June 13 is the date at the Hotel Enterprise in Milan for the 2019 Confindustria Marmomacchine General Assembly. As always, it will be especially important for the association and the entire sector, not only for its examination of the main work the association has done in recent months – starting from protecting and defending producers and processors of marble, granite and authentically natural stones in general – but also for elections of the 2019/2021 Confindustria Marmomacchine board of directors. In fact, the assembly will be called upon to choose the 20 board members who, together with the president and vice-presidents, will be governing the association for the next two years, assuming the honor of voicing the issues and expectations of the more than 320 companies belonging to Confindustria Marmomacchine.
In addition to being an occasion for summarizing the current sector situation, the association’s general assembly is also an important networking event for the entire sector, where members can meet with business people, stakeholders and government representatives. In fact, already confirmed is the participation of: Michele Geraci, Undersecretary of State of the Economic Development Ministry; Carlo Maria Ferro, President of ICE-Italian Trade Agency; Simonetta Acri, Mid and SME Manager of SACE SIMEST. These front-ranking official presences will also be participating in the discussion panel to be held during the meeting titled ‘FRAGILE EXPORTS: WHAT BALANCES IN THE POST-GLOBALIZATION ERA”, an in-depth examination aimed at analyzing the complex situation of international markets compressed between neo-protectionist thrusts and political uncertainties, and what support the country as a whole is able to guarantee Italian companies that export to foreign countries. Companies that in the forefront include Italian stone and techno-stone enterprises, whose vocation for exporting is among the highest in the country’s manufacturing sector, with a number of them earning more than 90% of revenue from sales abroad.
Source: Confindustria Marmomacchine