Trade References


American Society of Interior Designers is the largest professional organization for interior designers in the United States. ASID offers a vast network of resources to help professionals run their business more efficiently. As a member of the ASID you’ll gain access to exclusive discounts on products and services, information on Chapter level events, receive Continuing Education Units, and much more.


Ceramic Tile Distributors Association is an international association of tile professionals including distributors and manufacturers. CTDA most notably informs members of the latest industry news, provides educational resources, and strengthens networking opportunities for tile and stone distributors at meetings and national events.


International Interior Design Association allows you the opportunity to enhance your professional development and connect with the design community worldwide. Whether you’re a student, educator, professional designer or architect, the IIDA is an informative organization to help shape your future in design.


Marble Institute of America is a worldwide association dedicated to the standards of natural stone workmanship and practice. MIA collaborates with natural stone producers, importers/exporters, distributors/wholesalers, fabricators, finishers, installers, and industry suppliers. MIA operates an industry accreditation program for fabricators and installers, sponsors meetings and seminars, and provides educational programming for architects and builders.


National Association of Home Builders in affiliation with state and local builder associations, represents the home building industry in promoting policies to make housing a national priority. NAHB keeps you informed on up-to-date housing data, environmental standards, consumer trends, and provides educational opportunities as well.


National Tile Contractors Association serves every segment of the tile and stone industry and is recognized as the largest tile contractors association in the world. Their members include manufacturers, distributors, contractors, architects, designers and builders. NTCA assists members in growing their business by providing educational opportunities, technical assistance, marketing and insurance programs, as well as guidance of best business practices.


Tile Council of North America is a trade association promoting the use of ceramic tile and international industry standards. TCNA represents manufacturers of ceramic tile, tile installation materials, tile equipment, raw materials, and other tile-related products. TCNA regularly conducts independent research and product testing, works with regulatory and trade agencies, offers professional training, publishes installation guidelines, and economic reports.