DIY/HGTV celebs at Surfaces 2012

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Surfaces | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas will be the scene for all things floor covering and natural stone January 23-26, 2012, but the event will also be the place to see two well-known celebrities in the tool and design world.

The DIY Network’s Chris Grundy, host of Cool Tools, will be on hand in Tool Alley on Tuesday, January 24, from 10:00am – 1:30pm, putting tools to the test and offering assistance on the Tool Alley stage where participating exhibitors will demonstrate their latest tools. Chris will also be signing autographs in the Stone Fabricator’s Alliance booth #B1032 on Tuesday from 2:00pm – 4:00pm. For more information on Tool Alley, visit

Antonio Ballatore, Season Four winner of HGTV’s top-rated reality competition, Design Star, and current host of The Antonio Treatment, will share his creative flair and stylistic vision as keynote speaker for the Designer Day luncheon on Wednesday, January 25 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm. The luncheon is part of the Designer Day program on Wednesday, January 25. Antonio will also sign autographs and speak with attendees on the show floor in Bedrosians booth, #B3843 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm. .

In addition to the luncheon, Designer Day will feature two educational seminars, Design and Color Trends: 2012-2013 with Victoria Redshaw, Scarlet Opus and Surfaces Stories – International Trends with Mark Woodman, Mark Woodman Design & Color. Two tours, Speed Trending, led by Victoria Redshaw and The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas, led by Friedmutter Group, designers of the hotel, are also included in the Designer Day program. For more information on Designer Day, visit

SURFACES and StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2012 will be held January 24-26 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. Exhibits will be open Tuesday – Thursday and the Education Program opens Monday, January 23 and goes through Thursday. For more information on SURFACES and StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2012, visit us at or, like us on Facebook or follow us at @Surfaces_Show and @StonExpo.



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