COLUMBIA, MD --The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomac | TileExpo, an Informa Global Exhibitions event, and VIBE, an a2z company, are collaborating to bring a multi-day-long event for VIP buyers and sellers from the floor covering, stone and tile industry in a deluxe hosted environment at TISE 2019.
a2z, Inc., the leading provider of solutions and services to the events industry, announces the launch of The International Surface Event VIBE @ TISE Program (VIBE @ TISE) at The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomac | TileExpo in January 2019. The VIBE @ TISE Program is a unique networking event which will enable pre-qualified buyers and suppliers to connect with, meet and do business with each other in an exclusive, fabulously managed setting.
“We are very excited to partner with The International Surface Event and introduce the VIBE @ TISE Program,” said Bill McGlade, Sr. director of emerging business, a2z. Inc. “This program allows the International Surface Event to offer additional ROI and value to their show audience as well as add a whole new experience to the excitement already present at The International Surface Event. These qualified and highly matched meetings will ensure suppliers are showcasing the newest and innovative products to allow the buyers to make purchasing decisions while at the event.”
The VIBE @ TISE, a hosted experiential program, bridges the gap between buyers and suppliers by providing meaningful business engagements through one-on-one appointments and experiences to foster trust and deepen business relations.
“Surfaces is definitely one of the highlights of our year. We introduce all of our new products at the show. We truly appreciate the support The International Surface Event team provides our business, and the VIBE @ TISE Program is another example of dedication they have to the exhibitors. With this program, they are bringing in specialty, high-end buyers for us to market and network to.” says Jay Kopelson, VP of corporate accounts at Mannington Mills.
Powered by a2z, VIBE provides a 360-degree turnkey program which enables leading organizations to connect leading buyers with suppliers, and generate new and viable business relationships in their space.
“The International Surface Event team is excited to present VIBE @ TISE. TISE is known to be a beautiful design show and a buyer’s and seller’s marketplace for the floor covering, stone and tile industry. This added layer of new, key executive buyers from all corners of the country and the development of an even deeper element of networking and purchasing will surely broaden the overall TISE experience for exhibitors and attendees.” Says Amie Gilmore, CEM, director, Informa Exhibitions Design Group, The International Surface Event.