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ASD 2014 Annual Convention - Orlando, Florida
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ASD 2014 Annual Convention - Orlando, Florida
ASD 2014 Annual Convention - Orlando, Florida

3/20/2014 to 3/22/2014

When: Thursday, March 20 - Saturday, March 22, 2013
Where: Waldorf Astoria Orlando
14200 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane
Orlando, Florida  32821
United States

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CLICK HERE TO SEE THE CURRENT LIST OF CONFERENCE ATTENDEES! 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE ANNUAL CONVENTION PROGRAM!


Honoring 2013 Steel Man of the Year - Jim Barnett!

The Steel Man of the Year Award is the most distinguished honor in the steel distribution industry. The award was created in 1956 by the association to recognize individuals who have made lasting contributions to the industry over a significant period of time. The award is bestowed annually at the ASD Spring Convention. The ASD is honored to name Jim Barnett, President of Grand Steel Products, Inc. in Wixom, Michigan as the 2013 Steel Man of the Year.
Click here to read the 2013 Steel Man of the Year press release.

Jim will be honored with a black-tie optional dinner on Saturday evening, March 22 at the Annual Convention. Please join us as we celebrate the tremendous impact that Jim has had on the steel industry during his distinguished career.

The Waldorf Astoria

The Waldorf Astoria Orlando is an elegant oasis of contemporary luxury, surrounded by the Walt Disney World Resort. This refined Orlando luxury hotel offers guests an ambiance of stylish sophistication replete with celebrated amenities and impeccable personalized service. The Waldorf Astoria team is passionately devoted to attending to every detail of your stay. Delight in the unrivaled accommodations and gracious amenities of this truly stylish Orlando luxury destination.

Registration

ASD is encouraging you to send multiple people from your organization to the 2014 Annual Convention, and is pleased to offer group discounts! Below you'll find the list of registration rates:

 

 

1st couple from company (Attendee + Spouse) $1,750                                                                            
2nd couple from company (Attendee + Spouse) $1,600 save $150!
1st individual from company $1,100
2nd individual from company $1,050 save $50!
3rd individual from company $950 save $150!
Child Registration - under 16 years of age $400
Golf outing  - indivudal (includes lunch + prizes) $250

 

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Click here for the ASD Tux Form!  

Schedule

Day/Time                  Function Location
Thursday, March 20
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Board of Directors Meeting / Breakfast Sarasota
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Registration / Hospitality Suite
Light Hors D’oeuvres and Cocktails
Sponsored by: MidWest Materials & Steel Circus
Luxury Suite (Room # TBD)
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Welcome Reception
Buffet Dinner and Cocktails
Sponsored by: Universal Metals & Steel Traders

Promenade
Friday, March 21
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Hot Breakfast
Sponsored by: Chase & Esmark Steel
Future Leaders Children's Breakfast
Sponsored by Paragon Consulting Services
Bull & Bear Steakhouse
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Business Session
Michael Hanson, VP Sales and Marketing- North Star BlueScope
Phil Gibbs, Equity Research Analyst- KeyBanc Capital Markets
Sponsored by: Chase & Esmark Steel
Citrus/Collier/Columbia
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM ASD Golf Outing
Sponsored by: Clarkston Capital PartnersMainline Metals & Zeeco Metals
Waldorf Astoria Golf Club
2:30 PM  - 6:30 PM Hospitality Suite
Light Hors D’oeuvres and Cocktails
Sponsored by: MidWest Materials & Steel Circus
Luxury Suite (Room # TBD)

----Evening on own---

9:30 PM - 11:00 PM Hospitality Suite
Cocktails and ice cream
Sponsored by: MidWest Materials &Steel Circus
Luxury Suite (Room # TBD)
Saturday,March 22
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Hot Breakfast
Sponsored by: Chase & Esmark Steel
Bull & Bear Steakhouse
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Business Session
John Packard, Steel Market Update
Paul Feehan, Senior Managing Director, Metals, Mining, and Energy - GE Capital
Sponsored by: Chase & Esmark Steel
Citrus/Collier/Columbia
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Hospitality Suite
Light Hors D’oeuvres and Cocktails
Sponsored by: MidWest Materials &Steel Circus
Luxury Suite (Room # TBD)
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM President's Reception
Light Hors D’oeuvres and Cocktails
Sponsored by: Delaware Steel Company & Euler Hermes ACI
Bonnet Creek West Foyer
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM Steel Man of the Year Dinner
Honoring: Jim Barnett, Grand Steel Products
Black Tie Optional; Dinner and Awards ceremony
Sponsored by: Alliance Steel, Barsteel Corporation, &
 Enmark Systems
Bonnet Creek Ballroom Salon 12

 

Housing

Rooms are currently fully committed at the Waldorf Astoria Orlando, however we have secured extra rooms at the connecting Hilton Bonnet Creek for your stay. The group code for reservations at the Hilton Bonnet Creek is ZASD. The room rate for a double bed deluxe is $239 at the Hilton Bonnet Creek per night, which is a fantastic, deeply discounted rate for a resort of this caliber.

Hilton Bonnet Creek: 1-888-353-2009
Group code: ZASD

Sponsorship (as of 2/21/14)

Sponsoring the ASD Annual Convention is a smart, effective tool to help market your business or product. Top steel industry decision makers will be present, and the Annual Convention provides your organization maximum visibility. Please click here for the latest sponsorship offerings.


Steel Man of the Year Dinner Sponsors

                  
       
Thursday Night Welcome Reception Sponsors
     
   


President's Reception Sponsors

   



Breakfast & Business Sessions Sponsors

       

ASD Golf Outing Sponsors
   

 

 

 

Future Leaders Children's Breakfast Sponsor

Hosptitality Suite Sponsors                  


  

                                      

 

 
 

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