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2019 FCA International Leadership Council - Boston

FCA International

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 12:00 PM - Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 11:00 AM

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Conference Attendee
The Conference Attendee registration rate is for all contractors, member company staff, and any person planning to attend the International Leadership Council meetings, meals, events, etc.
May 18, 2019 $250.00 $0.00
Conference Attendee Guest
The Conference Attendee Guest rate is for Conference Attendee guests only, such as spouse, partner, significant other and family member. Conference Attendee guests are welcome at all open meals and evening activities.
May 18, 2019 $150.00 $0.00

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2019 FCA International Leadership Council is Here!

The only event in North America for the signatory finishing contractor community to network, share and lead.


Event HotelRevere Hotel Boston Common
(**Rooms Sold Out at Revere Hotel**)

Click here for a list of hotels nearby that may have availability.

Schedule of Events (schedule subject to change)

Time Function Room
 Noon-6 PM
Event Registration  Hotel Lobby
1-4 PM Legislative Seminar: The Art & Science of Engaging Legislators| Presented by Mike Oscar, FCA Legislative Director (RSVP w/ Jon Lee)  BT Lounge
 6:30-9:30 PM
Welcome Reception (casual attire) | Sponsored by DeWalt
 Revere Hotel   Rooftop
 7 AM
Event Registration
 Tea Gallery   Foyer
7-9 AM Association Executives' Meeting (for Assoc. Executives)  Salada
7-9 AM Emerging Leaders' Meeting | Sponsored by Fort Group  Celestial
8-9 AM Networking Breakfast | Sponsored by our International Partners  Bohea
 9-9:30 AM
Plenary Session | Welcome
FCA CEO Anthony Darkengelo, FCA Chairman Clark Anderson
9:30-10:30 AM Plenary Session | Keynote Speaker
Anirban Basu, Sage Policy Group - "To All the Economists I've Loved"
 10:30-11 AM
Networking Break | Sponsored by DeWalt
 Tea Gallery   Foyer
 11 AM-Noon
Educational Session:
Succession Planning, Exit Strategy, Company Valuation | Presented by Dennis Higdon, Retired Finishing Contractor
11 AM-Noon Educational Session:
Leveraging the FCA Silica Program | Presented by Joe Ventura of SCT and CASE, the Construction Industry Alliance to control Silica Exposures
 Noon-1 PM Networking Lunch| Sponsored by our International Partners
 1-2:30 PM PM
Plenary Session | Industry Updates
Actuarial Update on the IPAT Pension Plan | Presented by Mandy Notaristefano, Principal at The McKeogh Company; Legislative Update | Presented by Mike Oscar, FCA Legislative Director
 2:30-3 PM Networking Break | Sponsored by DeWalt
 Tea Gallery   Foyer
3-5 PM FCA Regional Forums:  
" Canadian Region  Bigelow
" Central Region  Bohea
" Eastern Region  Salada
" Western Region  Celestial
6-7 PM Networking Reception  Bohea
7:30 PM Industry Group Dinners  Local Area   Restaurants
7-8 AM Networking Breakfast | Sponsored by our International Partners  Bohea
8-9 AM Plenary Session | FCA 2.0 Rollout
9-10 AM Plenary Session:
Technology Integration in Construction (contractor-presented case studies)|Presentation by Greg Guimont, President of Swanson & Youngdale, Inc.
10-10:30 AM Networking Break | Sponsored by DeWalt  Tea Gallery   Foyer
10:30 AM-Noon Plenary Session:
FCA Workforce Recruitment Plan and Local Implementation Options
Noon - 1 PM Networking Lunch | Sponsored by our International Partners  Bohea
1-2 PM Industry Awards & Recognition | Sponsored by Sherwin-Williams  Bohea
2-2:30 PM Networking Break |Sponsored by DeWalt  Tea Gallery   Foyer
2:30-4 PM FCA Trade Forums:  
" Architectural Glass & Metal  Bigelow
" Drywall Finishing  Salada
" Flooring  TBD
" Industrial Coating  Celestial
" Painting & Wallcovering  Bohea
Open Night Enjoy an open night in Boston!   Go See   Boston!
8-9 AM Networking Breakfast | Sponsored by our International Partners  Bohea
9-10 AM FCIF and FCA Annual Business Meetings
- Election of officers
- Other business



My company performs work in multiple trades - how do I attend all the trade forums?

FCA encourages those companies that perform work in multiple trades to send representatitives to each trade forum. The forums will be designed with loaded agendas, making bouncing between multiple forums difficult. In addition to the value of the trade forums, the International Leadership Council features networking and educational opportunities that are valuable to many members of a team!

What will the weather be like?

Historically, Boston's average temperature in May is highs in the 60's and lows in the 50's.


What airport do I fly into?

The Boston Logan Airport. The Revere Hotel Boston Commons is about five miles from the airport, and the ride from the airport should take 15-30 minutes depending on traffic.

What are my parking options for the event?

Valet and self parking are available. Valet is $51/night, and there is a self-parking garage for $40/night.


What is the attire for the event?

This is your event so you can wear what you want to. It will be in the 60's in May so dress for the weather. It’s not required but you won’t go wrong with business casual for the networking events.


Will you make a special accomodation for me?

We will do our best. Please contact us with any special accomodations you may need.


What's the refund policy?

Contact us within 30 days of the event to get your full refund.


Have questions about 2019 FCA International Leadership Council - Boston? Contact FCA International

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Revere Hotel Boston Common
200 Stuart Street
Boston, MA 02116

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 12:00 PM - Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 11:00 AM

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FCA International

FCA represents the largest community of finishing contractors in North America. We are a community of innovative industry leaders who understand that a group has a bigger impact than an individual. Our membership is comprised of contractors engaged in architectural glass & metal, drywall finishing, flooring, industrial coating, painting & wallcovering and sign work. We band together with our association members and industry partners to influence our industry by educating, advocating and legislating on behalf of our contractor members.

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