The eighth edition of Piedra, the International Natural Stone Fair, will take place from May 5 to 8, 2010 at Feria de Madrid, in Madrid, Spain. Organized by IFEMA and promoted by the Spanish Natural Stone Federation (FDP), the fair will once again feature the leading manufacturers, exporters, importers and distributors of natural stone and machinery in Spain, complemented by a solid selection of companies from abroad.
The exhibition at Piedra 2010 will encompass
products and services relating to the following segments: quarrying, stone
processing, handcrafted stone, decoration, design, restoration, stone
installation, machinery, abrasives, tools and accessories, funerary art and
air/water treatment. The fair will also feature the participation of
associations linked to the industry, as well as the specialized
The event takes place every two years, and in 2008,
Piedra drew a total of 409 exhibitors, including 231 companies from Spain. They
exhibited across a net area of more than 243,500 square
The event is attended by natural stone distributors,
quarriers and processors as well as architects, builders, developers, project
planners, interior designers and other specifiers of natural stone. In 2008, a
total of 14,355 people attended Piedra, including 12,471 from Spain (86.88%)
and 1,884 foreign visitors from 78 different nations.
general appeal of the event is expected to be strengthened by the concurrent
staging of Veteco, the International Window, Curtainwall and Structural Glass
Trade Show, which is due to take place between May 4 to 7, 2010, also at Feria
For more information on Piedra 2010, visit www.ifema.es/ferias/piedra/default_i.html to view the entire program, including the educational seminars and award
PIEDRA EXHIBITION IS SET TO TAKE PLACE IN MADRID, SPAIN, FROM MAY 5 TO 8 . . .
February 1, 2010