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MIDDLE EAST STONE

The region’s only dedicated event for the stone industry

Your gateway to the biggest projects in the Middle East and beyond

At Middle East Stone you will meet buyers from the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia, all searching for the latest stone products and solutions and making new expert connections to leverage on for their next project.

Strategically co-located alongside The Big 5, Middle East Stone delivers a strong international and regional audience of targeted construction professionals visiting the event for four days of intensive information gathering, lead generation and knowledge sharing.

Top four reasons to exhibit at Middle East Stone

ENTER
new markets

Meet the region’s largest distributors who can multiply the sales of your product or services

BUILD
your brand

Strengthen your relationship by reconnecting with existing customers and meeting new ones

GENERATE
qualified leads
Meet targeted buyers with real purchasing power and are looking to specify your products in their projects

NETWORK
face-to-face
Experience the power of face-to-face networking to forge strong relationships with the most influential industry players

Hear from our exhibitors

Get to know your future clients

Nothing is more powerful than face-to-face business, and in a current world where online networking has taken over, there is no better time and place to reconnect with the industry, meet decision-makers, generate qualified leads and accelerate your company’s growth.

Top visiting countries

Reasons why visitors attend:

  • Meet new suppliers – 50%
  • Network with the industry – 38%
  • Discover the latest product innovations & trends – 35%
  • Meet with current suppliers – 30%
  • Source new international products – 23%

Exhibitors achieved their business goals:

  • Got valuable insights into the market - 94%
  • Met with distributors in the region - 88%
  • Successfully promoted their product and company in the region - 85%
  • Sold products to new customers - 79%
  • Sold products to existing companies - 77%

Visitor by company activity

  • Distributor – 24%
  • Contractor – 16%
  • Interior Design Agency – 6%
  • Consultancy – 6%

 

  • Engineering – 4%
  • Project Management – 4%
  • Architectural Firm – 4%
  • Other – 36%

Industry leaders who visit include:

AESG
Head of Façade Engineer

ALEC Engineering and Contracting
Subcontract Procurement Manager

Arabian Construction Company
Senior Engineer

Azizi
Senior Property Consultant

Damac
Vice President Design

Dubai Municipality
Head of Building Systems Development Unit

Dubai Properties Group
Chief Officer - Project Management

KEO
Associate Landscape Architect

Lami Architects
Founder | Architect

Meraas
Senior Director

Emaar
Senior Director

Join the biggest names in the industry

Covering all products in the stone industry

Finished & Unfinished Stone

  • Bricks / Briquettes / Brickstrip
  • Cast Stone
  • Engineered Stone (Quartz, Marble)
  • Granite
  • Limestone
  • Marble
  • Onyx
  • Sandstone
  • Slate
  • Soapstone
  • Terrazzo
  • Travertine

Stone Design

  • Finished Stone Design & Artistic Items
  • Stone for Exterior Design & Architecture
  • Stone for Interior Design & Architecture

Stone Processing, Installation & Maintenance

  • Cutting & Design Machinery & Tools
  • Stone Installation & Care Solutions
  • Surface Finishing & Polishing Machinery & Tools

High-level educational and networking features attracting focused buyers

Architecture and Design Talks

Delivering the latest updates on industry trends, regulations and upcoming projects in stone design and architecture with the added bonus of free CPD certification.

Everything Architecture

Introducing an exclusive space dedicated to architects and designers who want to discover the latest trends and innovations in a relaxed setting away from the exhibition crowds.

CEO Forum

The annual centrepiece for the region’s construction leaders to discuss strategic industry developments, share valuable information and network.

See what participants had to say

“We had a really good show as Portuguese marbles were very well appreciated in this region. The market here is massive and it was very important for us to be a part of the show.”

Nelson Cristo

International Relationship Director , Assimagra

“Middle East Stone provides an excellent opportunity to showcase our strength as a business, network with our stakeholders and generate new business across the MENA region. Now that the event is collocated with The Big 5, it enables us to meet a wider pool of decision-makers, specifiers and buyers.”

Subodh Shah

Managing Director , Grani Marmo Classic

“Our goal in exhibiting was to increase our exports and expand with the growing stone market in the region. Our delegation of 15 Brazilian companies were very happy with their participation and we have got 15 more companies in our waiting list to exhibit for next year. It is a very important market for us and we are definitely participating in the years to follow.”

Marcelo Domingues

Analyst , Abirochas (Exhibitor at Middle East Stone 2019)