The National Floorcovering Alliance (NFA) has gathered this week in Whistler, B.C., for the buying group’s spring conference. Here, 42 flooring dealers are coming together as leaders in their markets to network, discuss best practices and pressing issues currently affecting the independent retailer, and to meet one-on-one with vendor partners.
Posted: March 13, 2019
Shaw Flooring Network's 2019 convention showcased the latest trends in flooring and interior design with its wide selection of new product introductions. The following are some shots from the show floor.
Posted: March 8, 2019
The International Surfaces Event, held January 22-25 in Las Vegas, introduced new products, technology, and innovations to retailers. Here’s what we saw from the expo floor.
Posted: February 7, 2019
Regional flooring buying markets are underway and retailers and buyers across the country are checking in locally with manufacturers and distributors to see their newest products, equipment, technology and techniques. The Southeast Flooring Market, held in Atlanta, Jan. 8 and 9 at the Cobb Galleria Centre, saw upwards of 1,000 attendees from within a 300 mile radius. Busy, yet manageable booths and an optimistic outlook for 2019 among both exhibitors and attendees made for a positive and energetic market. “Everyone is so optimistic,” said show organizer Lori Kisner. “It helps that we do our shows the first of the year because everyone is so gung-ho.”
Here’s a look at SEFM from the show floor.
Posted: January 11, 2019
We reached out to manufacturers about what they were bringing to The International Surface Event 2019. See what’s new and exciting on the horizon.
Posted: January 11, 2019
New York—Now in its ninth year, BDNY (Boutique Design Trade Fair) is the leading trade show for hospitality design professionals, serving the eastern United States, Canada and Europe. The two-day show brought together more than 8,000 interior designers, architects, purchasing agents and owners/developers together with more than 750 manufacturers and marketers of exceptional design elements for hospitality interiors. (Photos courtesy of Dave Madonia.)
Posted: November 14, 2018
The annual Best of NeoCon awards, presented by Contract magazine, highlight innovative products within the commercial design sector. NeoCon50 had approximately 376 entries in its 41 product categories, including Broadloom and Modular Carpet, Carpet Fiber, and Hard-Surface and Healthcare Flooring. Of the 85 awarded products, 10 were floor coverings. Here are the winning products in the flooring industry.
Posted: June 20, 2018
The Coverings 2018 Installation Design Showcase featured a live installation exhibit of “tiny homes” designed by renowned designers and installed by National Tile Contractors Association five-star contractors.
Posted: July 13, 2018
In its 50th year, NeoCon continues to serve as the commercial design industry’s launch pad for innovation. Returning to Chicago’s historic Mart June 11 through 13, this year’s show promises thousands of new products from leading manufactures and emerging companies, as well as world-class programming including panel-led discussions, talks and keynotes that will reflect on innovations in the contract industry, and discuss the infinite possibilities for the future of commercial design. As you prepare for NeoCon, here’s a sneak peek of what you can expect to see at the show.
Posted: June 5, 2018
Coverings is just around the corner, and Ceramics of Italy is excited to highlight collections from members that will be exhibiting at the event.
Posted: April 25, 2018