DALLAS – The International Surface Event (TISE) joins in a strategic partnership with home-design online platform Houzz for this month’s show in Las Vegas.

250 HouzzThe Houzz presence at TISE West on Jan. 20-23 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center includes a on the show floor and educational sessions tailored to offer success tips, business development tools and consumer insights  to help attendees grow their business and build their brands.

“We are excited to have Houzz at The International Surface Event,” said Amie Gilmore, event director. “Their research and consumer information. coupled with extensive knowledge of the industry and impressive digital platforms, will be a valuable asset to all TISE attendees and exhibitors.”

Houzz is the leading online platform for home remodeling and design which brings consumers and professionals together in one place to connect, share information, resources and knowledge for their next indoor or outdoor home remodeling project.

Houzz offers a place where consumers can browse and save images from an extensive photo library, find the right design and construction professionals in their area and connect with other homeowners who have tacked similar projects. It’s a communityof more than 20 million homeowners, interior designers, architects, builders, remodelers, home-design enthusiasts and home-improvement professionals—across the country and around the world.

“We are excited to have Houzz at The International Surface Event,” said Amie Gilmore, event director. “Their research and consumer information. coupled with extensive knowledge of the industry and impressive digital platforms, will be a valuable asset to all TISE attendees and exhibitors.”

Houzz will have an 800 ft² exhibit on the show floor (booth #2839) which will include Ask-the-Expert Stations where attendees can get one-on-one training and in-person setup of its professional online Houzz business profile from a Houzz expert.

These experts will provide free advice to attendees on how to use Houzz as a business development tool.  In addition, Houzz now offers Site Designer, a complimentary website design and publishing tool to all professional members of Houzz to enable them to quickly turn their online profiles into a website for their business.

Houzz will also be presenting “Three Tips to Maximize Your Exposure on Houzz,” a 15-minute education sessions offered in its booth designed to demonstrate the tips and tricks to get to the top of the search results on Houzz.  A more-extensive session detailing how to maximize the Houzz platform entitled, “How to Houzz” is being presented in the TISE Conference Program on Jan. 22 from 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.  

All Houzz education sessions are free to Expo attendees; no advance registration is required.

“We’re thrilled to partner with The International Surface Event and help attendees learn more about Houzz and how to use our free tools and rich data to build their brands and better serve their clients,” said Liza Hausman, VP of Community for Houzz.

For information about The International Surface Event, visit www.TISEwest.com, email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 708-498-2406 or 866-860-1975.


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