Arlington, Va.—Coverings, the premier event for the ceramic tile and stone industry in North America, opened registration for Coverings 2022 events, hotel bookings, and awards submissions this month.
According to the company, visitors to Coverings 2022, which will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas from April 5-8, 2022, will be able to register for the event starting October 20, 2021 and reserve rooms at official Coverings hotels. Entries for Coverings Installation and Design (CID) Awards and Rock Star nominations will be accepted online until December 17, 2021, and the official Coverings 2022 hotels will be available October 20 through OnPeak, Coverings’ sole hotel provider.
Tile and stone professionals interested in attending Coverings 2022 can register by visiting coverings.com. According to the company, some key benefits of online and pre-registration include advance notices of popular programs, special promotions, sneak peeks of products, and other opportunities only available with early registration.
“Las Vegas embodies the exciting work-meets-play attitude that everyone is ready for, and we are excited to offer Coverings attendees the best of both worlds in business and leisure,” said Jennifer Hoff, president of Taffy Event Strategies, the management company for Upholsteries. “During the day 2022, exhibitors and attendees will be able to learn, explore, network and build business at the premier tile and stone event during the day and experience some of the best dining and entertainment the world has to offer by night.” has.”
According to the company, Coverings’ show management is currently planning a creative and strategic lineup of product displays, a global exhibit hall, networking events and robust educational opportunities, including CEUs through sessions, demonstrations, live interviews and more.
Cladding Installation and Design (CID) Awards
The CID Awards recognize outstanding design and installation in residential and commercial tile and stone projects. According to the company, architects, designers, builders, contractors, distributors, retailers, installers and other industry professionals can submit their projects for free through the CID project submission portal by December 17, 2021, 11:59 AM. pm EST deadline.
Projects submitted before the assessment deadline will be evaluated and awarded based on eight categorical designations: Residential Tile Installation, Residential Tile Design, Residential Stone Installation, Residential Stone Design, Commercial Tile Installation, Commercial Tile Design, Commercial Stone Installation, and Commercial Stone Design.
The winners will be selected in the spring of 2022 after an independent jury has judged each project on creativity, craftsmanship and use of materials, according to the company. International projects can be submitted and all projects must be completed between January 2020 and December 2021 to be eligible for assessment. Winning projects will be recognized locally during Coverings 2022, as well as in various publications and on the Coverings website and social media channels.
Covering Rock Star Awards
The Coverings 2022 Rock Star Awards recognize emerging leaders in tile and stone as of 2021. Nominations can be submitted before or before December 17, 2021, 11:59 PM EST deadline using the Coverings Rock Star nomination form.
Cladding Rock Star nominees must be 35 years of age or younger and be employed in one of the following professions: architect, designer, distributor, retailer, contractor/installer, fabricator, specifier, manufacturer and/or trade association personnel. According to the company, the nominees will be judged by a committee of industry leaders who evaluate experience levels; professional certifications or affiliations; previous awards or honors; previous speaking engagements at industry events; amount of published works; impact in the tile and stone industry; and traits that set them apart as emerging industry leaders.
According to the company, the winners of the Coverings 2022 Rock Star Awards will be honored on the spot at Coverings 2022, while also being featured in a Coverings press release that will be distributed to dozens of top magazines and publications and featured in a one-year professional feature on the Coverings’ website and via the Coverings social media channels and blog.