See what you'll find at #TISE2019 for Creative Professionals...

By registering as an architect, designer or artist you will have the advantage of exploring a multitude of top-notch events, features, education, and training on THE floor covering event of the year.

Every year, creative professionals come from all over the world to seek new trends, find the freshest and most innovative products with the desire to be inspired in new opportunities that stretch the way the industry thinks about design and construction.

TV and online are great options to gain inspiration, but why not get inspired LIVE and in-person!? See, touch and feel floor covering products while navigating the event floor to discover design resources, make relationships and gain knowledge in the classroom and with hands-on learning.

Some of the opportunities at include:

  • Cutting-edge sessions that offer education credits
  • Participation in installation competitions and receive recognition for your innovation and work
  • See, touch, and feel high-end flooring and installation in person through on-floor demonstrations and product displays
  • Hear directly from the industry leaders on their thoughts and vision behind the innovative spaces they've created
  • Watch presenters and panelists live on stage covering the most talked about topics to-date by some of the most acclaimed designers and architects 
  • Network with industry associations by meeting with them one-on-one at the show
  • Get a first look at the newest products and services for 2019
  • Discover new technology, tools, resources and more!
  • Shop on the event floor and take your very own treasures home with you

CONVERGE: The perfect education for you...

Out with the old and in with the new! This year, we welcome a new education program at The International Surface Event. The CONVERGE education program will not only offer the industry a new way to gain knowledge and training but will also maximize each attendee's experience during the four-day event. In order to provide attendees with the best experience, we have developed specific show tracks based on business initiatives. These "personas" have been broken down into three primary categories: Creatives, Suits and Hammer + Nails.

The Creatives track is packed with industry-leading speakers and training that highlight relevant and cutting-edge tech and creative related topics. This program track is geared towards artistis, architects and designers. However, this program is open to anyone who wants to learn more about industry forecasting, show room strategy, or other pertinent industry-related, business management success tools.

As a creative professional, we realize you have many goals in mind when attending The International Surface Event. To make your search easier, the TISE team pick the top 5 exhibitors that service business professionals just like you. Want to see more exhibitors? View the full exhibitor list here.

Additional programming...

MARMOMAC ACADEMY PROGRAM: Designing with Natural Stone

The Marmomac Academy Program includes a one hour sessions, a walking show floor tour, and a reception at the conclusion.

The 1 hour seminar "Stone, Water, Light: Designing with Natural Elements" will present the basic design elements of Natural Stone and will be good knowledge for importers, distributors and designers as they are considering Natural Stone in their projects.

This program is specially designed for Architects and Designers.

The DISH: Design & Installation Showcase Hub

Design stage sponsored by Floor Focus/Floor Daily /  installation stage sponsored by Floor Covering Installer / demo stage presentations by ARDEX Americas, DriTac Flooring Products, Johns Manville, Parex USA, Inc., and other TISE exhibitors

Find what’s hot, what’s new, and what’s on-trend in design, installation, and products at the new three stage show feature, The DISH.

Explore the other CONVERGE programs at this year's show...