Middle East Stone successfully concluded its third edition with 253 exhibitors from 26 countries and over 7,000 attendees from 70 countries. The event has established the largest annual B2B platform to access the marble, granite, and natural stone industry in the MENA region.
- The pilot participation of ABIROCHAS – the Brazilian Ornamental Rocks Industry Association reinforced the continued support provided by global stone industry associations from Turkey, India, China, North America, Portugal, Greece and Italy
- Supported by the Marble Institute of America, the Stone Conference provided the attendees with a premier knowledge sharing platform with 20+ CPD-certified sessions delivered by 30 international experts and featured high-quality educational content on global and regional stone market trends, industry updates and technological advances
- The region’s US$5 billion worth of stone imports (20% of the global demand) continued to attract domestic and international companies to take their share of this very lucrative market, and exhibitors reaffirmed this regional market potential as 36% confirmed their participation in the next edition which will be held from 4-6 September 2018