've selected a hand full of show features you will see at this year's event that we think as a retailer or distributor, you'll be excited to visit. Review the onfloor education schedule.

  • The Design & Installation Hub
  • VIP Distributor Lounge

Featured Brands
We've selected a hand full of exhibitors you will see at this year's event that we think as a retailer or distributor, you'll be excited to visit.

Sharpen your skills in educational courses specifically tailored to your business specialty.

IGNITE Education Program
The IGNITE Education Program is stocked full of in-depth information and proven strategies to benefit floor covering, stone and tile professionals. TISE makes it simple for you to plan your education schedule, so you can maximize your time! 

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Additional Education Offerings
The International Surface Event has a long list of associations and media entities that continually contribute to the success of our events. Many have planned specialty education with you in mind.

To view the full list of offerings, search through our full schedule of education and events.

The International Surface Event offers tailored networking for professionals in the floorcovering, stone, and tile industry. Meet directly with your manufacturers and suppliers and other creatives such as yourself at events planned to inspire and connect.

2018 Trends Breakfast
Come join TISE at the start of your buying experience in a fashionable escape where you will view the beauty, design philosophy, contemporary role of color, texture, finishes and other relevant trends in floor coverings for 2018, while enjoy breakfast. >> Read More