Special Events

Best of TISE Event Awards

Sponsored by StoneWorld, Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, Floor Covering News & Tile Magazine Winners announced while on-site in Las Vegas.

The “Best of TISE” is an awards program for participating exhibiting companies whose product, program, service, business practice and/or booth design are considered to be “best” in their class.

Canada Night, sponsored by Coverings Canada Magazine

Join your fellow Canadian attendees for a time of networking while enjoying hors d'oeuvres and drinks.  

Design Hot Seat Show with Celebrity Designer Jennifer Farrell

See Jennifer launch her show LIVE in The DISH, Wednesday, January 23 | 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm | @ The DISH, Booth 3747!

Join Design Hot Seat with Jennifer Farrell weekly exclusively on Design Talk LIVE. Each week, celebrity designer Jennifer Farrell explores the hottestdesign trends on the market, and interviews a design expert who issetting the trend. Then she brings two companies together to showviewers how to achieve the same look in two price points, where noquestion is o limits when guests are in the Design Hot Seat.Jennifer is an internationally recognized interior designer andtelevision personality, and is the go-to expert for celebrity clients,home makeover shows, and high-profi le design projects. Leveragingher design experience and intimate product knowledge, she is ableto bring forth top design and architectural trends. She’ll ask themanufacturers the hot-seat questions that matter when trying to getthat same hot design style.

Emerging Professionals Happy Hour, sponsored by Foor Focus/FloorDaily.net

A perfect opportunity to join fellow Emerging Professionals, ages 40 and under, to network, make connections and build relationships. Enjoy drinksand hors d’oeuvres. RSVP required; space is limited.

Houzz 2019 Kitchen & Bath Industry Report

Join Houzz as they release their 2019 Kitchen and Bath Consumer Trends report. Presented by Liza Hausman | Friday, January 25 | 11:00 am – 12:00 pm | Islander H

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.

National Installer of the Year Competition

The industry has asked and The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomac | TileExpo has answered, as The National Installer of the Year Installation Competition (The Nationals) makes its return LIVE on the floor at TISE 2019.

Natural Stone Institute Awards Ceremony

Join the Natural Stone Institute for their Awards Ceremony celebrating the Pinnacle Awards winners. Natural Stone Institute Industry Award winners will also be honored at this event. RSVP requested.

Natural Stone Institute Member After Party

Join members of the Natural Stone Institute for a Members-Only After Party immediately following the Natural Stone Institute Awards Ceremony.

Stone Fabricators Alliance Sponsor Appreciation Happy Hour

Join the Stone Fabricators Alliance (SFA) for their Sponsor Appreciation Party immediately following the Mega Workshop. The workshop and party are free to all fabricators. RSVP required. Space is limited.

Women in Stone: The Power of Communication Workshop

Join the Women in Stone for a half day educational workshop featuring speaker David Mitchell.  This session will include a combination of engaging learning activities focused on unique communication styles. David will explain the power of understanding both your own style and the styles of the people you interact with every day. The session ends with a 2-hour networking reception at Border Grill. 

Show Features

2019 Trends Audio Tour

Guide yourself across the show floor to the trendiest products of 2019, hand-selected by the world-renowned forecasting and design firm, Scarlet Opus using the 2019 Trends Audio Tour available exclusively in the TISE mobile app! Package includes a set of earphones and a code to access the audio tour within the mobile app. This is a self-guided tour.

Requirements: web-enabled mobile device and download of TISE 2019 mobile app. Headphones and access code provided on-site at registration pickup.

International Pavilion

Expand your horizons with displays from Canada, India, Italy, Turkey, Portugal, and more - this and more global products and services are featured in the Marmomac International Pavilion grouped on the show floor. 

National Installer of the Year Live Action Competition

A panel of judges will be reviewing project submissions from around the country and selecting the top 3 finalists in each category to compete LIVE in an installation competition at TISE. The winner of the LIVE installation contest in Las Vegas will be crowned The National Installer of the Year, receive a prize package, and own incredible bragging rights in the industry and to their customers.

Natural Stone Institute Member Area

Members and non-members are welcome to visit the Natural Stone Institute Member Area on the TISE show floor. 

NWFA Hardwood Flooring Pavilion

Network and browse innovative hardwood products in the NWFA Hardwood Flooring Pavilion and preview new and leading manufacturers and suppliers dedicated to hardwood flooring products.

The Cage, presented by the Stone Fabricators Alliance

Experience live action demos first hand to see how the latest tools seam-set, texture and polish natural stone products. Grab a drink and catch everything that's going on in The Cage. The Cage is brought to you by the Stone Fabricators Alliance (SFA). All demonstrations are free and open to all TISE attendees.

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.

Tool Alley

The right tools increase productivity, efficiency and create a more polished finished product. Find all the latest and greatest tools in one convenient location. Tool Alley features on-floor demonstrations and an impressive collection from the top tool suppliers in the industry.

WFCA Member Pavilion

Members and non-members are welcome to visit the WFCA area to enjoy social events, learn new technology, and more.