2022 Great Lakes Chapter Summer Meeting

Starts:  Jun 8, 2022 06:30 PM (ET)
Ends:  Jun 9, 2022 10:00 PM (ET)
General Information:

Life is better with good company. Belterra is a true resort experience offering non-stop gambling action, thrilling entertainment, incredible food, comfortable accommodations, and world-class golf in beautiful Southern Indiana.  Best of all, it's all in one place, so escape from the ordinary and into the best that life has to offer.

This is a great meeting for executives from heat treating companies and  suppliers from the Great Lakes Chapter and surrounding regions to attend, as well as an opportunity to reward high-performing managers for a job well done. 

June 8-9 (See Schedule Below) 

Belterra Casino and Golf Resort ($119 per night)
777 Belterra Dr.
Florence, IN  47020

Room Reservation Link:   CLICK HERE

Register your top managers and allow them to gain a different perspective of what's taking place in the heat treating industry. 

At this meeting, MTI is pleased to host two top
experts as speakers who will unpack the challenges everyone is facing, with rising  inflation, supply chain issues, the impact of remote work, and volatility in energy costs.  

Ron Hetrick from EMSI Data will breakdown the current and future trends and impacts of  inflation, supply chain issues, and remote work
on manufacturing segments like heat treating.  

Tom Ihrig from Legacy Energy Group will share the inside story on what's driving volatility in the energy markets and strategies you should consider to minimize the impact on rising costs.

During these presentations, you will also participate in round table discussions with other members to unpack these trends and learn new ideas and best practices.

 You don't want to miss it!  See full details below. 


As with all MTI Regional Chapter Meetings, after the meeting MTI will bill each member in attendance their pro-rata share of meeting and food/beverage expense.  Once you register, all attendees have until June 1st to cancel without penalty.

Optional Event: 
MTI Golf Tournament ($89 pp - includes lunch, range balls, tournament)

Meeting Schedule:   

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm: Networking Reception & Dinner
Enjoy a great time of connection and networking with the best minds in heat treating to end the work day. CEO's and top executives from heat treating companies from all over the Great Lakes Region will be in attendance, sharing new ideas and solutions to the challenges heat treaters encounter.

Thursday, June 9, 2022
8:00 am - 9:00 am:  Continental Breakfast for Session Attendees

9:00 am - 9:15 am: Welcome & MTI Report on Industry Projects

2022 MTI President, Don Hendry, CEO of Pinson Valley Heat Treating, will share the latest details on industry projects and updates on key initiatives MTI is moving forward with to help drive resources to help maximize your plants productivity, quality compliance, and profits.

9:15 am - 10:15 am:  Tom Ihrig, Legacy Energy Group 

As oil fluctuates and energy policies are changing on the fly, energy markets continue to be volatile.  Tom Ihrig will break down key information you need to know and strategies you need to look into to minimize the impact on your monthly energy bills.

10:30 am - 11:45 am Featured Speaker:  Ron Hetrick, EMSI DATA 

Ron Hetrick will share the real data behind what is causing inflation, supply chain issues, and long term impact with remote work.  Ron will dig into key ideas you need to be thinking through to get the work done differently, given the labor drought and rising costs.

1:00 pm - 5:30 pm:  Golf Tournament
Members will enjoy a fun filled afternoon with MTI's 4-person scramble golf tournament.  MTI's fun rules of golf allow for any level of golfer to participate.  With strings, mulligans, throws, and colored balls, it makes for a fun-filled round of team golf where strategy is key to winning.

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm: Dinner and Reception
Members will enjoy dinner and drinks to further discuss ideas they have gained from the day of sessions, and continue networking and building those professional relationships.


Event Details:  Amanda Motes - amanda@heattreat.net
Registration:  Kristen Speer -  kristen@heattreat.net


Belterra Casino and Golf Resort
777 Belterra Dr.
Florence, IN 47020