Dave Barry

Coverings has announced that syndicated columnist and humorist Dave Barry will be the keynote speaker for the Coverings 2005 show, to be held May 3-6 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Barry's speech will take place 8:30 a.m. May 3 during the general session.

His presentation is part of the Coverings 2005 conference program, which features sessions on all aspects of the flooring, ceramic tile and natural stone industries. Coverings conferences also offer American Institute of Architects (AIA) and American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) crediting, as well as Florida state continuing education credits, for architects and designers in attendance.

For more information, visit www.coverings.com or telephone (703) 683-8500.