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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:
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.