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Tuesday, July 2

7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Registration desk open
7:30 - 8:55 am

Breakfast & Annual Business Meeting
(For Full Business registrants only, ticket required)

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Open

This is the final showing for the 2019 Exhibition. Don't miss out on this opportunity to visit face-to-face with the industry's leading manufacturers and supplies.

Up to $15,000 in cash will be given away at various times in the Exhibit Hall! Those that register for the Full Business or One-Day Packages will receive tickets for each day to deposit in raffle containers located at differing locations in the hall. Several winners will be announced each day. You’ll definitely want to be in the exhibit hall TODAY, when every drawing will be worth $500!

12:15 - 1:45 pm

Luncheon & Speaker
Industrial Economy 2019 and Beyond

Brian Beaulieu, ITR Economics, Manchester, NH

Back again by popular demand, today’s speaker will present the business cycle status of the global economy and where it’s heading. Key takeaways will include:

  • Review of short- and long-term economic forecasts
  • How the forecasts will directly impact the EASA industry
  • Business cycle phases and what they mean to members
  • Leading economic indicators that are most important to watch
  • Economic insight on inflation, interest rates and taxes
  • Time-sensitive current events of public concern and how to expect them to impact the industry, as well as recommendations for moving forward
  • Management suggestions to navigate the future
2:00 - 3:00 pm

Open Forum: Management Topics
Jan Schmidlkofer, Facilitator
Management Services Committee Chair
K&N Electric Motors, Inc.

Join members of EASA’s Management Services Committee for an open discussion of management topics. Bring your questions, and learn from and share with your peers! Topics could run the gamut from recruiting and retaining employees, to training new hires, to safety practices, to workplace policies (do you allow cell phones on the shop floor?), to employee benefits, to family business issues and more. EASA members have a wealth of knowledge, and this could be the session that benefits you the most!

Optional Tour
Behind the Scenes at Mandalay Bay
$25 per person

Go behind the scenes and see how they make the magic happen at the incredible Mandalay Bay.  This one hour tour with the Engineering staff of the Mandalay Bay Resort will include the main electrical and pump rooms for the hotel towers and the Mandalay Bay pool. Registration is very limited, so register early! This tour is also available at 3:00 pm.

3:00 - 4:00 pm

Open Forum: Management Topics

Continuation of the earlier session.

Optional Tour
Behind the Scenes at Mandalay Bay
$25 per person

Repeat of the 2:00 pm tour.

4:00 - 6:00 pm

 

Closing Reception

Wrap up the 2019 EASA convention by networking with fellow members at this evening’s reception. Enjoy cocktails, food and music. This is the perfect way to spend your final evening in Las Vegas.
(Suggested dress: Business casual.)