I know many people are looking forward to attending The International Surface Event (TISE), which is taking place from February 1 to 3 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.

It's hard to believe that this will be the first industry event that I have attended in two years. It certainly doesn't feel like it has been that long since I've traveled, but what a whirlwind these last two years have been.

Not only have we faced a global pandemic, which we are still striving to overcome, but a lot has changed for many people around the world, including myself. Over the last two years, I became both a wife and a mother, for which I am forever grateful. My son has opened my eyes to so much over the last year and it has certainly been life changing, to say the least.

A lot has happened since 2019, but I am ready to get back on the road again to see all of my industry peeps! I’m also excited to see what TISE has in store for this year, since a lot of big things are happening in the industry as of late.

If you happen to see me walking around the floor at TISE, don’t hesitate to say hello. It’s always great to see familiar faces and create lasting relationships with new ones.

Until next time, my friends.