Forming Our Future

Forming Our Future

Frequently Asked Questions

Who attends Forming Our Future?

Top executives and managers of metalforming companies and their spouses/guests

Why should I attend?

  • Networking opportunities
  • Informative and empowering speakers
  • Stay up to date with industry trends
  • Fun and educational offsite events
  • Live entertainment

What is the attire at the events?

  • General meeting attire is resort casual
  • Thursday night chairman’s reception is “western themed” so wear your cowboy/cowgirl gear!
  • Friday is casual as many attendees will be departing for optional activities following breakout sessions. Golf attire is perfectly acceptable!
  • Saturday Gala Dinner is Black Tie Optional with many people wearing a tux or suit.

Do I need to bring my registration confirmation to the meeting?

Not necessarily, but it will be helpful! If you can, please bring a copy of your registration confirmation showing which breakouts and optional activity you signed up for.

When do I get my badge?

Onsite at the PMA registration table

What if I lose my badge?

Please see our staff at the onsite PMA registration table and they will take care of you.

How do I reserve my seat at the gala?

Stop by the PMA registration table onsite and staff member will help you reserve your seat.

What is the cancellation policy?

Registration fees are nonrefundable for cancellations received less than ten days prior to the event.  Substitutions are welcome at any time.

What is included in my member registration fee?

  • Wednesday night receptions
  • All general sessions
  • Chairman’s themed reception and dinner
  • Breakfast on Friday and Saturday
  • Friday educational sessions
  • Saturday night reception
  • Gala dinner and party
  • Spouse/Guest Brunch and Program *spouses/guests only



Katlyn Stratis

Director of Meetings and Events

(216) 901-8800
Email Katlyn

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