Nominations are being accepted for the Coverings 2017 Rock Stars award. For the third year in a row, Coverings, the largest tile and stone exhibition in North America, will honor up-and-coming professionals in the tile and stone industry who are under 35 years old.
The 2016 Coverings Rock Star award winners: Paul Reiss, Joseph Procida, Julian Hernandez, Bill Griese, Andrea Contri, Bradford Denny, Cameron DeMille and Sean Cilona; photo by Rob Cohen Photography and Video.
“This next generation of professionals is laying the groundwork for the future of the industry, and we’re looking forward to celebrating their talents and achievements at Coverings,” said interior designer Alena Capra, the exhibition’s industry ambassador.
Nominees must be employed by or as an architect, designer, distributor, retailer, contractor/installer, fabricator, specifier, trade association or manufacturer in the tile or stone industry, and must be nominated by an active and experienced individual in the industry. An industry committee will evaluate nominees based on their impact on the tile and stone trade, and 10 winners will be announced in April.
Nominations are due by January 6, 2017.