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SMA Workshop - Young Manufacturing

  • November 10, 2017
  • 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Beaver Dam, KY

Registration

  • Full registration, includes breakfast, lunch, all presentations, publications and handouts.
  • Full registration, includes breakfast, lunch, all presentations, publications and handouts.
  • Full registration, includes breakfast, lunch, all presentations, publications and handouts.
  • Full registration, includes breakfast, lunch, all presentations, publications and handouts.
  • Exhibitor fee includes Table Exhibit, program listing and fee for one attendee. Additional exhibitor employee-guests are just $129.
  • Exhibitor fee includes Table Exhibit, program listing and fee for one attendee. Additional exhibitor employee-guests are just $169.

Register


Early Registration Ends October 16, 2017

Young Manufacturing

521 S. Main Street
Beaver Dam, KY 42320

November 10, 2017



You know Young Manufacturing as a valued member of the SMA and as, arguably, the largest producer of hardwood stair treads in the US.  From standing timber to finished product, Young has mastered what it takes to produce the oak millwork industry's best quality products.


Observing their processes and culture in action built over the last 60 years will be a learning experience applicable to any operation.  Join us for this rare event and the last workshop of 2017.


Accommodations 



Hyatt Place Bowling Green

1347 Center Street

Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA, 42101


  
Call (270) 467-0001 to Reserve Your Room

Rate: $99/night King Room and $109/night Two Queens. 

The rate includes a 13.4% tax and a full breakfast.

Room block closes October 16, 2017

Please support SMA by staying at this hotel. Booking your room at the Hyatt Place Bowling Green will help SMA meet its commitment and enable us to continue to negotiate the best room rates. 

Getting There:

The closest airport to Bowling Green is Nashville International Airport, a little over an hour away.  The best option for transportation from Nashville will be a rental car.

Coming in Thursday night?  Join us for a networking dinner

Choose the option when you register.
Meet in the hotel lobby Friday at 6:30p.

Who should attend? 

  • All who have interest in stairbuilding
  • Owners, Admin, Supervisors, Lead-men, Craftsmen
  • Open to all in the industry - SMA Membership not req'd
  • Exhibitors Welcome

Event Schedule

Thursday:

  • 6:45p Offsite Dinner (self-pay) Meet in hotel lobby at 6:30p, Location TBA
Friday: (breakfast included with room at Hyatt)

  • 8:00a Registration at the Hyatt Place Bowling Green
  • 9:00a Welcome and Introductions
  • 9:30a Presentation
  • 10:30a Break
  • 10:45a Code Update - Learn what is coming in the 2018 codes and more
  • 11:30am Depart by bus for Young Manufacturing 
  • 12:00p Lunch at Young Manufacturing 
  • 1:00p  Shop tour of Young's sawmill, drying process, lumber storage, energy/steam production, finished goods production
  • 3:30p  Workshop concludes and bus departs for Bowling Green
Lunch is included

SMA National Workshop Road Tour

Incorporating monthly tours of SMA stair shops and manufacturing facilities around the country the tour will culminate at the foot of the "Miraculous Stairway of the Loretto Chapel" in Santa Fe, New Mexico during the 2018 Annual Conference.  Open to anyone involved in the Stair Industry, these events will provide a valuable networking and learning experience.  You need not be a SMA member to attend.  Each event is unique so plan to join us.


Download the Workshop Road Tour Schedule



Resources:


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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