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Why Exhibit?

Exhibit at TISE 2018 - GO BEYOND THE EDGE

Thousands of floor covering industry professionals attend TISE every year to discover new products new trends and network with their peers. More importantly, in just three days they will place orders and leave with decisions made about their 2018 purchases and business relationships. This is the event you will not want to miss - reserve your space today to exhibit at The International Surface Event.  The show floor is filling up fast!
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Go Beyond The Edge Towards Business Growth!

"Exhibitions attract an overwhelming number of new prospects." - Center for Exhibition Industry Research

Trade shows work. Face-to-face marketing works.

76% of attendees rate face-to-face interaction with potential vendors and suppliers very or extremely important in performing their job.

87% of exhibitors rate face-to-face interaction in marketing their company's products/services very/extremely important in performing their job.  

86% of attendees rank exhibitions as first, second or third in importance of different types of face-to-face interaction.

Source: Ducate, Nickless, Hutmacher, and Davis; Center for Exhibition Research, F01.03; "Use and Value of Face-to-Face"; 2008.

Informa's Face-to-Face Marketing is Unbeatable.

Informa Exhibitions’ highly focused trade events bring residential and commercial construction professionals face-to-face with product manufacturers, distributors, and service providers in a highly valued mix of commerce and education.
SURFACES - 25 Years Strong.

74% of SURFACES attendees influence buying decisions.

99% of SURFACES attendees say that meeting exhibitors and suppliers is very important when making purchasing decisions.

90% of SURFACES exhibitors reported attendee quality either met or exceeded their expectations.

All The Buyers You Want To See Are There...

If you manufacture or supply any of these products or services, TISE is the show for you!

    >> Associations
    >> Business Equipment & Services
    >> Carpet | Cleaning/Maintenance
    >> Countertops
    >> Decorative Hardware
    >> Freight Forwarding/Material Handling
    >> Hardwood
    >> Installation Products
    >> Laminates
    >> Media
    >> Resilient
    >> Rugs
    >> Stone
    >> Tile
    >> Tools/Equipment/Machinery
    >> Training
    >> Underlayment
    >> Wall & Window Coverings
    >> And More!

Thousands of dealers, distributors and more come from around the world to the one industry event where they can find the newest products and services that keep the floor covering industry moving forward. All exhibits, education and show features cater to the floor covering and surfacing industries making The International Surface Event your one stop for business success.

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TISE is a comprehensive event featuring industry resources, trademark events and a wealth of education -- all at your fingertips. The hard part is experiencing everything in just three short days!

Show Floor

With hundreds of thousands of net square feet of exhibit space, the show floor is where you'll find the most innovative of floor covering products in every major category including carpet, tile, hardwood, rugs, resilient and laminate plus the latest in tools, supplies and technologies for the floor covering industry. Find new suppliers, visit current vendors and gain valuable information from the multitude of resources available.
Social Media Lounge
The Social Media Lounge is the perfect place to catch short education sessions, led by social media experts, on the ever-evolving world of social media, experiment with blogs, play around with tweets and update your Facebook.

 Cleaning and Restoration Pavilion

This specialized area on the show floor showcases exhibitors who supply the floor covering industry with the latest tools, techniques and technologies for the cleaning and restoration for any type of floor covering. This area will also feature a live demonstration stage to see these products in action.
  Artisan Avenue

With over 25% of our retailers offering products other than flooring, SURFACES' specialty product pavilion now called, Artisan Avenue, features products used above the baseboard, such as countertops, wall coverings, window coverings, decorative concrete, hand-crafted tile, sinks, cabinets and many other products consumers are looking for when remodeling a kitchen, bath or give any room a “face lift”.
  International Pavilions

SURFACES 2014 will feature several international pavilions on the show floor demonstrating the reach and ever increasing importance of the show across the world. See companies and products from India, China, Italy, Mexico, Pakistan and Turkey.
  Tool Alley

Back by popular demand and sponsored by Floor Covering Installer, Tool Alley featured the latest in exactly what you would expect, TOOLS. See exhibiting companies featuring the latest in technology and techniques as they demonstrate their latest tools in action!

Product Marketplace

See the "must have" products on the market in the Product Marketplace. This area on the show floor gives attendees the opportunity to browse through some of the hottest products and then go visit the manufacturer or supplier in their booth and get more information on the products that will bring them success for the year.

Installation Showcase

The Installation Showcase will take on some of the most common flooring installation issues as well as introduce new techniques and processes during LIVE, how-to demonstrations on the show floor.  Top installation experts will demonstrate the latest installation methods for carpet, tile, stone, resilient, hardwood, laminate, mixed media and more.

Trends Hub

Visit the interactive Trends Hub for inspiration, valuable projected trend information and a sneak peek into the future wants and desires of consumers! An expansive preview of 2015's hottest products, colors and textures for interiors make this an essential design destination.  The theme for 2015 is a stylish chalet that will immerse you in a world that mixes rusticity and glamour.  Everything from the flooring, furniture, accessories and color palettes will be inspired by the 2015 trend forecast, developed by Scarlet Opus, a leading interiors and home dedicated trend forecasting agency.


The Trends Hub also features 15-minute trends talks throughout the show.

NWFA Hardwood Flooring

Dedicated to hardwood flooring products and NWFA members - current and prospective - this space allows for networking and browsing among new manufacturers and suppliers of innovative hardwood products

Wools of New Zealand

 A variety of mills are displaying sustainable New Zealand wool carpets and rugs of natural beauty and rich color. Take the opportunity to see the brilliant color and feel the strong softness of wool as you fill your very own collectible lamb at the Wools of New Zealand booth.

Frequently Asked Questions

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