SMA Annual Meeting/Conference

Southwest Movers Association Annual Convention 2014.
Where: Hilton Fort Worth
815 Main Street
Fort Worth, TX   76102
When: 09-15-2014 to 09-17-2014
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Sunday 09-14-2014

04:00 PM $0.00 Executive Committee Meeting
Closed meeting for Executive Committee Members and Past Chairman only.

Monday 09-15-2014

07:00 AM $0.00 SMA Annual Conference Registration 2014
Select your name from the drop down box to display your registration fee rate.
Then please select the functions you will attend below - $0.00 items are included with the full registration fee and spouse/guest registration fee.
If you have a guest to only attend a single event there is an additional cost.
Reigstration gifts and refreshments are Sponsored by Milburn Printing
07:00 AM $335.00 Spouse/Guest Registration Fee
07:30 AM $50.00 Education Day SMA Annual Conference 2014
For employees of Moving Companies only
07:30 AM $0.00 Breakfast and Education Session: Integrity in the Workplace
You will learn practical insights that will enable you to do your work with courageous faith, biblical integrity, loving relationships with Gad and those in your workplace, and with God glorifying excellence. "Fire in the Workplace" will inspire you to do your work with FIRE. Speaker - Rick Boxx
Sponsored by Albert Moving & Storage
09:15 AM $0.00 Education Session: Leadership & Management Skills
How do you gain and retain loyal customers? By creating a culture of service excellence based in understanding that “Our service to our external customer can only be as good as our service to each other!” You will learn three questions that you can use to cultivate your own company’s culture of loyalty. Speaker - Bobby Albert
Sponsored by Albert Moving & Storage
10:30 AM $0.00 Morning Refreshment Break

Sponsored by: Kentucky Trailer
10:45 AM $0.00 Education Session: OSHA Overview
Receive a basic overview of OSHA, OSHA act, and OSHA’s role in prevention and elimination of work-related illnesses and injuries. It includes information about employer and employee rights and responsibilities, and a very brief look at the inspection process, reporting and recordkeeping. Speaker - Bill Cook
Sponsored by Mr. Mover Software
12:00 PM $0.00 Heritage Award Luncheon Honoring John Hart
Each year, SMA honors one of its members for outstanding contributions to the association and to the industry. The 2014 honoree will be recognized in the opening luncheon on Monday. Join us for this annual tradition and help us honor John Hart, one of our industry’s true leaders.
Sponsored by New Haven Moving Equipment Corp.
01:15 PM $0.00 Education Session: Estate Planning
Learn about Family Wealth Preservation and Planning. Specifically, this includes business and estate planning, asset protection planning, international planning and philanthropic and charitable planning. Get valuable information about design and implementation of a comprehensive plan to accomplish your objectives as to the disposition of your estate. Speaker - Allen Stroud
Sponsored by Mondics Insurance Group, Inc.
03:00 PM $0.00 Education Session: Insurance Panel Q&A
Bring your questions for this Q&A with our insurance panel members: Sean Streckfus, Aegis Insurance
Tricia Smith-Bermudez, Cordell & Company Insurance
Chuck Dicker, Mondics Insurance
David Basch, Dase Insurance
Sponsored by Stevens Worldwide Van Lines
04:00 PM $0.00 Moving Industry Mix and Mingle
Join us for drinks in the main ballroom at 4 pm. Visit with long-time friends and make new ones! Look for new members and get acquainted.
Attendees will be on their own for dinner and will meet back at the ballroom at 7:30 pm for poker and bingo night.
Sponsored by Victory Packaging
07:30 PM $100.00 8th Annual Texas Hold ´Em Tournament
At the end of the evening, we will award the grand champion trophy to this year’s Texas Hold ´Em winner.
Sponsored by Victory Packaging
Prizes Sponsored by Vanliner Insurance Co. & Empire Warehouse Co.
07:30 PM $0.00 SMA Foundation Bingo Night and Ice Cream Social
Come enjoy the SMA Foundation Bingo Night. Buy your cards and collect your chips for some top-notch bingo-playing. All proceeds benefiting the SMA Foundation. At the end of the evening, we will draw for bingo prizes.
Sponsored by Victory Packaging
Prizes Sponsored by Vanliner Insurance Co. & Empire Warehouse Co.

Tuesday 09-16-2014

07:30 AM $0.00 Tuesday Associate Appreciation Breakfast
Sponsored by: Pinnacle Movers
08:30 AM $0.00 Tuesday General Session W/ Brian Fielkow
Speaker Brian Fielkow, president of Jetco Delivery, will delve into the characteristics of company culture and need-to-know specifics that make a difference in the fast-paced world of company owners.
Sponsored by Houston Movers Association
10:15 AM $0.00 Refreshment Break
Sponsored by: Transguard Insurance Agency, Inc.
10:30 AM $0.00 Exhibitor Meet and Greet
12:00 PM $115.00 Fort Worth Stockyards Excursion and Lunch
Located in the heart of the Fort Worth Stockyards, Stockyards Station exemplifies Texas by providing an exciting blend of old and new with Historic Walking Tours that visit the Texas Trail of Fame, The Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame and more. Then enjoy a delicious lunch at the renowned Joe T. Garcia’s restaurant.
Sponsored by: Excargo Services, Inc. & Milburn Printing
12:00 PM $0.00 Bob Adams Memorial Golf Tournament Benefiting MovePAC
Golf at Fossil Creek - Surrounded by rocky-ledged creeks and crystal lakes, gently contoured bluffs and massive trees, each of the 18 holes at The Golf Club Fossil Creek issues the premier challenge to experienced and beginning golfers alike. The Golf Club is a soft spike only facility and appropriate golf attire is encouraged for course play. Box lunches included.
Sponsored by: Mover's Equipment Services Inc
12:00 PM $155.00 Business Payment - MovePAC Golf Tournament
Select this payment if your are paying with Corporate Funds
12:00 PM $155.00 Personal Payment - MovePAC Golf Tournament
Select this for a Personal Donation - not from Corporate funds *By state law, contributions to MovePAC cannot be made from corporate funds. All corporate payments will be applied to the Legislative Victory Fund. SMA is required by law to obtain employer and occupation information for all PAC contributions.
07:00 PM $0.00 Chairman’s Reception and Mystery Theater Dinner
On Tuesday night, the Chairman’s Reception and Dinner will honor 2013-2014 SMA Chairman Traci McCullah. During dinner, attendees will be entertained by a mystery theater program where YOU may be the prime suspect. This fun and memorable event will keep you talking for months!
Attire: 1960s “Mad Men” style.
Sponsored by Victory Packaging

Wednesday 09-17-2014

07:30 AM $0.00 Wednesday Breakfast
Sponsored by: Custom Mover Services
08:30 AM $0.00 Foundation Committee Meeting
Open meeting
09:30 AM $0.00 Membership & Board of Directors Meeting
Open meeting
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