The 2019 CMA
conference starts on Tuesday morning, November 12 and ends on Thursday
afternoon, November 14.
Events kick off
with an opening general session that also serves as the annual member
meeting. As a participant in the conference your company is also a member of CMA.
At this meeting, conference logistics and updates will be shared, new member companies will
have an opportunity to introduce themselves to all attendees and any CMA
organizational business will be discussed and voted upon.
for manufacturers are assigned in 50-minute blocks, starting at 8am
Tuesday and ending at 5pm Thursday.
Manufacturers should sign up early – based on your product type and when
you sign up, manufacturers are assigned two 110-minute blocks by the CMA
Executive Director. We do the best we can to accommodate your preferred
schedule but cannot guarantee that we can do so. We also do our best to make
sure competitive companies are assigned within the same blocks so that reps can
attend the maximum number of different training sessions.
your reps and distributors attend by signing up early for training sessions.
The Rap Room
is open from 7:30am to 6pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. This is where
manufacturers, reps and distributors can gather for networking, meetings and to
visit the table-top displays from new manufacturers and other suppliers.
Plan to join
with all of the attendees for the opening cocktail reception on Tuesday and other networking
events during the conference.
for the conference, click this link. If you have any questions about the specifics of the schedule or the CMA
event contact the CMA Executive Director, Sharon Boyle, at 717.439.7391 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.