"The history of Vitoria Stone Fair is connected to the story of hundreds of companies, investors, buyers, institutions, and to every individual who believes in the importance and potential of natural stones"
Today, Vitoria Stone Fair is among the four largest ornamental stones event in the world, and, the only fair in the Americas dedicated exclusively to this sector. Over the years, the fair has seen family-owned companies achieve international relevance, accompanying the purchase of modern machines and transforming Brazil into the second largest importer of technology for the processing of ornamental stones.
The 45ª edition of Vitoria Stone Fair will gather more than 400 exhibitors and 20 thousand visitors. The event’s program seeks to foster business and strengthen the ornamental stones sector in Brazil and Latin America, bringing new markets and encouraging the exchange of companies and entities with international players.
- More than 50 countries from all continents
Vitoria Stone Fair grows each year in international participation. In 2017 the fair received people from 46 countries, among exhibitors and visitors.
Brazil holds the largest diversity of ornamental stones in the world and one of the largest reserves. Across the American continent, it is the main producer and exporter of rocks. Brazilian production covers a wide variety of rocks, such as granites, marbles, quartzites, travertine, limestone and other types sold in domestic and foreign markets. According to Abirochas, the country currently occupies the 4th position in the world production ranking, being responsible for 7% of the world production.
✓ Main supplier to the US;
✓ Largest and best producer of slabs in the world;
✓ More than 10.000 companies operating in the production chain;
✓ Second largest importer of technologies for extraction and processing.
Largest producer and main exporter of slabs and blocks in Brazil. Espírito Santo accounts for more than 75% of production and 85% of exports. More than 70% of the cutting-edge technology for extraction and processing in the country belongs to companies in Espírito Santo.
- Buyers Club
The last edition of Vitoria Stone Fair welcomed more than 100 international buyers as a part of the Buyers Club project, further enriching networking and business opportunities during and after the event.
“In 2017 we received more than 100 international buyers within the project. The expectation for 2018 is to expand the Buyers Club, reaching different markets and a higher number of participants”, explains Alberto Piz, director of Milanez & Milaneze.Access the Buyers Club project page and find out how to participate!