Missouri Stone Summit: Fabricator Town Hall

Date: September 21, 2023
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm
Location: 10800 Linpage Place
St. Louis, MO 63132
Speaker: Mark Meriaux (Natural Stone Institute)
Hosted by:
Global Granite

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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 your opportunity—this one-day workshop will only be available in your area once this year.

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 Introduction
9:30 am Material Trends Panel
  • Review Current Popular Materials in the Market Place
  • Discuss Specification and Installation Considerations with Trending Materials
  • Learn what Needs to be Communicated to Customers Before and During Installations
10:45 am Break
11:00 am Safety in the Stone Industry/Silica Overview
  • Review Current Silica Legislation in California and How it can Affect Your Company
  • Discuss Safety Resources Available for Training and Compliance
12:00pm Tour/Lunch
1:00 pm Build a Factory of Money
  • Build a plan that accentuates your strengths as a fabricator.
  • Find the correct customers to meet your company’s strengths.
  • Learn what clients you do not want for your model.
3:00 pm Closing and Reception



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