Newsline: NATURAL STONE 2006 TO TAKE PLACE THIS MONTH IN ISTANBUL, TURKEY . . .
Approximately 200 varieties of marble, travertine, onyx and other materials will be on display from Turkish provinces such as Afyon, Elazig, Denizli, Bursa, Balikesir and Diyarbakir.
Natural Stone 2005, which expanded 150% from the previous year, took place in five halls within the center, and it included 372 local and 28 international exhibiting firms. A total of 23,008 local and 1,617 foreigners visited the fair.
This year, organizers expect around 25,000 professional visitors from Turkey as well as EU countries, the U.S., China, India, Israel, Greece, Russia, Iran, North Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.
For more information on the event, visit www.naturalstoneturkey.com.