Forming Our Future

Forming Our Future

Schedule

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Registration Opens

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

First Timers Reception

By Invitation Only
All first-time attendees are invited to this welcome reception to connect with other first timers as well as members of PMA’s Board of Directors and their spouses.
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Early Arrivals Reception

All Forming Our Future participants are invited to this reception to get together with old friends and meet new connections. Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and great conversation in a relaxed and informal setting before the conference officially begins the following day.
 

Thursday, March 4, 2021

6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Registration

8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

2020/2021 PMA Board of Advisors
Breakfast & Meeting

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Past Chairs & First Ladies/Gent Luncheon

By Invitation Only
1:15 p.m.- 1:30 p.m.

Forming Our Future
General Session to Commence

Opening Remarks
1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Opening Keynote –
StandOut Influence… How to Get People on Board
The Power of Consensus and Negotiation to Increase Buy-In

Connie Podesta Award-winning author, comedienne, human behavior expert
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Keynote –
U.S. Economic & Manufacturing Outlook: Guidance in an Uncertain Economy

Alan Beaulieu President & Principal, ITR Economics
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Refreshment Break

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Keynote –
2020 Election Results and the Future of Manufacturing in America

John Guzik Founding Partner, The Franklin Partnership, LLP
Omar Nashashibi Founding Partner, The Franklin Partnership, LLP
Paul Nathanson Partner, Policy Resolution Group, Bracewell
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Networking Reception

Evening

Dinner on Own

7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Board of Directors Dinner

 

Friday, March 5, 2021

6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Registration

7:00 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.

Attendee Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Workshop –
Hands-On Leadership & Team-Building Workshop — Connections

Forrest Large Training and Development Manager, Kerkstra Precast
9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Spouse/Guest Breakfast and Sip & Shop Activity

9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Refreshment Break

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Educational Sessions

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Educational Sessions

12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Optional Afternoon Activity
Kayaking through the Mangroves
(Activity to begin at 1:00 p.m.)

Activity Information
12:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Optional Afternoon Activity
Golf Shamble
(Shotgun start at 1:00 p.m.)

Activity Information
Evening

Dinner on Own

 

Saturday, March 6, 2021

7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Registration

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

PMA/PMAEF Annual Meeting Business Session

This meeting will provide an overview of key issues impacting the industry and the association.
8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Morning Break/Spouses to Join Delegates

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Breakfast & Officer Recognition Ceremony

Celebrate PMA’s current officers and welcome our 2021 officers to the leadership team. Breakfast will feature a Bloody Mary and Mimosa bar.
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Keynote –
Overview of New PMA Member Benefit Program:
Employee Healthcare

10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Closing Keynote –
Beyond the Pandemic and After the Elections:
Issues, Challenges and Strategies to Grow Your Business Over the Next Two Years

Gene Marks President, The Marks Group
12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Optional Afternoon Activity
Snorkel Trip
(Activity to begin at 1:00 p.m.)

Activity Information
12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Optional Afternoon Activity
Deep Sea Fishing Tournament
(Activity to begin at 1:00 p.m.)

Activity Information
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Chairman’s Beach Bash

(Reception, Dinner & Dancing)
 

Sunday, March 7, 2021

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Board of Directors
Lunch & Meeting

 


 


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