Hanley Wood Adds a Few More Shows to Burgeoning Portfolio

September 6, 2013

With SURFACES and StonExpo/Marmomacc America already key components of Hanley Wood Exhibitions’ portfolio, the company has decided to add TileExpo onto The International Surface Event to cover even more product sectors.

In addition, the company will launch The International Surface Event East Oct. 19-22 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

“We are thrilled to launch these two events. TileExpo will be the perfect complement to SURFACES and StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas,” said Dana Teague, vice president of Hanley Wood Exhibitions.

She added, “Launching The International Surface Event East diversifies our geographic and market segment reach, and creates new opportunities for our audiences to engage with the industry.”

TileExpo will feature a wide array of the world’s most innovative, trend-setting, and distinctive tile products.

The show will offer a comprehensive education program, including hands-on demonstrations and on-floor education.

The International Surface Eventand The International Surface Event East will feature the newest products, hands-on demos, inspiring trends, key manufacturers and industry suppliers, along with education and networking.

The International Surface Eventwill be held January 27-30 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas.

"The launch of TileExpo and The International Surface Event East will have a positive and significant effect on the floor covering industry,” said Scott Humphrey, president and CEO of the World Floor Covering Association.

He added, “The WFCA looks forward to continuing our partnership with Hanley Wood Exhibitions to produce the most comprehensive, worthwhile event for both attendees and exhibitors."

Amie Gilmore, associate show director of SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas | TileExposaid, “Exhibitors will now have the chance to showcase their products and services during two distinctively different buying seasons. We have received countless requests for a Fall show, as well as an East Coast show, and we’re happy to finally be able to fill this important industry need.”

In 2015, SURFACES, StonExpo/Marmomacc America and TileExpo will be collocated with the National Home Builders’ Association’s International Builders’ Show and the National Kitchen & Bath Association’s Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, produced by Nielsen Expositions for Design and Construction Week in Las Vegas.

Hanley Wood has been busy expanding its portfolio, also scooping up the Greenbuild Conference & Expo in May.

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