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This area of the website is for current exhibitors to help navigate the exhibiting process with helpful guides, facts and deadlines. The exhibitor dashboard is the central location for communicating and discovering the information you need including managing your online profile and directory listing, managing your company's contacts, purchasing sponsorships and upgraded listings, ordering materials for the event and lead retrieval, registering your booth personnel, managing invoices and payments, accessing your free buyer invites and more. Login to your exhibitor dashboard below.

Please check back often for updates and additional information.

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Important Exhibitor Updates & Resources

Below is a list of important exhibitor updates and information. Please pay attention to this section for updates and new information throughout the year.

We value your participation at The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo | TileExpo and want to ensure you have the most updated information and alerts possible. Some parties will try to take advantage of your participation in events such as ours. We have put together a list of the current issues for your review including Fair Guide, Show Program, Hotel Booking and the List Scam. We regret any inconvenience caused by this solicitation, as well as the manner in which you were solicited. Please know that The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo | TileExpo has NO involvement with these unrelated entities. We take this matter very seriously and will do whatever possible to protect our exhibitors, partners and attendees. If you are contacted by a company that you feel is violating any of the below warnings, please immediately contact the event at [email protected].  

Email Alert
Due to the deluge of unsolicited and unwanted spam in email boxes, spam filters can prevent our emails from getting to you. As this is our main avenue of communication to our exhibitors, please add these email addresses as a "Safe Sender" in your email service. You may have to check your junk mail box occasionally to find us. Exhibitor bulletins, announcements, show updates and other pertinent exhibitor information will be sent to the email address you provide; please help us make sure it arrives in your inbox. 

Please add the following emails to your safe sender list:

List Scam Alert

Do not get scammed. Companies are representing themselves as the agent for distributing the attendee list for The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo | TileExpo, and have contacted exhibitors and partners, and likely companies outside our exhibiting list, to solicit list rental or list selling of the The International Surface Event attendee list. The International Surface Event is the only intellectual property owner of lists and data pertaining to The International Surface Event and does not distribute the list. No other company is authorized to distribute or sell any lists for the event. If you have questions or receive this type of communication, please email to the show team.

Show Program Alert
As an exhibitor, you receive a listing in our show program and event guide at no charge. Regarding: Fair Guide, Fairguide.com, World Company Directory, Construct Data, and AUMA You may have recently received correspondence from the above-mentioned companies that referenced The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo | TileExpo trade event. The company that sent this letter requested that you update your contact information in order to “keep the Fair Guide up-to-date” and will invoice you for their services at a later date. These Fair Guides are not part of The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo | TileExpo publication or website. The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo | TileExpo is in no way involved with or in business with Fair Guide, Fairguide.com, World Company Directory, Construct Data, or AUMA. If you sign the agreement,  you are obligated to an international company and a three-year term. We do not send a written confirmation of your show program and event guide listing. The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo | TileExpo did not supply these companies with your contact information and has no affiliation with them. Whether you decide to list your company in any other guide is solely your decision. It does not affect your relationship with The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo | TileExpo in any way. The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo | TileExpo maintains its own records of exhibitors and produces its own show program and event guide. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding this matter at (866) 550-6808.

Hotel Booking Alert
Several housing agencies have represented themselves as the hotel booking agents for The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo | TileExpo, and have contacted exhibitors and likely attendees to solicit hotel reservations. onPeak is the only official housing agent of The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo | TileExpo.  No other housing company or travel agent is authorized to place hotel reservations for the event. Reservations made through any other agency cannot be guaranteed by the The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo | TileExpo and may result in a loss of deposit, additional charges, incorrect placement, or inflated room rates. Please use the online hotel reservation system or official housing forms on this website to avoid confusion, additional charges, and unsatisfactory service.

News from IAEE
The International Association of Exhibition and Events (IAEE) is pleased to announce it has been working with the FTC to confirm it has stopped the Construct Data/Fair Guide scam that many IAEE members have received and asks members to forward any solicitations received since February to [email protected]. The full announcement can be found here.

Fair Guide Warning
You may have recently received correspondence from the above-mentioned companies that referenced The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo | TileExpo. The company that sent this letter, Construct Data, requested that you update your contact information in order to “keep the Fair Guide up-to-date” and will invoice you for their services at a later date. These Fair Guides are not a The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo | TileExpo publication or website. The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo | TileExpo is in no way involved with or in business with Fair Guide, Fairguide.com, Construct Data, or AUMA.The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo | TileExpo did not supply these companies with your contact information and has no affiliation with them.  Whether you decide to list your company in any Fair Guide is solely your decision. It does not affect your relationship with The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo | TileExpo in any way. The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo | TileExpo maintains its own records of exhibitors and produces its own show program and event guide for the event. We regret any inconvenience caused by this solicitation, as well as the manner in which you were solicited. The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo | TileExpo had no knowledge of the solicitation of its exhibitors by these unrelated entities. 

TISE never distrubite the attendee list. If you are contacted by an external contact offering you the attendee list for TISE, please be on high alert and forward these inquiries to [email protected]. We are constantly working to limite and prevent the scams against our exhibiting companies and partners.

Are you looking for the exhibitor service manual for the current year's event in Las Vegas? Login to your exhibitor dashboard to view the exhibitor service manual. It will appear there when ready, generally in the fall. 

The exhibitor service manual is every exhibitors complete resource for discovering the resources, forms, deadlines, vendors, and more for the event. If you have questions about logistics for the event, please reach out to the TISE Operations Team.

TISE works diligently with the event's service provider, Freeman, to build the most efficient move-in/move-out schedule possible for the scale of event TISE is. Generally the schedule is ready in early fall and will appear on your exhibitor dashboard once complete. You may also discover news and highlights from the TISE Operations Team in the exhibitor insider emails that deliver from the team each month beginning in September through the event.

Below is a list of the Official Vendors for The International Surface Event. If you are contacted by anyone claiming to be an “official” vendor for TISE but they are not listed here, please contact Show Management immediately so that we may help resolve the issue. Please also check our the alerts and scams information in this section to ensure you are not working with a scam company.

 

VENDORS/COMPANIES + SERVICES PROVIDED

  • Freeman Decorating Services - General Contractor
  • Freeman AV Solutions - AV, Computers
  • onPeak - Travel / Housing
  • Aventri - Registration, Lead Retrieval
  • Oscar & Associates - Photography

  • Inspirelight Media / Logan Media - Videography

  • PGL - Customs Broker

  • National Plant & Floral - Plants and Floral

  • United Security - Security

  • Expomarkit - Additional Sponsorship Opportunities

 

HOUSING
onPeak is the only OFFICIAL housing provider for The International Surface Event and therefore the only company that can sell rooms in our official housing blocks. Housing providers other than onPeak are not able to secure rooms within the official housing blocks.

 

EXHIBITOR APPOINTED CONTRACTORS
An Exhibitor Appointed Contractor (EAC) is any company, other than official vendors/service contractors (i.e. Freeman Decorating), that an exhibitor chooses to hire for the installation or dismantling of their booth. EACs are NOT allowed to provide any of the following exclusive show services:

  • Booth Cleaning

  • Catering

  • Electrical

  • Freight Handling

  • Rigging (Hanging Signs/Equipment)

  • Internet

  • Plumbing

  • Security

  • Telecommunications

The TISE Buyer Invite Programs are marketing services that we offer for free in order to give you a helping hand in marketing your booth to potential customers and prospects. 

 

BUYER INVITE MARKETING TOOLKIT

We have created a quick and simple tradeshow marketing tool kit just for you! Utilize the kit  to market your booth and build up your exposure prior to the event. The toolkit is complimentary for you to use and allows you to offer unlimited COMPLIMENTARY EXHIBIT PASSES to your customers, a significant value offering you are able to extend.

Toolkits launch to exhibitors following when registration goes live for the event. If you do not receive your toolkit or have questions, please reach out to the TISE Marketing Team by completing this toolkit request form.

 

PRINTED BUYER INVITE MAILING PROGRAM

The Buyer Invite Mailing Program is a postcard-style print piece that is offered FREE of charge to you by TISE to assist you in inviting customers to see you at the show. The primary contact for the exhibiting company will automatically be sent a pack of 100 invite cards, generally mailed in late October. If you do not receive them or would like to request additional invites for a special mailing, please reach out to the TISE Marketing Team by completing the Request Printed Buyer Invite form.

BEST OF EVENT AWARDS

The Best Of Event Awards is an annual awards program for exhibiting companies whose product, program, service, business practice and/or booth design are considered to be “best of” in their class. The Best Of Event Awards winners for each show (SURFACES | StonExpo | TileExpo) are determined by a panel of judges appointed by the official publication sponsors: Floor Covering News, Stone World, and TILE Magazine. The winners are announced and awarded right on the show floor.

To enter or to view deadlines, complete the Best of Awards form.

 

Categories
Best Booth / Innovation / Style & Design / Sustainability-Disruption / Technology

 

BEST OF PRODUCT AWARDS

The TISE annual Products & Trends Digital Lookbook is a fan-favorite resource guide to view the new and most popular products. Product(s) entered into the Product & Trends Digital Lookbook are automatically entered into the Best of Product Awards.

The top 10 products are voted on by the industry and attendees. Three products will be chosen from all entries for TISE Best of Products, awarded by a panel of judges on the show floor at TISE. The official publication sponsors: Floor Trends, Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, Stone World, Floor Covering Installer, and TILE Magazine.

 

To enter or to view deadlines, complete the TISE Product & Trends Lookbook Submission form.

The TISE Product & Trends Lookbook is the industries annual resource for product introductions, color and trends forecasts and more. This resource is distributed from the TISE Marketing Team to the industry beginning this winter and continuing through the Spring.

Don't miss this complimentary opportunity to have your newest products featured in the Lookbook. To view deadlines and submit your products, complete the submission form.

 

Previous year TISE Product & Trends Lookbooks:

2023

2022

2020

2019

 

Your exhibit space comes with a basic digital listing, but it is not so basic. Make sure to take advantage of your Product Showcase to maximize your exposure to TISE attendees and website visitors online.

 

WHAT ONLINE LISTING TO PURCHASE
TISE offers three online listing options. The first, BASIC, comes with your exhibit space. However, there are two more UPGRADED options that offer an incredible amount of exposure. 

View the Online Listing Flyer to view the benefits and options, then contact your account executive to upgrade your listing at any time.

 

HOW TO UPDATE MY ONLINE LISTING
TISE has created this simple How To flyer to walk you through the process of updating your online listing. If you still need assistance, please reach out to your account executive to be connected to our customer service team.

View the How-To Flyer for step-by-step assistance.

Please review the TISE Branding Guidelines for logo and name usage. Read the branding guidelines for details. For questions or to request approval or assistance, please contact TISE Marketing. 

TISE branding update. Please ensure you are using our newest logo versions.

Read the branding guidelines for details. 

Download the new logo pack for the resources and most up-to-date logos..

For questions or assistance, please reach out to the TISE Marketing team.