Contractor Training Day

Contractor Training Day

For Masonry, Landscaping and Hardscape Professionals

Friday March 6, 2020
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM


  • 8:00 AM-8:30 AM         Registration & Coffee
  • 8:30 AM-9:00 AM         Welcome – David Croteau
  • 9:00 AM-11:00 AM       TRACK ONE Thin Veneer Certification/Hands-On Training
  • 9:00 AM-11:00 AM       TRACK TWO Stone Walling Presentation/Demonstration
  • 11:00 AM-12:00 PM     Marketing for Stone Contractors – How to Get Leads in 2020
  • 12:00 PM-1:00 PM       Networking Lunch

Choose ONE Track: Thin Veneer Certification or Stone Walling


Thin Veneer Certification/Hands-On Training
PRESENTER: David Croteau, Stoneyard
9:00 am – 11:00 am

Thin Veneer/Laticrete

  • Thin Veneer Trimming
  • Water Barrier Application
  • Thin Veneer Tips and Techniques


Stone Walling Presentation/Demonstration
PRESENTER: Brian Post, The Stone Trust
9:00 am – 11:00 am

Stone Walling

  • Basics of Structural Dry Stone Wall Building and Evaluation
  • Foundations, Drainage, and Backfill
  • Costing Estimates

Business Training – How to Get Leads in 2020

Marketing for Stone Contractors
by Gene Bellotti, Stoneyard Marketing
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Let us help you get leads from customers with stone projects

Learn How We Help You Get Leads / Learn What You Can Do 

✓ Get matched with customers in your local area

✓ Your own business listing on Stoneyard’s Installer Search App

✓ Your own marketing page on

✓ Visibility of thousands of customers per day

✓ Display your Certified Installer badge on your proposals and online