ARLINGTON, VA -- Interested in presenting at Coverings 2017? Coverings is the leading provider of education to the tile and stone industry in North America, which welcomes your ideas for providing in-depth, cutting-edge information in highly interactive environments focusing on problem solving and tools to increase attendee ROI.

Organizers encourage all interested to submit one or more educational, non-proprietary proposal for consideration by the conference committee. All submitters are asked to include planned audience-engagement strategies as part of their session description and learning objectives.

Proposals will be reviewed based on:

·         Overall quality of the session topic including title, description and learning objectives

·         Proposed audience engagement strategies and interactivity of the proposed session format

·         Diversity and uniqueness of the presentation and how it enhances the overall quality of the program

·         Practical application of the topic

Proposals must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Sept. 6 (PDT), in order to be considered for this year's edition. To submit a proposal, visit

The Coverings Conference Committee also wants to know what topics are of most importance to our attendees and exhibitors, so if you have a good idea, but aren't interested in speaking, email your session idea to