Illinois Stone Summit- July 21, 2022

Know Your Business

 

Venue

Universal Granite and Marble

Universal Surfaces
3555 South Normal Avenue
Bridgeport, IL 60609

Date: July 21, 2022

 

Register Here

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.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review what metrics to follow as you develop your business plan.
  • Learn about training resources to help build your stone company.
  • Discuss how to maximize your shop efficiency while creating the best product for your customers.
  • Create a plan to position your company in the marketplace for maximum sales.

Registration Fee

$99

for Installers & Fabricators

$249

for Suppliers & Stone Distributors

Earn a $25 bookstore credit

Each attendee will receive a $25 credit for items from the Natural Stone Institute bookstore. Credit will be awarded onsite at the seminar.

Earn two free registrations

Non-Natural Stone Institute member companies who join prior to the seminar can send two employees free of charge (a $198 value). For more information about membership, go online to www.naturalstoneinstitute.org/whyjoin or call Jeff Pavic at 440.250.9222


Instructors

Duane Naquin, Stone Interiors

Industry Leaders participating in the Fabricator Breakout Groups


Agenda

Stone Industry Education

8:30 am

Registration

9:00 am

Welcome and Attendee Introductions

9:15 am

Presentation

10:30 am

Break

10:45 am

Presentation

11:45 am

Fabricator Resources

Noon

Host Presentation

12:15 pm

Lunch

1:00 pm

Fabricator Breakout Sessions

  • Group 1: Business Management (Benchmarking, Hiring and Retaining Employees, etc.)
  • Group 2: Technical (Stone Characteristics, Technical Standards, etc.)
  • Group 3: Marketing (Setting Expectations Customer Relations, etc.)
3:00 pm

Reception


Target Audience

Business owners, marketing professionals, and other employees interested in growing their business, networking with suppliers, and/or learning "best practices" for running a successful fabrication business.


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