Tile and stone use in architecture and design will be recognized at Coverings 2008 with the annual presentation of the Spectrum and Prism Awards. In issuing the Call for Entries, Coverings organizers also announced slight restructuring in the prizes and award categories.
In issuing the Call for Entries, Coverings organizers announced that the prize money for the dual honors - Spectrum for tile, Prism for stone - totals $30,500, and it will be bestowed upon winners at a special awards ceremony inaugurating the international tile and stone expo and conference, April 29-May 2, at Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. More than 15,000 entry forms have been mailed, plus downloadable versions are available at www.coverings.com/spectrum-prism-awards.html. Deadline for receipt is February 1, 2008.
The 2008 Spectrum and Prism Awards are sponsored by Coverings and coordinated by the five sponsoring organizations of the show including ASCER (Spain’s Ceramic Tile Manufacturers Association), Confindusrtria Ceramica (Italian Association of Ceramics), CTDA (Ceramic Tile Distributors Association), NTCA (National Tile Contractors Association) and TCNA (Tile Council of North America).