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2019 STC Annual Membership Meeting

 Export to Your Calendar 10/21/2019 to 10/23/2019
When: October 21-23, 2019
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The Westin Riverwalk, San Antonio
420 W Market Street
San Antonio, Texas  78205
United States
Contact: Synthetic Turf Council

Online registration is available until: 10/18/2019
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Connect, Learn, and Inspire at the 2019 STC Annual Membership Meeting 

Event Overview

The Synthetic Turf Council (STC) will host its 2019 Annual Membership Meeting on October 21-23, 2019 at The Westin Riverwalk, San Antonio.

The meeting will attract 200+ industry leaders and feature exceptional networking, Exhibitor Showcase with tabletop displays, and unmatched education with 3-track technical sessions on industry-related topics.

Please encourage non-member companies to be at the meeting, either as a new member or first-timer guest!

Early-Bird Registration ends on October 7, 2019!

Educational Session Topics

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
  • Court Sport Synthetic Turf Applications

  • The Future of B2B Marketing: Embracing Digital Change in the Industrial Manufacturing World

  • The Science of Skin Friction

  • Design Considerations for Landscape Synthetic Grass

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
  • STC Board of Directors Presentation

  • STC Engagement and Impact to Members

  • How Best to Promote the Positives of Sports Field and Landscape Synthetic Turf Systems

  • Replacing Your Synthetic Turf: Regional Opportunities and Challenges

STC Golf Tournament at TPC San Antonio

  • Monday, October 21, 2019 - 8:00 a.m. tee time (shotgun start)
  • TPC San Antonio, Canyons Course
  • Bus will bus pick up from The Westin Riverwalk, San Antonio at 7:00 a.m.
  • Pre-registration is required
  • Price per player is $179, includes transportation, green fees, cart fees, range balls, all taxes and gratuities
  • Club rentals are available for $79 per player

Due to the differing topography, the Pete Dye-designed AT&T Canyons Course, paired with Norman’s AT&T Oaks Course complement one another with each having a unique look, feel and playing experience for Members and resort guests. While very different from the traditional, tree-lined Oaks Course, the Canyons Course stands on its own as a tournament venue in terms of design, strategy and beauty. The course played host to PGA TOUR Champions San Antonio Championship from 2011-2015. Source:
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STC Exhibitor Showcase

Monday, October 21, 2019
  • 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. – Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
  • 7:00 a.m.  – 8:00 a.m. – Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

  • 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. – Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall

  • 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Exhibitor Showcase and Lunch

View the latest products and services in the synthetic turf industry, broaden your knowledge base on industry-related issues, and network among builders, landscape architects, testing labs, maintenance providers, manufacturers, suppliers, installation contractors, infill material suppliers and other specialty service companies.

The Exhibitor Registration fees are $650 for Full STC Members and $900 for Non-members.

Call for Presenters

Call for Presenters Deadline is Friday, May 31, 2019

The Synthetic Turf Council invites all persons interested in sharing an innovative synthetic turf research project, best practice or hot topic to submit a proposal to be considered for presentation during the 2019 Annual Membership Meeting.

The STC is pleased to offer the following new opportunities for presenters in 2019. These synthetic turf “dialogues” are designed to engage the audience and will blend traditional technical sessions with turf best practice seminars and business tracks, as well as hot topics in the interactive work group sessions.

  • Choose from a 30-, 60- or 90-minute format
  • Panel discussions are welcome
  • Select from research, best practices, how-to's, hot topics and more!

Presentations must be non-proprietary and educational in nature, not sales or product-specific. The presentations shall be in English; translators will not be provided.

If selected as a conference speaker, you will:

  • Gain experience and visibility as a thought leader of the synthetic turf industry
  • Receive recognition on the meeting website, the program guide and other marketing materials to promote the meeting and presentations
  • Submit Proposal »

The Westin Riverwalk, San Antonio

420 W. Market Street
San Antonio, TX 78205

Call the hotel directly to make a reservation: 1-888-627-8396

The special STC room rate is $219.00 USD per night (plus taxes and fees) at The Westin Riverwalk, San Antonio. STC guests receive complimentary guest room and meeting space internet (standard access) and 10% discount on spa services.

The hotel cut-off date is Wednesday, September 25, 2019. After this date, rooms are on a 'space available' basis at the STC rate. If you have questions about the room rate and availability, please contact Melanie Taylor, STC Associate Director, at 443-640-1067 x142 or

Travel Information

The Westin Riverwalk, San Antonio is located 9.6 miles or 20 minutes from the San Antonio Airport (SAT).

Average taxi rate for 11-15 miles from the airport is $25 to $29 USD. Ride Share pick-up is located in the Terminal B - Curbside Lower Level.

Things To Do in San Antonio

What’s old is new again in San Antonio. A city rich in history and booming with modern attractions, San Antonio invites visitors to be inspired, be curious and be hungry. Walk, bike, hike and play through our spectacular parks, gardens and outdoor spaces. Experience the city’s historical significance through tours, festivals and seasonal events. Shop, drink and dine at local favorites across our diverse neighborhoods. San Antonio has it all. And, we’re ready to host you. Build your plan for things to do in San Antonio and get inspired to check boxes you didn’t know existed. Source:
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The STC Gratefully Acknowledges its Meeting Sponsors


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For questions, please email or contact Maria Donovan, Director of Membership - - 443-640-1067 ext. 1137 or Melanie Taylor, Associate Director - - 443-640-1067 ext.1142.

By your registration, you acknowledge your agreement with the STC Meetings Policies listed here.

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