Manufacturers Conference


 Boiler Manufacturing is Evolving...Are YOU?

The 2018 Manufacturers Conference takes place October 2-4 at the Hyatt Regency Tulsa located in downtown Tulsa, OK. Click here to download the prospectus! 

What is the ABMA Manufacturers Conference?
The ABMA Manufacturers Conference is a unique event for the boiler industry that is designed to take place every eighteen months. Known for leading-edge content, the Manufacturers Conference brings together a diversified representation from the industry and a new emphasis on markets, worker recruitment, potential new environmental regulations, marketing tools, etc.

Conference highlights include:
Technical Sessions
ABMA Member Plant Tours
Trade Fair

Why Attend?
With an educational experience second to none on critical issues and concerns presently facing the boiler industry, the ABMA Manufacturers Conference promises to deliver ROI for your investment to attend.  Network, access content, discuss trends and developments, and problem-solve with outside experts and top professionals in the boiler industry.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Darren McBurrett (SEAL) Retired

Darren McBurnett is a combat veteran and diverse, multi-faceted operator. As a Navy SEAL platoon leader and senior enlisted adviser, he deployed numerous times into combat zones including in Operation Iraq Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, Kosovo crisis, Liberia, and Operation Inherent Resolve. With a 24-year career as a Navy SEAL, he trained and operated with multiple SEAL teams to include SEAL Team Two, Four, Eight, One, Three, and SDV (SEAL Delivery Vehicle). Throughout his distinguished service, he received 49 honors, including a Bronze Star. 

Over the years, McBurnett has become an accomplished photographer and speaker. His work has appeared on Fox News, CNN, and Mad Money and in Rolling Stone magazine. His photography has raised over $500,000 and counting for operators’ family members who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our nation’s freedom.

His message is motivational, inspiring and promotes individual and personal growth navigating in our ever-changing adverse environment where critical decision-making and leadership skills are absolutely vital for success. His visually breathtaking multimedia presentation highlights the untapped potential and Never Quit intestinal drive that is the cornerstone of Navy SEAL success and shares the defining characteristics that promote leadership and sacrifice in the SEAL Teams.

Jerrod Murr, Paradigm Shift - Building More Effective Teams:

Jerrod Murr is a professional speaker,  leadership developer, and the President of Operations at Paradigm Shift. Jerrod speaks and facilitates all over the world with Paradigm Shift and is the Founder of the 20 Leadership Camp and the Co-Founder of Live Your List. 

Jerrod will be providing learning points that highlight critical components of a successful team and identify common barriers to achieving success before diving into practical strategies that can be applied immediately for improved outcomes.

Plant Tours
The conference will include tours of ABMA members Victory EnergyWebcoZeeco, and Tulsa Fin Tube.


Trade Fair
Your gateway to the best of the boiler industry...
ABMA will host a Trade Fair during the 2018 Manufacturers Conference. This will provide a more targeted and direct way to bring together manufacturers and suppliers, explore the latest developments of the boiler industry, and have an opportunity to speak one-on-one with decision makers in meaningful and action-oriented ways. Exhibit at the boiler industry’s most ideal setting to make valuable connections and build lasting relationships!

Why Exhibit?
Exhibitors at this meeting gain access to a powerful microcosm of boiler industry suppliers, manufacturers, owners and operators, vendors, and the next generation of professionals coming into the industry. As an exhibitor, you will have direct access to these top professionals and will be able to facilitate introductions throughout the event. The deadline to register for exhibit space is September 14.
If you are interested in exhibiting or sponsoring and would like more information, please email Cheryl Jamall at [email protected].

Who attended past conferences?
• C-level Executives
Sales managers
Marketing managers
Product managers

Register Today! The first registrant from ABMA member companies pays a $525 registration fee, additional registrants from the same company pay $450, and non-members pay a $750 registration fee. Click here to register.

Exhibition & Conference Cost

Travel to Tulsa
Reserve your room today! The Hyatt Regency Tulsa is accepting room reservations and we are expecting a sell-out, so don't delay. The room rate is $129, reserve by September 6 to take advantage of this rate and use code ABMA. The hotel is located 8 miles fromTulsa International Airport (TUL) with complimentary 24-hour shuttle transportation. Click here to reserve your room.

Hyatt Regency Tulsa
100 East Second Street, Tulsa, OK 74103
The room rate is $129.
Click here to reserve your room!

Thank You to the Following Manufacturers Conference Sponsors:
Chanute • Cust-O-Bend • E-Tech  John Zink Company • Power Flame •
Superior Boiler Works • 
Tulsa Fin Tube • UMB Bank • 
Victory Energy •
Webco Industries • Zeeco


Click here to download the 2018 Manufacturers Conference prospectus.

Mark your calendar and join ABMA at the 2018 Manufacturers Conference!

Make meaningful connections and create lasting relationships with decision makers in the boiler industry!