Special Events

Whiskey Tasting Reception

Thursday, April 19 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us as we kick off Expectations with whiskey and networking.

Good Morning Arizona! Boot Camp!

Friday, April 20 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Start your Friday off the right way with a fun outdoors boot camp session. Don't forget your tennis shoes!

General Session: Hitting the Pavement on Policy

Friday, April 20 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM

This general session will feature a staff-led dialogue on policy and political issues that are driving AHAM’s most visible activities. Attendees will learn what they can expect from regulatory and legislative policy leaders at the federal, state and provincial level in the US and Canada over the next year, and how AHAM and it's members will influence the discussion in DC, Ottawa and, very importantly, in the towns where AHAM members have employees.

Business Leadership Breakfast

Saturday, April 21 - 7:45 AM - 9:45 AM

Introduction of New AHAM Officers & Directors
Strategic Plan: Joe McGuire, President & CEO, AHAM 
Keynote Address: The Future of Skills, and Why Manufacturing - Jennifer McNelly, President, 180 Skills LLC

Workforce Development Panel

Saturday, April 21-10:15 AM -11:45 AM

Jenifer McNelly is a national speaker and thought leader on workforce and closing the manufacturing skills gap. This solutions focused panel will highlight the challenges manufacturers face in this unique point in time, offer best practices and solutions and a road map for action. Moderator: Jennifer McNelley Panelists: Dante Fierros, Chair, Arizona Manufacturing Partnership (AMP)