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SMA Regional Workshop - New England

  • November 14, 2015
  • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Whites of Westport, 66 State Rd, Westport, MA
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  • Includes continental breakfast, lunch, all seminars, admission to exhibits and all publications and handouts.
  • Includes continental breakfast, lunch, all seminars, admission to exhibits and all publications and handouts.
  • Exhibitor fee includes Table Exhibit, program listing and fee for one attendee. Additional exhibitor employee-guests are just $135.
  • Includes continental breakfast, lunch, all seminars, admission to exhibits and all publications and handouts.

Registration is closed

SMA Regional Workshop

North Atlantic Corp

Cooper Stairworks

Online Registration is Now Closed - Call 877-500-5759

Network & Learn

Hosted by NAC/Cooper Stairworks, one of the nation's most technologically advanced producers of stairs, stair parts, custom doors, and millwork serving both custom and commodity markets. The event will include a tour of their complete manufacturing facilities in Somerset, MA. We will begin nearby at Whites of Westport's meeting facility adjacent to the Hampton Inn where many of you will be staying Friday evening. Bus transportation will be provided from Whites to Cooper Stairworks. Breakfast, lunch, and a full day of valuable learning is all included.

Network with industry professionals.  Open to all in the industry both members of the Stairbuilders and Manufacturers Association and non-members are welcome to attend.  Learn at valuable seminars, demonstrations and exhibits.

A Special Invitation to AWI members.  If you are a member of AWI you can attend the event at the SMA member discount rate.  Just register online and insert the code sent in your recent copy of AWI E-Briefs.

Exhibitors Welcome

Exhibit at the largest gathering of Stair Industry Pros ever held in the Northeast. Put your products and services out front educating attendees and get the feedback you need to improve and develop. Table top exhibits make for easy setup and quality networking. Members may register to exhibit on line. Not a member yet, contact us to learn how you can qualify. 877-500-5759

Value Packed Program - Don't miss a Minute!

Tentative Schedule:
7:30a -  Registration & Exhibits Open
7:30a -  Networking Breakfast

8:30a Welcome and Intros
9:00a Plant Tour
11:30 Follow-Up Q&A    
12:00p Lunch -
12:30p Exhibits Open
1:30p   Seminars
3:00p Program ends
      Seminars/Demos will include:

  • NAC's NEW 6-Axis Northwood CNC
  • Lean Manufacturing Applications
  • SMA Architectural Educator Certification
  • Code Update
  • and much more

Who should attend? 

  • All who work in stair related industries are welcome
  • You need not be a member of SMA but member registration is discounted
  • AWI Members may attend at SMA discount Rate!


Compass Stair Software

Newport Specialty Machinery


Ideal Stair Parts

Fitts | Stair Components

Carolina Stair Supply

Northwood Machine Manufacturing

Crown Heritage

Members are welcome to exhibit. 

Space is limited - Inquire NOW!  

Call Toll Free 877-500-5759

Within reach

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Hampton Inn Fall River/Westport
53 Old Bedford Rd., Westport, MA 02790

The Hampton Inn is conveniently next door to our meeting facility, White's of Westport.  From White's we will be transported by bus to the tour of NAC/Cooper Stairworks and then returned.  Call the hotel direct at 508-675-8500 and ask for a room in the Stairbuilders and Manufacturers Association block.

SMA discount Rate is only $110/night +tax.


The SMA offers several educational and reference materials that can be used to prepare for this workshop. The Stair Codes Visual Interpretations booklet, for example, is designed to simplify stair code guidelines with clear graphics that illustrate technical concepts. Industry professionals can also benefit from the SMA Stair Building and Handrailing technical guides, which are often required for vocational study as they offer vital instruction on how to create safe, comfortable, and elegant stairs. These resources can ensure that you are up to date with the latest industry standards, codes, and regulations—preparing you not only for this workshop, but also allowing you to build your expertise as an industry professional.  

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