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SMA and Industry Events - Mark your Calendar Now!


If you have an event, meeting or function you think should be posted, email sma@stairways.org or click the "Add to Calendar" button below with date time and description of the event or call the SMA office.

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Coming events

    • January 09, 2019
    • December 11, 2019
    • 12 sessions
    • Teleconference/Online Meeting

    Education Committee Online Meeting

    This is a regular meeting of the Education Committee. Members wishing to monitor a meeting should call the SMA office 877-500-5759 or email sma@stairways.org in advance to receive the conference contact information your long distance charges will apply to the call. Any items for the draft agenda  emailed to sma@stairways.org at least ten days in advance.  Agenda items are subject to committee approval as time permits. 

    • September 11, 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • September 13, 2019
    • 2:00 PM
    • North Wilkesboro, NORTH CAROLINA
    Register

    Balustrade Level I Class

    The Stairbuilders and Manufacturers Association (SMA) and Crown Heritage present Balustrade Level I, an instructional class focused on teaching post-to-post handrail installation theory and skills. We have made a conscience effort providing fixtures, materials and workbook required for hands-on balustrade installation training.  The class will also include a shop tour of Crown Heritage. 



    REGISTER and then, SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION!

    Submit your completed application with sponsor and student signatures to sma@stairways.org by August 28th.  Upon acceptance into the class, you will be invoiced $750 for tuition which is to be paid upon receipt.


    Download the Student/Sponsor Application Below:

    Balustrade Class Application




    • September 19, 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • September 21, 2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • Louisville and Lexington Kentucky
    • 35
    Register


    Northwood Machine Manufacturing and Crown Stair have joined forces to offer this one-of-a-kind, SMA Workshop Tour! 

    REGISTER NOW!  

    Early Members (before August 31) - $199
    Early Non-Members (before August 31) - $259

    BONUS:  Saturday, September 21st Bourbon Tour - $60


    The event will kick off with Northwood Machine Manufacturing presenting a tour of the Louisville Slugger Bat Museum, followed by a tour of their own manufacturing facilities.  This tour will give participants an intimate look at the machine manufacturing process.  The day will continue with a lunch provided by Northwood Machine Manufacturing followed by a presentation on CNC Machine Technology courtesy of the Northwood Machine Manufacturing team!  Once the presentation is complete,  you will be able to take in the sights of the Kentucky Derby Museum at Churchill Downs to round out the day.  

    Day two begins with a behind the scenes tour of Crown Stair followed by a tour of Toyota Manufacturing where you will learn about lean manufacturing principles.  After the tour is complete, you will enjoy a lunch provided by Crown Stair followed by a presentation from the Crown Stair team on Process Improvements.  They have worked with experts to improve their processes and they will be sharing their methodology and lessons learned with all attendees. 


    Marriott - Courtyard Lexington North

    775 Newtown Ct

    Lexington, KY 40511

    SMA Rate:  $114 per night + applicable fees and taxes

    Includes:  Breakfast from the Bistro, complimentary Parking, and complimentary Wi-Fi

    Book your reservation by calling the

    Courtyard Hotel at 859-253-4646.

    Room Block Closes Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

    Please support SMA by staying at this hotel. Booking your room at the Marriott will help us meet our commitment and enable us to continue to negotiate the best room rates.

    Lexington, Kentucky can be reached by using the Lexington airport.  You can also choose to fly into the Louisville, Kentucky or the Cincinnati, Ohio airports, but you will need to drive approximately one hour to Lexington, Kentucky.

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