Membership in Action: In-Booth Education at TISE

Membership in Action education sessions are free and will be held on the TISE show floor in the Natural Stone Institute booth (#3523). Join us to learn more about these programs and how you can take advantage of these important member benefits.

When: January 23-January 25, 2019

Where: Natural Stone Institute in booth 3523 at TISE
Mandalay Bay Convention Center, 3950 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119

Price: Complimentary

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In-Booth Education Schedule

 

Wednesday, January 23

10:00am:

Providing for the Community: A Review of the Gary Sinise Foundation
Through this program, members donate natural stone and fabrication services to severely wounded veterans.

10:30am: Why You Should Join a Natural Stone Institute Delegation
Learn about opportunities for members to serve on international delegations to trade fairs, quarries, and factories.
11:00am: Natural Stone Institute Women in Stone Program Overview
Get involved with the Women in Stone mission to recruit, retain, and advance women in the natural stone industry.
11:30am: Attracting More Designers to Your Showroom: Natural Stone Institute CEU Program Overview
Expand your outreach to architects and designers by providing CEU presentations.
12:00pm: Natural Stone Institute Membership Overview
Learn about the tangible benefits of joining the Natural Stone Institute and how to utilize these benefits for your company.
12:30pm: Verifying Your Stone Selection: Natural Stone Institute 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: Natural Stone Supplier-to-Buyer Manual: Creating International Standards for Importing and Exporting
Learn about the Supplier to Buyer Manual, a resource for purchasing and sourcing stone internationally.
1:30pm: Natural Stone Standards at Your Fingertips: Natural Stone Institute Resource Library Overview
Learn how to access over 250 technical documents that are available free of charge in the Natural Stone Resource Library.
2:00pm: Return to Origin: Regional Quarry Tour Program
New in 2019, several regional quarry tours will take place across the country.
2:30pm: Promoting Stone to the Community - The Natural Stone Promotional 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: Training Your Staff in the Technology Age: 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 Natural Stone Institute Annual Study Tour Program
Learn about the 2019 Natural Stone Institute Study Tour, which will take place in the Knoxville, TN area.
10:30am: The Standard of Stone Excellence: Natural Stone Institute Award 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: Natural Stone Institute Membership Overview
Learn about the tangible benefits of joining the Natural Stone Institute and how to utilize these benefits for your company.
12:30pm: Why You Should Join a Natural Stone Institute Delegation
Learn about opportunities for members to serve on international delegations to trade fairs, quarries, and factories.
2:00pm:

Training Your Staff in the Technology Age: Natural Stone University
Take your company’s training program to the next level by utilizing the resources in the Natural Stone University.

2:30pm: Natural Stone Institute Women in Stone Program Overview
Get involved with the Women in Stone mission to recruit, retain, and advance women in the natural stone industry.
3:00pm: Attracting More Designers to Your Showroom: Natural Stone Institute CEU Program Overview
Expand your outreach to architects and designers by providing CEU presentations.

Friday, January 25

10:00am: Natural Stone Institute Membership Overview
Learn about the tangible benefits of joining the Natural Stone Institute and how to utilize these benefits for your company.
10:30am: Training Your Staff in the Technology Age: 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 Standards at Your Fingertips: Natural Stone Institute Resource Library Overview
Learn how to access over 250 technical documents that are available free of charge in the Natural Stone Resource Library.
11:30am: Natural Stone Institute Accreditation: Setting the Standard for the Industry
Learn the steps necessary to earn Natural Stone Institute Accreditation and discuss how the program has improved industry standards.

 

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