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2015 STC Spring Membership Meeting
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3/23/2015 to 3/25/2015
When: Monday, March 23 - 25, 2015
Where: Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
3777 La Jolla Village Dr
San Diego, California  92122
United States
Contact: Synthetic Turf Council
678-385-6720


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Schedule of Events & Attendee List

The 2015 STC Spring Membership Meeting will attract over 200 industry leaders, including a welcome contingent from Latin America, and feature unmatched networking, an Exhibitor Showcase with tabletop displays and end-user guests, and educational sessions on industry-related topics.

Exhibitor Showcase & Lunch: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 from Noon until 2:30 p.m.

A FREE Event for Local Synthetic Turf Buyers and End-users!

Free and open to the public, the STC Exhibitor Showcase will be held on Tuesday, March 24 from noon until 2:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine in San Diego. Join us for lunch and meet with over 200 STC members to view and learn about the latest products and services in the synthetic turf industry. Our exhibitors include synthetic turf manufacturers, testing labs, component suppliers, maintenance equipment manufacturers, and specialty service companies.

Only STC members may exhibit at the Exhibitor Showcase, to which are invited buyers and end-users of synthetic turf play fields, including Athletic Directors, Parks & Recreation and other municipal officials.

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Meet Our Exhibitors

Member Company

Member Contact

Business Category

Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc.
Stephanie Zimmerman
Drainage systems
Aplix, Inc.
Owen Machemer
Hook and loop/Velcro
ARMACELL, LLC
Isabel Wright
Shock pads and underlayments
Artificial Grass Recyclers
Rich Charland
Field removal
Bonar Yarns Inc.
Stefan Diderich
Yarn and fiber
Bond Products Inc.
Brian Milnes
Adhesives
Broce Manufacturing
Dave Krason
Maintenance equipment manufacturer
BuzzTurf LLC
Buzz Splittgerber
Testing services
CRM Company, LLC
Barry Takallou
Crumb rubber infill
Eco Chemical Inc. - TempLine
Jim Brady
Field marking and paint
Entech, Inc. Neal Frey Crumb rubber infill
Genan Inc.
Jake Alexander
Crumb rubber infill
Hunter Industries
Rich Dunn Irrigation systems
Innovative Base Technologies Dave Barlow Base systems
Kromer Co. LLC
Dustine Callahan
Maintenance equipment manufacturer
Liberty Tire Recycling, LLC
Amy Brackin
Crumb rubber infill
MAPEI Corp.
James Rack
Adhesives
PlaySafe, LLC
Butch DeFillippo
Testing services
PrecisionJet/TurfBond
Mick Wilson
Logos and adhesives
Recticel/The Soundcoat Company
Jim Mills
Shockpads and underlayments
Redexim North America, Inc.
Darren Powers
Maintenance equipment manufacturer
Sekisui Voltek Christine Brouder Shock pads and underlayments 
SMG Equipment
Kevin Dorney
Maintenance equipment manufacturer
SportsEdge® Jimmy Kloczko
Drainage systems
Sportsfield Specialties, Inc.
David Moxley
Sports equipment and hardware
SYNLawn
George Neagle
Landscape and recreation synthetic grass
Synthetic Surfaces, Inc.
Norris Legue
Adhesives
Target Technologies International Inc.
John B. Giraud
Infill
ThermaGreen Environmental  Jeremy Michel Shock pads and underlayments
Toro Company, The
Troy Carson
Maintenance and equipment
Underhill International
Greg Parker
Irrigation systems
USGreentech
Adam Coleman
Alternative infill
Wiedenmann North America Will Wolverton  Maintenance and equipment 
Wise Manufacturing, Inc.
Ron Wise
Shock pads and underlayments
ZeoFill, Inc.
Brian Pierce
Specialty infill
     

Exhibitor Guidelines

The STC Exhibitor Showcase event provides an opportunity for members to showcase a product, service, or advancement through the distribution of marketing brochures and face-to-face communication to local athletic directors, parks and municipal officials, builders and installers, architects and engineers, and other field owners and prospects.

Exhibitor tables will be positioned around the perimeter of the luncheon ballroom. Payment must be received to reserve a table. Checks should be made payable to STC. In the event that all tables are reserved, you will be notified and placed on a waiting list. ONE table may be purchased per Member Company. The Exhibitor fee includes a 6’ skirted table, 2 chairs, and a wastebasket. The exhibitor guidelines are as follows:

  • There is no pipe and drape to hang signage or banners, except from the table itself.
  • Whatever fits on the table is permitted. Pop-up displays on tables are acceptable. Floor models are NOT acceptable.
  • There will be no live demonstrations of products or working models, unless they fit on the table.
  • Laptop computers and tablets that operate on battery power are allowed.
  • Give-away items are permitted by exhibitors only.
  • Standard 120V electrical outlets are available in the ballroom. If you require use of an outlet, please bring an extension cord and power strip.

Shipping Information

The person and/or company shipping the items should be clearly identified. Ship all packages to arrive no earlier than Friday, March 20. The following should be on all shipments to the hotel:

Name of Recipient, Guest
C/O Synthetic Turf Council, March 23-25, 2015
Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
3777 La Jolla Village Drive
San Diego, CA 92122, US

Exhibitors will pick up their delivered boxes in STC Exhibitor Showcase event room, Vicino Ballroom (1st floor ballroom level). Tables are preassigned and will be labeled with your company name.

Exhibitor set-up: Monday, March 23 (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM); Tuesday, March 24 (7:00 AM - 8:00 AM)

Exhibitor break-down: Tuesday, March 24 (4:30 - 6:00 PM)

Questions or special requests? Please call Rick, Terrie or Melanie at 678-385-6720 or email office@syntheticturfcouncil.org.

 

Golf Event at Torrey Pines Golf Club

The Golf Committee is excited to offer Torey Lines Golf Club, long recognized as a "golfer's paradise," as the course for the STC Golf Event.

Golfers will tee off on Sunday, March 22 at 10:00 a.m. (TBD, consecutive tee times). Cost per player is $249 all inclusive (green fees, cart fees, range balls and coordination and management of the event by golf staff). Club rentals are $60 and payable at the pro shop. Space is limited! Please sign up early so we can assign tee times and arrange transportation.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to strict policies at the golf club, this will not be a short-gun start. The first foursome will start at 10:00 a.m. and following tee times will run every 7-8 minutes.

Meet Our Golfers (as of 3/19/15)

  1. Rusty Abell, Sports Labs USA
  2. Jake Alexander, Genan Inc.
  3. Phil Carter, Testing Services Inc.
  4. Brad Church, SynLok Adhesives
  5. David Cloud, Sportsfield Specialties, Inc.
  6. Steve Coleman, ProGrass LLC
  7. Webb Cook, Sprinturf
  8. Warren Coppedge, Kalmia LLC
  9. Todd DeWolfe, ProGrass LLC
  10. Joe DiGeronimo, DMA / DiGeronimo-Mikula Associates, LLC
  11. David Dyas, BASF
  12. Christian Fenger, Genan Inc.
  13. Jack Fiest, Textile Rubber & Chemical Company, Inc.
  14. Nathan Kendrick, Anax Turf, LLC
  15. Mark Klementti, R.K. Associations
  16. Owen Machemer, Aplix Inc.
  17. Danny Morgan, Perpetual Machine Company
  18. David Moxley, Sportsfield Specialties, Inc.
  19. Ryan Paris, AstroTurf
  20. Sparky Roberts, Textile Rubber & Chemical Company, Inc.
  21. Greg Roscoe, Bonar Yarns Inc.
  22. Mike Sims, Foresite Design, Inc.
  23. Marty Staten, Americhem
  24. Robert Thomas, ProGrass LLC
  25. Jay Todd, Service Thread
  26. Bryan Walker, Americhem
  27. Terrie Ward, Synthetic Turf Council
  28. Allen Waterman, APW Enterprises
  29. Steve Zande, Service Thread

For questions or special requests, please contact Terrie Ward at 678-385-6720 or terrie@syntheticturfcouncil.org.

Hotel & Travel Information

Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine - SOLD OUT!

The special STC room rate of $199 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine is available for rooms booked from March 20-27, 2015. You should book your room early, but no later than Friday, March 6. After this date, rooms are on a ‘space available’ basis at the STC rate.

Make a reservation online or call +1 (858) 552-1234 and refer to the Synthetic Turf Council (STC) room block.

The Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine is located 13.1 miles/20 minutes (45 minutes during rush hour) from San Diego International Airport (SAN) and short walk to several La Jolla restaurants and bars. The hotel also offers all STC guests complimentary in-room wired and Wi-Fi Internet and access to the fitness center.
 

The STC Gratefully Acknowledges its Sponsors

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