Dana Hicks Named Show Director for Surfaces Expo (TISE)

London, England, August 26, 2019-Dana Hicks has been named show director for The International Surfaces Event (TISE). 

Hicks has been with Informa Exhibitions, which owns TISE, for more than 17 years, serving in various roles and, ultimately, as group director of events. 

In addition, Informa has announced a 25-year-long strategic partnership with the International Sanitary Supply Association (ISSA) for the ISSA Show North America show.

Informa Markets will now oversee “all operational assets” of the ISSA Show North America and help expand the event’s overall size as well as its attendance and exhibitor roster. The association will remain in charge of the show’s educational component.

Amie (Gilmore) Gonzalaz, who previously served as director of TISE, has been named director of the ISSA show. 

According to Trade Show Executive’s 2018 Top 100 ranking, Coverings is the 35th largest trade show in the U.S., TISE is the 42nd, and ISSA is the 70th