VERONA, ITALY -- Today marks the opening of Marmomac 2018. The international stone exhibition, which is held annually in Verona, Italy, is expected to draw thousands of visitors from around the world.

The large exhibition halls are filled with the latest innovations in stone processing and fabrication machinery, tooling and accessories, and the most recent stone product introductions.

Show officials kicked off the start of the show with an opening ceremony in the Stone Theater. There will be many highlights featured throughout the four-day event. Turn to Stone World each day for a daily update and follow our Marmomac page to get all the news and events taking place.