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Join us in Houston, TX on April 3-5 for the 2017 Manufacturers' Conference!
The 2017 Manufacturers Conference is a unique event for the boiler industry. Known for leading edge content and facility tours, this conference brings together a diversified representation from the industry.
This year's conference will focus on understanding end-use markets, potential impact on new technologies, workforce challenges and the possible shifting of energy and environmental regulations. Conference sessions will vary from industry trends for senior executives and leadership development opportunities for the next generation. In addition, ABMA is adding a Trade Fair to more targeted and direct opportunities to bring together manufacturers and suppliers along with a day that will include students, instructors/professors and officials from local educational Institutions to share career opportunities in our industry.
TIME CHANGE - Please note the tour of the Texas Medical Center Power Plant will now depart from the hotel at 12:30 p.m. We encourage participants to each an early lunch prior to departure. The bus will return by 2:30 p.m.
MegaTrends in Manufacturing
The Future of Manufacturing Technology - Impacts on the Boiler Industry
Addressing Recruitment Challenges – Manufacturer Solutions
The Inspector’s Perspective – Insights from the Field
Leading with Influence
Opportunities to Exhibit
Trade Fair Hours
Setup - Monday from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
All meal functions, including breaks, will be in the Trade Fair exhibit hall for maximum exposure. The Trade Fair also will be open during conference sessions. Exhibitors are permitted a tabletop exhibit and your fee includes a 6-foot draped table, power access, signage, and one FREE exhibit only registration. Space is limited and on a first-come, first serve basis. The deadline to secure exhibit space is February 28.
In addition, local students in college engineering and community college welding programs will attend the conference on first full day. Exhibiting gives your company fantastic opportunity to engage with students, sharing the benefits of boiler industry careers and discuss future employment opportunities.
Companies register for exhibit space through the normal registration process by clicking here.
Please note the exhibit only registration includes exhibit space and one complimentary exhibitor attendee. A full conference registration is required to attend the sessions. Each company only needs one exhibitor registration.
Member Hosted Tours (Included with Conference Registration)
Special Feature for Local Students & Educational Institutions
Please click here for more details and to register.
Conference Hotel - Hyatt Regency Houston-Galleria
Please click here to secure your hotel accommodations.
The hotel is located 26 miles from George Bush International Airport and 17 miles from Houston Hobby Airport.