The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomac | TileExpo offers a new and unique educational program that will provide you learning opportunities to help fill your business toolbox with new ideas, positively impact the bottom line, make your business more profitable, and boost your career to the next level. Choose from sessions featuring the hottest topics and industry experts. As an added bonus, most sessions qualify for continuing education credits with AIA, IDCEC, ASID, IDC, IIDA, NKBA, AIBD, and/or IICRC. We also feature a multitude of bonus education sessions, certifications, interactive workshops, and tours offered by many of our partners, including CTEF, Houzz, ICRI, IWF, NSI, NALFA, NFIC, NWFA, and SFA.

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Each of the CONVERGE speakers are artfully selected for their knowledge, perspective, and excitement about sharing with the industry. The TISE lineup of speakers has expertise in areas throughout the industry from legal and government, editorial perspectives, hands-on learning and knowledge, industry forecasting, design, retail and so much more!  View the stellar line-up of CONVERGE Education speakers from the 2019 show.


These certification classes will give you the tools to help educate you and to elevate your knowledge to the next level during your time at TISE. Explore some of the many certification opportunities you can find at the upcoming show.

On Floor Education

On the floor, attendees can experience stone-cutting displays, all types of surface material installations and techniques, particpate in digital marketing consultations, all while working directly with experts who can answer specific questions and offer business solutions.