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Coverings 2017 Hosts the Largest Stone and Machinery Display in North America

Posted on 20 March 2017 by cradmin

Coverings 17Join 25,000 tile and stone professionals at Coverings in Orlando, Fla. April 4-7, 2017 for live demonstrations, workshops, and free accredited education sessions. At Coverings, attendees will interact with experts in the field and have access to the latest equipment and technology.
No other event offers more products to see, machinery to evaluate, or opportunity to grow the bottom line than Coverings. Test drive the latest fabrication equipment, negotiate directly with suppliers, and evaluate and compare natural stone from all over the world for every type of project.

Free Must-Attend Educational Sessions for Fabricators Include:
• Silica Exposure and Employee Safety in the Tile and Stone Industry
• Connecting Actual Job Costs Back to Estimating
• Critical Changes to Industry Standards, Guidelines and Best Practices
• State of the Industry – Impact of the Natural Stone Promotional Campaign
• Don’t Get Caught Doing What Worked Yesterday When Customers Are Obsessed With What They Want Tomorrow
• Fabricator Forum
• Hiring and Retaining the Right People
Visit www.coverings.com/sessions to view over 65 free educational sessions in the full conference schedule.

Special Programs, Events & Show Features
Fabricator Appreciation Day – April 7
Fabricator day will be held on Friday, April 7th and is designed to facilitate enhanced learning and networking opportunities through a guided tour on the show floor, roundtable lunch and discussion in the Appreciation Lounge (booth 3958), fabricator-focused education sessions and more-all for FREE! Pre-registration is required. Sign up for free when registering online.

SFA CageSFA Cage Demos
By popular demand, The Stone Fabricators Alliance will once again be presenting “The Cage”. The Cage is a dynamic, wet fabrication area contained within the exhibition floor. Sponsors of the SFA will showcase new products that attendees can try, and members of the SFA will have ongoing “Mini-workshops” where fabricators can get hands-on demonstrations on various fabrication techniques like top polishing, mitering, etc. View the Cage Demo Schedule

NASCAR ExperienceNEW for Coverings 2017! NASCAR Simulator
New for 2017, attendees can enjoy a NASCAR Racing Experience right on the show floor at Coverings. With the NASCAR Racing Experience, attendees will have the opportunity to find out what it’s like to be a NASCAR driver. Racers with the fastest simulator times each day will win two tickets to the NASCAR events of their choice. Learn more here.

Use promo code ECR27 when registering.

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Coverings 2016 ‘Fabricator Day’ to be held April 20, Offers Free Admission

Posted on 15 March 2016 by cradmin

Coverings-2016-logo-copyCoverings 2016, a premier trade show for the stone and tile industry, is once again having its “Fabricator Day” at the upcoming show. The show, which runs from April 18 to 21 at McCormick Place in Chicago and is free to all registrants, will have Fabricator Day on Wednesday, April 20. Fabricator Day is a day of the show that provides enhanced learning opportunities, a round table lunch, networking, a happy hour and more. And this is in addition to a huge display of the latest fabrication machinery, tools and slab materials.

Coverings offers dozens of free educations sessions specifically for stone professionals led by experienced and knowledgeable industry experts. Attendees can refine their skills with free technical and information-rich conference sessions such as:

  • ANSI Dynamic Coefficient of Friction Test for Natural Stone Surfaces
  • Attracting More Designers to Your Showroom – How to Deliver CEU Courses
  • Exterior Wall Cladding: Making the Transition from Interior to Exteriors
  • Featured Session: Stone Trends 2016
  • Natural Stone Characteristics: Protection, Maintenance & Restoration
  • Restoration and Maintenance Standards – 2016 Updates to The Dimension Stone Design Manual
  • State of the Stone Industry – Promotion, Safety and More
  • Supplier and Buyer Guide: Creating International Standards for Importing and Exporting
  • The Stone Zone, in which the Stone Fabricators Alliance will host demonstrations and educational “how-to” sessions specifically designed for fabricators. Check out products that were “born in the SFA” – designed by fabricators for fabricators.
  • And many more! View the full conference program for more details.

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