Through a webinar organized by the Natural Stone Institute, attendees earned CEU credits while learning about the qualities of Indiana limestone and the future of the Indiana Limestone Belt, as well as Polycor’s initiatives for running sustainable operations
As we head into summer, I have to say that the future is looking brighter. Life is starting to feel more like it did pre-pandemic. I am excited that in a few weeks I will be traveling to Las Vegas for The International Surface Event (TISE).
The International Surface Event is set to return to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV, in June and a revamped educational program will provide learning opportunities, but in a safe way to keep attendees healthy.
The Natural Stone Institute, in partnership with Stone World, held one of its regularly scheduled virtual Stone Summits on April 14, 2021. The topic of quartzite proved to be a “hot” issue among fabricators, as it drew record-breaking numbers of attendees.
Happy spring! For those of us who lived through a long cold winter, the birds chirping, flowers blooming and the smell of fresh cut grass are definitely welcoming signs of the change in season. Spring always helps me to feel rejuvenated, and especially after a year of being in a pandemic, it is a refreshing change.
Let’s talk compensation. It has been well documented that the amount of someone’s paycheck is not the #1 driver for their professional satisfaction. However, it does get pulled up to the top of the list quickly in the absence of the top drivers such as recognition, sense of purpose, ability to contribute, opportunity for advancement, etc. Today, I am discussing compensation plan designs. In my opinion, there are a few KEY considerations to incorporate into designing compensation plans to make them great.
Join the Stone Industry Education Series for a day of education and networking. Learn how to diversity your business, build efficiency in your company, and train to industry standards. Don’t miss your opportunity- this one day workshop will only be available in your area once this year.
Surfaces 2013 -- to be held in conjunction with StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas -- is slated for January 29 to 31 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. The show, which also includes an extensive educational program that will be held from January 28 to 31, provides a place for thousands of floor covering retailers, distributors, installers, architects, designers and builders from around the world to gather and view the latest products, get vital education, network with other floor covering professionals and conduct business.
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