We are making plans for you...

The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomac | TileExpo is making plans for you! The TISE advisory council, a group of industry leaders with expertise in each industry specialty, gathered from around the world, virtually, to make plans just for you! The meeting brought forward incredible ideas on ensuring you have the resources you need at TISE 2021. Watch this page for continued updates, fun "meet the council" videos, and insights!

Meet the 2021 Advisory Council

While the advisory team was busy planning at our July meeting, TISE was able to check in with each member individually to ask some fun and interesting questions. Watch these videos to get to know the council and the TISE team a little better!


The TISE Advisory Council assists in the curation and development of original and innovative educational programming with the goal of improving the overall experience for attendees and exhibitors alike. Each panel member comes with a unique perspective and point-of-view to carefully tailor the programming to exactly what each industry sector needs. 

Thank you for your valued input!

Aaron Dahnke | Marble Institute of America (MIA)

Aaron Dahnke

Education Manager
Marble Institute of America (MIA)

Allyson Humphries | Women In Stone

Allyson Humphries

Designer
Women In Stone

Amy Rush | Floor Covering Weekly

Amy Rush

Editor in Chief
Floor Covering Weekly

Bart Bettiga | National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA)

Bart Bettiga

Executive Director
National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA)

Brett Miller | National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA)

Brett Miller

VP, Education and Certification
National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA)

Crystal Moore | Mohawk

Crystal Moore

Marketing Event Planner
Mohawk

David Madonia | BNP

David Madonia

Group Publisher
BNP

Suzanne Winn | Suzanne Winn Design

Jacqueline Tabbah

Vice President
International Stoneworks, Inc.

Jim Hieb | Natural Stone Institute (NSI)

Jim Hieb

Executive Vice President & CEO
Natural Stone Institute (NSI)

Joey Marcella | Mario & Son, Inc.

Joey Marcella

President
Mario & Son, Inc.

Katie Ford | Shaw

Katie Ford

Director of Brand Strategy
Shaw

Laura Bartley | Mohawk

Laura Bartley

Senior Director of Marketing Communications & Events
Mohawk

Lisbeth Calandrino | Fabulous Floors Magazine

Lisbeth Calandrino

VP Marketing
Fabulous Floors Magazine   

Robert Varden | Certified Flooring Installers (CFI)

Robert Varden

Executive Director
Certified Flooring Installers (CFI)

Scott Humphry | World Floor Covering Association (WFCA)

Scott Humphrey

CEO
World Floor Covering Association (WFCA)

Steve Feldman | FCN

Steve Feldman

Publisher
Floor Covering News

Tanja Kern | Floor Trends

Tanja Kern

Associate Publisher & Editorial Director
Floor Trends