New Award Added To MIA Competition

Cleveland, OH — The Marble Institute of America has announced that its “Pinnacle Awards” competition, which honors the best in genuine stone projects and craftsmanship from around the world, will add a Grande Pinnacle Award in 2008.

The new award, according to the MIA, will honor the best winning entry across all categories.

The sponsor of the Grande Pinnacle Award is Marmomacc, of Verona, Italy, the world’s largest natural stone show, the MIA said.

In addition to the actual award, the winner will also be entitled to one round-trip air fare, four-night hotel stay, meals and registration to Marmomacc 2009.

Winners of the Pinnacle Awards and the Grande Pinnacle Award will be announced at StonExpo 2008 in Las Vegas in October.

Information can be obtained from the MIA at (440) 250-9222, or by visiting

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