MEMBERSHIP

The Natural Stone Institute International

Membership Applications: English / Arabic / French / Italian / Mandarin / Portuguese / Spanish

Thank you for your interest in The Natural Stone Institute. Over 12% of The Natural Stone Institute membership is from outside North America and growing.

 

Why Membership?

The Natural Stone Institute is your connection to the world's largest dimension stone market! Access, networking, technical support, promotion, and referrals are among the top reasons to join today.

Access
To connect to the world's largest dimension stone market, the Natural Stone Institute helps you stay informed, explore new markets, and showcase your business to other Natural Stone Institute  members worldwide.

Networking
Become part of The Natural Stone Institute's worldwide community with unlimited networking opportunities.

Technical Support
Free copy of the Dimension Stone Design Manual (the U.S. stone industry's single source reference for dimensional stone design and construction specs and details).

Promotion
Free use of the The Natural Stone Institute member logo on your website, business cards, and brochures. Company listing on the Natural Stone Institute website (the most utilized website in the stone industry).

Referrals
From the Natural Stone Institute's online directory by others wishing to source stone and equipment. The Natural Stone Institute website receives over 1.2 million hits monthly.

Professionalism
The Natural Stone Institute member certificate to showcase your membership status.

 

The Natural Stone Institute International Directors

Four (4) of the thirteen (13) Natural Stone Institute board members are from outside the U.S. Meet the board.

Notable International Highlights

The Natural Stone Institute in the News

May 2017 – Stone testing lab available to association members

April 2017 – Member networking reception at Coverings draws record crowd of 756 people

March 2017 – Centrorochas (Brazil) renews commitment to support the Natural Stone Promotional Campaign in 2017

March 2017 – Member delegation attends Xiamen Stone Fair

January 2017 – International board members attend meeting in Las Vegas to chart direction for 2017

December 2016 - Belgian Stone Federations support MIA+BSI's Natural Stone Promotional Campaign

November 2016 - Herwig Callewier, Chairman of Beltrami N.V., and Ali Kader, President and CEO of Egy-Mar International join MIA+BSI Board of Directors.

November 2016 – Natural Stone Supplier-to-Buyer Manual published to establish industry standards and best practices for domestic and international suppliers and buyers of natural stone.

October 2016 – Canadian wins first Women in Stone Empowerment Scholarship.

September 2016 – MIA+BSI sends delegation to Marmomac

May 2016Spanish safety poster set introduced

April 2016 - Rugo Stone, LLC Wins 2016 "Best Use of Carrara Marble in North America" Award

March 2016MIA+BSI provides education at the Xiamen Stone Fair

February 2016 – Vitoria Stone Fair honors MIA+BSI “Kitchen of the Year” and “Bath of the Year” winners


"The Natural Stone Institute connects me with some of the most progressive, prestigious and quality-minded organizations worldwide."

—Giovanni D'Angiolo, ITALY
(Natural Stone Institute International Director)

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