Toronto, ON, April 20, 2017 – STONEX Canada, with the support of the Terrazzo Tile & Marble Association of Canada (TTMAC) in a strategic partnership, has developed a strong educational seminar program to address the technical updates, market trends, game changes and influences in the marble, terrazzo, ceramic and tile industries.
The conference was developed to address the topics of interest to architects, designers, fabricators, contractors and installers as new formats and materials have led to challenges during installations and customer preferences have driven new applications and increase demand for higher value and quality materials.
“The educational program content responds to the needs of professionals for relevant and up-to-date information for application and installation in both residential and non-residential uses of marble, terrazzo, ceramic and tile”, said Violeta Ivanescu, Operations Manager, TTMAC. “STONEX Canadaspeakers will discuss the technical specifications and LEED accreditation advantages of specific materials used in large and small scale projects.”
STONEX Canada is pleased to have Bill Wright from Stone Tile International moderating ‘Stone Roundtable: Game Changers Influencing the Market and Large Format Tile Roundtable: Innovation Driving the Market’ along with panelists such as Martin Davidson, Principal, Diamond Schmitt Architects; Michael Picco, President, Picco Engineering; Glen Pestrin, Chief Executive Officer, York Marble, Tile and Terrazzo; Karl Hanley, Technical Specialist, Centura Tile; Dale Kempster, Technical Director, Schluter Systems (Canada); and Sherri Wildman, District Architectural Manager, Ardex LP.
“The roundtables are a focal point of the conference”, said Nasser Deeb, Show Director. “The panelists will address the recent changes to new product formats, new applications of materials, and regulations governing the industry.”