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Galvanizers Association founded in 1936 is a worldwide organization with nearly 150 member companies.  Members are producers of continuous galvanizing of iron, or steel sheet, or pipe and their suppliers.  Their meetings provides a forum for discussion of topics pertaining to general galvanizing problems in order to advance the quality of galvanized products, thereby increasing public acceptance.

Galvanizers Association 109th Conference

Registration Information

October 15th - 18th, 2017

Troy, Michigan, USA

PRELIMINARY PROGRAMS to be posted by 8/15/2017

The Galvanizers Program is linked below and the Spouse/Guest Program is linked below.

Galvanizers Program

HOW TO MAKE HOTEL RESERVATION *PLEASE READ CAREFULLY*

Detroit MARRIOTT TROY, 200 West Big Beaver Road, Troy, MI 48084 USA (248) 680-9797. GUESTROOM RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE BEFORE SEPTEMBER 24, 2017. Any remaining rooms not reserved and guaranteed will be RELEASED for general sale. Make room reservations by calling the Troy Marriott directly at (248) 680-9797 or by following the online link below. For the group rate reference the Galvanizers Association Meeting. The group rate is US$149.00 per night October 15-19 single/double occupancy, plus applicable state and local taxes or hotel specific fees in effect at time of check in. The special group rate of $149.00 is valid 3 days pre and post convention on a space and or rate available basis. The Marriott offers complimentary guest room internet and complimentary parking. For those delegates that plan on attending the IZA's GAP Meeting only 10/18 - 10/19, and do not plan on attending the entire GA convention 10/15 - 10/18. Make room reservation online with the same link below and just be sure to adjust your dates of stay as needed.

Detroit Marriott Troy Reservation

MEETING REGISTRATION FEE

The Delegate registration fee includes: attendance during the conference sessions; conference documentation; full breakfasts, coffee breaks, and lunches during the conference; welcome reception on Sunday, October 15 at the hotel in the Mediterranean Ballroom; dinner on Monday, October 16 at the hotel; plant tour of US Steel – Great Lakes Works, Ecorse MI scheduled on Tuesday, October 17th; offsite dinner Tuesday evening; farewell lunch at the hotel on Wednesday, October 18.

The Spouse/Guest registration fee includes: welcome reception on Sunday, October 15 at the hotel; full breakfasts; guided tours on October 16 and 17 including lunches; dinner on Monday, October 16 at the hotel; offsite dinner on Tuesday October 17; farewell lunch at the hotel on Wednesday, October 18.

Attendee Before Sep. 15, 2017 Sep. 15, - Oct. 12, 2017 On Site From Oct. 15, 2017

Delegate  (Company is an Active or Associate Member of the GA)

US$600.00

US$700.00

US$800.00

Delegate  (Company is a Non-Member of the GA)

US$975.00

US$1,075.00

US$1,175.00

Spouse/Guest  (Spouse/Guest rates are only applicable to non-industry guests, accompanying a registered Delegate)

US$250.00

US$300.00

US$350.00

DELEGATE MEETING REGISTRATION FORM

* - Required Field
Delegate Registration Form

If your Spouse/Guest is attending, check the method of payment:
Check if your Spouse/Guest registration fee is to be a separate payment and click this Spouse/Guest SEPARATE PAYMENT FORM.
Check if your Spouse/Guest registration fee is to be included in your payment.

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SELECT METHOD OF PAYMENT:
  • Pay On-line:  Payment will be processed securely on-line using a major credit card* through PayPal or debit from your PayPal account*.

  • Pay Off-line:  Remit payment via Mail, Fax*, Courier Remittance, or Bank Transfer*.

*Note: A 5% processing fee will be added to payment if paid by PayPal, Credit Card or Bank Transfer.

Pay On-line

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After you click the Pay Now button your payment will be processed securely by PayPal using a PayPal account or a Major Credit Card.

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Pay Off-line

Not paying on-line using PayPal, select the off-line method of payment below:


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Fax

Courier Remittance

Bank Transfer

Click the Submit button below

HOW TO REGISTER YOUR SPOUSE/GUEST SEPARATELY

After you have registered above and if your spouse/guest registration is being paid separately from the payment used for your registration; click and fill out the Spouse/Guest Registration and Payment Form, select the method of payment, print and send to the Galvanizers Association.

Spouse/Guest Registration and Payment Form

AIR TRANSPORTATION

The closest major airport, Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) is approximately 30 miles or 45 minutes from Troy Marriott.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION

Troy Marriott does not provide shuttle service to and from Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW). The best option is to rent a car. Most Rental Car Agencies are at the airport.

ATTIRE

Business Casual is the suggested attire for the entire convention except Monday night dinner at The Hotel. Gentlemen are requested to wear a suit or dress slacks with sport coat and tie. Ladies are requested to wear appropriate evening wear.

CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP

To keep the registration cost to a MINIMUM and have FULL participation, we ask all delegates to consider a Corporate Sponsorship.

Sponsorship Agreement Form

A sponsorship heightens the awareness and appreciation of all the delegates and shows support for the Association and the industry. Many companies have shared the cost of a social function such as: receptions, coffee breaks, luncheons, dinners, etc. To become a corporate sponsor send the completed Sponsorship Agreement Form to the Galvanizers Association.

HOSPITALITY SUITES AND OUTSIDE EVENTS

*****Hospitality suites and outside events during the Convention are strongly discouraged*****

PROCESSING OF MEETING REGISTRATION FORMS, PAYMENT AND CONFIRMATION

Those paying online will receive a receipt via email directly from PayPal and a registration confirmation via email from the Association after September 24. Those paying offline will receive a receipt and a registration confirmation via email from the Association after September 24th. Delegates submitting registration forms and payment on or around registration deadline dates should be prepared to experience some delays in confirmation and correspondence due to the high volume of forms and inquiries received at that time. We appreciate your patience.

LETTERS OF INVITATION

If your country of residence requires a letter of invitation you must request it when registering for the conference. Letters of invitation will be sent to the main registrant with all guest names included. Galvanizers Association will not send a letter of invitation to anyone who is not registered for the convention. It is strongly recommended that those who require visas register early to allow adequate time for processing.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Please read the following policy carefully. Galvanizers Association will accept cancellation requests for registration up to September 23, 2016. After the September 23 deadline, registration fees will no longer be refundable. Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing. Telephone cancellations will not be accepted. All registration cancellations are subject to a service fee equivalent to US$30.00.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Visit www.galvanizersassociation.com for the most up-to-date general convention information or call the Galvanizers Association at +1.810.765.4747 for any assistance.