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WCPA Annual Meeting & Expo 2013

  • 01 Apr 2013
  • 03 Apr 2013
  • Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Long Beach California


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Exhibitors must be a WCPA member and also pay for one full event registration in order to exhibit during the WCPA Market Day.
  • For Non WCPA Members, please choose this option.
  • Includes hotel meals Tuesday and Wednesday but NO dinner on Tuesday night. Please specify the day you would like.
  • Includes hotel meals on Tuesday and Wednesday. Dinner on Tuesday night is NOT covered in this pass. Please specify the day you would like your pass for.
  • WCPA Member
  • This is for WCPA member spouses only. WCPA members who register for the full event ($225) can choose this option for their spouses and significant others.
  • This option is for WCPA members who wish to bring their spouses or significant others to the WCPA hosted dinner on Tuesday night, April 2.

Registration is closed
The WCPA Annual Meeting & Expo 2013 is set for April 1-3 at the Hyatt Regency in Long Beach, California!

WCPA is providing a packed program!
This year, there will be a workshop on Shade Sail Structure and Design, a program on Welding Procedures by Alan Johnson and Clint Keller, and a Marine Fabricator's Association presentation on Designing for Success, as well as a hosted dinner on April 2 on top of our annual lunch meeting.

This year, WCPA is associating with IFAI's Geosynthetics Conference. This means WCPA members have access to the Geosynthetics Exhibit, the Keynote address, and welcome reception.

Registration is still only $225! Renew your WCPA membership today!

Details of the Shade Sail Structure Program and MFA Designing for Success presentation are below:

Shade Sail Structure Program

Presented by Steve Morenberg of PolyFab USA
Patrick Howe of Wholesale Shade Sails

Jon Scuncio of Gale Pacific


Program introduces and shows some of the tips and techniques used in the sales, fabrication and installation of tension shades. The first part of the program is aimed at sales and designundefinedhow to go from a customer inquiry to a rendering and a quotation.


Marine Fabricator’s Association Program

Presented by Jeff Viehmeyer, Alameda Canvas & Coverings, MFA and IFAI Member

Program includes two parts: Design for Success and Strategies to Increase Sales. Good design should be functional, durable and aesthetically pleasing. Session will use photos of various canvas projects. Participate in a discussion on good and bad design elements and suggestions to avoid them. Make the most out of every saleundefinedlearn unique up-selling techniques with value-added options.

Download the 2013 Program here ---> WCPA_Expo_2013_Program
Click here for a Registration form ---> WCPA_Expo_2013_Registration_Form.pdf


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