Registration and housing arrangements for Surfaces 2005, Jan. 26-28 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, are now live and can be completed online at www.SurfacesExpo.com. Attendees who register for Surfaces by Dec. 30, get free exhibits admission and discounted pricing on conference and events, according to organizers.

Highlights include the Surfaces' Town Hall, where industry veterans will tackle subjects organized under the banner "Who's Moving In Next Door And What Are They Doing To Take Your Business?" conferences and educational events.

An Installation Showcase will feature live demonstrations on the show floor, and is sponsored by the World Floor Covering Association (WFCA), the International Certified Floorcovering Installers Association (CFI), and National Floor Trends and Floor Covering Installer magazines.