Annual Leadership Conference
March 8-10, 2017
Tucson's spectacular 'Ventana' or 'Window' to the Soul of the Sonoran desert - is Loews Ventana Canyon situated high above Tucson's Catalina Mountains. This stunning natural retreat is host to the NWPCA Annual Leadership Conference (ALC), March 8-10, 2017.
Plan to stay an extra day or two and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Tucson. Conference and exhibitor registration, sponsorship opportunities and the tentative schedule of events - including The Pallet Foundation Golf Tournament on Wednesday, March 8 - will be announced in the coming months.
Below are some quick reference links:
Ken Schmidt - Brand Visionary
Former Director of Communications Strategy for Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Ken Schmidt, to keynote Thursday, March 9, during the NWPCA ALC. One of the most in demand speakers and communications consultants in America, Ken Schmidt has lived a life that most can only dream about. During his tenure at Harley-Davidson, he played an active role in one of the most celebrated turnarounds in corporate history - and got paid to ride motorcycles... Read more about Ken.
The Pallet Foundation Industry Auction
Another record was set for the 2016 Pallet Foundation auction, breaking the previous year's record of $125,000, by raising $148,000 for the Foundation. Combined with the WPA auction and annual golf tournament, more than $210,000 has already been raised in 2016. More about our gracious donors and buyers are posted on the Foundation's webpage. The 2017 Pallet Foundation industry auction takes place Thursday, March 9, 2017. Contribute to the 2017 Pallet Foundation Auction here.
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2017 ALC sponsors
Cooper Machine | Corali-USA | DBL Stack, LLC | Econotool, Inc. | Mid Continent Steel & Wire
| Rotochopper, Inc.| SMETCO, Inc. | Vecoplan Midwest | Viking Engineering & Development Inc.
| Wood-Mizer, LLC