Natural Stone Institute Announces 2019 Stone Industry Education Series

Natural Stone Institute
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Oberlin, OH, January 8, 2019—The Natural Stone Institute and Stone World magazine are pleased to announce the schedule for the 2019 Stone Industry Education Series. Stone Summits will be held in ten cities across the United States.

The ten Stone Summits scheduled for 2019 will cover a wide variety of topics relevant to natural stone fabricators, including maximizing shop efficiency and profits, using metrics to measure success, understanding OSHA safety regulations, and creating a plan for finding and retaining top talent. 2019 Stone Summits will be facilitated by a team of experienced industry leaders including GK Naquin (Stone Interiors), Tony Malisani (Malisani, Inc.), Duane Naquin (Stone Interiors), and Eric Tryon (Premier Surfaces.)

Participants who register by February 1 will receive a 20% discount. For more information, please visit www.stoneindustryeducation.com.


2019 Stone Industry Education Series:

February 28
Texas Stone Summit: Analyzing Shop Performance
Arizona Tile
Dallas, TX

March 21
California Stone Summit: 12 Business Axioms
Pacific Shore Stones
Modesto, CA

May 2
Utah Stone Summit: 12 Business Axioms
Arizona Tile
Salt Lake City, UT

May 23
Connecticut Stone Summit: Stone Shop Management
Boston Granite Exchange
East Haven, CT

June 13
Ohio Stone Summit: Knowing Your Business
Cleveland, OH

July 11
Missouri Stone Summit: Stone Shop Management
Universal Granite & Marble
St. Louis, MO

July 25
Virginia Stone Summit: Knowing Your Business
Virginia Beach, VA

September 19
Michigan Stone Summit: Analyzing Shop Performance
Universal Granite & Marble
Detroit, MI

October 10
Florida Stone Summit: Stone Shop Management
Tampa, FL

November 7
Washington Stone Summit: 12 Business Axioms
Seattle, WA



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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