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Visitor Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Stone Digital event?

Stone Digital is an online event for the natural stone and hard surfaces industries. It will deliver a two-day online conference, virtual exhibition and extensive networking opportunities, all from the comfort of your own home or office. You will be able to watch live streamed seminars, browse virtual booths and chat live on your desktop, laptop, tablet or phone.

When does Stone Digital take place?

Stone Digital takes place on Tuesday 22 & Wednesday 23 February 2022 with live content and supplier networking available from 09:00-17:00 GMT each day. 

The platform will be available to access from 6 February to allow you to log in, start building your agenda, select seminars, browse exhibitors and pre-arrange meetings with suppliers and industry peers.

How does Stone Digital complement the physical show?

Stone Digital has been launched to complement the Natural Stone Show and Hard Surfaces live and provide a platform for the 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. It also provides a safe business environment and guarantees access whilst international travel and quarantine restriction remain in place in many parts of the world.

The two-day online conference focuses on meeting the challenges that are facing the industry and sharing best practice.

The live Natural Stone and Hard Surfaces events will return 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.

Is Stone Digital free to attend?

Yes. All Stone Digital content is completely free to access including all the conference sessions, exhibitor booth content and networking activities. Registration is open to anyone involved in the natural stone and hard surfaces industry.

Do I need to register for Stone Digital?

Yes, in order to access the Stone Digital event you will need to register. Registration will be live from December, in the meantime you can register your interest by clicking the link at the top of this page.

Can I personalise my Stone Digital experience?

Yes, you can.

When you register you will be asked to select your areas of interest. We have a selection of companies taking part in the event providing a range of natural stone and hard surface materials, machinery, products and services. Selecting your specific areas of interest will allow us to tailor your Stone Digital experience and provide suggested exhibitors for you to visit during the event.

How do I log in to Stone Digital on show days?

The Stone Digital event platform will be live from 7 February at which point you can log in using the link and password contained within your registration email. Once logged in you will be then directed to the ‘Foyer’ where you can access the Stone Digital content. If you need help navigating the platform the Stone Digital team can be contacted throughout the event.

If you have not received your Stone Digital registration confirmation, or have issues accessing the event, please email the Stone Digital event team who will be happy to assist. 

How do I register for the Stone Digital conference?

Your Stone Digital registration includes free access to all the conference sessions and you do not need to book these separately. On show days you will have free access to the seminars and panel discussions via the Conference section of the platform. Stone Digital content will be available to stream on demand until 30 April. 

Can I access Stone Digital conference content after the live event?

Yes, the Stone Digital conference sessions and exhibitor content will be available until 30 April, however, if you access after the open days you will not be able to participate in the live conference Q&A sessions.

Can I pre-arrange meetings with exhibitors?

Yes, from 7 February, once you have logged in you can pre-arrange and schedule meetings with Stone Digital exhibitors by selecting a meeting slot from their ‘Welcome Page’

Can I arrange meetings with other attendees during the show?

Yes, once you have logged in you can use our networking tools to live text or video chat with other attendees throughout the day to make the most of your digital experience.

How do I find and visit the Stone Digital exhibitor booths?

Once the Stone Digital platform is live on 7 February you will be able to access the virtual exhibition using the links in the ‘Foyer’.  From there you can search for an exhibitor, see the exhibitors tailored to your areas of interest, filter by product category or view the A-Z list.