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2020 STC Annual Membership Meeting

2020 STC ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

2020 STC Annual Membership Meeting

October 19-21, 2020

The Synthetic Turf Council (STC) will host its 2020 Annual Membership Meeting on October 19-21, 2020 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.

The meeting will attract 200+ industry leaders and feature:

  • Exceptional networking
  • Exhibitor Showcase with tabletop displays
  • Unmatched education with dual-track technical sessions
  • A day on Capitol Hill

Upon registration, under the "Attendee Selections" tab on the Registration Form, please select the correct registration category:

  • Employees of STC member companies/organizations in good standing - Register as a Full STC Member or Affiliate Member (buyer/end-user category only)
  • Employees of Non-STC member companies/organizations - Register as a Non-STC Member (to join the STC, complete an application here)

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

For assistance with your meeting registration, please contact STC staff at office@syntheticturfcouncil.org or 443-640-1067.

Full Member

Early Bird
$46500
After September 28
$56500
Spouse/Partner
$15000
(receptions only)

Registered Full Members may access all educational sessions, breakouts and receptions.

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Affiliate Member

Early Bird
$25000
After September 28
$25000
Spouse/Partner
$15000
(receptions only)

Registered Affiliate Members may access all educational sessions, breakouts, and receptions.

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Non-Member

Early Bird
$66500
After September 28
$76500
Spouse/Partner
$15000
(receptions only)

Registered Non-Members may access all educational sessions, breakouts, and receptions.

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Exhibitor Showcase

Full Member
$70000
Non-Member
$95000


Add-on registration (one tabletop exhibit per company).

All individuals must register at the Member or Non-Member rate.

Payment must be received to reserve your STC tabletop exhibit.

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STC certified turf installer-landscape (CTI-L) course
Separate registration required
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The STC Certified Turf Installer-Landscape (CTI-L) Program is a great opportunity for STC individual members and non-members to differentiate themselves in the marketplace by attaining the CTI-L credential - the highest credential available to synthetic turf landscape installers.

NEW MEMBER AND GUEST ORIENTATION
Please RSVP to Maria Donovan, Director of Membership, maria@syntheticturfcouncil.org
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The New Member, Guest and First-Timer Orientation provides you with a brief introduction to the STC and the opportunity to make connections with other first-time attendees and guests. You will be greeted by your assigned Host, who will introduce you around and help answer any questions you may have.

WELCOME RECEPTION AND EXHIBITOR SHOWCASE
Meet our Exhibitors
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Welcome Reception and Exhibitor Showcase provides the opportunity to network with industry leaders and promotes effective communication between builders, landscape architects, testing labs, maintenance providers, manufacturers, suppliers, installation contractors, infill material suppliers and other specialty service companies.

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breakfast in exhibit hall
7:00 AM - 8:00 M

Start the morning in the Exhibit Hall with coffee and a hot breakfast.

general session and keynote address
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • State of the Synthetic Turf Industry: Results of the STC Industry Data Survey
  • Update from the EMEA Synthetic Turf Council (ESTC)
  • Recognition of Outgoing Board Members, Introduction of New Board of Directors
  • STC Awards Ceremony
  • STC Volunteer Project Update
  • Keynote Address
exhibitor showcase and lunch
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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.

concurrent sessions
2:15 - 3:30 PM

Dual-track sessions provide as a forum to exchange current information on sports fields and landscape topics. Also, those who are attending the "Day on Capitol Hill" (Wednesday) are invited to attend an orientation and distribution of individual meeting schedules with their local representatives.

New Board of Directors Meeting to elect the Officers
3:30 - 4:30 PM

STC Board Orientation Present

Adjournment of the 2020 STC Annual Membership Meeting
4:00 PM
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"Day on capitol hill" breakfast
Meeting ballroom foyer
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Issues Briefing For "Day on Capitol Hill" Participants
8:15 AM - 9:15 AM

This is an optional event for those  who would like to meet with their Congressmen and Senators to educate them about your company, the industry, and the many benefits of and applications for synthetic turf. The STC will develop an issues briefing with a specific "ask" that we will suggest you request those those you meet with on behalf of the industry.

Meetings on capitol Hill
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Please indicate on your meeting registration form if you will be participating the in the Day on Capitol Hill on October 21. If yes, then please login into the STC Members Only site as an individual member (NOT your company login) and update your profile with your work and home addresses. Your member profile will automatically update with the name(s) of your congressmen. NOTE: If your work and home address are in different voting districts and you would like to meet with the congressmen from both districts, please note accordingly on your meeting registration form.

Tour of capitol Hill Building
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (TBD)

For those who do not have meetings on the Hill but would like to tour the Capitol Hill Building.

Debriefing of Capitol Hill Meetings, action plan and reception
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Call for Presenters 2020

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 2020 STC Annual Membership Meeting on October 19-21, 2020 in Washington, D.C. The deadline to submit presentation proposals is March 31, 2020.

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STC Awards

STC Awards 2020

Nominations will open on Monday, June 8, 2020 for the third annual 2020 STC Awards Program. The STC pleased to offer the following NEW benefits for STC Award nominees and winners:

  • Company logo displayed on the STC Awards Nominees webpage and promoted as an Awards Sponsor
  • STC members who are listed as project participant on an Installation Award nomination, will also be recognized.
  • Category winners receive recognition in a national press release, waived application fees for the following year and the opportunity to present their category at the next ceremony.
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Meet Our Exhibitors

STC Exhibitor Showcase

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.

Monday, October 19, 2020

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. – Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

7:00 a.m.  – 8:00 a.m. – Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. – Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall

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

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Omni Shoreham Hotel

2500 Calvert Street NW
Washington D.C. 20008

The special STC room rate is $259.00 USD per night (plus taxes and fees) at the Omni Shoreham Hotel. The hotel cut-off date is September 25, 2020. After this date, rooms will be 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 x1142 or melanie@syntheticturfcouncil.org.

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Travel Information

The Omni Shoreham Hotel is located 8 miles from Reagan National Airport, 28 miles from Dulles International Airport and 33 miles from Baltimore-Washington International Airport.

Things to Do

Washington, D.C. has fun activities and attractions for every kind of visitor. During your visit to the nation’s capital, choose from world-class cultural events, a vibrant (and delicious) dining scene, museums packed with history and so much more.

Visit the Official Tourism Site of Washington D.C.

Our Mission

To serve as the global forum to promote, develop, grow and advocate for the synthetic turf industry.

Contact Us

2331 Rock Spring Road
Forest Hill, MD 21050

443. 640. 1067

office@syntheticturfcouncil.org