Ceramic Industry

Steve Forbes to Deliver Keynote Address at Coverings 2004

November 24, 2003

Coverings recently announced that Steve Forbes, president and CEO of Forbes, Inc. and editor-in-chief of "Forbes Magazine," will be the keynote speaker for Coverings 2004, to be held March 23-26 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. His speech will take place on March 23 at 8:30 a.m. during the general session. "Steve Forbes is one of the most highly respected men of our time, and his keynote address will explore some of the most compelling global business issues of the day," said Tamara Christian, president of National Trade Productions, show manager of Coverings. "We are thrilled to welcome him to Coverings and look forward to his analysis of the economic trends affecting the industry and the overall global economy." Forbes' presentation is part of the Vision 2004 conference program, which focuses on all aspects of the flooring, ceramic tile and natural stone industries from distribution to market trends.

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