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Exhibitor Frequently Asked Questions

When does Stone Digital take place?

Stone Digital takes place on Tuesday 22 & Wednesday 23 February 2022.

Visitors will have access to the platform from 7 February to start planning their own agendas and pre-schedule meetings with exhibitors. The platform will remain accessible to visitors and exhibitors until 30 April. 

Exhibitors will be required to be available to chat and engage with exhibitors during the show 'open' times; 09:00-17:00 Tuesday 22 & Wednesday 23 March 2022.

When does the Stone Digital platform go live to visitors?

The Stone Digital platform will be live from 7 February from which point visitors will be able to start pre-arranging meetings and browse your content. Exhibitors will have access from 4 January to start uploading content and preparing their booths. 

How long is the Stone Digital platform available after the event?

The platform will remain live until 30 April 2022, visitors will be able to view and download your content up until this date however the live chat and video features will not be available.

When must I staff my stand?

Exhibitors are required to ensure a staff member is available to respond to live chat and video call requests between the hours of 09:00 - 17:00 UTC on 22 and 23 February.    

What companies are taking part in Stone Digital?

Any companies that are involved with the stone and hard surfaces industry. An exhibitor list will be live from early 2022.

How does Stone Digital complement the Natural Stone Show and Hard Surfaces exhibition?

Stone Digital has been launched to complement both the Natural Stone Show and Hard Surfaces live and provides a platform for the natural stone and hard surfaces industry to come together and start to build the recovery post-Covid-19. Stone Digital transcends geographical boundaries and broadens its reach to a wider audience. Whilst the multi-stream conference places greater emphasis on meeting the challenges that are facing the industry and sharing best practice.

The live Natural Stone and Hard Surfaces events are scheduled for 18 – 20 April 2023 at ExCeL, London. You can read the latest live show information by visiting our dedicated Natural Stone Show and Hard Surfaces websites.

Can I control the content on my Stone Digital stand?

Each exhibitor will be provided with login details to the platform from which they can upload and update content to their digital stand. Exhibitors will have 24-hour access to their stands to update when necessary. 

All exhibitors will be invited to attend a webinar demonstration on Tuesday 12 January, shortly after which they will be given access to the platform enabling them to build their own virtual booth. All exhibitors that book after the 12 January will be given a link to a recording of this webinar, to bring them up to speed on building their own booth.

What level of platform user support is available?

Each exhibitor will be allocated a dedicated Account Manager from January. Your Account Manager will ensure that you get the most out of your virtual booth and provide you with any support you may need to create and add content to your booth.

In addition, all exhibitors will be invited to attend a platform webinar demonstration on Tuesday 12 January after which it will be available to use.

What opportunities are there to enhance my presence at Hillhead Digital?

We offer a range of sponsorship and advertising opportunities to help you get the most of your attendance at the event including banner advertising and newsletter sponsorship. Take a look at our dedicated sponsorship page or contact Charlotte or Anna +44 (0) 115 945 3897+44 (0)7969 813250, email: stonedigital@qmj.co.uk

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