Coverings Connected to Return with New Events

Arlington, VA, August 11, 2020-Coverings has announced the return and expansion of its offered digital experience, Coverings Connected, the event that replaced the Coverings 2020 show, cancelled due to COVID. The new, multi-session Coverings Connected series will return in the form of scheduled online events that provide attendees with digital opportunities for educational webinars, Continuing Education Units (CEUs), on-demand content, and an online showcase of Coverings’ tile and stone exhibitors from around the globe. 

The first of three digital events will take place August 26, hosted on Coverings' website, and it will be followed by successive Coverings Connected experiences during 2020 and 2021. The second online event in the new Coverings Connected series is slated for November 18. The third and final digital experience prior to Coverings 2021 will be February 23, 2021, which is National Tile Day. 

The Coverings Connected August event will address tile industry standards, selling tile post-pandemic, and the health and wellness benefits of tile. Speakers for the sessions comprise various experts from installation and fabrication to materials and trends. 

Sessions scheduled for August 26, include “Introduction to Tile Industry Standards,” by Mark Heinlein of the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA); “Selling Tile Post-Pandemic: The Healthy & Hygienic Choice for Your Customers and Clients,” by Noah Chitty of Crossville, and Bill Griese, LEED AP, of Tile Council of North America (TCNA); and “Healthy Buildings, Healthy Homes: Tips for Specifying Surfaces in a Post-COVID World,” by Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS, MCCWC, an author and design, wellness and real estate consultant, and Irene Williams, founder and CEO of MSG2MKT. 

Coverings Connected attendees’ digital experience will culminate at Coverings 2021, set to take place April 13 to 16, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. 

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