DALLAS, TX — A renewed sense of energy and excitement was visible at The International Surface Event (TISE) 2014, held January 27-30 at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, according to a press release.

Hanley Wood Exhibitions announced that attendance at SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas | TileExpo, experienced a 7 percent increase over the 2013 show, a strong indicator of the industry’s growth and bright future in a period of continued economic recovery, the release stated.

According to the release, this year’s show attracted exhibitors and attendees from 90 countries with significant representation from global markets such as Italy, Germany, Spain, China, Canada and Mexico.

"The International Surface Event 2014 was one of the strongest in recent history. You could feel the excitement throughout the halls, during all three days of the show," said Dana Teague, vice president of Hanley Wood Exhibitions.

"Over 80 percent of exhibitors have already committed for the January 2015 event which will be co-dated with the International Builders’ Show (IBS), the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) and the Las Vegas Market. We are excited to partner with these shows to promote Design & Construction Week, which will allow attendees from all four events the opportunity to conveniently attend all. The future of the floorcovering, stone and tile industries looks bright," Teague added.

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