On March 18 & 19, 2015 the Twin Cities Chapter of Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI) and the Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP) at the University of Minnesota, are hosting the a Symposium & Paint and Powder Coating Expo at Century College in White Bear Lake, Minnesota (near St. Paul).
Maximizing Performance Symposium
The Symposium will be held on March 18, 2015 from 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM and focuses on Maximizing Performance from Individuals and Teams. This session will be presented by Judy Hartley, an independent performance consultant/facilitator specializing in leadership and team development. Ms. Hartley is an Adjunct Faculty Member, University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management and a member of the Manufacturers Alliance. Topics covered include:
- Tools and techniques for fostering high performance from employees AND for maintaining job satisifaction
- Essentials of effective onboarding (getting new employees off to a great start)
- Critical success factors for effective teams and teamwork
- Processes and tools for building high performance teams and teamwork
The cost of the Symposium is $100 for CCAI-Twin Cities members and $135 for Non-Members. Click here to register on-line. Registration deadline is March 9th.
Also, on Wednesday, March 18th, the Iowa Waste Reduction Center will be providing painter training, where trainers will work with attendees to improve finishing techniques on virtual reality spray equipment. Training will cover the fundamentals of spray application and focus on best practices to optimize spray technique to improve productivity, reduce rework and defects, and decrease air emissions. A 4 hour program, you can register for either a morning or afternoon session (8:00 AM - Noon or 1:00 - 5;00 PM). Class size is limited to 25 per session.
The cost of the Painter Training is $50 for CCAI-Twin Cities Members and $75 for Non-Members. Click here to register on-line. Registration deadline is March 9th.
Hotel - Rooms are being held at the Holiday
Inn Express® Vadnais Heights for those attendees traveling to the area who need overnight accommodations. The hotel is located at:
Inn Express® Vadnais Heights
East County Rd E
Heights, MN 55110
To make reservations at the group rate, call 651-484-2400 and tell them you
are with the MN Paint and Powder EXPO.
Minnesota Paint & Powder Coating Expo and Conference Sessions
The Expo will
include a vendor show, hands-on demonstrations and technical seminars. If you are involved with industrial finishing you will benefit by attending the expo and obtaining essential information to improve your finishing process. The Expo will answer all your industrial coating and process efficiency concerns. The Expo will be held from 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM on Thursday, March 19th, 2015.
Click here to download the Brochure.
The cost of the Expo is $25 for CCAI-Twin Cities members and $35 for Non-Members. Click here to register on-line. Registration deadline is March 9th.