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TTA WORKS WITH SPANISH AND ITALIAN ASSOCIATIONS TO PROMOTE TILES OVER OTHER SURFACE FINISHES

TTA is collaborating with ASCER and Confindustria Ceramica (representing the Spanish and Italian ceramic tile industries respectively) on a new campaign to promote the benefits of tiled surfaces compared to alternatives across Europe. Entitled “But ceramic…is a safe choice”, the campaign will employ social media and other digital communication to promote the benefits of tiled […]


TTA ANNOUNCES NEW DATE FOR 2020 AWARDS

TTA is delighted to announce a new date for the 2020 Awards. The tiling industry’s biggest annual event will now be held on Friday 16 October. We are very grateful to The Hilton Birmingham Metropole for working with us to secure this new date very rapidly. It has been made possible by the excellent working […]


TTA TILING SHOW & AWARDS EVENING DEFERRED

Following consideration of the current Coronavirus outbreak, TTA Board has today taken the difficult decision to defer the Tiling Show and Awards evening, due to take place on 27 March in Birmingham. Although there is currently no prohibition on events of this type taking place, it seems likely that the Government may introduce one in […]


SKILLBUILD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

It was a clean sweep for Southern Regional College, Northern Ireland, in the Wall and Floor Tiling category at the SkillBuild 2019 UK National Final. The event was held at WorldSkills UK LIVE – the UK’s largest skills, apprenticeships and careers event – on 21 – 23 November at NEC Birmingham. Dylan Calvert took Gold, […]


Wednesday 13 November – the next TTA training session on Large Format Wall & Floor Tiles & Panels in Internal Tiling

TTA is following up two highly successful training sessions on Large Format Tiles held earlier this year, with a third event to be held in November. The upcoming session is being organised at Mapei and is sure to be popular – so those interested in attending should contact TTA now. Mapei training personnel, along with […]


TTA’s second training course for large format wall & floor tile and panel installation

As a CITB Approved Training Organisation (ATO), TTA is organising a programme of training courses on the subject of Large Format Wall & Floor Tiles and Panels. The aim is to increase understanding and fixer competence with regard to the installation of these new types of tile, which are currently very popular. TTA has recently […]


YOUNG TILER SHARES IN UK SUCCESS AT WORLDSKILLS

Mark Scott, a young tiler from near Glasgow, has been ranked 7th in the World out of 25 countries and awarded a Medallion of Excellence at the WorldSkills final in Kazan. Countries that he beat include Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Netherlands, Sweden, Malaysia and Columbia.  The medal he received can only be awarded to those […]


TTA TILING SHOW GOES FOR BIG EXPANSION IN ITS THIRD YEAR

For 2020 The Tiling Show is back bigger and better than ever before. TTA has acted on feedback from exhibitors and visitors, meaning The Tiling Show – to be held on Friday 27 March from 10am to 4pm – will undoubtedly be the best ever. To give the event the space to breathe that you […]


The Tiling Show – Hilton Birmingham Metropole on Friday 27th March 2020

SAVE THE DATE! – The Tiling Show will be returning to the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on Friday 27th March 2020!    For more information visit: www.thetilingshow.org.uk The TTA annual awards dinner is taking place in the evening. The event will be showcasing the best that the tiling industry has to offer from the past year, […]


CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR TTA AWARDS 2020

The TTA Awards 2020 will take place on Friday 27 March at The Hilton Birmingham Metropole. Confirmed Gold sponsors for the coming Awards are Jackoboard, Mapei, Norcros Adhesives, Palace Chemicals, PCS, Tilemaster Adhesives, Trimline Group and UltraTileFix. CITB and Lithofin are Silver sponsors. The deadline for submitting entries is 31 December 2019 and all 16 […]