Annually, The International Surface Event (TISE) awards the top performing exhibitors and their products across the three TISE events: SURFACES, StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas and TileExpo as part of the “Best Of” Awards Program.

“Exhibitors who participated in the 2016 “Best Of” Awards Program offered an impressive line-up of booth displays and products for attendees," said Amie Gilmore, director of the event. “Our congratulations go out to all the category award winners for their innovative, creative and fresh designs.”

“Best Of” Product Awards

The “Best Of” Product Awards, sponsored by BNP Publications: Floor Covering Installer, Floor Trends, StoneWorld, Contemporary Stone & Tile Design and TILE magazine, were selected by attendee text voting.

“Best Of” Product Award for StonExpo/Marmomacc America was awarded to Continental D.I.A. Diamond Products for their Zares Optical 3D CNC Tool Measuring Machine. Capturing the "Best of" Product Award for SURFACES was Faus Floor, a brand of Q.E.P. Co. for Ashen Avenue. Receiving the “Best of” Product Marketplace for TileExpo was TileRedi USA, for the Redi Mega.

“Best Of” Event Awards

Participation in the “Best Of” program is free to companies exhibiting at TISE and submissions may include a product, program, service, business practice or booth design.

The winning entries were: Johnson Hardwood Flooring for “Best Of” Large Booth Design; Wickham Hardwood Flooring for “Best Of” Small Booth Design; Mohawk Flooring’s SmartStrand Forever Clean with AllPet Technology for “Best Of” Innovation; Stanton Carpet’s Sound Waves from the Relaxed Collection for “Best Of” Style & Design; Mannington’s luxury vinyl tile (LVT) Closed-Loop Recycling Program for “Best Of” Sustainability and Armstrong’s Vivero Luxury Flooring for “Best Of” Technology.

The “Best Of” StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas Awards, sponsored by Stone World and Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, were selected by representatives of the publications. The winning entries were: Integra Adhesives USA's Surface Bonder ULTRA for “Best Of” Innovation and Continental DIA Diamond Products’s Zares Optical 3D CNC Tool Measuring System for “Best Of” Technology.

TISE 2017 is scheduled to be held Jan.18 through 20 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

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