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2019 Annual Leadership Conference Exposition
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3/13/2019 to 3/15/2019
When: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Where: Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
On Market Place
San Diego, California  92101
United States
Contact: NWPCA

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MARCH 13-15, 2019 in SAN DIEGO

The premier networking and educational event for the wood packaging industry. With attendance exceeding 600 participants, the NWPCA ALC is the must-attend meeting for the industry.

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  • Member-$3,000 (Nonmember-$3,300)
  • Includes 10'x10' booth, draped table, 2 chairs, one attendee registration & more
  • Review Exhibitor Floor Plan
  • "Add'l Exhibitor" attendees-$945

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Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be submitted in writing. If received by January 31, 2019, attendee refund will be issued, minus a $100 administrative fee. A $500 admin fee will be applied to any Exhibitor/Booth cancellation if received by January 31, 2019. No refunds will be issued for cancellation requests received after January 31, 2019; however, substitutions are permitted. Please submit any registration changes to Susan Cheney or phone: 703-519-6104.

Host Hotel

Manchester Grand Hyatt
1 Market Place  |  San Diego, CA 92101
Make hotel reservations. (Discounted room rate of $309 + tax until February 15th or when room block is sold out.) 


Wednesday, March 13: Committee Meetings, Pallet Foundation Golf Tournament, and Opening Reception

Thursday, March 14: Keynote address, Gutsy Leaders: Lead, Engage and Drive; other education sessions covering Jobs, Manufacturing & the Economy; Trucking Trends and the Future of Transportation; Innovating is Everyone's Job; Fire Code; and Member Mingles. Evening reception with auction benefiting The Pallet Foundation.

Friday, March 15: Education sessions covering Politics & Your Business in the Present-Day Trump World; Five Steps Towards Protecting Your Business & Changing Public Perception; OSHA's Safety Focus Areas: A Panel Discussion; and Member Mingles. Closing Celebration

detailed schedule

Sponsorship Opportunities

There are several sponsorship opportunities available during ALC. Increase your company profile when you become a conference sponsor. Follow this link to view sponsorships.

Donate Early for the the Pallet Foundation Auction

It's never too early to donate! The Pallet Foundation Auction is a highlight of the ALC and is held Thursday evening. Follow this link to donate an item.

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