2023 FIA Annual Meeting of Members

2023 FIA Annual Meeting of Members
FIA Annual Meeting of Members
April 20-22, 2023
The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Tiburon
Naples, FL

The 2023 Annual Meeting of Members will take place at the The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Tiburon in Naples, Florida on April 20-22, 2023. FIA Annual Meeting of Members provides in-depth analysis of the most pressing political, economic and workforce issues facing the forging industry today. Attendees can find answers to some of their biggest questions and will leave the event with the knowledge needed to grow their businesses.

The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Tiburon
2600 Tiburon Drive
Naples, FL 34109

Meeting Registration Fees:
     •   Executive Only Registration Early Bird (through March 31): $2,394
     •   Executive Only Registration (after March 31): $2,874
     •   Executive & Spouse/Guest Registration Early Bird (through March 31): $3,594
     •   Executive & Spouse/Guest Registration (after March 31): $4,194
     •   Next Gen Registration (35% Off) Early Bird (through March 31): $1,156
     •   Next Gen Registration (35% Off) (after March 31): $1,868

Golf Fees:*
     •   Golf Tournament: $500
     •   Golf Club Rental: $78
*100% of Golf Outing fees will be donated to the Forging Foundation (FIERF)

Optional Activities:
     •   Naples Botanical Gardens Tour: $162
     •   Dolphin Eco Cruise: $258
     •   Kayaking Tour: $305
     •   Naples Trolley Tour: $85
     •   Next Gen Exclusive Activity: Rum Tasting: $265

The meeting registration fee includes meeting materials, admittance to all speaker sessions, meals and receptions. Hotel room fees are not included in the meeting registration fee. Attendees must pay the total registration fee, whether they will be attending the full meeting of a portion thereof. The fee must be paid in advance of the meeting. Attendees must pre-register for the golf outing and tours. These items are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Children attending the receptions must pay an additional fee.

If you have questions about meeting registration, please contact Kathy Edwards at kathy@forging.org or call (216) 781-6260.

Schedule & Agenda:
Thursday, April 20
     •   FIA Board Meetings
     •   Next Gen Exclusive Session: Leadership Impact: Tips, Tools and Techniques for New (or Existing)

     •   Next Gen Optional Activity: Rum Tasting
     •   Opening Reception & ForgingPAC Fundraiser

Friday, April 21
     •   General Session
     •   FIERF Golf Tournament
     •   Optional Activities
     •   Sunset Reception & FIERF Silent Auction

Saturday, April 22
     •   General Session
     •   Spouse Breakfast & Naturalist and Animal Experience (Please include in your itinerary below if your
         spouse/guest plans to attend)

     •   FIA Safety Awards
     •   Featured Keynote: Harry Broadman (Book signing with Harry Broadman)
•   Optional Activities
     •   Closing Reception & Banquet

Click here to see the current agenda for the FIA Annual Meeting of Members. This schedule is subject to change.

FIERF Silent Auction:
The Forging Foundation (FIERF) is excited to announce our third annual Silent Auction Fundraiser to take place at the FIA Annual Meeting of Members on April 21, 2023. We ask that you consider donating an item or service for the auction at this year's event. Generous donations of services, gift cards, products and once-in-a-lifetime experiences will help our event succeed and raise funds for the mission of our organization.  Click here to download the silent auction donation form.

ForgingPAC Fundraiser:
For the first time in its history, the FIA is excited to announce that the Annual Meeting will include a ForgingPAC Fundraiser! The fundraiser will be a raffle with the opportunity to win a piece of jewelry valued at $200, $300, or $500. Each raffle ticket costs $100, and you can buy up to ten tickets. All monies raised will go the the ForgingPAC. Your contribution aids in the development of relationships and the election of candidates who support our advocacy agenda. Individual contributions do not have the same impact as a combined one from the ForgingPAC; the power is in the numbers. If you have not already done so, please full out the Prior Approval Form here to support the ForgingPAC.

Optional Activities:
There are a variety of optional activities planned for the FIA Annual Meeting of Members. You must pre-register for these activities, and they are priced per person. To view and download activity descriptions and pricing, click herePlease note, the timing of these activities overlap - so if you register to participate, only select one for each day. Spots are limited and reserved on a first-come-first-served basis.

There are a variety of sponsorship opportunities available for the FIA Annual Meeting of Members. Promote your company's products and services to this exclusive group of forging industry executives and professionals. To view and download a PDF of the sponsorship brochure, click here.

The deadline to book at the discounted rate was March 17, 2023

Cancellations will be permitted until April 6, 2023 and will be refunded in full. After April 6, 2023 no refunds will be given, but substitutions are permitted if submitted to the FIA in writing.

Please Note:
No registration is final until accepted by FIA. FIA reserves the right to refuse registration/attendance to any person. Any registration that is not accepted by the FIA will be refunded in full.

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4/20/2023 6:00 PM - 4/22/2023 10:00 PM
The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Tiburon 2600 Tiburon Drive Naples, FL 34109 UNITED STATES
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