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2019 NWRA Industry Technology Conference

Mon, Feb 18, 2019   thru Tue, Feb 19, 2019

One Ocean Resort Hotel & Spa, Atlantic Beach, FL

The 2019 NWRA Industry Technology Conference is where the business of our industry gets done. Please join us for the ANSI committee and sub-committee meetings, education sessions, industry committee meetings and more opportunities to network over this two-day event.



One Ocean Resort & Spa is situated on the sweeping white sands and rolling waves of the Atlantic Ocean. The resort is nestled directly across from the picturesque Beaches Town Center, with charming cobblestone streets that feature a unique mix of shops, restaurants, art galleries, ice-cream parlors, and nightlife. Atlantic Beach is south of Amelia Island, north of Ponte Vedra, and just minutes from Jacksonville Beach.



We have negotiated ocean view rooms with a discounted rate of $189.00 plus tax which is available until the cut-off date of January 28, 2019. The resort fee is included in the room rate.  Please call the hotel directly at 904-249-7402 or toll free at 800-874-6000 and ask for the NWRA group room block.



Member                              $450

Non-Member                    $600

First-Time Attendee         $350

Spouse                                $275

One-Day Registration      $255

Golf Outing                        $190



The golf outing will be held at the Atlantic Beach Country Club, 1600 Selva Marina Drive on Tuesday, February 19 with a 1:00 p.m. tee time. Please be at the club no later than 12:30 p.m.  The golf outing fee is $190.



On Monday, February 18 we will be having ANSI sub-committee meetings, followed by a welcome reception. On Tuesday, February 19, we will be holding the NWRA Suppliers Board of Governors, ANSI sub-committee meetings, education sessions and golf in the afternoon. There will be a farewell networking reception with golf awards at 6:00 pm.


We thank our sponsors


Please contact Cathy Maimon at or Kirk Sander at  Don’t miss this great opportunity to promote your company’s services or products at this event



Monday, February 18:

                  7:30 a.m.               Registration/Continental Breakfast         

                  8:00 a.m.              Z245 SC 2 Compactors/Z245 SC5 Balers    

                  10:30 a.m.            Z245 SC1 Mobile Equipment                                                            

                  12:00 p.m.             Annual Lunch  

                  1:00 p.m.            Z245 SC3/6 Waste Containers                           

                  2:00 p.m.            Z245 SC4 Facilities

                  5:00 p.m.              EREF Auction Committee Meeting                        

                  6:00 p.m.              Welcome Reception


Tuesday, February 19:

                  7:30 a.m.              Registration/Continental Breakfast                                             

                  8:00 a.m.               Suppliers Board of Governors Meeting

                  8:00 a.m.               Z245 SC8 Landfills

                9:30 a.m. -            NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership: How Can It Help Your                                                                                             Business?

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Manufacturing Extension Partnership program (MEP) was created in 1988 to improve the competitiveness of U.S.-based manufacturing by making manufacturing technologies, processes, and services more accessible to small and medium-sized manufacturers. Over the last 30 years, NIST MEP and the MEP National Network have been focused on bridging the manufacturing productivity gap, identifying opportunities for growth, and encouraging technology deployment. The MEP Centers and their partners, including state governments, universities, community colleges, non-profit entities, associations, and private consultants provide manufacturers with the services needed to reduce bottom-line expenses and grow top-line profits, both of which are necessary to thrive in the global marketplace.


In this session, you will hear from FloridaMakes - an MEP Partner for Florida, with the sole mission of strengthening and advancing Florida's economy by improving the productivity and technological performance of its manufacturing sector, with an emphasis on small- and medium-sized firms, and J.V. Manufacturing - an equipment manufacturer who utilized the MEP program in their state to enhance their business and excel within the waste industry.

 Speakers: Maria Alfano, Chief Operating Officer, FloridaMakes

                  Chris Weiser, Owner, CRAM-A-LOT                  


                  11:00 a.m.          Z245 Full Committee Meeting                                    

                  1:00 p.m.           Annual Golf Tournament (Atlantic Beach Country Club)

                                                1:00 p.m. Tee time; Golf Box Lunches provided.        

                  5:30 p.m.          Industry Networking Reception

                  6:30 p.m.             




One Ocean Resort Hotel & Spa
1 Ocean Boulevard
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
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