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Sponsor dollars are used to assist with the creation and dissemination of information designed to increase knowledge about natural stone both within the industry and to the design community.


Natural Stone University (online education)

$5,000 (University website banner—limit of 10)

Ad size: 728x90 pixels

Support the creation, expansion, and enhancement of online education resources for stone industry professionals and the design community. Course topics include safety, sales and marketing, new employee onboarding, technical applications, and geology.
200+ courses
7,500 courses taken
4,200+ unique users
The platform usage is growing annually!

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  • Exposure of a Banner Ad which rotates on the homepage and throughout all courses.
  • 4,200+ unique users.


Stone Industry

Design Industry

Stone Academy for the Design Community


Provide a well-rounded set of education to architects, landscape architects, and designers to ensure their comfort in specifying natural stone and inspire them to use more natural stone in their projects.

  • 12 Live Webinars scheduled for 2024
  • 20+ On-Demand CEU Courses
  • 3,800+ unique users / leads

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  • Sponsor recognition in the following:
    • Event promotions
    • Pre-webinar video
    • Before and after live webinar presentations
    • Sponsor websites shared in chat box during live webinar presentations
    • Logos displayed in University course bundle


Design Industry

Regional Fabricator Education

Single Event $1,750
One Year (9 events) $10,500

Host: Live Event: $3,000 per event; Webinar $2,500 per event

9 events
Gain exposure to fabricators and installation professionals.
These virtual and in-person gatherings offer educational, networking, and marketing opportunities for sponsors and hosts.

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  • 5 complimentary registrations to each location.
  • Table space for company literature at each location.
  • Receive complete attendee list.
  • Logo with link on event website(s).
  • Electronic and promotional materials.
  • All on-site signage.


Stone Industry

CEU Program (face-to-face education)

$2,500 / $500

Build relationships with architects and designers by presenting 1 of 19 turn-key programs on behalf of the Natural Stone Institute. Continuing education credits for these programs are available through AIA, IDCEC, ASID, NKBA, LA CES, ASLA, and GBCI.

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Premier Provider ROI:

  • Unlimited number of CEU Speakers
  • No additional fees for each CEU presented
  • A special Premier Provider Speaker Seal that will be located within your company’s membership profile
  • Highlighted as a Premier Provider on the Find a Speaker page
  • One custom CEU per year approved for CEU credit
    • Custom CEU webinar for the course
    • Course will reside in Natural Stone University; company will receive attendee list quarterly

Design Industry

Use Natural Stone Campaign


Show your support for the official promotional campaign of the Natural Stone Institute. Donations are used to fund the implementation of research, educational tactics, SEO, and PR that will disprove myths and misconceptions about natural stone.

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  • Recognition on Use Natural Stone donor page.
  • Opportunity to share article ideas and photography.
  • Access to over 250 articles to share on social media and with your customers.
  • Help support efforts to increase market share for natural stone by promoting the benefits and disproving the myths and misconceptions.


    Platinum: $10,000

    Gold: $5,000

    Silver: $2,500


Design Pros

Stone Industry

Questions? Contact Jeff Pavic

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