2019 New Orleans
September 22-25 , 2019
New Orleans, Louisiana
Join us for the first ever combined MMPA & WCMA fall event! Manufacturers and Tech Partners will come together from both organizations in New Orleans for an enhanced program.
Contact Gisela Aguilar for further details on how to register.
Sunday, September 22
12 pm MMPA Board of Directors Meeting, Saint Anne's Room
1:30 pm WCMA Board of Directors Meeting, Saint Anne's Room
4:30-5:30 pm Registration, St. Charles Ballroom Prefunction
4:30-6:30 pm Welcome Reception, St. Charles Ballroom
Monday, September 23
6:00-7:00 am Breakfast at your leisure, Astor Ballroom III
7:15 am Bus loading and departure for plant tours
8:30 am Acadian Millwork tour
10:30 am Gator Millworks Casework tour
1:45 pm Riverside Lumber tour
3:45 pm Bus returns to The Astor Crowne Plaza
4:30-6 pm Poker Suite Crawl for manufacturer attendees
Tuesday, September 24
6:30-8 am Breakfast at your leisure, Astor Ballroom III
8am-4 pm Ongoing General Sessions, Astor Ballroom I & II
8am-4 pm Ongoing Productivity Information Exchange (PIE) appointments
11:45 am-1:45 pm Luncheon with speaker panels, Astor Ballroom III
4-6 pm Play Your Best Poker Hand Reception, Astor Ballroom III
Wednesday, September 25
6:00-8 am Breakfast at your leisure, Astor Ballroom III
7:00am All attendee checkouts begin
7:30 am Luggage and bus loading
8 am Bus departure to Mobile, Alabama
10:45 am Barnett Millworks Tour
2:30 pm Bus drops at the Mobile Regional Airport (MOB) for those flying out this evening.
3:30 pm Bus drops at the Mobile Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel for those flying out Thursday morning.
Important: Transportation is not provided to the airport on Thursday. Additionally, the bus will not be returning to New Orleans.
End of program
MMPA Meeting Set Prior to Start of SPI Annual Open House
WM® members are encouraged to attend the Emerging Issues Meeting set for Wednesday, September 11, 2019. The meeting has been set for 1:30 - 4:30 pm at the Gaia Hotel in Anderson, California which is the day prior to the start of the Sierra Pacific Industries Annual Open House. The Emerging Issues Meeting will focus on topics submitted by the membership which are of immediate relevance in the 3rd quarter of 2019. The Emerging Issues moderator will be SPI's James Danielsen. The MMPA would like to thank SPI for assisting in the coordination of this event.
Submit Your Discussion Topic Now
All members are encouraged to submit topics for the event to Kellie Schroeder at: email@example.com Topics will be reviewed and then placed on the meeting agenda in the order received. Due to discussion length and the vigor of topic engagement, not all topics may be addressed on that day. Thus, members should submit their discussions points as soon as possible. Please submit your hot topics no later than August 26, 2019. Topics may include, but are not limited to: freight/logistics; labor/recruiting; raw material supply, etc.
Save Your Seat!
If you plan to attend the Emerging Issues Meeting, you must RSVP to Kellie Schroeder at: firstname.lastname@example.org Seating will be on a first come basis until the room limit is met.
If you are an MMPA member, have not received your invitation to the SPI Annual Open House, and would like to attend, please contact James Danielsen at SPI: Phone: 530-378-8000 Email: JDanielsen@spi-ind.com
For questions or comments on the Emerging Issues Meeting, please contact Kellie Schroeder: email@example.com