A call for presentations has been issued for the StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2009 educational program, scheduled to take place October 21-24, 2009 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.



A call for presentations has been issued for the StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2009 educational program, scheduled to take place October 21-24, 2009 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The program will provide in-depth, comprehensive three-hour workshops; 90-minute seminars; and forum discussions with the goal of generating discussion, garnering ideas, finding solutions and providing motivation to attendees to overcome the current challenging economic conditions. StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas is seeking presenters interested in facilitating these goals and growing the stone industry.

The deadline for submitting proposals is January 12, 2009. The StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas Education Advisory Council will review all accepted proposals and base evaluations on overall quality, originality and timeliness of topic, past speaker and session ratings and/or professional experience, practical application of materials or ideas, and relevance of content to the stone industry. Final selections will be made in May 2009.

Proposals may be submitted online at www.stonexpo.com, via email by sending a 30-50 word description along with biography to cwilkins@hanleywood.com, or via mail to StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2009, P.O. Box 612128, Dallas, TX 75261-2128.

Speakers must be able to meet deadline requirements. No travel or hotel expenses will be paid to exhibitors, association members, consultants and press.

StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas is owned and produced by Hanley Wood Exhibitions. Marmomacc is owned and organized by Veronafiere, held annually in Verona, Italy. Its 44th edition will be held September 30-October 3, 2009.

For more information on StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas, call (866) 550-6808 or visit www.StonExpo.com.