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CSI Southwest Region Education Conference - All about U

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Lodge on the Desert

306 North Alvernon Way

Tucson, AZ 85711

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Are “U” an Architect, Specifier, Emerging professional, Product Representative, Student or Contractor? If so, this conference is for U! ***Register NOW*** prices increase by $50 after March 15.

The 2017 CSI SW Region Conference is focusing on providing U with the education and tools to help U better understand construction documents and increase your value to employers and clients. The sessions and workshops will provide practical information that can be used immediately in your workplace.

Presenters are industry leaders in construction documents, building codes, leadership training and product representation.

CONFERENCE SUMMARY

CSI Spring Training (Thursday) - Workshops and presentations designed to improve leadership skills both professionally and within CSI .

Educational Sessions (Friday) - Friday is dedicated to 10-12 educational sessions, running in parallel tracks and joint sessions, to provide every attendee information relevant to their profession. Subjects will pertain to Architects, Specifiers, Contractors and Product Representatives. See attached Schedule and Course Descriptions for more information. AIA Learning Credits will be available.

SW Region Annual Meeting (Saturday) - Annual business meeting and chapter discussions

HOTEL INFORMATION

Lodge on the Desert is a 100-room boutique hotel situated on five acres in mid-town Tucson, AZ, against the majestic backdrop of the Santa Catalina Mountains. Its charming hacienda-style accommodations and layout confirm that it is Tucson’s urban oasis and an Old Pueblo masterpiece.

Conference Rates: Deluxe King: $109.00 + tax / Double Queen: $129 + tax

To make reservations:

Visit the website www.LodgeOnTheDesert.com and input the booking code “CSIS16”

Call the reservation department 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-877-498-6776 and give the group booking code “CSIS16” or the group name “Construction Specifications Institute - Southwest Region, Inc”

PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE

Thursday, April 20, 2016

10:00 Preconference Roundtables

11:30 Lunch

1:00 CSI Spring Training Leadership Sessions

Joint Session: Leadership profile assessment (bring laptop or ipad for use during session) (Cherise Lakeside)

2:30 Track A: CSI President’s Training (Paul Ricciuti, Michael Young)

2:30 Track B: CSI Leadership Roundtables (membership retention, programs etc) (Cherise Lakeside)

4:30 Break

5:00 Welcome Reception

6:30 Welcome Dinner CSI Jeopardy (Ken Martinek hosting)

Friday, April 21, 2016

7:30 Breakfast

8:30 Education Sessions

Track A: Specs 101 (part 1) (Cherise Lakeside)

Track B: Warranties (Paul Simonson)

9:30 Track A: Specs 101 (part 2) (Cherise Lakeside)

Track B: NFPA 285/Building Codes (Ron Geren)

10:30 Joint Session: Substitutions (Paul Simonson and Greg Markling)

11:45 Lunch LEED 4.0 (Greg Markling)

1:00 Education Sessions

Joint Session Construction Documents Implementation (Michael Young)

2:00 Track A: Getting your Product Specified(Jim Whitfield)

Track B: Submittals (Paul Simonson and Greg Markling)

3:00 Track A: Golden Rep (Paul Simonson)

Track B: TCNA/Large Format Tile (Jim Whitfield)

4:00 Lets Get Dirty *tentative—to be determined

5:00 Reception

6:30 Dinner House of Cards (Ken Martinek hosting)

Saturday, April 22, 2016

8:00 Breakfast

8:30 CSI Southwest Region annual meeting and roundtable discussions

11:30 Meeting and Conference over

SPONSORSHIPS

Event Sponsors (2 available) $1,500

  • Logo & listing on CSI SW region site
  • Flyer insert into program (Sponsor Provided)
  • Logo on all marketing material
  • Logo on all signage at event
  • Verbal recognition throughout event
  • 1 table top space (1/2 of one 8’ table)
  • 2 registrations for conference
  • Copy of final attendee list
  • 2 minute product promotion at lunch Friday

Lunch Sponsor (2 available) $500

  • Recognition at lunch Friday
  • Logo on all signage at event
  • Logo on all marketing material
  • 1 registration to Friday Educational Sessions
  • 2 minute product/company promotion at lunch Friday

Dinner Sponsor (2 available) $400

  • Recognition at dinner Friday
  • Logo on all signage at event
  • Logo on all marketing material
  • 1 registration to Friday Educational Sessions
  • 2 minute product/company promotion at dinner Friday

Bar Sponsor (2 available) $400

  • Recognition at cocktail hour Thursday & Friday
  • Logo on all signage at event
  • Logo on all marketing material
  • 1 registration to Friday Educational Sessions

Table Tops (6 available-during lunch & dinner on Friday) $500

  • Table top space (1/2 of an 8 foot table)
  • Logo on all signage at event
  • Logo on all marketing material
  • 1 registration to Friday Educational Sessions

Session Sponsors (8 available) $150

  • Recognition at introduction to one session
  • Logo on all signage at event
  • Logo on all marketing material

Friends of Southwest Region (20 available) $100

  • Logo on all signage at event
  • Logo on all marketing material

PRICING

Full Curriculum Registration:

CSI Member: $200.00

Non-member: $225.00

Includes:


Thursday:

  • Pre-conference roundtables
  • CSI Spring Training
  • Cocktail Hour/ Welcome Dinner

Friday

  • Breakfast
  • Educational Sessions (including lunch)
  • Cocktail Hour/Dinner

Saturday

  • Breakfast
  • CSI Annual Meeting and Roundtable

General Education Registration:

CSI Member: $125.00

Non-member: $150.00

Includes:

Friday

  • Breakfast
  • Educational Sessions (including lunch)

Emerging Professionals (unlicensed, or less than 5 years of licensure): $50.00

Includes:

Friday

  • Breakfast
  • Educational Sessions (including lunch)

Students: No charge if currently enrolled in minimum part-time course load. STUDENTS MUST STILL REGISTER!

MULTIPLE ATTENDEE INCENTIVES: Take an extra 25% discount for each person from the same firm).

¨ First attendee Full Price

¨ Second attendee 25% discount

¨ Third attendee 50% discount

¨ Fourth attendee 75% discount

¨ Fifth attendee FREE!

Email Robin Snyder (robin@spectraspecs.com) for multiple attendee registration and pricing

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