90th Annual Meeting
March 10-14, 2023
CEMA Members & Representatives
This is the First Call for registration for CEMA’s 90th Annual Meeting, which will be held March 10 – 14, 2023, at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch, Scottsdale, Arizona.
Attending the Annual Meeting will qualify your company for the 25% Meeting discount off of the membership dues. The purpose of the discount is to encourage active member participation. The Virtual Fall Engineering Conference will no longer be eligible for the 25% Meeting discount.
Be sure to register by January 27, 2023, to take advantage of the Early Bird Registration Fee and save $100! Additional company representatives can save another $50. The deadline for hotel reservations is February 10, 2023.
Registration Fees are as follows: Early Bird 1st Company Representative – $1,250, Additional Representative – $1,200. After January 27th, Regular Registration 1st Company Representative – $1,350, Additional Representative – $1,300. Spouse/Guest – $650. Children under age 10 – $400. The Registration Form is located in the link below.
????????? Attention Chain and Sprocket Section Members: The Chain and Sprocket Section meeting will be held Virtually on March 3rd. The invitation email will be sent out on February 16th.
We are making a few changes to the schedule. On Saturday, March 11th in the General Business Session, Alex Chausovsky will give the Keynote Address “Economic and Labor Market Update”, followed by a “State of the Industry” Panel Discussion. The Nominating Committee Report, Election of Directors, Financial Report, New Member Presentations, and Statistics Report, will take place on Monday in a second General Business session replacing the Joint Bulk/Unit Section meeting. The Young Professionals (age 45 years old and under) will meet after lunch on Saturday afternoon.
CEMA will make your hotel reservation. Please note that should you need to cancel your hotel reservation, a minimum of 72 hours prior to your arrival date is required to avoid a one night room charge!
For those who would like to play a round of Golf on Sunday and/or participate in the 5K Fun Walk/Run, the 5K Walk/Run is at an early time to accommodate participation in both functions. Please sign up for these events on the registration form.
This year for Spouses and/or Guests of attendees, there will be a ??????????????????? on Saturday, March 11th. All registered spouses/guests are invited to participate. Transportation is provided. Please sign-up on the registration form if your spouse/guest would like to attend this activity. Click on the tab for more information on this activity.
On Friday evening, join us as we socialize and network after dinner. Saturday morning, CEMA’s Keynote speaker will be Alex Chausovsky, Director of Analytics and Consulting, Miller Resource Group. Many members will remember Alex from his work at ITR Economics. Saturday evening will be a game filled evening! Sunday afternoon there is a choice of 3 dinner/activity options that we will provide transportation for. The dinner/activity will be at your expense. Monday evening, join us for dancing and entertainment with DJ ??? !
Sunday Dinner/Activity options:
Thank you to all the Sponsors listed below… CEMA appreciates your support!
Below are the Preliminary Schedule and the Summary of the meetings.
If you have any questions about the meeting please contact Karen Lampart at 239.514.3441 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Schedule at a glance
CEMA Summary Of Meetings
Chair: J. Heathman, Precision, Pulley & Idler (PPI)
-Purpose: Provide a mix of business and social events to maximize networking opportunities at CEMA meetings.
-Value: Create a program to enhance the meeting experience by providing increased value to all attendees. Review prior programs and adjust program content as needed.
Government Affairs Committee
Chair: T. Thimmel, Bryant Products, Inc.
-Purpose: Provide you with Legislature and Bill activity that affect our industry and provide CEMA (our members) a voice within the government about our concerns.
-Value: Having active involvement in the Bills that are being presented to Legislature.
CO-Chairs: P. Dent, Osborn and J. Swiger, Martin Sprocket & Gear, Inc.
-Purpose: Membership – Bring relevant conveyor equipment manufacturers and technical companies into the CEMA organization.
Marketing – Create interest and intrigue of potential new members. Drive Sales and distribution of CEMA Publications and Standards to the conveyor market.
-Value: Learn about who our industry consists of and contribute to the integrity and growth of the overall CEMA organization.
General Business Session 1
-President’s Welcome and Introductions, Keynote Address – Alex Chausovsky with the Miller Resource Group, Approval of Minutes, Nominating Committee Report, Election of Directors, Financial Report and Statistics Committee Report.
Conveyor Chain and Sprocket Section
Chair: J. Fogo, PEER Chain
-Purpose: Provide the most current chain information available within the industry and represent all types of conveyor chains, i.e. drag, engineered, plastic, wire belt, etc.
-Value: Develop a standardized and effective ability to identify chain products and chain conditions that best fit the needs of member organizations and end-user application requirements; Chain Products, Application Matrix or Hierarchy, Chain Safety, Loads, Installation, Maintenance, and Wear Best Practices.
Joint Screw Conveyor/Bucket Elevator Section
Chair: J. Wheat, 4B Components, Ltd.
-Purpose: Provide the most current up-to-date information for the industry through standards, technical reports, best practices, and address any current industry needs.
-Value: Be involved in a section that is working on industry standards (i.e. 300, 350, etc.), technical reports, best practices, and bringing value to the screw/bucket elevator conveyor industry through engineering efforts.
General Bulk Handling Section
Chair: R. Welker, Argonics, Inc.
-Purpose: Provide the most current ‘Business and Labor Trends’ in the conveyor industry and to provide direction to other CEMA sections.
-Value: Be involved in a committee that is reviewing current industry trends and providing direction to other working sections.
Unit Handling Conveying Section
Chair: Vice-Chair: D. Shelton, Ralphs-Pugh Co., Inc.
-Purpose: Provide the most current discussion on the ‘Business and Labor Trends’, and additional industry related topics for this portion of the industry.
-Value: Development of standards & technical reports addressing topics that are affecting this portion of the industry.