2018 SUMMER CONVENTION

Summer Convention 2018 heads to the beautiful mountains of western North Carolina this year and we look forward to calling the Omni Grove Park Inn home for a few eventful days June 14-17, 2018.  This year’s event will bring our most dynamic speakers to date covering topics that matter to you and your company.  Attendees will leave inspired and refreshed with great takeaways and tools to move the industry forward, grow market share and cultivate a team that leads.  In true CRMCA fashion we will bring networking, education and a really great time all together under one really big roof!

Get Connected with the 2018 Summer Convention Mobile App!

Attendees will enjoy access from everything to Session Details and Event Locations to Conference Attendees and Sponsor’s Listings.  This one stop shop will provide everything you need to know for this year’s Summer Convention!
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To gain access to event content, you will be prompted to confirm your registration and enter the event password.  A code was sent to the email you used to register for the CRMCA Summer Convention.  If you lost your password, you can re-enter your email in the app.

Thank You to Our 2018 Sponsors

Supporter Sponsors

Ash Venture, LLC

BASF

Carolina Stalite Co.

CEMEX
Con-Tech Manufactuing, Inc.
Concrete Supply
Lehigh Cement Company
Sika Corporation
Southern Tank Transport Inc.
The Euclid Chemical Co.

Trimac Transportation Inc.

Vulcan Construction Materials Company, LLC

W. P. Hilts & Company

Waste Management/FlyAshDirect

S. T. Wooten Corporation

Event Schedule

Thursday, June 14
3pm-6pm – Registration & Check-in
6pm-7pm – Past Presidents Welcome Reception
Friday, June 15
8am-12noon – Education Sessions
12:30pm-5:30pm – Golf Tournament – separate registration required
1pm-5pm – Downtown Asheville Sites & Bites Walking Tour – separate registration required
7pm-9pm – Friday Dinner & Fun Night
Saturday, June 16
8am-12noon – Education Sessions
6pm-11:30pm – Saturday Night Awards Gala

Don’t Miss Our Special Offsite Events & Activities for 2018

Once you get your fill on great education and industry updates be sure to participate in our exciting events and activities.
Join us Friday afternoon for a Sites & Bites Walking Tour of downtown Asheville from 1pm-5pm.

Keynote Speakers

Defy Marketplace Gravity!  Succeed No Matter What This Economy Does – Meridith Elliott Powell
Engineering the Impossible: How Megatrends Are Impacting Construction and the Way We Build for Sustainable Futures – Andreas Tselebidis, Director of Sustainable Concrete, Technology & Solutions for BASF
Technology At Human Scale – Evan Carroll, Author & Speaker
Integrating LCA & LCCA to Identify Improvement Opportunities in Pavement Management Systems – Mehdi Akbarian
Engaging Community Colleges for Developing Your Workforce Pipeline – Dr. Matthew Meyer, PhD.

Evening Events

Past Presidents Welcome Reception
Thursday, June 14, 2018
All Summer Convention Attendees are encouraged to join us at this annual kick off event. Enjoy cocktails and lite hor’s d’ourves on the Grove Park Terrace and watch the sunset over the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.
Friday Fun Night Dinner – Boots, Beer & Bingo
Friday, June 15, 2018
Enjoy a night under the stars at the Grove Park Country Club as we showcase “Boots, Beer & Bingo” – come dressed in your best Western gear and be ready for some game time fun or a visit to the outdoor patio for Shooting the Bull beside the Wall of Beer!
Saturday Awards Gala
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Come dressed to impress as we name our “Members of the Year” and honor the Best of the Best in our industry with our Concrete Hall of Fame Induction.  Following dinner head out to the dance floor and dance the night away with live entertainment!