TISE issues call for 2016 educational presenters, introduces new members of advisory council

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Dallas— The International Surface Event (TISE) 2016, which will take place Jan. 19-22 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, is looking for industry professionals who want to share their insight and business expertise as presenters for the education program. The education program will present the latest topics and trends in the floor covering, stone and tile industries. Presenters with in-depth industry knowledge and a passion for sharing information are encouraged to submit a proposal.

“Our goal is to create a trusted platform for floor covering, stone and tile professionals to obtain valuable, relevant and accredited education and to advance their skill set, know-how and personal growth,” said Jennifer Hughes, education manager for TISE. “We’re also looking to incorporate several new formats into the 2016 program including more peer-to-peer roundtables for networking and idea exchange as well as brown bag lunch sessions.”

The deadline to submit proposals is March 13, 2015. The Call for Presentations form can be found at https://www.conferenceabstracts.com/cfp2/login.asp?EventKey=CKYHVLHJ.

TISE has also announced new members of its 2016 West Education Advisory Council:

  • Alex Bachrach, group publisher, Stone World, TILE, Floor Trends, Floor Covering Installer, Contemporary Stone & Tile Design
  • Bart Bettiga, executive director, Ceramic Tile Education Foundation
  • Brian Gracon, owner and president, Brian Gracon & Associates
  • Jay Jacobs, national sales manager, Congoleum
  • Brett Miller, vice president, education and certification, National Wood Flooring Association

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