Convention Brochure
ASSOCI AT ION OF T H E WA L L A N D CE ILING INDUSTRY
March 26-30 • Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino
Las Vegas, Nevada
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TA BL E OF CON T E N TS
AWCI President’s Welcome. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
AWCI Opening Session and Awards Brunch Speaker. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
AWCI Professional Development Sessions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-9
AWCI Optional Education. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-12
Cirque Du Soleil Show Discounts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Registration Information and Registration Form. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-17
Additional Offerings:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18-19
• Read My Lips and Handwriting Analysis
• Intex Expo Wellness Lounge
• Solutions Showcase
• Eye Candy Meet and Greet Bar
Convention Events: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20-21
• AWCI President’s Reception
• AWCI Opening Session and Awards Presentation Brunch
• AWCI’s Celebration Night Dinner and Foundation Silent Auction
Foundation Raffles and Silent Auction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22-23
Convention Schedule. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24-26
Intex Expo Exhibitors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
AWCI’s Convention Sponsors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Intex Expo Sponsors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Welcome to Las Vegas: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30-31
• AWCI Convention Mobile App
• Attire Suggestions
• Things to Do in Las Vegas
• Travel Information and Ground Transportation to Mandalay Bay
• Hotel Accommodations
Hours of Registration
(Registration will be located at the Bayside B Foyer Level 1 of the
South Convention Center at Mandalay Bay.)
Monday, March 27 Tuesday, March 28
Wednesday, March 29
Thursday, March 30
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2 p.m.—6 p.m.
8 a.m.—5 p.m.
7:30 a.m.—5 p.m.
8 a.m.—12:30 p.m.
AWCI’s Convention & Intex Expo
W E LCOM E
Dear Colleagues,
Please join me for AWCI’s Convention & Intex Expo
in fabulous Las Vegas. Why gamble when you can
get guaranteed solutions and ideas you can bring
back and use right away?
Here are my top four reasons for attending:
1. Take home contacts with new friends—and see old friends.
The networking is unparalleled for meeting the top movers and
shakers in the wall and ceilings industry.
2. Take home solutions. Exhibitors will provide the latest product
and service offerings at the Intex Expo (see page 27).
3. Take home tips for delay claims, lathing and plastering
installation, specs, codes and engineering requirements, virtual
and augmented reality and much more during professional
development sessions on Wednesday and Thursday mornings
(see pages 5-9).
4. Take home inspiration and fun at the President’s Reception,
Opening Session and Awards Presentation Brunch and at the
Celebration Night Dinner (see pages 20 & 21).
New this year is a Solutions Showcase in the trade show on Thursday,
March 30 (see page 19), and a Wellness Lounge with massage stations,
a water and juice bar, adult coloring books and more to help you relax
during your time in the exhibit hall (see page 18). And the “official” AWCI/
Intex hangout is the Eye Candy Lounge in the middle of the casino. Eye
Candy is open from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. daily and is a great place to catch up
with others from our group.
Also, a special prize drawing will be held on the last day of the trade show.
Will you be the lucky winner?
I urge you to read through the information, reserve your hotel room and
register early for what promises to be an outstanding event.
Mike Taylor
AWCI President
March 26-30, 2017
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WE D NESDAY
Ma rch 29
AWCI OP E N I N G S ESS I O N AN D
AWA R DS BRUN C H S P EAKER
Co-Pilot of U.S. Airways Flight 1549,
“The Miracle on the Hudson”
On a bright, 20-degree afternoon in
January 2009, US Airways Flight 1549
accelerated down New York La Guardia
Airport’s main runway, loaded with 155
passengers and crew, headed for Charlotte,
N.C. Everything was normal until First
Officer Jeff Skiles spotted a formation of
Canada geese almost directly ahead. In
a
matter of seconds, he heard numerous
Jeff Skiles
thunks as the birds impacted the aircraft.
Both engines immediately failed. Captain
Chesley Sullenberger took over flying the plane and lowered the nose
down to retain airspeed. Within seconds, the pilots made the decision that
returning to LaGuardia was simply not possible—they’d have to fly over
densely populated areas and there was no guarantee they’d make it. Surrounded by nothing but skyscrapers and neighborhoods, they decided to
head to the only open, flat space available—the Hudson River. During the
general session on March 29, Skiles will detail the lessons, training and
scenarios that led to the “Miracle on the Hudson” and what businesses can
take away from it.
Meet Jeff Skiles following the Awards Brunch! He will be in USG booth
#801 until 1 p.m. The first 50 people to visit USG’s booth will receive a
free autographed copy of the DVD “Sully.”
Sponsored by USG
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WE D N ES DAY
P ROF ESSI ON A L D EV ELO P M EN T
M a rch 29, 7: 30 a .m .— 9 a .m .
Speed Bumps on the Critical Path: Best Practices for Delay
Claim Preparation, Defense and Avoidance
This session will define various types of delay claims, explain how to prove
or defend against damages, and identify best practices to minimize GC/
owner delay claims. The session will also cover documenting and preparing affirmative delay claims when a job is delayed through no fault of the
subcontractor.
Rich Capriola, Esq., is a partner with the Atlanta
law firm, Winter Capriola Zenner, LLC. Capriola has
extensive experience representing subcontractors and
owners and in all manner of construction issues including delay claims, liens, bonds, negligent and defective
construction, prompt-pay claims and related construction litigation, arbitration and mediation. He is licensed
in Georgia, New York and Washington, D.C., and through
association with local counsel has represented clients
across the country.
Eric B. Coleman, Esq., is a construction litigator with
the Atlanta law firm, Winter Capriola Zenner, LLC. Coleman serves as a board member for the construction section of the Atlanta Bar Association. His clients include
owners, general contractors and subcontractors, both
large and small. Coleman’s practice focuses on resolution of construction disputes, including delay, nonpayment and defective-construction claims through mediation, arbitration and litigation.
March 26-30, 2017
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P ROF ESSI O N AL D EV ELO P M EN T
M a rch 29, 7: 30 a .m .— 9 a .m .
The ABCs of Lathing & Plastering: Focus on the Fundamentals
This session will focus on up to five specific areas to control during installation, citing the ASTM requirements and how to best comply in the field.
No secrets will be revealed, just important reminders to mitigate problems.
In 2002, after 40 years successful experience as a plaster and drywall subcontractor, Mike Boyd formed Boyd
Consulting Group to serve architects, building owners,
developers, property managers, general contractors,
exterior wall subcontractors, attorneys, insurance companies, real estate agents and homeowners. He is a Certified EIFS Inspector as certified by AWCI, the Exterior
Design Institute and the Moisture Warranty Corporation.
Christopher K. Little, CDT, CSI, is senior product manager with ClarkDietrich Building Systems. Little is assistant chairman of the AWCI Lath & Plaster Committee, a
member of ASTM C11 and C15, C1063 (lath installation),
C847 (lath materials) committees and a member of the
Construction Specification Institute. He is credentialed as
a Certified EIFS Professional with AWCI, a LEED-Green
Associate with USGBC, a Construction Document Technologist with CSI and an ACI 530 Structural Masonry
Specialist with FC&PA. He has written articles for many industry publications.
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WE D N ES DAY
P ROF ESSI ON A L D EV ELO P M EN T
M a rch 29, 7: 30 a .m .— 9 a .m .
Don’t Let Your Wall Designs Go Up in Smoke! A Look at CFS
Framed Wall Limiting Heights while Integrating Fire-Resistant
Performance Requirements
One of the fundamental attributes of a cold-formed steel framed gypsum
board partition is its inherent fire-resistive properties. Another attribute
is the ability to maintain a project’s critical wall thickness requirement
by altering steel stud thickness and spacing. The common tool to accomplish this task is the published limiting height table. However, like many a
design process, there is a balancing act between differing requirements. In
this case, it’s the balance between structural capacity and fire resistance.
This session will explore the structural principles that are used to develop
limiting height tables and define key terms that are often used. Next we
will look at what is required to maintain fire resistance with an emphasis
on conflicts.
Patrick W. Ford, P.E., is a principal of Matsen Ford
Design Associates, Inc., a registered Professional Engineer in Wisconsin and in numerous other states, and a
member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and
the American Institute of Steel Construction. He has also
served as a subcommittee member of the American Iron
and Steel Institute as well as AWCI, and is a past president of the Light Gauge Steel Engineers Institute (now the
Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute).
Robert Grupe is the director of technical services for
AWCI. He spent more than 38 years with United States
Gypsum where he held various technical and management positions. Activities included product and system
design and technical consultation to the AEC community.
He currently is a consultant to the construction community where he has worked on several large scale international construction projects. He has authored numerous articles and given presentations on fire, sound and
environmental issues as they relate to wall and ceiling assemblies.
March 26-30, 2017
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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T H U R S DAY
P ROF ESS I ON AL D EV ELO P M EN T
M a rch 30, 8 a .m .— 9 : 30 a .m .
Land Mines and Gold Mines in Specifications, Codes and
Engineering Requirements
Every three years, new versions of the building codes are introduced.
While some states adopt new codes immediately, others wait, review and
often add their own requirements and deletions. Local municipalities will
sometimes pile on even more addenda, making a code-compliant assembly in one jurisdiction not meet code in another. Keep your company
ahead of the engineering and code “learning curve” by making sure you
and your staff are up to speed on the latest requirements. Hear case studies about how some contractors have proactively worked with their code
enforcement agencies for less painful inspections, and how others have
used innovative techniques to get non-traditional materials and methods
approved. Attendees will learn why some specification statements are
“land mines” and others are “gold mines,” and they will understand the
difference between performance specifications and prescriptive specifications and how to use both to their advantage.
With over 25 years of drywall industry experience, Don
Allen is director of engineering for Super Stud Building
Products, Inc., and chairman of AISI’s Education Committee. Having served over nine years as technical director for both the Steel Stud Manufacturers Association
and the Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute, Allen has
seen firsthand how some contractors have thrived and
others have failed because of ambiguities and changes in
the code. Allen has participated in the development of the
International Building Code, and ASTM and American Iron and Steel Institute
standards. Allen is a Registered and Board Certified Structural Engineer and a
LEED Accredited Professional.
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T H U R SDAY
P ROF ESSI ON A L D EV ELO P M EN T
M a rch 30, 8 a .m .— 9 : 30 a .m .
Virtual and Augmented Reality to Reality
This session looks into how virtual and augmented reality technologies are
influencing the design and construction process, and how these technologies were utilized on multiple projects by converting Revit 3D models
coupled with gaming technology and presented in virtual reality format
with Samsung Gear VR goggles. You will be able to virtually walk through
the design process from the perspective of the owner, archtect, general
contractor and subcontractor.
Danielle Dy Buncio is the co-founder and president of
VIATechnik, a construction and engineering services firm
transforming the construction industry through virtual
design and construction by blending global human
capital with cutting-edge construction technologies. The
firm’s innovative and landmark projects have included
everything from a point cloud BIM of one of the world’s
largest breweries to the creation of a virtual “gaming”
environment of a nuclear power plant. Prior to founding
VIATechnik, Dy Buncio worked for general contractors in the San Francisco
Bay Area, Sydney and Chicago. As a civil engineer and a LEED Accredited
Professional, she has extensive commercial building, heavy civil and marine
construction experience.
Andrew Price is a project designer and the in-house
BIM/VR expert at Hunter Douglas Architectural, with
a decade of experience. Prior to joining the Hunter
Douglas team, he was the senior project coordinator for
SmartBIM, LLC and oversaw the BIM content development division, developing highly parametric and intelligent models for the leading manufacturers to be utilized
by the AEC industry.
March 26-30, 2017
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T H U R S DAY
OPT I ON A L E D UCAT I O N 201 7
M a rch 30, 7: 30 a .m .— 5 p.m .
Capitalize on your education! AWCI is offering attendees an opportunity
to increase their knowledge by attending a Doing It Right seminar on
March 30. These seminars (exterior envelope, gypsum and stucco) were
developed for owners and upper and middle management—project
managers, foremen and estimators.
7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Course break from 10 a.m.—1 p.m. for lunch on your own and walking the
trade show floor.
Exterior Envelope —Doing It Right®
Gypsum—Doing It Right®
Stucco—Doing It Right®
Your registration for a Doing It Right seminar includes a complimentary
trade show pass to visit the Intex Expo on March 29 and 30. Register
by Feb. 28, 2017, to receive the Early Bird Discount of $265 for AWCI
members and $325 for non-members. Registration fees after Feb. 28,
2017, are $300 for AWCI members and $360 for non-members.
Exterior Envelope—Doing It Right®
Even though energy codes have been in place for several years now,
they continue to be a source of confusion to architects and contractors
as they design, bid and install exterior walls. The International Energy
Conservation Code® has made these exterior wall systems more
complex to design and construct. The new code’s continuous insulation
requirement combined with ever changing ASTM and ASHRAE
construction standards are presenting major design and construct
challenges. Today’s architects need to know how to design to meet the
IECC requirements. They must also provide solutions when details aren’t
always available. This forces contractors to struggle with constructing
exterior assemblies with cladding over multiple inches of continuous
insulation and highly complex air and water barriers.
This program will clarify the subtle but significant differences between the
IECC and ASHRAE 90.1 and how that relates to LEED initiatives. Moisture
migration and heat transfer are the fundamental elements that drive the
codes and standards, and they too, can be confusing. Codes, standards
and building science link to high performance wall systems, which are
substantially more sophisticated than what was designed and built just
a few years ago. Sophisticated high performing wall systems rely heavily
on proper detailing and installation. This course starts with codes and
standards, discusses the underlying building sciences, and ends with
information for the job site with a goal to make a project successful.
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M a rch 30, 7: 30 a .m .— 5 p.m .
T H U R SDAY
Robert Grupe, director of technical services for AWCI,
spent more than 38 years with United States Gypsum
Company where he held various technical and management positions. Activities included product and system
design and technical consultation to the AEC community.
He currently is a consultant to the construction community where he has worked on several large scale international construction projects. He has authored numerous articles and given presentations on fire, sound and
environmental issues as they relate to wall and ceiling assemblies.
Gypsum—Doing It Right®
This seminar is based on industry standards and best practices for the
installation of gypsum board systems. Developed under the guidance of an
expert oversight group made up of contractors and manufacturers, a few
of the topics covered include codes and standards, design issues, types of
gypsum systems, red flags and solutions, finish systems and project management/quality control.
Michael Logue worked for 13 years as director of
technical services for the Western Wall and Ceiling
Contractors Association before applying his full efforts to
growing his consulting firm, Michael M. Logue and Associates. MMLA is a wall and ceilings consulting firm that
serves architects, contractors, builders, homeowner and
developers. Structa Wire Corp. in Vancouver, B.C., utilizes
Logue’s expertise as a commercial construction technical
consultant where he provides technical and field assistance to contractors and architects.
March 26-30, 2017
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T H U R S DAY
OPT I ON A L E D UCAT I O N 201 7
M a rch 30, 7: 30 a .m .— 5 p.m .
Stucco—Doing It Right®
This seminar is based on ASTM C926 and C1063 and covers the application of portland cement-based plaster applied to metal and solid bases.
Developed under the guidance of an expert oversight group made up of
contractors and manufacturers, some of the topics covered include codes
and standards, substrates, design considerations, materials, weather concerns and limitations of material/stress control/cracking.
In 2002, after 40 years successful experience as a
plaster and drywall subcontractor, Mike Boyd formed
Boyd Consulting Group. His company serves architects,
building owners, developers, property managers, general
contractors, exterior wall subcontractors, attorneys,
insurance companies, real estate agents and homeowners. He is a Certified EIFS Inspector as certified by AWCI,
the Exterior Design Institute and the Moisture Warranty
Corporation.
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REG I ST RAT I ON I N FOR M ATI O N
Registration Options
You can register online at www.awci.org/convention or return pages 15,
16 and 17 with a check or credit card information to AWCI’s Convention &
Intex Expo, 11208 Waples Mill Road, Suite 112, Fairfax, VA 22030; phone:
(703) 449.6418. If you pay by credit card, you may fax your registration to
(703) 574.8332. DO NOT mail a duplicate copy if you fax. We will email,
fax or mail you a confirmation of your registration. If you are bringing
additional registrants, ordering additional tickets for meal functions or
events or registering others in your company, please photocopy and
complete a separate registration form for each individual. Do not register
more than one person (except spouse/guest) per form.
Under 35 Discount
AWCI is encouraging younger members of the industry to attend the
convention with a targeted discount. We are offering a 25 percent discount
off the full convention registration for anyone younger than 35 to attend.
To receive this discount complete the information on the registration form
(pages 15–17) or register online at www.awci.org/convention and indicate
if you are younger than age 35 to receive the discount. Proof of age will
be required at onsite registration when you pick up your badge.
Cancellation Policy
If you must cancel, your registration fees will be refunded in full less a
$100 processing fee if we receive your cancellation in writing by
February 28, 2017. Trade show passes will be refunded prior to February
28, 2017, in full. No refunds will be issued after February 28, 2017, or
for no-shows. Tickets for convention events, Foundation events and tours
and activities are not refundable.
Suitcasing Policy
Please note that while all meeting attendees are invited to the exhibition,
any attendee who is observed to be soliciting business in the aisles or
other public spaces, in another company’s booth, or in violation of any
portion of AWCI’s Intex Expo rules will be asked to leave immediately.
Additional penalties may be applied. Please report any violations you may
observe to show management.
Questions?
Call AWCI Registration at (703) 449.6418
or email [email protected]
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AWCI R EG I ST RAT I ON FO R M
Please answer the following questions:
What is your business?
What is your firm’s annual dollar volume?
(Please check all that apply.)
Only Aggregated Date is Reported
(Please check one.)
___ Contractor
___ Manufacturer
___ Supplier/Distributor
___ Architect/Specifier
___ General Contractor
___ Independent Manufacturer’s Rep
___ Service Associate
___ Other (Please specify)
If other chosen, text required.
________________________________
What is your primary business?
(Please check all that apply.)
___ Access Floors
___ Ceilings/Acoustics
___ Drywall
___ EIFS
___ Fireproofing
___ GRG
___ Insulation
___ Lath/Metal Framing
___ Plaster
___ Spray Textures/Paint
___ Stucco
___ Windows/Doors/Trim
___ Other (Please specify)
If other chosen, text required.
________________________________
___ Under $1 million
___ $1 million – $5 million
___ $5 million – $10 million
___ $10 million – $20 million
___ $20 million – $50 million
___ $50 million – $100 million
___ Over $100 million
How did you hear about the Intex Expo?
(Please check all that apply.)
___ AWCI’s Construction Dimensions
___ AWCI Website
___ CISCA Website
___ Direct Mail
___ E-mail
___ Intex Expo Website
___ Referral
___ Other (Please specify)
If other chosen, text required.
________________________________
How many Intex Expos have you attended
in the past ten years?
___ First Time
___ 2-3
___ 4-5
___ 6-10
What is your title/function?
(Please check one.)
___ Owner/Partner
___ President
___ Vice President
___ General Manager
___ Superintendent/Foreman
___ Project Manager
___ Estimator
___ Field Personnel
___ Sales
___ Marketing
___ Other (Please specify)
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Please photocopy this form for each additional registrant, or register online at www.awci.org/convention-registration.
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Spouse/Guest (SG01). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $185 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $205 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ________________________
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Proof of age will be required at onsite registration when you pick up your badge.
Early Bird On or Before 2/28/17
Regular After 2/28/17
Amount
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Full Convention 1st person (FULL). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $730 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $940 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ________________________
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Phone ______________________________________________________________ Fax ____________________________________________________________
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Tours and Activities
AWCI Member (SEM1). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $265 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $300 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ________________________
Non-Member (SEM1). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $325. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $360. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ________________________
Regular After 2/28/17
Both Days, 3/29 & 3/30 (TS)  $95. . . . . . . . . ________________________ Early Bird On or Before 2/28/17
Thursday, 3/30 (TSTHU)  $55
Post Convention Optional Seminars 3/30 (√ which seminar attending)
 Exterior Envelope—Doing It Right®  Gypsum—Doing It Right®  Stucco—Doing It Right®
Wednesday, 3/29 (TSWED)  $55
Intex Expo Trade Show Pass Only (INCLUDED in Full and Spouse/Guest registration)
AWCI President’s Welcome Reception (PR) 3/28. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . How many? ________
AWCI Opening Session and Awards Brunch (OB) 3/29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . How many? ________
AWCI Celebration Night (DC) 3/29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . How many? ________
Education Sessions 3/29 and 3/30. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . How many? ________
Convention Events (INCLUDED in Full and Spouse/Guest registration)
Non-Member - Full Convention (FULL). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $890 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,045 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ________________________
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Read My Lips and Handwriting Analysis
Tuesday, March 28
11:30 a.m.—1:30 p.m.
Cost: $85 person
24 person maximum
Enjoy a beverage or glass of wine
and a light lunch while having
your handwriting and lip print
analyzed. You will be able to see
the science involved in producing
your personality profile as a
handwriting analyst examines the
characteristics, traits and strokes of your
handwriting. Then find out what your lips
really say about you. Your lip print will
also be analyzed to identify a lot about
your personality and health.
Event price includes five-minute
handwriting analysis, five-minute lip
print analysis, light lunch, wine and
nonalcoholic beverages.
New This Year!
Wednesday, March 29, and Thursday, March 30, during exhibit hall hours
Intex Expo Wellness Lounge
Stop by and have a complimentary
head and neck massage, re-hydrate at
the water and juice bar, or step away
from the trade show hubbub and soothe
yourself with an adult coloring book.
Massage Station sponsored by CEMCO
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Thursday, March 30, only during exhibit hall hours
Solutions Showcase in the Exhibit Hall
Think of it as a TED talk for the drywall and ceiling industry.
Fifteen-minute presentations will give you pointers and solutions you
can take back and use. The following solutions will be presented:
10:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
The Connected Subcontractor
A practical path to production control, scheduling and elite performance
Presented by
Plexxis Software
10:45 a.m. to 11 a.m.
BIM: The Starter Kit—Getting from Design to Installation
• Why use BIM to lay out cold-formed framing?
• How to get your design team started in BIM
• Taking the BIM layout to the field
Presented by
ClarkDietrich Building Systems
11:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Ancient Estimators
Join us as we look back through history to uncover the tools and beginning
of build plans and estimating from thousands of years ago.
Presented by
OnCenter Software
Eye Candy—Official AWCI/Intex Meet and Greet Bar
Looking for a place to meet?
The Eye Candy bar in the
center of the Mandalay Bay
Casino is the official AWCI/
Intex bar—the best place to
catch up with AWCI/Intex Expo
attendees. Hours are from
6 p.m. to 2 a.m. daily.
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CON V E N T I ON E V E N TS
AWCI President’s Reception
Tuesday, March 28
LIGHT Nightclub at Mandalay Bay
Casino Level • 6:30 p.m.—7:30 p.m.
Hosted by AWCI President Mike Taylor
and first lady Dee Taylor, this is your
opportunity to network with colleagues
and catch up with old friends—a great way to kick off AWCI’s annual
convention and Intex Expo. Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails will be served. If
you are registered as a full attendee, be sure to pick up your badge and
bring it to the event. If you are a trade show–only attendee or booth
personnel only registrant, pre-register or purchase a ticket for this
event prior to 5 p.m. at Intex Expo registration. Badges will be scanned
for entrance to the event. Sports jacket is appropriate.
Sponsored by ClarkDietrich Building Systems and Hilti, Inc.
AWCI Opening Session and Awards Presentation Brunch
Wednesday, March 29
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9:30 a.m.—12:15 p.m.
AWCI Awards Brunch speaker Jeff Skiles details
the lessons, training and scenarios that led to the
“Miracle on the Hudson” and what your business
can take away from it.
And, come and see who the big winners are this
year! The program includes the opening address
presented by AWCI President Mike Taylor, and presentations of AWCI’s
awards. If you are registered as a full attendee, be sure to pick up your
badge and bring it to the event. If you are a trade show–only attendee
or booth personnel only registrant, pre-register or purchase a ticket
for this event prior to 9 a.m. at Intex Expo registration. Badges will be
scanned for entrance to the event. Business casual attire is appropriate.
Meet Jeff Skiles following the Awards Brunch! He will be in USG booth
#801 until 1 p.m. The first 50 people to visit USG’s booth will receive a
free autographed copy of the DVD “Sully.”
Sponsored by USG
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AWCI’s Celebration Night Dinner
and Foundation Silent Auction
Wednesday Night Fever ’70s Disco Party
Wednesday, March 29
6:30 p.m.—11 p.m.
Put on your platform shoes
and get down to the AWCI/
Foundation’s “Wednesday
Night Fever” 1970’s disco
party. Join your AWCI friends
for a groovy evening of disco
tunes, and boogie-oogie-oogie
to the hustle and the bump.
It’s guaranteed to be far out
and outta sight. Can you dig it?
If you are registered as a full attendee, be sure to pick up your badge
and bring it to the event. If you are a trade show–only attendee or
booth personnel only registrant, pre-register or purchase a ticket for
this event prior to 5 p.m. at Intex Expo registration. Badges will be
scanned for entrance to the event.
Business casual attire or disco apparel is appropriate.
Sponsored by National Gypsum
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FOU N DAT ION OF T H E WA L L A N D CE ILING INDUSTRY
Foundation $5,000 Raffle
Sponsored by
The Foundation of the Wall and Ceiling Industry is raffling off a cash prize
of $5,000 to the winning ticket holder. Buy a chance to win money for
yourself as well and the Foundation. Raffle tickets are available for $100
each or five for $400 and can be purchased in advance with your convention registration or on-site at the convention. The winner will be selected
during AWCI’s Celebration Night Dinner on Wednesday, March 29. You do
not need to be present to win.
AWCI CARES Jewelry Raffle
Sponsored by
AWCI CARES is raffling off a John
Hardy bracelet with diamonds.
This sleek, sophisticated diamond bracelet is from Hardy’s
Modern Chain collection. Bracelet
is valued at $2,000.
Spend a little in order to receive
great rewards as proceeds from this raffle benefit AWCI CARES.
AWCI CARES is a program managed by the Foundation to provide financial support to members of our association in times of
financial crisis. Tickets are $20 each or six for $100. You do not
have to be present to win. Non-winning raffle tickets are taxdeductible. The winning ticket is valid only for the jewelry being
raffled and is not redeemable for cash.
All raffle tickets ordered in advance can be picked up at registration.
Tickets will be available for purchase on-site at the registration desk
and during AWCI’s Celebration Night dinner.
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Silent Auction
Participate in the Foundation of the
Wall and Ceiling Industry’s annual
silent auction with proceeds going
to the Foundation’s education and
research programs. Auction items in
the past have included dazzling jewelry
and ladies’ accessories, sporting
equipment, vacation packages,
high-end tools and equipment and
electronics. The silent auction will
coincide with the cocktail hour during AWCI’s Celebration Night Dinner
on Wednesday, March 29. Bid items will be on display and will be sold
prior to the start of dinner.
To donate an item to the silent
auction, contact Annemarie
Selvitelli at (703) 538.1608 or
[email protected]
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SCH E DU L E
(As of 11-16-16 – Subject to change)
Sunday, March 26
9 a.m.—2 p.m.
Executive Committee+
2:30 p.m.—3:30 p.m.
Past Presidents Committee+
Monday, March 27
7:30 a.m.—9 a.m. Association Executives Committee+
8:30 a.m.—1 p.m.
EIMA Board of Directors Meeting & Lunch+
9 a.m.—10:30 a.m.
EIFS Curriculum and Examination Committee
9 a.m.—4:30 p.m. Construction Technology Council and Committee Meetings
9 a.m.—9:15 a.m. 9:15 a.m.—10 a.m. 10 a.m.—10:45 a.m. 10:45 a.m.—11:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m.—12:15 p.m. 12:15 p.m. —1:45 p.m.
1:45 p.m.—2:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m.—3:15 p.m. 3:15 p.m.—4 p.m. 4 p.m.—4:30 p.m. Council Overview
Gypsum Board Committee
Interior & Exterior Steel Framing Committee
EIFS & Related Products Committee
Exterior Envelope Committee
Lunch on your own
Construction Management Technology Committee
Plaster and Lath Committee
Special Products Committee
Council Wrap-up
10 a.m.—10:30 a.m. Social Media Advisory Committee
Noon—2 p.m.
Open House Reception in the President and First Lady’s
Suite for AWCI Full Registration Spouses/Guests+
2 p.m.—3:30 p.m.
EIMA Opening General Session
3 p.m.—3:30 p.m.
AWCI CARES Executive Committee+
3 p.m.—6 p.m.
Union Contractors Council
3:30 p.m.—3:45 p.m.
EIMA Refreshment Break/Networking
3:30 p.m.—4 p.m.
AWCI CARES Corps
3:45 p.m.—4:30 p.m.
EIMA Technical Forum
4 p.m.—5 p.m.
Foundation Board of Directors+
4:30 p.m.—5:15 p.m.
EIMA EIFS Insurance Forum
+Appointed Members or Invitation Only
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5:30 p.m.—6:15 p.m.
EIMA Cocktail Reception+
5:30 p.m.—6:30 p.m.
Continuing Study Committee
6:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m.
EIMA Associate Members Dinner+
7 p.m.—9 p.m.
AWCI Dinner for Past Presidents+
Tuesday, March 28
7:45 a.m.—9:45 a.m.
EIMA Contractors’ Breakfast and Committee Meeting
(Free to AWCI Contractor members —
advance registration is required.)
8 a.m.—10 a.m.
Supplier & Manufacturer Members Committee
8 a.m.—10 a.m.
8 a.m.—9 a.m.
9 a.m.—10 a.m.
Union Craft Committees
AWCI-FCA Finishers’ Craft Committee
Plasterers’ Craft Committee
9 a.m.—Noon
SFIA Board of Directors+
Education Committee
Convention/Centennial Committee
9:45 a.m.—10:15 a.m.
EIMA Refreshment Break/Networking
10:15 a.m.—11:30 a.m.
EIMA Plenary Session
10:30 a.m.—11 a.m.
Hospitality Committee
11:30 a.m.—1:30 p.m.
Optional Event: Read My Lips and
Handwriting Analysis (see page 18)
Noon
Bus departs for EIMA Golf Tournament
1 p.m.—1:30 p.m.
SFIA Annual Meeting+
1 p.m.—2 p.m.
Foundation Board of Directors+
1 p.m.—5:30 p.m.
EIMA Annual Duncan Crowther Memorial
Golf Tournament Las Vegas National Golf Club
1:30 p.m.—2:30 p.m.
SFIA General Session
2:30 p.m. —5 p.m.
AWCI Board of Directors
6:30 p.m.—7:30 p.m.
AWCI President’s Welcome Reception (see page 20)
Sponsored by ClarkDietrich Building Systems and Hilti, Inc.
+Appointed Members or Invitation Only
March 26-30, 2017
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SCH E DU L E
Wednesday, March 29
7:30 a.m.—9 a.m. Education Sessions (See pages 5-7)
Coffee Break sponsored by Flex-Ability Concepts
Speed Bumps on the Critical Path: Best Practices for
Delay Claim Preparation, Defense and Avoidance
The ABCs of Lathing & Plastering:
Focus on the Fundamentals
Don’t Let Your Wall Designs Go Up in Smoke!
A Look at CFS Framed Wall Limiting Heights while
Integrating Fire-Resistant Performance Requirements
8 a.m.—9:30 a.m.
EIMA Closing General Session
9:30 a.m.—12:15 p.m.
AWCI Opening Session and Awards
Presentation Brunch (see page 20)
Sponsored by USG
12:30 p.m.—5 p.m.
Grand Opening of Intex Expo Exhibit Hall
Visit exhibitors and the Intex Wellness Lounge
(see pages 18 & 27)
6:30 p.m.—11 p.m.
AWCI’s Celebration Night Dinner and
Foundation Silent Auction (see page 21)
Sponsored by National Gypsum
Thursday, March 30
7:30 a.m.—10 a.m.
Exterior Envelope—Doing It Right™ Seminar – Part 1 of 2
(see page 10)
7:30 a.m.—10 a.m.
Gypsum—Doing It Right® Seminar – Part 1 of 2
(see page 11)
7:30 a.m.—10 a.m.
Stucco—Doing It Right® Seminar – Part 1 of 2
(see page 12)
8 a.m.—9:30 a.m.
Education Sessions (See pages 8-9)
Land Mines and Gold Mines in Specifications,
Codes and Engineering Requirements
Virtual and Augmented Reality to Reality
10 a.m.—1 p.m.
Intex Expo Open
Solutions Showcases beginning at 10:15 a.m. (see page 19)
12:30 p.m.
Intex Expo Passport Prize Drawing
1 p.m.—5 p.m.
Business Forums 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7+
1 p.m.—5 p.m.
Exterior Envelope—Doing It Right® Seminar – Part 2 of 2
1 p.m.—5 p.m.
Gypsum—Doing It Right® Seminar – Part 2 of 2
1 p.m.—5 p.m.
Stucco—Doing It Right® Seminar – Part 2 of 2
+Appointed Members or Invitation Only
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E X H I BI TO R S
Exhibitors offer new technologies, products and tools to enhance your
productivity and strategies to give you the competitive edge in your market.
Exhibitors (As of November 16, 2016)
3M
AboutTime/WorkMax
Aegis Metal Framing
Allied Building Products
American Gypsum
AMICO
Arisfor, LLC
Armstrong Ceiling
Solutions
Association of the Wall
and Ceiling Industry/
AWCI Media
Award Metals
BASF Corporation —
Wall Systems
BASWA Acoustic
North America, LLC
BIK Hydraulics, Ltd.
Brighton-Best
International
Ceilings & Interior
Systems Construction
Association
CEMCO
CertainTeed Corporation
ClarkDietrich Building
Systems
Clinch-On/American
Cornerbead Co.
Columbia Taping Tools
Coner Abrasive
Mfg. Co., Ltd.
Continental Building
Products
Crane Composites
Custom Truck &
Equipment, a UOS
Company
Doc’s Industries, Inc.
Dryvit Systems, Inc.
Dura-Stilt Sales LP
EDMA SAS
eSUB Construction
Software
Eurostone
Excel Engineering
March 26-30, 2017
E-Z Taping System
Fascan International
FLEX North America, Inc.
Flex-Ability Concepts
Formglas Products Ltd.
Franklin International —
Titebond
G&S Acoustics
Georgia-Pacific Gypsum
Glasteel
Grabber Construction
Products
Graco, Inc.
Greenmaker Industries
Gypsum Management
& Supply
Hiab USA Inc.
Hilti, Inc.
InSoFast LLC
Insulation Solutions, Inc.
International Fasteners, Inc.
ITW Ramset
IUPAT FTI
JAACO Corporation
Jia Xin Jin Wei Fiberglass
Products Co. Ltd.
Jiangsu Jiuding New
Material Co., Ltd.
JN Linrose
Johns Manville
Kinetics Noise Control, Inc.
L.D. Peters & Sons, Inc.
Madrid, Inc.
Marino\WARE
Marlite/Nudo
Master Wall, Inc.
MBA Metal Framing
Metaltech
Murco Wall Products
Nathan Kimmel Co., LLC
National Gypsum
Nitroset LLC
Nu-Wave Manufacturing
Omega Products
International
On Center Software
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PABCO® Gypsum
PAC International
Palfinger North America
Panel Rey
Panolam Surface Systems
Parex USA
Phillips Manufacturing Co.
Plastic Components, Inc.
Plexxis Software
Pliteq Inc
Pro-Twist
Project DocControl
Quikrete Companies/
SPEC MIX, Inc.
Radius Track Corporation
RectorSeal
ROCKFON
RockSteady Clip
ROXUL Inc.
Ruco Equipment
Company, Inc.
Simpson Strong-Tie
Sound Seal, Inc.
Specified Techologies Inc.
Star Sales &
Distributing Corp.
Sto Corp.
Strait-Flex International Inc.
Stuc-O-Flex International, Inc.
TapeTech Tools
Tarps Manufacturing
Telling Industries LLC
The Estimating Edge
Thermo Stucco
Tool Source Warehouse
Trim-Tex, Inc.
Trimaco
Trimble–Spectra Precision
TrusSteel, an ITW Company
TruTeam
USG
V & H, Inc.
VaproShield
Walls & Ceilings
Xtreme Interiors
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AWC I CON V E N T I ON 20 1 7 S P O N SO R S
Special thanks are extended to the
following AWCI convention sponsors:
(as of November 16, 2016)
Platinum Level
Gold Level
Silver Level
Bronze Level
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Intex Expo extends a special thank-you to the following sponsors:
(as of November 16, 2016)
Gold Level
Silver Level
Bronze Level
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W E LCOM E TO L AS V EGAS !
AWCI Convention Mobile App
Sponsored by
Go Green!
Handouts from AWCI’s Convention will be posted to AWCI’s
Convention website and placed on the convention mobile app
on or about March 20. Attendees are encouraged to download
and print the presentations ahead of time since handouts will
not be distributed on site. Look for an email one week before the
convention with access to the mobile app.
Attire Suggestions
Business casual attire is appropriate for all functions. For the Celebration
Night Dinner on Wednesday, March 29, dinner registrants are encouraged
to dress in 1970’s disco attire.
Things to Do in Las Vegas!
Las Vegas, an ever-changing fantasy land of a
city, has seen unbelievable expansion since it
emerged from the desert 100 years ago. For
information on everything to do in Las Vegas,
visit www.lasvegas.com/activities and
vegas.com.
Getting There
Getting to Las Vegas is easy. Fly directly into the McCarran International
Airport (LAS).
Ground Transportation to Mandalay Bay
Taxi fares are between $24 to $41 each way. Uber fares are between $12
to $30 each way.
Lyft fares are between $11 and $23 each way.
Mandalay Bay charges for parking at the hotel. Rates are $20 per day for
self parking and $36 per day for valet parking.
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Accommodations
The official headquarters hotel and exclusive
location for AWCI’s Convention & Intex Expo is
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, 3950 Las Vegas
Blvd. South. AWCI and Intex Expo attendees are
extended special single or double occupancy
group rates as shown below plus tax and resort fee:
Friday
March 24
$205*
Saturday
March 25
$205*
Sunday
March 26
$145*
Monday
March 27
$175*
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
March 28 March 29 March 30
$205*
$205*
$145*
*Plus a $23 Daily Resort Fee (discounted from the usual $33 per night).
The resort fee includes high speed wireless internet service in guestroom
and public areas, Cardio Center access located on the Beach Level, daily
newspaper, unlimited local and 800-number calls, outgoing faxes, notary
services and airline boarding pass printing at the business center desks or
Concierge. You may opt-out of the resort fee when you check-in, but if
Internet access is needed after opting out, the connection fee will be
much higher than $23 per day.
Beware any outside calls, emails or faxes you may receive for “discounted” rates for Las Vegas hotels. AWCI does not use a housing company for room reservations. These calls are often scams that could result in
your credit card information being compromised and no hotel room being
reserved.
Monday, March 6, is the cut-off date for room reservations, or earlier if
the block of rooms sells out sooner. Reserve your room early online at
awci.org/convention/hotel-travel. For questions regarding your reservation,
please call (877) 632.9001 for assistance. Indicate you are with AWCI or
Intex Expo to get group rates. Please ensure cancellations are made at least
48 hours prior to your scheduled arrival date in order to not be charged
one night’s room and tax. If you depart earlier than your booked departure
date, the hotel will charge a one night room and tax penalty.
All guaranteed reservations that fail to arrive on the scheduled arrival date
will be considered no shows and a charge of one night’s room and tax will
be posted to the credit card on file.
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Your registration information for AWCI’s
Convention & Intex Expo 2017 is enclosed.
REGISTER NOW!
Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry
513 W. Broad Street, Suite 210, Falls Church, VA 22046-3257
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