The International Surface Event at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, January 18-20, brings together the best and brightest in floor covering each year. The 2017 event promises to be one of the biggest and most engaging yet. Products and services are represented from all corners of the globe with upwards of 700 exhibitors spanning more than 400,000 square feet.

There is a lot to see on the show floor, including the Installation Showcase, the Social Media Learning Lab, The Cage, The Trends Hub, Tool Alley, as well as exhibitor demonstrations. Attendees wanting guided trends information curated from leading industry designers are in luck. A new twist to an old favorite, The Speed Trending Tour, will now bring the eye of the top product picks for 2017. Designers will share their thoughts on trendsetting products and manufacturers will share new technologies while attendees enjoying light bites and beverages.

A few exhibitors to note this year are the return of the Mohawk brands, Couristan, Mannington, Armstrong, Dream Weaver Carpet and Tarkett. Click here to view a sampling of what to expect on the show floor.