Colorado Stone Summit: Know Your Business

This Stone Industry Education event has been postponed.  Our team will be working with the event hosts to determine a new date.

Special Thanks to our Host:


DATE: Thursday, April 2, 2020
TIME: 8:30am-3:00pm
LOCATION: Arizona Tile
10100 E 45th Ave
Denver, CO 80238

INSTRUCTOR:  Duane Naquin, Stone Interiors

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Join the Stone Industry Education Series for a day of education and networking. Learn how to diversify your business, build efficiency in your company, and train to industry standards. Don’t miss this opportunity—this one day workshop will only be available in your area once this year. Visit to learn more.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review what metrics to follow as you develop your business plan.
  • Learn about training resources to help build your stone company.
  • Discuss how to maximize your shop efficiency while creating the best product for your customers.
  • Create a plan to position your company in the marketplace for maximum sales.


  • 8:30 am - Registration

  • 9:00 am - Welcome and Attendee Introductions

  • 9:15 am - Know Your Business

  • 10:30 am - Break

  • 10:45 am - Know Your Business

  • 11:45 am - Fabricator Resources

  • Noon - Host Presentation

  • 12:15 pm - Lunch

  • 1:00 pm - Fabricator Breakout Sessions

    • Group 1: Business Management (Benchmarking, Hiring and Retaining Employees, etc)

    • Group 2: Technical (Stone Characteristics, Technical Standards, etc)

    • Group 3: Marketing (Setting Expectations, Customer Relations, etc)

  • 3:00 pm - Reception


Fabricators and Installers: $99
Stone Distributors and Suppliers: $249

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  • Earn two free registrations — Non-Natural Stone Institute member companies who join prior to the seminar can send two employees free of charge (a $198 value). For more information about membership, go online to, or call 440.250.9222 and ask for Jeff Handley.


A special thank you to all the sponsors of the Colorado Stone Summit.  If you are interested in more information about sponsorship, please click here.

For more information on this event contact:

Aaron Dahnke


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