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The International Surface Event offers a new and unique educational program that will IGNITE your knowledge, growth and profits. IGNITE at TISE will provide you learning opportunities that will help fill your business toolbox with new ideas, positively impact the bottom line, make your business more profitable and boost your career to the next level.

Choose from 55+ sessions featuring the hottest topics and industry experts.  As an added bonus, most sessions qualify for continuing education credits with AIA, IDCEC, ASID, IDC, IIDA, NKBA, AIBD, and/or IICRC.

We also feature a multitude of bonus education sessions, certifications, interactive workshops and tours offered by many of our partners, including CFI, CTEF, Houzz, ICRI, IWF, MIA, NALFA, NFIC, NWFA, and SFA.


Hear What Attendees Say About TISE Education!


"Without a doubt, The International Surface Event is the premier event for education both in the classroom and on the exhibit floor. No where can a company in the flooring business learn so much about the products they sell, install or maintain in such a controlled environment. TISE 2016 will go in the books as an outstanding chapter in the long history of this event." 

"TISE 2016 provided me with the most applicable and up-to-date business leadership educational seminars as compared to any other event I've attended. This is a must-attend event for all of our employees!"

"The educational portion of the event was excellent. The information provided was practical and positive. I was overwhelmed with information."

"I learned so many things at the continuing education classes that I could immediately take back to our business and implement the very next week. Thank you for the great speakers."

"It was a great event. The education seminars were some of the best that have been at the show."

"This was my first time at TISE. I used the event to meet others in my field. I found some of the displays very interesting, but most of all, I enjoyed attending the classes and learning more about the flooring industry."

"The 7 education classes I attended were top notch."

"This is the Best place to combine new product knowledge with ongoing education."

"I really enjoyed my first visit to The International Surface Event 2016. The educational seminars and networking opportunities were great."



Questions about the Education Program?

Contact Carol Wilkins, Sr. Conference Manager, at 972-536-6320, or via e-mail at:

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