Natural Stone Institute Seeks Volunteers for Xiamen Stone Fair Delegation

Natural Stone Institute
(440) 250-9222



Oberlin, OH, October 30, 2018—The Natural Stone Institute, in coordination with the China Xiamen International Stone Fair, is inviting association members to join a volunteer delegation to the 2019 fair. The China Xiamen International Stone Fair connects thousands of buyers, suppliers, and manufacturers from around the globe. Scheduled for March 6-9, 2019, this year’s trip will include:

  • Three nights lodging at Fliport Wutong Hotel
  • Walking tour of featured exhibitors at the fair
  • One day study tour of natural stone factories
  • Onsite ground transportation to Natural Stone Institute planned activities
  • Invitations to several VIP receptions


2017 BSI President Daniel Wood commented: “Serving on this delegation helped expand my knowledge of stone and the tremendous production capability in China. You will not want to miss this opportunity to grow yourself and your company.”

The Natural Stone Institute will also conduct several educational sessions as part of the World Stone Congress program. For more information about serving on the delegation, contact Pam Hammond at or 440-250-9222. Space is limited. The deadline to join the delegation is Friday, December 21.



About the Natural Stone Institute

The Natural Stone Institute is a trade association representing every aspect of the natural stone industry. The current membership exceeds 2,000 members in over 50 nations. The association offers a wide array of technical and training resources, professional development opportunities, regulatory advocacy, and networking events. Two prominent publications—the Dimension Stone Design Manual and Building Stone Magazine—raise awareness within the natural stone industry and in the design community for best practices and uses of natural stone. Learn more at


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