• More than 100 companies are already signed up to exhibit at SDS18
  • Sponsor an Award Category in the 2018 Surface Design Awards - the industry's most prestigious event


The CPD Hub
Update your knowledge and gain CPD points by attending sessions led by Surface Design Show experts.

The Stone Hub
Tile and Stone JournalThe scope and ambition of the stone industry continues to grow in the UK, so to complement SDS17's Stone Gallery, we asked Tile & Stone Journal Editor, Joe Simpson, to call on his contacts to share their technical expertise. He's curate an inspirational and educational programme running all day on Thursday 9, February.


Tuesday 7 February

Time Timetable
18.00 Surface Design Show Opens
19.00-19.45 Helping the Client Visualise Your Design
20.00-20.45 Cleaning, Sealing and Maintaining Natural Stone Surfaces
21.00 Surface Design Show Closes


Wednesday 8 February

Time Timetable
11.00 Surface Design Show Opens
11.45-12.30 Sound Proofing Insulation Solutions
12.45-1.30 Surface Design for Luxury Retail
Solomon & Wu 

New 2018 Trends and Collections for the Imaginative Mind

14.45-15.30 Wood Veneer: Using a precious natural resource
Mundy Veneer
15.45-16.30 Solid Surfacing: Infinitely Versatile
Blackheath Products

UV Stable Digital Printing onto Ceramic, Porcelain, Glass and Enamel Steel Panels
Tiled Space

17.45-18.30 Living Walls for Healthy Interiors
19.00-19.45 Helping the Client Visualise Your Design
20.00-20.45 Colour and Texture for Sustainable Design Surfaces
21.00 Surface Design Show closes

Thursday 9 February

Time Timetable
11.00 Surface Design Show Opens

Stone me!
The Advantages of Using a Stone Professional when Specifying Interior Stone Finishes
Robert Merry, Stone Consultants 


The Essential Guide to Substrate Preparation and Stone Installation
Steve Turner, Amarestone   


The Benefits of Using Next Generation Water-based Epoxide Grouts in Cutting-edge Stone Installations: sustainability, user-friendliness and creative flexibility
Ori Lamm, Smartified Solutions
Peter Vann, Ceramique Internationale

14.45-15.45 Sealing Natural Stone Surfaces: Options and Outcomes
Martin Ballard, Fila UK

The Importance of Cleaning and Maintaining Natural Stone Surfaces: cleaning options, site benefits and aesthetic impact
Martin Ballard, Fila UK

17.00 Surface Design Show closes


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