Barry to Speak At '05 'Coverings'

Barry to Speak At '05 'Coverings'

Alexandria, VA Syndicated columnist and humorist Dave Barry will be the keynote speaker for the Coverings 2005 trade show, aimed at the flooring, ceramic tile and stone market, show organizers announced.

Coverings 2005 is scheduled for May 3-6 at the Orange County Convention Center. Barry's presentation, set for the show's General Session on May 3, is part of the event's conference program.

Coverings' sponsors include Assopiastrelle (the Association of Italian Ceramic Tile and Refractories Manufacturers), ASCER (Spain's Ceramic Tile Manufacturers Association), the Tile Council of North America, and the Ceramic Tile Distributors Association, among other groups.