Brazilian stone fair returns to Vitoria

January 10, 2004
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
For over a decade, a stoneworking fair has taken place in the stone-rich state of Espirito Santo, Brazil. This fair was traditionally held in Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Brazil. And while this city is at the very heart of Espirito Santo's stone industry, the area's somewhat limited infrastructure tempered the international flavor of the event. Last year, show organizer Milanez & Milaneze moved the show to Vitoria, the capital of Espirito Santo and one of Brazil's major cities, allowing for more hotel choices and easier transport back and forth. The move was a success, as it drew a healthy crowd of visitors from around the world, including many Americans. This scene will be repeated from February 10 to 13, 2004, as the 17th International Marble and Granite Fair is set to take place in Vitoria.

The 2003 edition of the event featured over 200 exhibitors, including suppliers from the Brazilian state of Espirito Santo as well as throughout Brazil. It is estimated that more than 400 different types of marble and granite will be exhibited, many of which will be seen for the first time. The newest state of the art equipment and machinery technology - as well as installation and maintenance products - will also be on display, including many offerings from Europe. In fact, the Italian Institute for Foreign Trade had a large presence at last year's show, with a pavilion of stone producers, equipment manufacturers and other firms.

“The tremendous potential of the 'Capixaba' - State of Espírito Santo - Brazilian stone production makes the International Marble and Granite Fair in Vitória the main event for Latin American as well as international businesses in this sector,” stated Milanez & Milaneze. “It is also one of the most important showcases of international trends in the ornamental stone industry. Visitors should also not forget the tremendous advantages of the logistical infrastructure available through the Port of Vitória, which facilitates the import of equipment/machinery and the export of stone products. All things considered, this is an opportunity that should not be missed by anyone interested in the ornamental stone trade.”

Side bar:
Vitoria Fair contacts

Hotel and Airline Arrangements:
Golden Foz
Phone: 55-0800-45-2001
Fax: 55-45-5212121
E-mail: reserves@goldenfoz.com.br
Internet: www.goldenfoz.com.br

Allianza Tour
Phone: 55-27-3315-4333
E-mail: Allianza@Allianzatour.com.br
Internet: www.allianzatour.com.br

Visits to Fabricators and Quarries:
Fomatur
Phone: 55-27-3200-3155
E-mail: fomatur@fomatur.com.br
Internet: www.fomatur.com.br

Organizer/General Information:
Milanez & Milaneze
Phone: 55-27-3337-6855
Fax: 55-27-3337-4011
E-mail: milaneze@milanezmilaneze.com.br
Internet: www.milanezmilaneze.com.br

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Stone World 

Recent Articles by Michael Reis

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

October 2014 Stone World Stone Products Online Gallery

Check out the latest products from stone companies.

Stone World Magazine

Stone World January 2015 cover

2015 January

Check out the January 2015 issue of Stone World, which features its annual Stone World Fabricator Market Forecast

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

CSTD Winter 2015 cover

2015 Winter

This issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design features the Tile of Spain design awards. Also highlighted in this edition is the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition — sponsored by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Commission

Table Of Contents Subscribe

STONE STANDARD

Are you aware of the new stone standard – ANSI/NSC 373 Sustainability Assessment for Natural Dimension Stone?
View Results Poll Archive

The Stone World Store

How_To_Polish_&_Restore_Mar.gif
How to Polish & Restore Marble Flooring

This video will show you step-by-step how to resurface and polish marble flooring from grinding and removing lippage and scratches to achieving a highly reflective polish.

More Products

Stone Industry Education

Stone Industry Education

From fabrication...to installation...to marketing and much more!  We provide natural stone professionals with stone knowledge and education they can count on, as well as great networking opportunities. Click here to go to Stone Industry Education.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook logo Twitter  YouTubeGoogle+

Stone Guide 2014

2014 Stone World Stone Guide

The directory for Stone, Equipment and Supplies - the single information resource readers turn to.