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2023 Fall Meeting

O’Hare Hilton

September 19-20  |  Chicago, Illinois


New this year:  Our Joint Session presentation will be “Immigration Strategies for Hiring Foreign Talent” presented by esteemed attorney Lawrence Lebowitz, Founder of the Immigration group at Denton Cohen & Grigsby. 

In addition, there will be a General Membership Meeting and the following sections and committees will meet: 

  • Product Sections:
    • Conveyor Chain / Sprocket; General Bulk Handling; Unit Handling Conveying; Screw Conveyor/Bucket Elevator
  • Committees:
    • Government Affairs; Meetings Committee; Membership/Marketing Committee; Idler Committee; Pulley Committee; Ad Hoc Integrators Committee


SAVE THE DATE FOR 2024: September 17-18
Hilton Chicago O’Hare Airport

Other Upcoming CEMA Meetings

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2023 Virtual Engineering Conference


November 6-7

This follow-up to the Summer Conference helps bring all current projects, standards development, etc., to completion and assists future projects.  The following sections and committees meet: 

  • Sections
    • Bulk Handling & Unit Handling
  • Committees
    • Bulk Belt Systems/Emerging Technologies Committee; Bulk Conveyor Accessories Committee; Bucket Elevator Committee; Conveyor Chain/Sprocket Committee; Conveyor Controls Committee; Idler Committee; Pulley Committee; Conveyor Safety Committee with subcommittees for Unit / Bulk; Screw Conveyor Committee)
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2024 Annual Meeting

Waldorf Astoria

March 1 – 4  |  Orlando, Florida

Unique, member-only community, no vendors or consultants, featuring CEMA’s Annual Walk-Run and Golf Tournament

  • Network face-to-face and build relationships within the industry.
  • Gain business insights and learn more about issues impacting the sector.
  • Peer-to-peer roundtable discussions, driven by attendees’ interests and issues.
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2024 Engineering Conference

The Naples Grande Beach Resort

June 9-12     Naples, FL

This meeting provides opportunities for engineering representatives from member companies to develop and update CEMA engineering documents and standards while building relationships and strengthening the industry.