California Stone Summit – March 7, 2024

California Stone Summit
March 7, 2024

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Additional CEU Opportunity Available

Stone Industry Education

Fabricator Town Hall

Natural Stone Institute and Stone World are proud to offer a one-of-a-kind event to stone companies throughout California! You will benefit from a “Town Hall” environment that is tailored to the attendee and the topics most important to fabricators. 

You will:

  • Review best practices for measuring project and organizational costs.
  • Discuss available training resources to help build your stone company.
  • Learn about new and innovative technologies available to stone professionals.
  • Create a plan for taking your business to the next level.

Venue & Location

Pacific Shore Stone

Pacific Shore Stones
13245 Sherman Way
North Hollywood, CA 91605
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Instructor

Mark Meriaux

Mark Meriaux
Natural Stone Institute 

Registration Fee

$99

for Installers & Fabricators

$249

for Suppliers & Stone Distributors

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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 to www.naturalstoneinstitute.org/whyjoin or call 440.250.9222 and ask for Katie Quintin.


Agenda

8:30 am

Registration

9:00 am

Introduction

9:15 am

Material Trends Discussion

10:15 am

Break

10:30 am

California Silica Regulation Panel

  • Review the new silica regulation in California.
  • Discuss how fabricators are adjusting their facilities to meet the new regulations.
  • Discuss industry next steps to adjust to this regulation.
Noon

Host Presentation

12:10 pm

Facility Tour

1:15 pm

Fabricator Forum

  • Finding and hiring employees in light of the new regulations.
  • Adjusting your shop to the new PPE requirements.
  • Building a safe and profitable business in the current regulatory environment.
3:00 pm

Closing and Reception

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Target Audience

Stone fabrication industry professionals, including business owners, marketing experts, and those eager to expand their businesses, connect with suppliers, and glean invaluable 'best practices' for successful operations.



Earn CEU Credits

Take advantage of this FREE special workshop the day before the stone summit!

Natural Stone Principles


March 6th, 2024

11:30 AM - 2:30 PM


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Separate registration required for CEU course

Bre Covell

Bre Covell
Natural Stone Institute 

This course is your introduction to using natural stone as a building material. By reviewing the fundamentals of its formation and mineral composition, you will gain confidence in specifying this versatile material.

Let us open your eyes to the endless possibilities for these beautiful, durable and valued natural stones.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss our innate connection to Mother Nature’s oldest building material.
  2. See the journey stone takes from quarrying, to fabrication, to final installation.
  3. Understand how mineral composition and formation determine stone type, fundamental properties and applications.
  4. Be inspired by traditional and innovative uses of natural stone in the built environment.

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