Stone Industry Education
Stone World and the Marble INstitute of America

Charleston, SC - May 24, 2018

Stone Shop Management

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


You will:

  • Create a plan for diversifying your sales to ensure growth both this year and 5 years down the road.
  • Learn the top OSHA safety violations and how best to work with OSHA if they show up at your door.
  • Create a plan for finding and retaining top talent.


GK Naquin, Stone Interiors
Industry Leaders participating in the Fabricator Breakout Groups


8:30 am   Registration
9:00 am   Welcome and Attendee Introductions
9:15 am   Stone Shop Management

10:30 am   Break

10:45 am   Stone Shop Management
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




Pacific Shore Stones
414 Jessen Lane
Charleston, SC  29492

Special Thanks to Sponsors of South Carolina Stone Summit


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Target Audience

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


Registration Fee


for Installers & Fabricators


for Suppliers & Stone Distributors

 Register Now

  • 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 or call Jeff Handley at 440.250.9222

Fabricator Partners