The International Surface Event (TISE) announced today that space is filling up fast for the TISE 2015 education program. Discounted registration rates are good through 11:59 p.m. (CST) December 5. The education program will begin on January 20 and run through January 23 at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.
More than 90 educational offerings including traditional classroom format sessions, show floor demos and walk and talk tours are available to attendees. Topics are designed specifically for floor covering, stone and tile industry professionals who wish to increase their knowledge and level of expertise in their field. Education tracks include Architect/Designer, Builder/Remodeler, Care/Maintenance/Restoration, Distributor; Fabricator, Installer and Retailer/Dealer.
“Education is imperative to growing a profitable business in today’s market. Our education program is designed to accommodate all levels of understanding from emerging professional to industry expert,” said Jennifer Hughes, CMP, Conference Manager. “The sessions identify key issues facing the industry with a focus on helping to improve production, performance and the bottom line. Whether you are new to the industry or a veteran TISE attendee, our research from past events shows participation in at least one educational offering adds tremendous value to the overall trade show experience”.
As a result of the positive response from attendees participating in certification programs at previous events, a few new certification programs will be offered at TISE 2015. The International Standards & Training Alliance (INSTALL) Carpet and Resilient Certification will be performed along with a demonstration of the INSTALL/NWFA Wood Certification on the show floor, Wednesday, January 21 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) will be offering the Sales Counselor Certification on Tuesday, January 20 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Additional certifications will be offered by ACT, CFI, CTI, ICRI, NALFA and NFIC.
All education sessions and bonus education offerings require pre-registration. For a complete list of sessions and speakers, visit www.TISEwest.com. Online registration is available 24-hours a day, seven days a week.
To take advantage of discounted hotel rates for TISE 2015, visit www.tphousing.com/TISE or call 855.712.9132.