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SMA Workshop - Crown Heritage, Wilkesboro, NC

  • October 27, 2016
  • 8:00 AM - 3:45 PM
  • Wilkesboro, NC
  • 6

Registration

  • Full registration, includes breakfast, lunch, all presentations, publications and handouts.
  • Full registration, includes breakfast, lunch, all presentations, publications and handouts.
  • Full Registration for AWI or NOMMA Member - Registration Code Required. Includes breakfast, lunch, all presentations, publications and handouts.
  • Full Registration for AWI or NOMMA Member - Registration Code Required. Includes breakfast, lunch, all presentations, publications and handouts.
  • Full registration, includes breakfast, lunch, all presentations, publications and handouts.
  • Full registration, includes breakfast, lunch, all presentations, publications and handouts.

Registration is closed

Tour Crown Heritage one of the Nation's Largest Stair Part Manufacturers

Thursday, October 27th


Tour Three Facilities

A company that began regionally in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina more than 30 years ago, Crown Heritage continues to embody the traditions and craftsmanship of a region that is well known for its furniture production. Today, Crown Heritage produces thousands of stair components at its manufacturing facility in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, for customers throughout the United States.

Bus transportation will not be provided at this event.  Rural location and program schedule make it impractical.
 
Breakfast and Lunch are included.

Don't be left out: This event will be limited to the first 40 to register, please register early to be sure your included.  All are welcome no one will be precluded but all are required to offer Crown Heritage a reciprocal tour of their facility.

Early Registration Extended

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Accommodations, Wednesday Night

Holiday Inn Express
1700 Winkler Street
Wilkesboro, NC  28659
Only $100/nt+tax.

Call hotel reservations 800-439-4745 or the hotel direct 336-838-1800
Request group code SMA


Room Block Ends October 17
To assure SMA meets our contracted commitment and can continue to make rooms available at discount,  Please call the hotel reservation center 800-439-4745 or the hotel direct 336-838-1800 and request group code SMA.

Getting There:

Wilkesboro is located in the northwestern corner of North Carolina, along the Yadkin River and just a few minutes' drive from I-77. The closest airports are in Charlotte or Greensboro, both about one and a half hours from Wilkesboro. Super Shuttle is available from either airport but car rental is likely the most economical.
 

Coming in Wednesday night?  Join us for Dinner! Choose the option when you register and meet in the hotel lobby Wednesday at 6:30p.

Who should attend? 

  • All who have interest in stairbuilding
  • Owners, Admin, Supervisors, Lead-men, Craftsmen
  • Open to all in the industry - SMA Membership not req'd
  • Sorry due to extended tour program we will not have time for Exhibit tables
  • All are Welcome to attend but must reciprocate and offer Crown Heritage a tour of their facility.

Tentative Schedule

Thursday:
  • 7:00a Registration Open
  • 7:00a SMA Networking Breakfast at Holiday Inn, 1700 Winkler St., Wilkesboro, NC
  • 7:30a Orientation for the Days Events
  • 8:15a Arrive Crown Heritage Plant, 1708 Industrial Drive, Wilkesboro, NC. 
  • 11:15a Arrive Corporate Offices, 2 Grandview St., North Wilkesboro, NC. Welcome to Crown Heritage Presentation - Brandon Barnes
  • 11:45p Lunch at Crown Heritage Corporate Offices
  • 12:15p Seminars
    • "Business Succession Strategies" - Rick Watkins
    • "You've Got Issues" - Kevin West
  • 2:15 Depart for tour of Crown Heritage Distribution Center, 296 State Road 1141, Elkin, NC (an amazing State of the art facility)
  • 3:45p  Heading Home

Download the Event Program

SMA National Workshop Road Tour

Incorporating monthly tours of SMA stair shops and manufacturing facilities around the country the tour will culminate at the foot of the "Miraculous Stairway of the Loretto Chapel" in Santa Fe, New Mexico during the 2018 Annual Conference.  Open to anyone involved in the Stair Industry, these events will provide a valuable networking and learning experience.  You need not be a SMA member to attend.  Each event is unique so plan to join us.


Download the Workshop Road Tour Schedule



Resources:


The SMA offers several educational and reference materials that can be used to prepare for this workshop. The Stair Codes Visual Interpretations booklet, for example, is designed to simplify stair code guidelines with clear graphics that illustrate technical concepts. Industry professionals can also benefit from the SMA Stair Building and Handrailing technical guides, which are often required for vocational study as they offer vital instruction on how to create safe, comfortable, and elegant stairs. These resources can ensure that you are up to date with the latest industry standards, codes, and regulations—preparing you not only for this workshop, but also allowing you to build your expertise as an industry professional.  


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