The International Surface Event 2021The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES I StonExpo/Marmomac I TileExpo, chose the “Best Of” Awards Program winners for TISE 2021 at the latest event, June 16-18 in Las Vegas. TISE, along with the awards program sponsors, host the “Best Of” Award programs to celebrate industry innovation and ingenuity, and the manufacturers’ contributions to the floor covering, stone, and tile industry. 

 “We are proud that The International Surface Event is the annual home for manufacturers and suppliers to meet face-to-face with their customers, their friends and their industry peers. Every year, it is very apparent the incredible amount of work that exhibitors put towards creating products and services for industry professionals to be successful with their businesses. Their diligent efforts improve the offerings our industries can provide the world and we are honored to award these efforts each year! Congratulations to all the 2021 award winners!” said Dana Hicks, Show Director for TISE, Informa Markets.

The “Best Of” Awards is an annual awards program for exhibiting companies whose product, program, service, and/or business practice are considered to be “Best Of” in their class. For 2021, awards were segmented into four categories: Innovation, Style & Design, Sustainability, and Technology.

Award winners are determined by a panel of judges appointed by the official publication sponsors. Winners were announced and awarded at The International Surface Event on June 17, 2021. 

The Winners

  • Best of Product SURFACES – Mohawk, Wet Protect 

  • Best of Product StonExpo/Marmomac — Blick Industries, Suction Cups 

  • Best of Product TileExpo — Wagner Meters, Concrete Moisture Test Starter Kit+ with Rapid RHL6 

  • Best of SURFACES Style & Design — Johnson Hardwood, Public House Collection 

  • Best of SURFACES Innovation —  i4F, Digital Printing Capabilities 

  • Best of SURFACES Technology — Schönox, HS Sturdy Rapid-dry Smoothing Compound 

  • Best of SURFACES Sustainability — Mohawk, Recover Carpet Recycling Program 

  • Best of StonExpo/Marmomac Technology — Comandulli, Athena 

  • Best of StonExpo/Marmomac Innovation — Stone Profit Systems, Jobsite Mobile App 

  • Best of TileExpo Innovation – MAPEI, Ultrabond Eco GPT 

  • Best of TileExpo Style & Design — Arizona Tile, Chymia Tile Collection 

Watch the 2021 Award Highlight Video on the TISE YouTube channel.