Coverings 2016, taking place April 18 through 21 in Chicago, is seeking conference speakers and professional development seminar leaders for its exhibition programming.

Making its return to Chicago for the first time in seven years, Coverings is calling for leading authorities in the categories of architecture and interior design, building and remodeling, fabrication, installation, green building, health and safety, retail sales and distribution, to submit proposals for one or more topics.

“Coverings supports the continued professional success of our show attendees by gathering the most knowledgeable and distinguished experts in the tile and stone industry to provide quality educational sessions,” said Karin Fendrich, Coverings' show director. “Coverings offers the broadest range of subject matter in the industry and we are looking forward to another year of robust programming with best-in-class speakers, whose sessions provide our attendees with all the necessary tools and knowledge for success.”

The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, Aug. 26.

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