The seminar, Using Natural Stone in Commercial Projects, will wrap up the Marble Institute of America’s 2007 education seminar series on December 6 in Chicago, IL. This seminar focuses on a number of topics critical to being successful in the commercial market. These include: an update on the MIA accreditation program and how it is impacting the commercial stone market; the opportunity to learn more about specification compliance and how to not be caught off guard; and the prospect of gaining practical tips about installing stone in commercial projects. Attendees will participate in a discussion about how to save money, impact safety, prepare bids and more. The MIA member rate for attending is $229 ($199 for each additional person). Non-members can register for $329 ($299 for each additional person). This price includes morning coffee and refreshments, lunch, a reception following the seminar, speaker handouts/resources (a $100 value) and a $25 coupon for the MIA Bookstore. For more information or to register for the seminar, call MIA at 440-250-9222, E-mail:; Internet: