2018 Die Casting Executive Conference


Marriott Key West Beachside
Key West, Florida

Sunday, February 25  
6:00 - 7:30 pm Registration & Cocktail Reception

Monday, February 26
7:45-8:45 am Breakfast
9:00-10:00 am Marketing and Diversification in Marketing
Michael P. Collins, MPC Management
10:00-10:15 am Break
10:15-11:15 am How to Sell Your Company
Jim Folk, The Folk Group
11:15 am-12:15 pm Impact of the Trump Administration on Trade, Regulation and Taxes
Omar Nashashibi, The Franklin Partnership
12:30-1:30 pm Lunch
1:30-2:30 pm Die Casting Benchmarking and Assessment Results
James Ricci, Harbour Research
2:30-3:30 pm Industry Trends: Hype Versus Reality
Jeff Moyer, Gibbs Die Casting Corp.
 3:30-4:30 pm NADCA Safety Assessment Results
Stephen Udvardy, NADCA

Tuesday, February 27
7:45-8:45 am Breakfast
9:00 am-10:00 am The State of the Economy and Economic Forecast
Michael Verhulst, Verhulst Wealth Management
Michael Dzialo , Managed Asset Portfolios
10:00-10:15 am Break
 10:15-11:15 am  Shop Floor Intelligence and Statistical Monitoring
Jeff Trumble, Trumble Inc.
12:00 pm Golf Outing - Optional Event**
7:00 - 9:30 pm Banquet

Wednesday, February 28
7:45-8:45 am Breakfast
9:00-10:00 am Die Casting - Powered by Modern Energy
Steve Goreham, Climate Science Coalition of America
10:00-10:15 am Break
10:15-11:15 am How to Get 20% of Your Reps' Time If You Are Only 10% of Their Income 
Charles Cohon, MANA

11:15 am-12:00 pm Round Table Discussion
12:00 pm Conference Adjourns
  *Schedule as of 01/25/18, subject to change.
** Requires additional fee.


Hotel Information:
Marriott Key West Beachside
3841 North Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West, Florida 33040
Resort: 305.296.8100
Rate: $339+ tax
Housing Cut-off is January 19, 2018.
Space is limited, please make your reservations early.

Check-in 4:00 pm
Check-out: 11:00 am

NADCA has been working with the Marriott Key West and the Key West Visitors' Bureau to make sure the island will be ready for our visit in February.  We have been assured that the island of Key West will be open and ready for our group in 2018.

Small Engine Forecast
Dennis Huibregtse, Power Systems Research 

Die Casting Benchmarking and Assessment Results


Project Manager
Andy Ryzner
Athena Catlett
Advertising & Promotions Manager
Education & Meetings Manager

Stephen Udvardy
Andy Ryzner
Education & Meetings Manager
Director of Research, Education and Technology
Athena Catlett
Advertising & Promotions Manager