1st Egyptian Stone Summit to be held on the inaugural day of MS Africa and Projex Africa 2016


MS Marmomacc + Samoter Africa and Projex Africa 2016, scheduled in Cairo, from 10 to 13 December, will host the 1st Egyptian Stone Summit, the conference dedicated to the “state of the art” of the marble/natural stone sector in Egypt.
Starting from an overview of the historic background, the Summit will focus on the potential development of the Egyptian marble industry, considering the current complex market situation, the economic trends and the expectations for the next period.
The Egyptian Stone Summit, organized by Veronafiere, is endorsed by ICE-ITA (Italian Trade agency), EECA (Egyptian Expo and Convention Authority) and ECS (Egyptian Commercial Service).
Speakers include H. E. Mr. Tarek Kabil, Egyptian Minister of Trade & Industry, Mr. Carlo Montani, Italian expert and author of the World Marble and Stones Report published yearly and Mr. Massimiliano Sponzilli, director of Italian Trade Agency in Cairo.
Mr. Montani will present his independent research Marble and natural stone in Egypt, promoted and edited by Veronafiere, based on the study of data (macro-economic indicators, import, export, …) from 2008 to 2015; Mr. Sponzilli will specifically focus on the role of Italy; H.E. Mr. Kabil will conclude the plenary session with the Government strategic view on the sector.
The Summit will be followed by a debate with the participation of the representatives of the Egyptian Chamber of Building Materials, the Export Council, the Egyptian marble workers, the technology sector.
Download here the Invitation

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