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WWPA Annual Meeting

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Register now for the 2019 NAWLA Leadership Summit + WWPA Annual Meeting, March 10-12, returning to the Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa, Tucson, Arizona. 

Join other industry decision makers for education sessions on relevant management topics and key trends, and multiple networking events where you can connect with peers and business partners. 

The NAWLA Leadership Summit + WWPA Annual Meeting is open to all decision makers within the forest products industry, including those from retailers, buying groups, jobbers, and all other segments across the supply chain.

Confirmed speakers that will be presenting at the event include leadership from Forest City Trading Group, Hanley Wood, and RISI. The popular "Legends of Lumber" panel will also return. 

Online Annual Meeting registration and hotel reservations are hosted on the NAWLA website.

Click Here to REGISTER

(Early Bird) Before February 15
WWPA Member $799
WWPA Non-Member $899

After February 15
WWPA Member $899
WWPA Non-Member $999

Spouse Fee
$369

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa
3800 E. Sunrise Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85718

Rate: $209/night
Reservation deadline: Friday, February 15, 2019

For questions about the Annual Meeting, please email us at info@wwpa.org

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2019 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

  Saturday, March 9

  2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. NAWLA Board of Directors Meeting

  6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Opening Ice Breaker

All Registrants Welcome

  Sunday, March10

  7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Registration Open
  7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast

NAWLA and WWPA Committee Members Only

  8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.WWPA Quality Standards/Technical Committee Meeting
  8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.NAWLA Committee Meetings
  10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.NAWLA Joint Wrap-up Session
  11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Scenic Bike Tour

Details coming soon.

  11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Wine, Dine + Nine

Back by popular demand is the Wine, Dine + Nine golf tournament. Meet and network with industry leaders, their spouses, and attendees during a nine-hole round of golf. There will also be a lunch networking event prior to teeing off. 

  3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Beers with Peers

Join attendees for an afternoon drink and networking.

  6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Registration Open
  6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

NAWLA & WWPA Welcome Reception 

All Registrants Welcome

  Monday, March 11

  7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.Registration Open
  7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Spouse & Companion Workout Class

Join other spouses for a morning workout class. All equipment and yoga mats will be provided and the class welcomes all skill levels!

  7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

10 Group Meetings

  7:00 a.m. - 7:15 a.m.

WWPA Member Meeting

  7:15 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.

WWPA Board of Directors Meeting

  8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 

Breakfast & Table-tops

  9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. 

Legends of Lumber Panel
  9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Beverages & Table-tops
  10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Spouse & Companion Event

Details coming soon.

  10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  

Education Session

Speaker: Craig Johnston, Forest City Trading Group

  11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

Beverages & Table-tops

  11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. CLT Panel
  12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. 

Industry Luncheon & WWPA Awards

Join us as we update attendees on the business of our organizations and recognize several attendees with industry awards, including the WWPA Master Lumberman and Safety Awards.

  1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

Education Session

Speaker: Matt Graves, RISI

  2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Open Networking Break
  6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Chairman's Reception

All Registrants Welcome

  7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Chairman's Dinner and Dance

All registrants are welcome to join us for an evening with dinner and live music and a special recognition for NAWLA's 2018 and 2019 Chairmen and awards presentation. 

  Tuesday, March 12

 

  7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Registration Open
  7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.Breakfast & Table-tops
  8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Spouse & Companion Workout Class

Join other spouses for a morning workout class. All equipment and yoga mats will be provided and the class welcomes all skill levels!

  8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

Education Session

Speaker: LT Gibson, U.S. LBM

  8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Beverages & Table-tops

  9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. 

Education Session: Industry Challenges

Speaker: John McManus, Vice President, Editorial Director, Hanley Wood