The International Surface Event (TISE)

SURFACES, StonExpo/Marmomac, TileExpo

New Products 2020: A sneak peek at new productions to the residential market - Jan 2020

By Beth Miller This year kicks off with two premier flooring shows, The International Surface Event (TISE) and Domotex USA. TISE will take place January 27 to 30 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Cente...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/new-products-2020-a-sneak-peek-at-new-produ...

In business as much as in life, people skills trump expertise

By Sam Allman Expertise matters. You have spent countless hours working to acquire it. Whether you are an architect, designer, business owner or manager, the information and knowledge you have atta...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/in-business-as-much-as-in-life-people-skill...

Design and Construction Week 2015 - Dec 2014

By Calista Sprague and Darius Helm One week, three venues, seven expos—those attending Design and Construction Week in Las Vegas, January 19 to 23, will be partaking in the largest residentia...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/design-and-construction-week-2015--dec-2014

Gearing Up for the Shows: TISE & Domotex USA will set the industry on the right foot for 2020 - Dec 2019

By Jessica Chevalier and Beth Miller Next month marks the beginning of the industry’s show season with The International Surface Event (TISE/Surfaces) in late January and Domotex USA just a li...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/gearing-up-for-the-shows-tise-domotex-usa-w...

The International Surface Event 2016 - Dec 2015

By Calista Sprague From January 20 through 22, the latest and best in flooring products will fill the Surfaces expo floor at The International Surface Event (TISE), along with exhibitors for StonEx...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/the-international-surface-event-2016--dec-2...

Building Retail Store Traffic

By Kemp Harr   Pulling customers into a retail flooring store isn’t as clean-cut a process as it once was. After many years of approaching advertising the same way, retailers have to reth...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/building-retail-store-traffic

Surfaces 2018 Review: At this year's show, branding and marketing shared center stage - Mar 2018

By Darius Helm, Beth Miller and Anne Harr This year’s show, held in Las Vegas from January 30 to February 1, was busy, colorful and enthusiastic. Attendee traffic was strong, exhibitor booking...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/surfaces-2018-review-at-this-years-show-bra...

Surfaces 2021 Trade Show Delayed Until June

Las Vegas, NV, August 18, 2020-The International Surfaces Event (TISE) sent a letter to exhibitors announcing that it will delay the 2021 show until June 16 to 18 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/tise-2021-delayed-until-june-due-to-coronav...

TISE Announces VIBE Networking Event for 2019 Show

Columbia, MD, June 5, 2018-The International Surface Event (TISE) and VIBE, an a2z company, are collaborating to bring a multi-day-long event for VIP buyers and sellers from the floorcovering, stone, ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/tise-announces-vibe-networking-event-for-20...

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 ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/dana-hicks-named-show-director-for-tise

Best Practices - June 2013

By Sonya Jennings   DFS Flooring is a leading commercial flooring contractor with five office and warehouse locations in southern California and one in Las Vegas. The company seeks to provide...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/best-practices--june-2013

Crossville Expands Las Vegas Presence to KBIS Show

Crossville, TN, January 13, 2016—Crossville, Inc. is bringing its latest tile collections to the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) by partnering with KBIS exhibitors to provide products...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/crossville-expands-las-vegas-presence-to-kb...

Retail Advertising - April 2009

By Brian Hamilton In a down economy, successful floorcovering retailers continue to advertise, even while they might be cutting expenses in other areas. It’s not easy to write a check for telev...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/retail-advertising--april-2009

Retail Survival Guide: Advertising - November 08

By Brian Hamilton Building store traffic with advertising dollars is potentially one of the most rewarding and frustrating challenges you will face. There’s really no formula you can follow tha...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/retail-survival-guide-advertising--november...

The International Surface Event 2017 - Dec 2016

By Ruth Simon McRae Floorcovering dealers and suppliers will be flocking to Las Vegas this coming January to see the latest in every type of flooring product and accessory at The International Surfac...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/the-international-surface-event-2017-dec-20...

Surfaces East Features Extensive Educational Offerings

Dallas, TX, June 30, 2014 -- The International Surface Event East (TISE East), which encompasses three shows, Surfaces | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas | TileExpo, will be held Oct. 19-22 at the Miami Be...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/surfaces-east-features-extensive-educationa...

Evolution of the Commercial Contractor: A panel discussion - Jun 19

By Beth Miller Entrepreneurial commercial contractors have uncovered new opportunities to both provide additional services to existing customers and target a new set of customers. As such, the roles...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/evolution-of-the-commercial-contractor-a-pa...

NAFCD to Host Distributor Lounge Again at TISE 2020

Chicago, TN, January 16, 2020-The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD) and The International Surface Event (TISE) have extended their partnership in 2020. TISE 2020 will t...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/nafcd-to-host-distributor-lounge-again-at-t...

The International Surface Event Announces Dates for 2018

Dallas, TX, July 26, 2017-The International Surface Event dates have shifted to a new day format in 2018: Tuesday through Thursday, January 30-February 1, with the education program occurring Monday t...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/the-international-surface-event-announces-d...

NWFA Expo Review: the industry focuses on wood's inherent advantages - Jun 19

By Beth Miller An all-star panel of hardwood flooring experts kicked off the opening session of the 2019 National Wood Flooring Association’s Wood Flooring Expo, held May 1 to 3 in Fort Worth,...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/nwfa-expo-review-the-industry-focuses-on-wo...

Monetary Wisdom - May 2008

By Charlie Ragland In the current business climate, driving top line revenue growth is on everyone’s mind. How do we grow our business, increase sales, and improve profitability? Does the pot...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/monetary-wisdom--may-2008

Brand Report 2019: Flooring manufacturers discuss the evolution of branding and the role brands play in the buying process – Nov 2019

By Beth Miller In an industry where manufacturer brand has always been somewhat invisible at the consumer level, marketing thought leaders are looking to new tools to take their names and messages t...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/brand-report-2019-flooring-manufacturers-di...

Surfaces 2018 Presentation Submission Period Nears Close

Dallas, TX, March 7, 2017—The deadline for The International Surface Event [TISE]: Surfaces I StonExpo/Marmomac I TileExpo call for presentations is approaching March 24.  This invitation ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/surfaces-2018-presentation-submission-perio...

TISE Issues Call for Proposals for IGNITE Program

Dallas, TX, February 24, 2016—The International Surface Event [TISE] has issued a call for presentation, demonstration and session proposals to all educators, consultants and specialists from ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/tise-issues-call-for-proposals-for-ignite-p...

Social Savvy: Using LinkedIn for business – Nov 2019

By Christine B. Whittemore Recognizing that Floor Focus has a wide spectrum of readers, many of whom seek to grab the attention of not only consumers but also other businesses, it is important to co...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/social-savvy-using-linkedin-for-business-no...

Building productive relationships: Contractor's Corner

By Dave Stafford   Contract dealers can dramatically increase their chances of winning that next commercial job by specifying the product mix. When contract dealers offer products or influen...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/building-productive-relationships-contracto...

Gearing Up For the Shows: Three large flooring shows kick off 2019 with new products - Dec 2018

By Beth Miller With the addition of Domotex’s U.S.-based show and the new streamlined format offered by The International Surface Event (TISE), exhibitors and attendees alike have a lot to loo...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/gearing-up-for-the-shows-three-large-floori...

Denver Hardwood Acquires Misco Shawnee

Denver, CO, Jan. 23--Denver Hardwood Company and its affiliated group of flooring distributors under the Hamar Group of companies will acquire the assets of the Midwest’s largest flooring distributor,...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/denver-hardwood-acquires-misco-shawnee

Distribution Panel - February 2012

The flooring distribution industry has consolidated somewhat during the economic downturn. Nevertheless, distributors provide a vital service that is very difficult for anyone else in the supply chain...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/distribution-panel--february-2012

WFCA Launches New Membership Structure

Dalton, GA, December 12, 2016—The WFCA has announced a series of initiatives to enhance the association’s services to members in the rapidly evolving business environment; the multi-pronge...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/wfca-launches-new-membership-structure