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Pinnacle Awards

Join natural stone professionals from around the world in entering the Pinnacle Awards competition. These highly coveted awards are given to projects whose beauty, creativity, ingenuity, and craftsmanship exemplify professional mastery in the use of natural stone in commercial and residential applications. As a Pinnacle Award winner, you will receive widespread recognition for your professional accomplishments.

The 2018 Pinnacle Awards will be celebrated at TISE 2019 in Las Vegas during the Awards Ceremony.


The Pinnacle Awards are open to all Natural Stone Institute member companies. Project teams must include at least one Natural Stone Institute member company and projects must have been completed no more than 3 years prior to submission date.

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More About the Pinnacle Awards

The Grande Pinnacle Award, sponsored by Marmomac, is presented to the best project across all categories. The award also entitles the member company winner to round-trip economy airfare, lodging, and registration to Marmomac in September.

Additionally, Marmomac will present a Grande Pinnacle Award to the architect from the firm involved in the winning project. The architect will also win a trip to Marmomac to attend Veronafiere's week-long continuing education program on designing with natural stone. The winner receives round-trip economy airfare and complimentary hotel for five nights, as well as local meals and transportation, while taking part in this 20+ credit AIA/CES program.

Vitoria Stone Fair-Marmomac Latin America continues to sponsor a Best Use of Brazilian Stone award, which for 2018 now permits a winner from within all categories. Winners will receive a free trip to the Vitoria Stone Fair-Marmomac Latin America, held annually June 5th – 8th in Espirito Santo, Brazil.

Four new categories will be part of the 2018 Pinnacle Awards submission offering.  Projects may be submitted for award consideration in the following categories.
•    Commercial Interior
•    Commercial Exterior
•    Renovation/Restoration
•    Residential Interior/Exterior – Single Family NEW!
•    Residential Interior/Exterior – Multi-Family NEW!
•    Architectural Carving/Lettering/Sculpture NEW!
•    Public Landscapes/Parks/Memorials NEW!

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