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SMA Workshop - The Taney Corporation - Gettysburg, PA

  • May 12, 2017
  • 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Gettysburg, PA

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.
  • Exhibitor fee includes Table Exhibit, program listing and fee for one attendee. Additional exhibitor employee-guests are just $129.
  • Exhibitor fee includes Table Exhibit, program listing and fee for one attendee. Additional exhibitor employee-guests are just $169.
  • Full Registration - Includes, breakfast, Lunch, transportation to/from Shop Tour, and professional discount for AIA members. Requires registration code from invitation or email sma@stairways.org with AIA member number.

Registration is closed


The Taney Corporation Welcomes You

Friday, May 12, 2017


"A Commitment to Excellence"



Join us in Historic Gettysburg  

Family-owned and operated since 1958, The Taney Corporation is a full-line manufacturer of straight, curved, and spiral stairs, as well as pre-built rails and stair parts.   Covering the Mid-Atlantic, The Taney Corporation sells to dealers, homebuilders, and stairbuilders.  We have made stairs and rails in almost every species, ranging from oak to walnut to mahogany.  We manufacture almost everything in-house, including many exotic species and custom stairs.   

As a manufacturer, we like to have complete control from start to finish with our extensive product line.  Come see Old World craftsmanship mixed with production-based operations just minutes from historic Gettysburg. 


Early Registration Closes April 27

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Accommodations 

The Gettysburg Hotel,One Lincoln Square
Gettysburg, PA 17325 - Tel  (717) 337-2000

Booking your room at the Gettysburg Hotel will help SMA meet its contractual commitment and receive discounted costs, which keeps registration costs low.  Please support SMA by staying at this hotel.

Room Block Closes April 27

Call the the hotel at (717) 337-2000 and request group code "SMA"

Only $149/nt +
The group rate will be available up to three days prior to the workshop.

Parking at the hotel is $12 per day with in/out privileges

Getting There:

Gettysburg is located ten miles from Pennsylvania's southern border with Maryland. The closest airports are in Harrisburg (36 miles) or Baltimore (54 miles).  Car rental will be the most economical from either airport. The countryside is among the most beautiful in Pennsylvania.

Coming in Thursday night?  Join us for Dinner!
Choose the option when you register.
Meet in the hotel lobby Thurs 6:30p.

Who should attend? 

  • All who have interest in stairbuilding
  • Architects - AIA CES Course SMA101 - 1 HSW/LU and SMA103 - 2 HSW/LU earn total of 3 HSW/LU
  • Owners, Admin, Supervisors, Lead-men, Craftsmen
  • Open to all in the industry - SMA Membership not req'd
  • Exhibitors Welcome
  • See WHO is Attending!


Tentative Schedule

Thursday:

Come a day Early and Enjoy Historic Gettysburg Attractions


  • 8:00a - 5:00p SMA Board of Directors Planning Session
  • 5:30p Workshop Registration Opens
  • 6:30p Meet in Hotel Lobby - Join us for "Dinner on Own" at Dobin House Tavern - a local favorite of historic flavor
Friday:
  • 7:00a Registration Open
  • 7:30a Networking Breakfast - Exhibits Open
  • 8:30a Welcome,  "Significant Changes to the 2018 IRC Stair, Handrail and Guard Codes" - Dave Cooper, SMA Code Development Representative. 
  • 9:00a AIA Presentation - SMA101 "Designing Safe, Code-Compliant Residential Stairways" 1 HSW/LU
  • 10:00a Presentation - Kevin West - Business Coach,  Invisible Insights - "Building a High Performing Team" There is nothing like being on a team where everyone knows their role and how they contribute to the success of the company.  How do you as business owners and leaders make this happen? We will breakdown a framework and set the stage to provide clarity and direction to position your team for an incredible 2017.
  • 11:00a Lunch 
  • 11:30a Bus Departs for Tour of The Taney Corporation
  • SMA103  “Elements of Resilient Stair and Handrail Systems” (2 HSW/LU)
  • 2:00p Bus departs Taney
  • 2:30p SMA103 continues
  • 3:00 Discussion Panel - "Stair Design and Execution" Moderated by Steve Guenzel - SMA President
  • 3:30p  Depart for home
Breakfast and Lunch are included.

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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