DON'T MISS MTI'S 90TH ANNIVERSARY!!
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
MTI is excited to host the 2023 Fall Meeting & YES Graduation at the El Conquistador Resort in beautiful Tucson, Arizona. MTI's 90th Anniversary celebration will include fun theme nights and history throughout the meeting.
MTI's Fall Meeting always has the perfect balance of education, networking and relaxation to help refuel your energy and passion both personally and professionally. During the Fall Meeting the 2023 class of YES executives will graduate on the final night as well as awards being presented to deserving members for service and leadership to MTI.
When you think of the Southwest, windswept mountains, wildflowers, fiery-red sunsets and a deep-rooted desert culture spring to mind and nowhere is this soul-stirring tableau captured more spectacularly than at the El Conquistador Tucson. Let us surprise you with the pristine beauty of the Sonoran Desert, introduce you to indigenous cultures, and inspire you with authentic flavors, experiences and unforgettable moments. Named "Best Experiential Hotel" by Hotel Interactive ® Lodging Industry Elite Awards and recognized as a Top 52 Hilton Hotel by Forbes, El Conquistador Tucson invites you to escape and experience the colors, textures, and singular details of our uniquely Southwest resort.
CHECK OUT THE EL CONQUISTADOR TUCSON RESORT
CHECK OUT THE BEST OF TUCSON, ARIZONA
HOST HOTEL INFORMATION:
El Conquistador Hotel ($239 per night plus $12 per night resort fee)
10000 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85704
DEADLINE FOR GROUP RATE: September 11, 2023
PHONE: 888-370-0980 (Group Code - MTIO07)
ONLINE RESERVATIONS: CLICK HERE
AIRPORT & TRANSPORTATION:
- Tucson International Airport - TUS (22 miles from hotel)
- If you plan to site see, rental care is best option
- Hotel has Hertz rental car office onsite (book ahead)
- Rental Car - Uber - Lyft
ONLINE: CLICK HERE
PRINTED BROCHURE: CLICK HERE
VERY IMPORTANT DATES:
- Early bird registration rate ends September 22, 2023
- All registrations are due by October 2, 2023
- Full Refund if cancellation is received by September 22, 2023
EVENT CODE OF CONDUCT POLICY & ANTI TRUST STATEMENT
By registering for this meeting, you agree to abide my MTI’s Event Code of Conduct Policy and Anti-Trust Statement found at:
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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 mid 80's, and nighttime temperatures in the 70's (*F).
To celebrate MTI's 90th Anniversary, MTI will have fun theme nights for its two dinners:
- Opening Night: The Wild Wild West (Cowboy Boots & Hats)
- Final Night: Speakeasy / Gatsby (1933 Attire)
To see ideas for attire for Speakeasy night, Google "Speakeasy Attire"
All other events are resort casual.
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 Desk located in the hotel lobby near the reservation desk from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm.
Monday, October 9
2:30 pm - 4:30 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 4:30 pm, your welcome bag can be picked up outside the opening night reception.
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm: MTI First Timer Reception
As a first timer, you will interact with the leadership of MTI prior to the full membership arriving.
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm: MTI Welcome Reception
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm: Opening Night Dinner (Wild Wild West)
Enjoy Tucson signature cuisine and drinks as you connect with members from all across North America in The Last Territory western town on the El Conquistador Hotel property. Get dressed in your favorite jeans, cowboy hat and boots. During dessert, MTI President Jim Orr will kickoff MTI's 90th Anniversary Celebration with a concert from Nashville recording artist, Garrett Speer.
7:30 pm - 8:45 pm: Garrett Speer Concert (see Garrett Speer)
Tuesday, OCTOBER 10
7:15 am - 8:00 am: Continental Breakfast for Session Attendees
8:00 am - 8:10 am: Welcome from MTI President, Jim Orr
8:10 am - 9:10 am: SESSION 1
Artificial Intelligence... Be Afraid or Be Excited
Presented by: Jay Owen - CEO of Business Builders
Only one word describes how artificial intelligence is changing business... FAST! Many are afraid of AI because of the array of so called experts telling you the sky is falling and robots are going to take over the world. Not true. Jay Owen will share what AI is, what AI is NOT, what it will do and won't do and how it will be the answer for many key elements of business in the future.
9:10 am - 10:10 am: SESSION 2
How Predictive Maintenance Will Minimize Downtime & Drive Profits
Presented by: Jim Smith - IVC Technologies
Maximizing productivity, through put and profits in an equipment driven industry demands more than just preventative maintenance. The time to learn a machine needs maintenance is not when it breaks down. With access to mounds of data, heat treaters can now predict when is the right time to take a machine offline and get ready to fire back up. Jim Smith will share the keys to having an effective predictive maintenance strategy that maximizes productivity.
10:25 am - 11:15 am: SESSION 3
Best Practices in Implementing Artificial Intelligence in Your Plant
Moderated by: Jay Owen - Business Builders
MTI's kick off keynote, Jay Owen, will moderate a panel discussion of 4 members who have experimented and implementing artificial intelligence in their operations. Each will share their journey and what they have learned. Jay Owen will then moderate an interactive Q&A session between the panel and the audience.
11:15 am - 12:00 pm: MTI Annual Business Meeting
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 as well as elect and install the new MTI Member Board seats.
10:00 am - 11:30 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, OCTOBER 11
7:15 am - 8:00 am: Continental Breakfast for Session Attendees
8:00 am - 8:05 am: Welcome from MTI President, Jim Orr
8:05 am - 10:05 am: SESSION 4
MTI Fireside Chat Discussion... Learning From Each Other
MTI's Fireside Chat Round Table Discussions were such a huge success at the Spring Meeting, members stated they wanted to do them again. MTI's brain trust within the membership is so powerful, there is much to be learned from those in attendance. Two MTI Members will lead members through 4 to 5 major topics that attendees have indicated through a survey they would like to dig into with other members. Survey will be sent out 3 weeks before meeting.
10:20 am - 11:30 am: FEATURED KEYNOTE
Presented by: Michael Brody Waite
Many of today's leaders are focused on leading like someone else instead of being their authentic self and driving success through their strengths and learning from your weaknesses. Michael Brody Waite went from being a drug addict to leading a division of a Fortune 50 company with over $250 million budget to starting Fortune 1000 company... all in his 20s. Michael will share with you the three key elements that has led to his success individually and his company and how you can apply them to find your true self in success.
AFTERNOON FREE TO ENJOY TUCSON!!
6:00 pm - 7:00 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.
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm: MTI Awards Dinner & YES Graduation
Dinner Theme: Speakeasy & the Great Gatsby
MTI's Final Night Awards Dinner YES Graduation will be filled with energy and excitement with dinner, drinks, connection to members, and musical entertainment playing your top requests. With MTI being started in 1933, come dressed for the Speakeasy vibe and the Great Gatsby era. Come share your favorite take-aways and MTI memories with members from all across North America.
SEE YOU IN TUCSON, ARIZONA!
Contact Kristen Speer
904-249-0448 x101 - firstname.lastname@example.org