The XXXI edition of the ‘marble prizes’ will be held on November 17
- One more edition, the Association of the Marble Industry in Andalusia, event organizer, firmly bets for the internationalization and the categories are: International Award for North America, Latin America International Award, Europe International Award, Africa International Award, Asia International Award, National Award, Person / Institution Award, Design Award and Communication / Communicator Award.
- The deadline for nominations for the various categories will be open until September 30.
Awards make in ‘Blanco Macael’ marble from the Macael Awards 2016.
The Macael Awards come back the next November 17. The most important promotional event of the Natural Stone Industry in Spain is celebrating its XXXI edition. On this occasion, and once again, the Marble Awards remain firmly committed to internationalization as a key tool for positioning the ‘Macael Brand’ in the international market.
Its categories are the following: International Award for North America, Latin America International Award, Europe International Award, Africa International Award, Asia International Award, National Award, Person / Institution Award, Design Award and Communication / Communicator Award. The International Awards and the National one can fall, indifferently, on a Work, Architect, Promoter, City Hall or Public Administration.
The companies of the Association of the Marble Industry in Andalusia can submit theirs applications until September 30 and must submit, as usual, the corresponding documentation proving the justification of the proposal and merits, images, information material, and technical documentation, among others.
In the last edition, the Macael Awards celebrated its 30 years. It was a special event where the marble businessmen made it clear that they have known to row in the same direction, to resurface and to reinvent themselves. They have been able to adapt, to exploit this inherited know-how that, through innovation, has allowed them to carry out jobs of any size and of the highest quality anywhere in the world.
The 2016 awards fell on the ‘Foro de Marcas Renombradas Españolas’ with the Institution Award; in the US communication group ‘Hearst Design Group’, with the Communication Award; in the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar, with the National Award; in the Nevada Shopping Center, with the Design Award; the Four Seasons 5 * Hotel in Casablanca, Torres Alrio in Buenos Aires, MCA Systems Inc., International Investment Construction Company and Marti & Deba, S.L. which won the International Award for Africa, Latin America, North America, Asia and Europe, respectively.
Together with the awarded, the event had the presence and participation of important personalities from both the business world and the public administration; among them the Minister of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness of the Government of Spain, Mr. Luis de Guindos, who received the Special Macael Award 2016.
This edition of the Macael Awards, will coincide, once again, with the ‘VIII Encuentro Internacional de la Piedra Natural’ (International Meeting of the Natural Stone), organized by Extenda-Andalusian Agency for Foreign Promotion of the Regional Government of Andalusia. Currently, AEMA and Extenda are carrying out a promotional action of the ‘Macael Brand’ in US under the program ‘Embajadores del Marmol’. This action complements the official presentation of the ‘Macael Brand’ that took place at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York last June.
Los Premios Macael, en su XXXI edición, volverán a poner en valor el prestigio y la proyección internacional de un sector que mira hacia el futuro, gracias, en esta ocasión, a sus patrocinadores, una pieza imprescindible sin la cual su celebración no sería posible. Desde AEMA se anima a seguir apostando y participando en ellos.
The Macael Awards, in its 31st edition, will, once again, put in value the prestige and international projection of a sector that looks to the future, thanks, in this occasion, to its sponsors, an indispensable piece without which its celebration would not be possible. AEMA encourages to continue betting and participating in them.