2017 Annual Meeting: Registration Open!

Registration is now open for SFPA’s 2017 Annual Meeting, to be held October 18-20 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort in Bonita Springs, Florida. The meeting’s theme: Navigating Our FutureClick here for the complete agenda, hotel details and the registration form.

On Thursday, October 19, the General Session includes a Safety Panel Discussion.  Safety managers from Canfor Southern Pine and Weyerhaeuser will discuss how they attained perfect safety records at their mills last year.  A representative from Interfor will be on hand to outline the success of the company’s millwright apprenticeship program, too. Mill supervisors and safety personnel could benefit by attending this meeting. Plus, machinery & equipment manufacturers are providing exhibits and sponsoring activities at the meeting to foster future relationships with companies attending.

“Our meeting this year brings together important information impacting the future of our industry, ranging from the economic climate to research underway at the USDA Forest Products Lab and the latest update on the Softwood Lumber Board’s promotional campaigns,” notes SFPA Executive Director Tami Kessler.  “I encourage all members to share this meeting information with others at your company that will benefit from the presentations and networking opportunities,” she adds.

Exhibits & Sponsorships Available
Tabletop exhibit spaces and a variety of sponsorships are available to companies wanting to promote their products and services to the leaders of the Southern Pine lumber industry, while networking with top executives and marketing professionals. Click here for exhibit and sponsorship information. SFPA members have priority selection through August 15; nonmembers’ applications will be processed after that date.

For questions about the Annual Meeting, email Tami, tkessler@sfpa.org.