TISE 2024: A Resounding Success with Innovations and Expanded Programs
The International Surface Event (TISE) 2024, held from January 24 to January 26 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, marked a significant success with substantial exhibitor participation, educational opportunities, and new wellness programs. The event showcased the latest trends and innovations in the flooring industry, attracting over 20,000 attendees.
TISE 2024, a premier flooring industry event, brought together thousands of professionals to explore new products, technologies, and trends. The nearly full exhibit hall featured top industry leaders and new exhibitors.
This year’s TISE featured notable developments like the introduction of a custom area for bespoke area rugs, a significant focus on wellness, and an expanded program of educational sessions. Amie Gilmore, TISE Show Director, emphasized the event’s growth and the introduction of new companies post-COVID. Key exhibitors included Cambria, Eleganza Tile, and Mohawk, among others. Educational tours covered topics like Healthy Flooring Options and Commercial Products, while the Start-up Station pavilion provided a platform for new businesses.
TISE 2024 shifted to a Wednesday-to-Friday schedule and was hosted in the newly renovated Mandalay Bay Convention Center. The event also featured a ‘PuppyLoveWellnessLounge & Bar’, sponsored by Shaw, aligning with the industry’s focus on pet-protect products. Additionally, the Cover Connect Pavilion showcased high-end area rugs.
TISE 2024 successfully highlighted the dynamic nature of the flooring industry, offering a comprehensive overview of current trends and future directions. The event’s blend of innovation, education, and wellness initiatives set a new standard for industry gatherings.
Impact on Various Stakeholders
- Manufacturers showcased new products and technologies, gaining market exposure.
- Retailers and distributors discovered the latest trends and products to enhance their offerings.
- Professionals gained valuable insights and training, boosting industry standards.
Overall Impact on the Industry
TISE 2024 strengthened industry connections, fostered innovation, and set new trends, contributing to the industry’s growth and evolution.