During the fair ROCALIA, held in Lyon (France) on the dates 5 to 7 December, 2017,the competition "Building with Natural Stone in the XXIst Century", organised by the association SNROC and the magazine Pierre Actual, also took place. The competition awards projects completed recently in France in which natural stone which mostly either comes from France or has been elaborated there.
The award for Best Communicator organised by the fair Marmomacc in Verona has its objective to recognise the efforts made by exhibitors when designing their stand with the aim of presenting their products in the most effective and attractive manner. This year, 2016, the tenth edition of these awards was celebrated and the winners in the different categories were the following:
Fifteen outstanding projects demonstrating spectacular craftsmanship and creativity in the use of tile and stone materials were recognized in the fifth annual Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards. The winning projects were honored during the 2016 CID Awards & Opening Night Celebration on Monday, April 18 at McCormick Place in Chicago.
The Marble Institute of America (MIA) announced the winners of the 2014 Pinnacle Awards competition during StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2015 in Las Vegas, NV, USA. The Pinnacle Awards recognize excellence in commercial, residential and renovation/restoration of natural stone projects worldwide. Projects selected as winners must demonstrate exceptional beauty, creativity, ingenuity, and craftsmanship in the use of granite, marble, travertine, limestone, and other natural stones.