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The Conference

​There will be multiple sessions over three days covering different topics related to the Stone Industry.

Meet the Speakers

Conference Schedule

October 25th, 2023

10:30 AM – 10:50 AM
Opening Remarks
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Synchronize Automated shop versus not
Presented by Rolandas Karinauskas - Easy stone shop and Granitex corp

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Trends vs Timelessness - How to stay relevant in an ever changing market
Presented by Catherine B. de la Sablonniere and Simon Bouchard - Ateliers Jacob
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Marketing to Attract your A Client
Presented by Vanessa McQuade and Robert Murray - Intrigue Media
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Navigating the cabinet industry- Are you buying a product or a service?
Presented by Trevor Chaulk - Chaulk Woodworking
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Panel Discussion: Innovations in Stone Fabrication and Design
Moderator: Moe Darwish - Apex Custom Fabrication
Moreno Ruaro
Frank Bruno – Productions Terrastone
Aatif Markar – SASSO Canada

5:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Kitchen + Bath Canada's & StoneTech Canada’s Booth Awards + Sponsors Acknowledgement

October 26th, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
What's HOT in Cooking: Current Cooking Technologies & Venting Options
Presented by Jonathan Landingin - Monogram™ Design Centre
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Panel Discussion: Experts Weigh In: The Real Impact of Digital Templating on Production Rates.
Moderator: Moe Darwish - Apex Custom Fabrication
Flexijet North America
Aatif Markar - Laser Template
Zach Harris - Prodim USA
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Panel Discussion: Designing Your Career: Navigating Your Path to Success in the Interior Design Industry
Moderator: Glen Peloso, Glen Peloso Designs
Cathy Granert, AyA Kitchens
Carly Nemtean, Carriage Lane Design-Build
Cary Pepper, Lutron Electronics
Linda Rendulich, Twin Oaks Interiors

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Best practices to maximize your online market reach - from website leads to returning customers
Presented by Gilad Rom – OnOrder Inc.

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
NEXTHOME – Design Award

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