2007 Annual Meeting

Friday, October 12 - Tuesday, October 16, 2007
The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa
3800 East Sunrise Drive [map]
Tucson, AZ 85718

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PMPA’s 2007 Annual Meeting offers extra opportunities to meet new people and establish business contacts. PMPA and the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) have collaborated in developing our 2007 Annual Meetings at The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa with several overlapping sessions. PMA’s meeting is Thursday afternoon through Saturday evening. PMPA’s is Friday evening through Tuesday morning.

PMPA members are invited to participate in PMA's Executive Roundtable sessions on Friday morning, as well as their "Next Gen Frontier Bonfire" Friday evening. See form below to sign-up for the roundtable sessions.

PMPA is also offering several Optional Tours through the hotel destination service. You must register separately for those tours - see link below to download the Optional Tours registration form.
And, don't forget to register for the PMPA Education Foundation's 7th Annual Golf Outing on Sunday, October 14th. See link below for more information in the golf outing brochure.

Related Web Pages and Sites:
PMPA Annual Meeting Website

Related Files:
PMPA Optional Tours Registration Form
PMA Optional Roundtable Sign-up Form
PMPA Education Foundation Golf Outing Brochure

Meeting Attire:
Resort casual is appropriate for both day and most evening events. Black-tie is optional for the Awards Banquet; and coat and tie are appropriate. Some tours require comfortable walking shoes. Sunglasses and sunscreen are a must for everyone; and, of course, bring your camera.

Registration Fees:
These fees are available through 09/24/2007
Name Price Available To
First Attendee Registration (includes $995.00 Company Fee) $1,490.00   Active Membership (USA Contract Mfg.)
Active Membership (International Contract Mfg.)
TRIAL Active Membership (Contract Mfg)
Associate Membership (Captive Departments/Shops)
Technical Membership (Suppliers)
Affiliate Membership (Educational Institutions)
Non-Member Registration (includes $1,095.00 Company Fee) $1,590.00   NonMember
Additional Attendee Registration $495.00   Active Membership (USA Contract Mfg.)
Active Membership (International Contract Mfg.)
TRIAL Active Membership (Contract Mfg)
Associate Membership (Captive Departments/Shops)
Technical Membership (Suppliers)
Affiliate Membership (Educational Institutions)


Special Events
Name Price
Optional PMA/PMPA NextGen Frontier Bonfire - Friday, October 12 $90.00
Education Foundation Golf Outing - Sun, Oct 14 (includes $75 Ed. Fdtn. tax deduction) $250.00

Cancellation and Other Policies:
Conference registration fees will be refunded in full if cancellations are received by 5:00 p.m., (Eastern), Monday, September 24th. Fees for cancellations after September 24th cannot be refunded, but substitutions are permitted.

General Hotel Information:
<B>IMPORTANT UPDATE: </B> The Westin LaPaloma Resort & Spa is nearly sold out over the dates of the Annual Meeting. If you are planning to attend the PMPA Annual Meeting, please make your room reservations as soon as possible.
  • The Hotel Reservation Deadline Date has been extended to September 24th.
    After September 24, the Group Rate of $185.00
    (plus $6.00 resort fee and 7.5% room tax)
    to PMPA members.

  • To make room reservations: Please call the Westin La Paloma directly at 520-742-6000
    and ask for in-house reservations.

    The resort fee includes unlimited local phone calls and long distance access (toll free, credit card and collect calls), first two pages of incoming faxes, access to in-room safe, use of self parking facilities, unlimited admission to the health club weight room and regularly scheduled fitness classes and complimentary shuttle service to La Encantada Shopping Center.

    A deposit equal to one night’s stay is required to hold each individual’s reservation. Such deposit shall serve to confirm the reservation for the date(s) indicated, and, upon check-in shall be applied to the first and/or final night of the reserved stay. These deposits are refundable if notice is received within at least five days prior to arrival and a cancellation number is obtained. All deposits shall be charged at the time the reservation is made.

    PRIZE DRAWING: As an incentive for PMPA members to reserve their rooms prior to the September 24th cutoff date, the Westin LaPaloma is offering a prize for a complimentary foursome of golf, or two spa treatments (two 50-minute signature massages) for two. All PMPA Annual Meeting attendees with reservations made at The Westin La Paloma prior to September 24th will automatically be entered into the drawing.

  • Travel Information:
    Air: The Tucson International Airport is located just 30-40 minutes and about 18 miles from the resort.

    Ground: Taxis are available for approximately $45.00, one-way for up to four people. Arizona Stage Coach shuttle service is available at the baggage claim area. Cost is $36.00 per person, one-way. Shuttle runs continuously, so reservations are not necessary. Note: Shuttle serves the entire Tucson area, so frequent stops are possible. Please call (520) 889-1000 for more information. Another option is Foothill Luxury Sedan Service. Pick-up is available for $50.00 for up to four people. Please call (520) 294-2483 to make your reservation.

    Directions: From Tucson International Airport to The Westin La Paloma: Take Tucson Boulevard to Valencia. Turn left on to Valencia and proceed to Kino Boulevard. Turn right on to Kino, which turns into Campbell Avenue. Proceed approximately 14 miles to Skyline Drive. Turn right on to Skyline Drive, which becomes Sunrise and then right on to Via Palomita. Proceed to the hotel entrance.

    For more information please contact:
    Mrs. June M. Roesch
    Email: ladybug123@earthlink.net