TISE 2024 Exceeds Attendee, Exhibitor Expectations

The sun may have set on the 2024 edition of The International Surface Event (TISE), but the floor covering, tile and stone industries are still talking about the multi-day event.

“Small businesses to large enterprises galore travel to TISE to source traditional materials like hardwood and laminates, as well as discover modern innovations, such as cork, engineered flooring and specialty and handmade artisan tiles,” says TISE director Amie Gilmore. “The selection of domestic and international manufacturers, designers and suppliers spanning nearly every category contributed to high engagement, creating boundless opportunities at the critical point of the year’s buying cycle.”

Nearly 21,000 registered professionals, influencers, designers and architects attended the show, held Jan. 24-26 in Las Vegas. There they experienced nearly 700 global and domestic brands in the sold-out expo hall. New brands introduced custom bespoke and hand-loomed area rugs from France, India and Nepal, as well as highlighted advancements in elevated vinyl manufacturing, a burgeoning category expected to reach $31.2 billion in 2024. This year highlighted the most expansive assortment of new materials offered comprising the future trends of residential and commercial design.

The show also featured a comprehensive lineup of seminars that spanned hundreds of topics dedicated to hands-on processes, such as safety certifications, polishing demonstrations and natural stone applications, as well as provided business development resources in marketing, sales, leadership and customer relations. All facets of the flooring and surface industry were covered to support businesses in lowering costs and further developing successful growth.

Tours explored unique topics across stone and wine pairing, tools, kitchen and bath products, tile and stone trends, colour trends, luxury products and more, attaining distinctive perspectives from leaders in specified product verticals.

TISE returns to the Mandalay Bay Convention Centre Jan. 28-30, 2025.

The trade show,  produced by Informa Markets, is comprised of three events: Surfaces, StonExpo and TileExpo.

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