2023 Spring Meeting

Starts:  May 8, 2023 09:00 AM (ET)
Ends:  May 10, 2023 05:00 PM (ET)
FULL DETAILS AND REGISTRATION OPENS JANUARY 2023

MTI is excited to host the 2023 Spring Meeting at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, FL.

MTI's Spring Meeting always has the perfect balance of education, networking and relaxation to help refuel your energy and passion both personally and professionally.  Naples Grande Beach Resort is all about effortless enjoyment and immediate relaxation. Youʼll never need more than a moment to get yourself oriented before easing into vacation mode and unwinding from the hassles of the everyday.  Visit and discover an unparalleled Florida golf and spa resort as well as the best family vacation in Naples.

CHECK OUT THE NAPLES GRANDE BEACHFRONT RESORT & SPA




CHECK OUT THE BEST OF NAPLES, FL


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HOST HOTEL INFORMATION:

Naples Grand Beach Resort  ($249 per night plus $10 per night resort fee)
475 Seagate Dr.,  Naples, FL 34103

DEADLINE FOR GROUP RATE:  April 14, 2023

PHONE:  844-489-9663 (Group Code - GMTI23)

ONLINE RESERVATIONS:   Coming January 2023

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AIRPORT & TRANSPORTATION:

AIRPORTS:  
- Fort Myers International Airport - RSW (28 miles from hotel)

TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS: 

- Rental Car - Uber - Lyft

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REGISTRATION:

ONLINE:  Coming January 2023

PRINTED BROCHURE:  Coming January 2023

VERY IMPORTANT DATES:
- Early bird registration rate ends April 21, 2023
- All registrations are due by April 28, 2023
- Full Refund if cancellation is received by April 21, 2023
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CITY INFORMATION & TRAVEL TIPS:

Things to Do, Shopping, Food & Entertainment:  CLICK HERE
Weather:  Attendees can anticipate daytime temperatures in the mid to high 80's, and nighttime temperatures in the 70's (*F).  
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DRESS CODE:

All events are resort casual except for final night.  Final night is business casual.   

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NAME BADGE AND MEMBER WELCOME BAG 

You will be able to pick up your name badge, drink tickets and welcome bag at the MTI Check In Suite located in the hotel near the reservation desk from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.

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MEETING SCHEDULE:


Monday, May 8

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm: MTI Check-in to Pick up Name Badges & Welcome Bag

Your MTI welcome bag with name badges and drink tickets will  be available for your pickup in the MTI Check-in table located in the hotel lobby.  If you arrive after 5:30 pm, your welcome bag can be picked up outside the opening night reception.

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm: MTI First Timer Reception

As a first timer, you will interact with the leadership of MTI prior to the full membership arriving.


6:30 pm - 9:30 pm:
MTI Welcome Reception & Dinner

Enjoy Naples' signature cuisine and drinks as you connect with members from all across North America.

Tuesday, May 9

7:45 am - 8:30 am:  Continental Breakfast for Session Attendees

8:30 am - 8:40 am:  Welcome from MTI President, Jim Orr

GENERAL SESSIONS

8:40 am - 10:10 am:   David Friedman
Creating a Work Culture That Wins Employees
Creating a workplace culture that recruits, retains and engages employees is probably the single most important element for every company's future growth.  The big question is, "How do you do that?"  David Friedman is one of the leading experts on delivering practical solutions you can implement to build and exciting work culture.  In a time where you can't afford to lose you talent, this is a must see session.

10:25 am - 11:45 am:   General Session 2
Using Process Flow Mapping to Maximize Plant Efficiency  

Process flow mapping is a function through which you analyze every facet of your plant operations including machinery location, order flow from receiving to shipping, employee processes and the overall flow of an order maximize automated flow and minimize cost, time and waste within  your plant.  This session will share the key elements and steps you need to take to maximize your plant efficiencies through process flow mapping methods. 

11:45 am - 12:15 pm:
 State of the Institute Update by MTI President, Jim Orr
MTI President, Jim Orr, along with other key leaders, will present an update on MTI's annual financial performance and key industry initiatives impacting your company.


9:30 am - 11:00 am:
Spouse/Guest Event 
One of the greatest elements of MTI meetings is how connected the spouses are. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with other MTI spouses.  Details coming soon.

Wednesday, May 10

7:45 am - 8:30 am:  Continental Breakfast for Session Attendees

8:30 am - 8:35 am:  Welcome from MTI President, Jim Orr

GENERAL SESSIONS


8:35 am - 10:00 am:   Fireside Table Discussions
At every national meeting, there are always hot topics that are on every attendees mind they would like to hear how other members are dealing with those challenges or opportunities.  Two MTI members will facilitate engaging and informative discussion on 4 key topics attendees have selected as the 4 hottest topics on their mind. This session will include table discussions as well as open discussion among all attendees.  Every meeting, this session is always rated as one of the most informative sessions.  Don't miss it!  

10:15 am - 11:15 am:   Featured Keynote - Joe Theismann
In today's fast paced and ever changing environment, leadership is going to be the difference between success and failure.  MTI is excited to host Super Bowl winning quarterback, Joe Theismann from the Washington Redskins.  Joe will share his experiences, insights, and expertise when it comes to high-level leadership and overcoming adversity.  He will engage you in a set of expert strategies for handling trying circumstances and unforeseen change. In 1982, Joe  was awarded the NFL’s “Man of the Year” title for his efforts in improving his community and his dedication to the health and welfare of children, an inspiring and infectious mindset that he leaves with his audiences.  Many who have seen Joe's keynote state, "It is one of the most motivating sessions they have seen in a decade."

MTI Educational Foundation Fundraiser
At the conclusion of the final general session with featured keynote, Joe Theismann, Joe will choose 10 people's names from the audience from those who purchased $100 tickets to win one of 5 football jerseys or 5 footballs signed by Joe.  Each winner will also have their picture taken with Joe and receive a copy of it.  

AFTERNOON FREE TO ENJOY NAPLES BEACH

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm:  MTI President's Reception
All members are invited to the closing night reception to connect experiences, stories and take-aways from your Amelia Island learning experience.  

7:30 pm - 11:00 pm:  Final Night Dinner, DJ and Dancing

MTI's Final Night Dinner is always full of energy and excitement with dinner, drinks, connection to members, DJ playing your top requests and dancing. Come share your favorite take-aways and Amelia Island memories with members from all across North America.   
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SEE YOU IN NAPLES BEACH, FL!

QUESTIONS:  904-249-0448 x102 - amanda@heattreat.net

Location

Naples Grande Beach Resort
475 Seagate Dr.
Naples, FL 34103
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Contact

Kristen Speer
904-29-0448 x101
kristen@heattreat.net