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   Stairbuilders and Manufacturers Association National Workshop Road Tour

SMA Nationwide Stair Workshop Road Tour - Now Underway!


A Tour Across the Continent

  • Network with industry leading stairbuilders and designers.
  • Most within a few hours drive or short flight.
  • Everyone in the industry is invited to attend. 
  • One day events include shop tour, Breakfast and Lunch are included. 
  • These events fill up fast.  Take a look at the full schedule in to 2018 and make plans to attend.

Download the Complete Road Tour Schedule

We are now scheduling workshops from summer 2018 through 2019 .  If you are interested in hosting a workshop let us know by emailing

Next Stops on the TOUR

Parks and Sons, January 18-19 2018

Registration is open for this one and a half day event in Knoxville,TN.  Shop Tour, Laser measuring demo, and Exhibits on the 18th and the Preview of the SMA Stair School's first class, Level I Balustrade Installation. 

Don't miss this one!

Stair South, Friday Feb 16, 2018

Registration is now open soon for the February 16 workshop and tour at Stair South in Eatonton, GA.  Lodging is available at The Lodge on Lake Oconee, just a few miles from Stair South.  Plan to fly into Atlanta International Airport, if not driving.  The hotel has complimentary parking.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn and network with your peers in the industry! Come early and enjoy the beauty and tranquility of Lake Oconee!

Special invitation!  NOMMA and AWI members may attend workshops at the SMA member discount. Ask your association office for the code.

Tour Culminates at the Biggest Stair Industry Event Ever Held:

The 2018 SMA Annual Conference, April 26-29 in Santa Fe, New Mexico with a tour and media event at the Loretta Chapel, home of the Miraculous Staircase, built, some say, by St. Joseph himself.


Download the Complete Schedule to Date

In addition to our networking workshops, we offer a variety of educational materials to help professionals in the industry build upon their expertise. For example, our stair code books are specifically designed to break down complicated codes and regulations so that they are easier to understand and apply in the field. Our stair code visual interpretations booklet and our technical guides are designed by industry experts with clear descriptions and detailed graphics that can be used as vocational references. Through both our networking events and our research-based publications, we strive to raise industry standards by professionals with the educational support and networking opportunities that can help you succeed.

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