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Synthetic Turf Council to Hold Annual Membership Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia

Wednesday, September 23, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Terrie Ward, STC Marketing & Education Director
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Atlanta, GA -- The Synthetic Turf Council (STC) will be holding its annual membership meeting in Atlanta, Georgia from October 5th through 7th, 2015, at the JW Marriott in Atlanta/Buckhead. The national non-profit association’s meeting includes a robust educational program, technical sessions, and consumer panels.  Keynote speaker for the event is former NFL Head Coach Dick Vermeil, who is inexorably linked with the catch-phrase “The Greatest Show on Turf,” referring to the St Louis Rams’ Super Bowl win in 2000.

Coach Vermeil owns the distinction of being named “Coach of the Year” on four levels – high-school, junior college, NCAA Division 1 and the National Football League.  He coached the Philadelphia Eagles to the Super Bowl in 1980, the St. Louis Rams to win the Super Bowl in 2000, and the Kansas City Chiefs.  Coach Vermeil will share his story on the importance of friends and family when trying to overcome adversity; having a mentor to guide you; and the qualities of leadership, perseverance, and vision to spur personal and business growth.

STC Annual Membership Meeting

The STC meeting attracts member companies that include builders, landscape architects, testing labs, maintenance providers, manufacturers, suppliers, installation contractors, infill materials suppliers and other specialty service companies.

Tuesday, October 6th, features an exhibitor showcase and where attendees can connect with STC members to learn about the latest products and services in the synthetic turf industry.  After the showcase, the education program includes with two technical sessions on sports fields and landscape/recreation.   For Wednesday, there will be a panel discussion on synthetic turf infill systems and the STC’s new Environmental Guidelines for Infill as well as a repeat of the dual-track consumer panels for sports fields and landscape/recreation.

For more information on the STC Annual Membership Meeting and to register, click here. Non-member guests are welcome. Meeting registration fees include access to the evening reception on Monday, all educational and technical sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday, and admission to the Exhibitor Showcase on Tuesday afternoon.  Registered attendees will also receive access to all available session handouts, including attendee and exhibitor lists.

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