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2023 Spring Conference
Loews Ventana Canyon Resort
7000 N. Resort Drive, Tucson, 85750
Tuscon, AZ 85750
United States

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Thursday, April 06, 2023, 7:00 AM to Friday, April 07, 2023, 12:30 PM PDT
Category: Spring Conference

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3:00-5:00 pm
Board of Directors Meeting
- Hospitality Suite 2206


7:00 AM-12:00 PM
Registration - Salon L Foyer

7:00-8:00 AM
Breakfast - 
Salon K 

Business Meeting and All Below Sessions Will be Held in - Salon L  

8:00-8:30 AM 
Introductions and Business Meeting  

8:30-9:30 AM
The Steel Market – What Just Happened and Where Are We Headed? 
Michael Martignetti, PE, LEED AP BD+C, Vice President of Sales, CSC (Canam Steel Corporation)  
The steel market has been through a turbulent few years, and the rollercoaster ride continues.  This session will focus on steel mill products that are used in warehouse construction.  It will review what happened over the past few years and the changes the industry has gone through as well as what we might expect to see going forward.

9:30-10:30 AM
Fall Protection – New Requirements 
Jon Cordoba
, President, P3 Safety Solutions  

10:30-10:45 AM

10:45-11:45 AM
Warehouse Economy and the Long-Term Forecast 
Grant Heinrich, Project Management, Canam Steel Corporation 
Session to touch on the recent warehouse boom, post covid, and what this means for long-term projections for new warehouse construction.  Will address occupancy rates and which states are primed for more growth as compared to others in the Western region. 

1:00-5:00 PM
Annual Golf Outing
(Optional event - space is limited to the first 24 registrations.) 
Ventana Golf Club

7:00-7:30 PM
President's Reception - Ventana Room 

7:30-9:30 PM
Dinner & Awards - Ventana Room 

FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2023 

7:00 AM-12:00 PM
Registration - Salon L Foyer

7:00-7:45 AM
Breakfast - 
Salon K 

All Below Sessions Will be Held in - Salon L 

7:45-8:45 AM
APA Update 
Aleeta Dene, P.E., Engineered Wood Specialist, APA – The Engineered Wood Association, Field Services Division  
This session will cover a variety of updates including:

  • work APA is doing both in the field and in the lab
  • a closer look at a few useful APA resources
  • a non-residential market outlook
  • current trends in engineered wood products
  • an overview of FREE APA resources

8:45-9:45 AM 
CLT Walls to Replace Tilt-Ups 
Fritz Boudreaux, Vaagen Timbers 

9:45-10:00 AM 

10:00-12:30 PM
Succession Strategies
Diane T. ThomasPresident & Designated Broker, Premier Sales, Inc. 
In this interactive session, we will cover various aspects of Succession Planning.  This is a meat and potatoes session designed for founders/owners to engage, discover, contemplate and take away meaningful concepts that impacts the Business today:

  • What are the Elements of a Well-Executed Succession Plan?
  • What are the available options?
  • What do these options really look like in terms of time, money and legacy?
  • Am I and the Business positioned to capitalize on my preferred option?

12:30 PM
Conference Adjourns

* Schedule subject to change 



  • General Event Sponsor - $500
  • Breakfast - $1,500 - SOLD 
  • AM Break - $500 - SOLD 
  • President's Reception - $2,000 - SOLD 
  • Dinner & Awards - $2,500 - SOLD 
  • Golf Boxed Lunches - $750 - SOLD
  • Golf Prizes - $200 - SOLD

FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2023 

  • Breakfast - $1,500 - SOLD
  • AM Break - $500 - SOLD







Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, 7000 North Resort Drive, Tucson, Arizona 85750
SREA has secured a limited block of rooms for SREA Conference attendees at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort.  Special guest room rate is $209 single/double occupancy, plus tax (which is currently 12.05%) and additional fees per night.  Our group rates will be honored three (3) days before and three (3) days after the conference based on group rate and room type availability. You can book your room online at https://www.loewshotels.com/ventana-canyon/group-structural-roof-erectors-association or call Loews directly at 800-234-5117 to make your reservation.  Be sure to mention that you are with Structural Roof Erectors Association (SREA) to receive the discounted rate.  Hotel reservations must be made by March 21, 2023 to guarantee room rate and availability.  For more information about Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, please visit their website at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort: Tucson, Arizona Hotel (loewshotels.com).

Resort Fee
The Group room rates do not include Hotel’s Resort Fee, which has been reduced to $10 for the group and will be billed to the guest room folio in addition to the room rate, plus applicable tax. The Resort Fee includes:

  • 2 bottles of Loews Water in guest room
  • Daily Tennis Court Access
  • Pool Service and Pool Treats
  • Star Gazing (Select Nights, Weather permitting)
  • Weekly Fitness/Health Classes
  • Premium Wi-Fi
  • Nightly Turndown Service upon request
  • Self-Parking
  • Unlimited Local and Long-Distance Calls
  • Daily Guided Hike
  • Pool Games and Activities
  • Resort Activities (Select Days/Nights)
  • Tennis Clinic (select days)
  • Avis Car Rental Discount (5% Weekends, 10% Weekdays)
  • 45-minute Ventana Tour (select days)
  • Printed flight boarding passes
  • Shoeshine
  • Daily Transportation to Sabino Canyon and Ventana Village

The current parking charges for SREA guests for overnight valet parking is $25 plus tax, per day, per vehicle. 

Contact: Dana Baisden - [email protected] | 503.258.1854