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Surfaces early registration ends Friday

SurfacesDallas—Show management of Surfaces, StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas and TileExpo said that the discounted early registration deadline for all three shows is Friday, Nov. 29. Early registration pricing is $15 for both Exhibits Only and Exhibits with Education packages.

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iStone app now available for iPhone

Cleveland — Marble Institute of America (MIA), the authoritative source for natural stone standards and education, and studiomarmo, the renowned Italian expert on natural stone graphic and web design, have announced the release of iStone, a natural stone swatch application originally designed for the iPad, iPhone and iPod. The app is available in the Apple App Store.

iStone is presented in a beautifully rendered 3D environment and was designed to take advantage of the high resolution screen and advanced capabilities of Apple devices. The app presents images and technical information on over 1,000 natural stones from around the world, including a search function that allows the user to filter by stone type, color, country of origin and other characteristics. Also included is the ability to view stones in 3D and bookmatch format, as well as email capability to share images with clients, colleagues or friends. Continue reading iStone app now available for iPhone

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StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas partners with MIA for education sessions

Through a strategic partnership, StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas and the Marble Institute of America (MIA) will offer five free education sessions at StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2013. Anyone with exhibits registration can attend the free MIA featured sessions. Registration is required and space is limited.

“We are proud of our partnership with the Marble Institute of America and we’re very excited that they are actively enhancing the StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas education program with these free sessions” said Dana Teague, group director, Surfaces | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas. “Our education program continues to be the reason many attendees come to the show. The free MIA featured sessions add more value to the program for attendees.” Continue reading StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas partners with MIA for education sessions

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Marble Institute of America updates 'Quarry to Kitchen' video

ClevelandThe Marble Institute of America (MIA) has released an updated version of their popular consumer-oriented showroom video, “From the Quarry to the Kitchen.”  This video tells the story of natural stone – how it emerges from quarries around the world and is transformed into a thing of beauty in homes and offices. Continue reading Marble Institute of America updates 'Quarry to Kitchen' video

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MIA CEU program adds new course for architects

ClevelandThe Marble Institute of America is proud to announce that the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has approved “Natural Stone Tile: An Overview” as a CEU course available to MIA members who are part of the MIA’s CEU Program. The MIA CEU Program helps participating MIA members connect with architects and design professionals by certifying them as approved providers of CEU courses. The MIA works to register these courses with the AIA and IDCEC (a consortium of interior design associations). “Natural Stone Tile: An Overview” is the 12th such course to be recognized. Continue reading MIA CEU program adds new course for architects

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Attendee registration opens for SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas

Dallas – Surfaces| StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2013 attendee registration is officially open for the event being held January 29-31 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. Attendees are encouraged to register early as both shows are offering complimentary education registration if they register by the early deadline date of November 29, 2012.

Online registration is available at www.Surfaces.com and www.Stonexpo.com, where information is accessible 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Registering in advance will save attendees not only money, but also time by not having to wait in long on-site registration lines. Continue reading Attendee registration opens for SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas