Coverings recently announced that syndicated columnist and humorist Dave Barry will be the keynote speaker for Coverings 2005, to be held May 3-6 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Barry's speech will take place on May 3 at 8:30 a.m. during the General Session. "We're very excited to have Dave Barry opening Coverings 2005," says Tamara Christian, president of National Trade Productions and Coverings' show director. "Dave's well-known brand of humor, coupled with his high energy and enthusiasm, will be a great jump start to the Coverings experience." Barry's presentation is part of the Coverings 2005 conference program, which features sessions on all aspects of the flooring, ceramic tile and natural stone industries.
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