Natural Stone Institute Membership in Action: In-Booth Education at TISE

Contact:
Natural Stone Institute
(440) 250-9222
networking@naturalstoneinstitute.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Oberlin, OH, January 15, 2019—The Natural Stone Institute will be offering a series of free informational sessions in booth 3523 during StonExpo/Marmomac at TISE. Sessions will take place January 23-25 and will focus on several programs offered by the association. Members and industry colleagues are invited to attend these sessions to learn about important benefits available to Natural Stone Institute members.

Wednesday, January 23

10:00am: Delegation Trips

Learn about opportunities for members to serve on international delegations to trade fairs, quarries, and factories.

10:30am: Gary Sinise Foundation

Through this program, members donate natural stone and fabrication services to severely wounded veterans.

11:00am: Women in Stone

Get involved with the Women in Stone mission to recruit, retain, and advance women in the natural stone industry.

11:30am: CEU Program

Expand your outreach to architects and designers by providing CEU presentations.

12:00pm: Membership Overview

Learn about the tangible benefits of joining the Natural Stone Institute and how to utilize these benefits for your company.

12:30pm: Testing Lab

Take advantage of the Natural Stone Institute’s testing lab to ensure your testing results are accurate and up-to-date.

1:00pm: Supplier to Buyer Manual

Learn about the Supplier to Buyer Manual, a resource for purchasing and sourcing stone internationally.

1:30pm: Natural Stone Resource Library

Learn how to access over 250 technical documents that are available free of charge in the Natural Stone Resource Library. 

2:00pm: Regional Quarry Tour Program

New in 2019, several regional quarry tours will take place across the country.

2:30pm: Use Natural Stone Campaign

Learn how your company can get involved with the Use Natural Stone Campaign to support the use of genuine natural stone to consumers and designers.

3:00pm: Natural Stone University

Take your company’s training program to the next level by utilizing the resources in the Natural Stone University.

 

Thursday, January 24

10:00am: Study Tour Program

Learn about the 2019 Natural Stone Institute Study Tour, which will take place in the Knoxville, TN area.

10:30am: Awards Program

Learn about the application process for the Pinnacle, Tucker, and Industry Recognition Awards, and hear how projects and individuals are selected for recognition.

12:00pm: Membership Overview

Learn about the tangible benefits of joining the Natural Stone Institute and how to utilize these benefits for your company.

12:30pm: Natural Stone University

Take your company’s training program to the next level by utilizing the resources in the Natural Stone University.

2:00pm: Delegation Trips

Learn about opportunities for members to serve on international delegations to trade fairs, quarries, and factories.

2:30pm: Women in Stone

Get involved with the Women in Stone mission to recruit, retain, and advance women in the natural stone industry.

3:00pm: CEU Program

Expand your outreach to architects and designers by providing CEU presentations.

 

Friday, January 25

10:00am: Membership Overview

Learn about the tangible benefits of joining the Natural Stone Institute and how to utilize these benefits for your company.

10:30am: Natural Stone University

Take your company’s training program to the next level by utilizing the resources in the Natural Stone University.

11:00am: Natural Stone Resource Library

Learn how to access over 250 technical documents that are available free of charge in the Natural Stone Resource Library. 

11:30am: Accreditation Program

Learn the steps necessary to earn Natural Stone Institute Accreditation and discuss how the program has improved industry standards.

 

For a full list of Natural Stone Institute events taking place during TISE, please visit www.naturalstoneinstitute.org/TISE2019.

 

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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 www.naturalstoneinstitute.org

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