TISE Issues Call for Proposals for 2017 Event

TISE West 2017

The International Surface Event (TISE) has issued a Call for Presentation, Demonstration and Session Proposals to all educators, consultants and specialists from around the world who want to share their knowledge and business expertise as presenters for the educational program. Taking place January 17-20, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, the IGNITE education program will address issues and deliver topics that go beyond the edge to inspire, motivate and provide knowledge and possibilities to the floor covering, stone and tile industries.

Seeking qualified speakers and skilled demonstrators who enjoy connecting with others to further the expertise and knowledge within their field; desiring unique perspectives and information to engage industry professionals; sessions are 90 minutes and demonstrations are 30 minutes in length; and should contain timely, practical information that can be immediately implemented in the workplace. The program is designed to help attendees increase their bottom line and expand their technical knowledge while exploring the latest trends.

“This year’s IGNITE program was incredible, exceeding expectations and raising the bar on the level of information attendees received through the program. Our goal is to remain the unparalleled resource for real-world education for industry professionals ready to expand their knowledge and skills,” said Jennifer Hughes, Education Manager. “It will be interesting to see what unique, thought-provoking and technically smart entries are submitted for our TISE 2017 IGNITE education. We’re looking for new, innovative game-changers!”

Topic submissions should focus on applications-oriented, real world, problem-solving topics and be free of promotional materials to sell a product or service.

The primary audience of the education program includes residential and commercial builders, retailers, distributors, designers, architects, installers, fabricators and other ancillary industry professionals.  We are seeking and building sessions focused on targeted educational tracks that speak to these audience segments and cover a wide range of topics from trends, forecasting, business and marketing to expanding technical skills and proficiency.

The deadline for submitting Call for Proposals is March 7, 2016. Interested parties should complete the Call for Proposals Survey on the show website at www.tisewest.com/Attendee/Conference/GetInvolved.  A carefully selected industry advisory committee will review and rank proposals to assist in the development of the program.  Questions should be directed to Jennifer Hughes, Education Manager, at 972.536.6320 or Jennifer.hughes@informa.com.

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