2014 Kentucky Forest Industries Association Annual Meeting
“Let the Good Times Roll”
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The Kentucky Forest Industries Association (KFIA) will hold its 49th Annual Meeting on April 2 - 4, 2014 at The Brown Hotel in Downtown Louisville, Kentucky. The association plans to host over 400 company representatives from throughout the region. There will be a variety of discussions and activities to enjoy during the event. A number of opportunities will be made available for attendees to gather and discuss current issues, and meet with customers both new and old. The meeting will get underway with a golf outing at the Oxmoor Country Club Golf Course in Louisville, Kentucky and a tour of the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience.
$10,000 Hole in One Contest sponsored by U-C Coatings Corp. AND $2,500 in prizes in a putting competition. Its not too late to get signed up for your chance to win either prize. Not to mention the $500 Closest to the Pin Contest. Many opportunities to walk away with some cash and prizes. ISK Biocides will sponsor the beverage cart. Many thanks to all our sponsors. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FORM
The exhibit area will be open throughout the meeting and the Tree Farm Awards Luncheon will recognize outstanding individuals for their achievements in the forest industry community.
Speakers will include John Obrycki, State Entomologist at the University of Kentucky providing an update on the Emerald Ash Borer and Thousand Cankers Disease plaguing the industry and a presentation will be made by Matt Bynum with Louisville Slugger bats to explain how the ash borer is affecting their wood procurement strategies. Chris Morris, Master Distiller from Woodford Reserve will also provide an update on recent growth in the bourbon and stave markets. An expert panel will be debating the proposed Hardwood Check-off and it’s affect on the industry. Senator Rand Paul has been invited to speak during the meeting.
$130/NIGHT (includes parking) WILL END ON MARCH 14. The Brown Hotel is located in downtown Louisville on Fourth Street. Click here to download form with contact information or use this link for direct reservations: https://bookings.ihotelier.com/The-Brown-Hotel-/bookings.jsp?groupID=977655&hotelID=13721
For more information on exhibiting or attending the 2014 Annual Meeting or KFIA programs and membership, please call 502/695-3979, email firstname.lastname@example.org