Arlington, Texas
October 28-31, 2019

Speaker & Trainers

The Concrete Decor Show will host numerous educational sessions including hands-on workshops, technical seminars and demos. All of our education will be facilitated by nationally recognized speakers, trainers, and industry experts, giving the attendee insight on decorative concrete products and techniques. You can learn more about our renowned group of trainers by reading about them here.

Chris Sullivan

ChemSystems Inc.

Chris Sullivan is an industry expert when it comes to troubleshooting all facets of decorative concrete. He is part owner and Vice President of Sales and Marketing for ChemSystems Inc., a leading manufacturer of decorative concrete admixtures…Read More

Trends in Decorative ConcreteSealer Selection Can Make or Break Job Satisfaction

Brian Farnsworth

Cement Colors

Brian Farnsworth brings nearly 20 years of experience in the decorative concrete industry to this year’s Concrete Decor Show, having worked both stateside and abroad for Bomanite Corp. and Bomanite Int’l Ltd. He has extensive training…Read More

Selecting the Right Sealer for the JobGet in the Know with Architectural Exposed Concrete Finishes

Karen Keyes

The Art of Concrete LLC

As owner of The Art Of Concrete LLC out of Denver, Colorado, Karen Keyes has found her niche in the industry exploring the creative side of building and designing with concrete. She has an innate ability to help owners, architects and landscape architects…Read More

The Secrets of a Decorative Concrete EntrepreneurSales & Marketing: Price and Value Are Two Different Animals

David Stephenson

Retail Polishing Management

David Stephenson is president of The RPM Group, a large national flooring installer with offices across the country. David is based in Dallas, Texas. Prior to his position with RPM, he was president of Polished Concrete Consultants, a full-service firm specializing..
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Speaking to the Strengths of Polished Concrete

Troy Lemon

Cornerstone Decorative Concrete

Troy Lemon has been working in the concrete industry his entire adult life. As owner of Cornerstone Decorative Concrete in Holland, Michigan since 1991, he has transformed the former flatwork company into a nationally recognized decorative concrete … 
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The Sky’s the Limit with Vertical Carved Concrete

Emil Gera

Emil J Gera Concrete Contractor Inc.

Emil Gera, owner of Gera Concrete in Weatherly, Pennsylvania, is a decorative concrete specialist with more than 25 years’ experience in the field. To help him stay on the cutting edge of the industry, he invests in continuing education by regularly attending… Read More

The Sky’s the Limit with Vertical Carved Concrete

Byron Klemaske

T.B. Penick & Sons Inc.

Byron A. Klemaske II, executive vice president of T.B. Penick & Sons Inc., has 49 years of hands-on concrete flatwork experience comprising estimating, value engineering, budgeting and coloration systems. At T.B. Penick, he’s responsible for innovative .concrete systems… Read More

Designing and Specifying Decorative Concrete

Chris Klemaske

Sundek Products Inc.

Chris Klemaske originally started her construction career in 1987 working as an office administrator for Klemaske Brothers Concrete Inc. She recognized early on that she could do much of the same work on the restoration side of decorative concrete in the then predominately male-dominated industry. Read More

Designing and Specifying Decorative Concrete

Sloan Harris

VLK Architects

As managing partner with VLK Architects in Texas, Sloan Harris drives the development of firm strategy and is responsible for business operations. He manages complex project types ranging from commercial and mixed-use to educational facilities… Read More

Speaking to the Strengths of Polished Concrete

CIndee Lundin

The Studio by Cindee Lundin

Cindee Lundin, a leading decorative artist for the past 25 years, has formally studied fine art and has enjoyed several invaluable apprenticeships. She continues to accept both private and public art commissions throughout the United States.
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Creating a Faux Bois Sculpture for Indoor or Outdoor Use

Steven Reinstadtler


Steven Reinstadtler, market manager for construction coatings, adhesives and sealants at Covestro, works closely with architects, specifiers, applicators, owners and organizations that build durable and sustainable infrastructure and promote the use … Read More

High-Performance Coatings and Sealers for Industrial and Decorative Concrete

Mark Haen

Tenec Coatings

With nearly 30 years of concrete coatings experience, Mark Haen is a partner with Tenec Coatings, a specialty epoxy and polishing company in Phoenix, Arizona. Prior to joining Tenec, he was the national trainer for ICP, handled technical sales for Arizona Polymer Flooring, and owned and… Read More

Coatings for Concrete: One Type Does Not Fit All

Rick Lobdell

Concrete Mystique Engraving

Rick Lobdell was first introduced to decorative concrete in 2003 when he moved to Nashville, Tennessee. Within three years he owned Concrete Mystique Engraving, the… Read More

Boost Profits with Engraving and Stencils

Scott Cohen

The Green Scene Landscaping & Pools

Scott Cohen, owner of Green Scene Landscaping & Pools in Los Angeles, is a licensed landscape, pool and general contractor who brings 25 years’ experience to the table. He’s written… Read More

Building and Designing Sizzling Outdoor Kitchens Make a Splash with Decorative Concrete Around Swimming Pools

Clark Branum

Diamatic USA

Clark Branum has more than 30 years’ experience in the concrete industry. Starting with entry-level curb and sidewalk finishing in the Seattle area, he also did commercial finishing in Alaska and.… Read More

Surface Refinement for Polished Concrete

Adrian Henry

NEx Systems Surfaces

Adrian Henry has 18 years of experience in the concrete polishing business. As the training director for the Cement Masons of the Northwest and other areas, he teaches contractors to.… Read More

Polishing 101

Federico Jasso

Servicios Proconsa SA de CV

With roughly 20 years of experience in staining and protecting concrete, Federico Jasso is co-founder and COO of Servicios Proconsa SA de CV. In that capacity, he has coordinated and .… Read More

Confronting Common Failures in the Acid Stain ProcessEnfrentando Fallas Comunes en el Proceso de Tinción Ácida

Jason Ryan

Jason Ryan formerly served as business development manager at Cement Colors Inc., a decorative concrete product manufacturer and….  Read More

Polishable Overlays: Keys to Consistent Success

Jake Brady

Jake Brady Concrete by Design

A native of Nova Scotia, Jake Brady followed the warmer weather south in 1997 and ended up in Sarasota, Florida. Twelve years… Read More

Harder, Thicker, Longer… Concrete Countertops

Robin Brailsford

Brailsford Public Art

Artist Robin Brailsford is at her best when offered the latitude to realize comprehensive solutions for daunting conceptual… Read More

Public Art – Get the Winning Hand with Public Works Projects

Jeff Wells

Sundek Products Inc.

Jeff Wells, director of sales and business development for Sundeck Products Inc. and Sundeck’s southeastern regional… Read More

Sales & Marketing: Price and Value Are Two Different Animals

Glen Klassen

Fox Blocks

For the past 10 years, Glen Klassen has been a technical adviser for Fox Blocks, a division of Airlite Plastics Corp., a leading manufacturer of insulated concrete forms (ICFs).… Read More

ICFs Answer the Call for an Energy-Minded Society

Debbie Ohland


Debbie Ohland is the sales manager and senior technical support technician for Engrave-A-Crete, a leading manufacturer of decorative concrete engraving tools. She has been involved… Read More

Boost Profits with Engraving and Stencils

Rich Robertson

T.B. Penick & Sons

Rich Robertson has 47 years in the concrete industry and still learns something new every day. Well known throughout the San Diego construction community, he is an…. Read More

Carpentry for Concrete Forming

David Ojeda

Fritz-Pak Corp.

David Ojeda is the vice president of operations at Fritz-Pak Corp., where he has worked for more than 15 years. He is the current… Read More

Concrete Mix Design – The Contractor’s Guide to On-site Concrete Chemistry

Danny Barrera

Concrete Marketing Crew

Danny Barrera is the founder of Concrete Marketing Crew, a digital marketing agency powerhouse that focuses on helping residential.… Read More

The Decorative Concrete Contractor’s Blueprint to Dominate InstagramUn Plano Para Dominar Instagram Para El Contratista De Concreto Decorativo

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