2019 Macael Awards ceremony – Macael el Marmol

2019 Macael Awards ceremony

2019 Macael Awards ceremony

Rafael de La-Hoz, the prestigious Spanish architect, stars in the 2019 Macael Awards event along with a ‘premium’ cast of awarded 

    • The Andalusian Marble Industry Association (AEMA), have celebrated this Friday, November 22, the thirty-third edition of the 2019 Macael Awards.
    • The participants of the X Encuentro Internacional de la Piedra (International Stone Meeting), organized by Extenda, were able to discover the great productive capacity of the Macael Marble Industry through the ten spectacular winners.
    • The new publication MÁRMOL / Architecture & Design magazine, edited by the Macael Marble Brand and targeted to architecture studios, decorators and designers, was presented at the event.

 Ten premium awarded stared the night of the popular Macael Awards on November 22. “We’ve used our marbles in the most important monuments and works worldwide. We’ve commercialize materials from all around the world for the most singular buildings and we’ve perform the most difficult projects designed by the main architectural studios from the five continents”, said Jesús Posadas, the AEMA’s president in his speech that closed the event.

And indeed, the Macael Marble Industry shows the great work that is done in its Region with its awards ceremony and how its companies have achieved the recognition, nationally and internationally, with this projects’ execution.  “This architecture, design and construction professionals have trusted us not only because of our know-how –very important and our identity sign-, but also because of the big bet for the innovation, the use of the most advanced technology and the marketing and market conquer initiatives”, added the CEO

The awarded cast could not be better. Posadas mentioned all of them: Mr. Ignacio Pérez, CEO of Grupo La Zagaleta –Person Award-, Mr. Bill Darcy, NKBA Chief Executive Officer–Communication Award-, Mr. Gregorio Díaz Están, Centro Canalejas Madrid Project Manager –National Award-, Ms. Julia Almeida, Ron Arad studio Architect –Design Award, ToHA-, Mr. Yunes  Mansilla Charvier, Mirabello Project Manager, –International Award for Asia, Mondrian Doha Hotel-, Mr. Rafael de la Hoz, Lagasca 99 Architect and Mr. Nicolás Alcibar, Project Manager –International Award for Europe-, Mr. John Brandies, Silva Villa Architect –International Award for North America-, Mr.  Antonio Lardino, Panark S.A architecture studio owner and Architect –International Award for Latin America, Bicsa Financial Center-, Mr. Francois Pienaar, Co-Arc International Group of Architects Partner and Architect –International Award for Africa, The Leonardo-, y Mr. Pedro Rodríguez de Pineda, Casa Palacio María Luisa Hotel, Architect, Project Manager and architecture project author and Dña. Alejandra Estevez, Human Resources Director, – ‘Blanco Macael’ Award-.

The participants of the X Encuentro Internacional de la Piedra (International Stone Meeting), organized by Extenda, were able to discover the great productive capacity of the Macael Marble Industry and what the natural stone sector is offering, through the ten spectacular winners at the event. They came from USA, Mexico, UK, UAE, and Kazakhstan.

The new publication MÁRMOL / Architecture & Design magazine, edited by the Macael Marble Brand and targeted to architecture studios, decorators and designers, was presented at the event. That will be a printed and online publication, both in Spanish and English, that was born at the 2019 Macael Awards night as a monographic special for the awarded. From February 2020, the magazine will show the last trends in natural stone and compact surfaces projects, each four months.

The event was broadcast in streaming and the Social Media platforms – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube -, posted and will post the night best moments.

We stand out that the most important event of the Natural Stone in Spain have had 6 new sponsors: EXTENDA, NICOLAI NEST, SCOTT BADER, BANKINTER, BBVA Y LA UNIVERSIDAD DE ALMERÍA. These new ones will join the loyal: COSENTINO, DIPUTACIÓN DE ALMERÍA, TENAX, BRETON, SACMI, OMAR, COLOROBBIA, CAIXA, CAJAMAR, BANCO SANTANDER, UNICAJA, GMM, ITALDIAMANT, MASER, TYROLIT, COMANDULI, BANKIA, BANCA MARCH, DIAMANT BOART Y FOCUS PIEDRA, OLUCARPA, SUIMASA, PUERTO DE ALMERÍA, FUNDACIÓN BAHÍA ALMERIPORT y XL SEGUROS. Without all of them, that ceremony will not be possible.