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SMA Workshop - JD Stairs, Inc. - Las Vegas, NV

  • July 21, 2017
  • 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Las Vegas, NV

Registration

  • Full registration, 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.
  • 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.

Registration is closed
Hotel Block Closed, but They Still Have Rooms Available at Their Current Rates!


Viva JD Stairs, Viva Las Vegas!


JD Stairs - They learned stairbuilding as woodworkers and have grown to include the arts of metalworking in their StairCraft Award winning body of work.  Your invited to learn "hands on" what has made them successful.  You'll find a unique stair shop appeasing a clientele that only Las Vegas could harbor.


It is rare we can cram so many demos and learning experiences into a one day event.  Be sure to see the schedule below.

Attend AWFS While in Vegas

Don't miss this opportunity to double-dip and combine AWFS with the SMA Workshop experience on Friday. Come to the woodworking machinery and supply show and get the scoop and the deals straight from the manufacturers.

Accommodations 

Room Block Closed June 26

Plaza Hotel & Casino
 1 Main St, Las Vegas, NV  89101
(800) 634-6575

The Plaza Hotel and Casino is the gateway to the famous Fremont Street Experience. In 1971 it was the largest hotel and casino in the world with over 500 rooms
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Book online or Call 800-634-6575

You must use promo code SPSMA17

Weekday $48+tax, Weekend $108+tax

(Rate shown includes an $18/nt resort fee)


Booking your room at the Plaza Hotel will help SMA meet its commitment and continue to negotiate the best room rates. 

Getting There:

Located in downtown Las Vegas, the hotel is only a short ride from McCarran International Airport.  Shuttle service is $18 roundtrip, and reservations can be made in advance.


If you're in town Thurday, 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
  • Owners, Admin, Supervisors, Lead-men, Craftsmen
  • All in the industry - SMA Membership not required
  • Exhibitors Welcome

Tentative Schedule

Thursday
  • 4:00p Registration at the Plaza Hotel
  • 6:45p Dinner at Oscar's Steakhouse in the Plaza Hotel
    (self-pay) 
Friday:
  • 8:00a Registration and Continental Breakfast at JD Stairs
  • 9:00a Welcome and Introductions
  • 9:30a Stair Codes Today and Tomorrow - Dave Cooper
  • 10:00a Shop tour, More than 10 machine, CAD and Welding demos
  • 11:30 Scheduling and Job Costing - JD Stairs
  • 12:30p Lunch 
  • 1:30p Hands on Metalworking - YOU!
    • Make a SMA logo sign for your office
    • Learn to weld
  • 2:00p More Demos - Spiral Rail Rolling, Cable swaging and stringing, CAD Drawing
  • 3:15p Wrap Up Discussion - Final Questions
  • 4:00p  Workshop concludes
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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