Tuesday, April 12, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MASONRY VENEER MANUFACTURES ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES SECOND ANNUAL “MVMA DESIGN AWARDS” COMPETITION
TO SHOWCASE CREATIVE USE OF MANUFACTURED STONE
NEW YORK, NY (February 23, 2011) — With Manufactured Stone fast becoming one of the most requested wall coverings in new construction and renovation projects, contracting and design professionals are looking for innovative ways to incorporate its rugged, authentic, elegant looks and versatility.
Today, the Masonry Veneer Manufacturers Association (MVMA) announced its second annual MVMA Design Awards, a program created to recognize the work of industry professionals who are setting trends by featuring Manufactured Stone Veneer in their projects.
“Our goal is to recognize leaders in the Manufactured Stone industry by highlighting their design successes,” said Mike Fischer, MVMA general manager. “This year‟s theme of „Natural Beauty Fashioned in Stone‟ aims to showcase the beauty and authenticity of Manufactured Stone.”
MVMA Design Awards Facts All entries will be submitted online at www.MasonryVeneerDesignAwards.com by May 13, 2011 An independent judging panel will announce winners at the MVMA Annual Meeting in Anaheim, CA Eligible projects were completed between May 1, 2010 and April 30, 2011 There is no entry fee Submissions require high-resolution images of the completed project More information, including rules and entry can be found at www.MasonryVeneerDesignAwards.com.
About the Masonry Veneer Manufacturers Association
Masonry Veneer Manufacturers Association (MVMA) was organized and officially began operation in April 2006 to represent the Manufactured Stone Veneer industry‟s manufacturing companies and their suppliers. MVMA is the only incorporated trade association organized specifically for the masonry veneer products industry. The mission of the organization is to advance the growth of the manufactured masonry veneer products industry through proactive technical, advocacy and awareness efforts.