Natural Stone Institute to Provide Education at Middle East Stone Show

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Oberlin, OH, August 29, 2018—Natural Stone Institute will participate in the Middle East Stone Show, scheduled September 4-6 in Dubai. In addition to exhibiting at the show, Natural Stone Institute will present several free educational seminars as part of the show’s Stone Conference.

Educational seminar topics will include an introduction to natural stone, stone testing and ASTM standards, the NSC 373 sustainability standard, best practices and techniques for exterior stone wall cladding, and the Natural Stone Supplier to Buyer Manual. Natural Stone Institute technical director Chuck Muehlbauer will act as chair of the Stone Conference, providing introductory and closing remarks on each of the three days of the event. Muehlbauer will be joined by several Natural Stone Institute members who will share their expertise during the seminars.

The Middle East Stone Show has also joined the growing list of trade fairs that are supporting Use Natural Stone. All attendee badges will include the Use Natural Stone logo, encouraging stone companies to get involved. Signage onsite at the show will also promote this program.

This is the fourth consecutive year that the association has attended and provided education at this event. For more information, visit



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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