For this year’s Coverings show held from April 18-21, 2016 in Chicago, IL, the Italian Trade Agency (ITA) will present a large group of the most innovative and internationally renowned Italian suppliers of dimensional natural stones.
During the live-action demonstration and exhibit, sponsored by The Home Depot, master installers will build full-scale vignettes that incorporate materials from industry-leading tile and stone manufacturers, for the duration of the show from April 18 to 21, 2016 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.
The International Surface Event, a combination of StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas, Surfaces and Tile Expo, brought together stone and stone working technology, as well as tile and tile-setting products, along with carpet, wood and linoleum — all of it featured on one floor this year, compared to the two-floor design from previous years.
The Women in Stone webinar scholarship was created to help women advance their careers in the stone industry through education. It supports the program's mission to recruit, retain and advance women in the stone industry.
Coverings attendees will have the opportunity to view an exhibition of tiled benches, designed and built by students from SAIC and participate in interactive educational classes presented by the Chicago Mosaic School when the show takes place April 18th to 21st at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.
In this issue of Stone World, read more about the new Silica Rule, which was recently announced by the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) and scheduled to go into effect on June 23, 2016.