Since its inception in 2001, the Xiamen International Stone Fair has exploded. Geared for stone industry professionals worldwide, the scope of the international exhibition has drastically changed from its beginning days. Halls to house the growing list of exhibitors, which in 2019 totaled 2,000, continue to be built on the fairgrounds and the exhibition area currently encompasses 180,000 square meters. This year’s edition was held from March 6th to 9th, and saw 208,000 visitors pass through its doors.
As a result of its expansion, the Xiamen Stone Fair now includes 25 exhibition halls, and this year there was a 13.1% rise in the number of new exhibitors. In addition to domestic companies, exhibitors came from 57 different countries and regions, and attendees were from a total of 147 countries and regions.