Stone+tec: New organizer in Nuremberg

NürnbergMesse Press Release, Juni 2021 Positive outlook for the natural stone industry in Europe: After a lengthy break, the industry platform Stone+tec will finally be held once again, and in its customary locationin the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg. With one change, however: Stone+tec will no longer be organized by NürnbergMesse but by AFAG Messen und Ausstellungen GmbH. AFAG will advise the exactdates for the trade fair in the near future.

Stone+tec is the central meeting point for the stone industry in Central Europe, offering a comprehensive range of products and services for all aspects of natural stone used in construction, gravestones, monuments and design. This tradition-rich event has been held at the Nuremberg exhibition venue since 1979, and this continuity will be maintained.

“The new organizer, AFAG Messen und Ausstellungen GmbH, is a long-standing and highly valued partner to NürnbergMesse,” says Petra Wolf, Member of the Executive Board of NürnbergMesse. “That means we are handing Stone+tec over to an experienced, professional trade fair organizer, and we are very pleased that the event can continue on familiar ground in Nuremberg, with its long association with trade fairs.”

As it has done in the past, the trade fair will take place every second year and cover everything relating to natural stone, stone working, and gravestones. Its sponsoring institutions are the BIV (Association of German Stonemasons) and DNV (German Natural Stone Association).

“We offer our thanks to all the industry representatives, exhibitors and visitors for theirlengthy and top-levelcollaboration, and wish AFAG and Stone+tec every future success. We look forward to meeting again in Nuremberg,” adds Elke Harreiss, Exhibition Director Stone+tecat NürnbergMesse.

AFAG will advise the exact dates for Stone+tec and provide additional details in the near future.


AFAG Messen und Ausstellungen GmbH

AFAG Messen und Ausstellungen GmbH is one of Germany’s most successful private trade fair organizers. It has been operating out of Nuremberg since 1947, and from Augsburg since 1991. To date, AFAG has staged almost 800 trade fair events for a wide range of industries and subject areas. Its portfolio currently comprises 20 events, including both international trade fairs and nationwide exhibitions for the public. AFAG is also responsible for organizing special-interest fairs, congresses, events and shows.


Pressekontakt AFAG:
AFAG Messen und Ausstellungen GmbH
Corporate Communications
Messezentrum 1, 90471 Nürnberg
T +49 (0)911 98833-145

Pressekontakt NürnbergMesse:
NürnbergMesse GmbH
Laura Weber, Jasmin McNally
T +49 9 11 86 06-85 21T