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This is an event you will not want to miss! Northwood Machine Manufacturing and Crown Stair have joined forces to offer this one-of-a-kind, SMA Workshop Tour! 

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.



Early Members (register by August 31) - $199
Early Non-Members (register by August 31) - $259

ADD:  Bonus Saturday Bourbon Tour - $60






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 our SMA event coordinator Meredith Brown

Courtyard Hotel at 859-253-4646 ext 2. 

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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