ARLINGTON, VA -- Coverings, the largest global tile and stone exhibition in North America, is seeking nominations for its 2017 group of “Coverings Rock Stars,” an award that recognizes the best up-and-coming young professionals in the tile and stone industry. Selected by a committee of industry leaders, each outstanding individual will be awarded based on his or her impact on the tile and stone industry, along with previous industry recognition.
“Now in its third year, this program highlights the industry’s greatest young leaders, entrepreneurs, inventors and game-changers,” said Alena Capra, Coverings’ industry ambassador. “This next generation of professionals is laying the groundwork for the future of the industry, and we’re looking forward to celebrating their talents and achievements at Coverings.”
Rock Star nominees must be 35 or younger, and currently employed by, or as an architect, designer, distributor, retailer, contractor, installer, fabricator, specifier, trade association or manufacturer in the tile and stone industry. Nominators must also be active and experienced in the tile and stone industry.
Award winners will receive a one night hotel stay in Orlando, FL, to attend Coverings, will be featured in online and onsite promotions, and will be honored, along with their nominators, at an awards breakfast at Coverings.
To nominate a qualified individual, complete a submission form at coverings.com/RockStars. All nominations must be submitted by Friday, January 6, 2017.