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2017 Annual Meeting - March 1-5    The Diplomat Resort & Spa, Hollywood, FL

Appalachian Hardwood Manufacturers, Inc. cordially invites you to attend the 2017 Annual Meeting on March 1-5 at The Diplomat Resort and Spa in Hollywood, FL. We have an exciting program at a newly renovated resort hotel on the Atlantic Ocean that will prove to be a memorable event.  The business sessions are:


Cross Laminated Timbers In Building - Crawford Murphy, architect and developer, Asheville, NC, will discuss plans for a 7-story timber structure in North Carolina AND for a CLT manufacturing plant in the central Appalachian region.


Trump & Trade: Impacts On The Hardwood Industry - Dana Lee Cole, Executive Director of the Hardwood Federation, will discuss the new administration and trade issues.


SFI Attention On Solid Wood - Jason Metnick, Senior VP of Consumer Affairs, Sustainable Foresty Initiative, will explain SFIís acceptance in LEED building and plans to promote solid wood.


AHMI Research Project Update - Tom Inman will discuss the latest on the Appalachian Hardwood research with the regionís top universities.


AHMI Annual Meeting & Member Anniversaries - Chairman Mike Hoover of Neff Lumber Mills will present the State of the Association and recognize anniversaries.


Producer and Distributor Divisions Meetings - Separate sessions for these two AHMI members groups to discuss issues of importance to their sector.

The Meeting offers time for networking with members and guests at receptions, sporting events and dinners.  Please see the agenda for specifics and brochures on all of the unique opportunities at the Diplomat Resort. We have planned fun at Gulfstream Park for horse racing, exclusive shops and casino fun OR time at the beach!

Please make your reservations early by clicking below or calling the Diplomat at (954) 602-6000 and ask for the Appalachian Hardwood block. Please register with AHMI by following the link below.
For more information, call AHMI at (336) 885-8315 or  We look forward to seeing you in Hollywood, FL, in March!

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2017 Summer Conference - Inn on Biltmore Estate, Asheville, NC

Appalachian Hardwood Manufacturers, Inc. will hold its 2017 Summer Conference in Asheville, NC at the Inn on Biltmore Estate on July 23-25. Set in George Vanderbilt's 19th-century manor house in the Blue Ridge Mountains, this upscale hotel is on the Biltmore Estate with refined rooms and deluxe furnishings. Upgraded rooms have balconies or terraces, while suites add living and dining areas, and kitchenettes. Amenities include a gourmet restaurant, a bar and a library lounge serving light fare. There's also a spa, seasonal outdoor pool and hot tub, plus a fitness room and bikes for hire.
Accommodations are also available at the
Village Hotel with an easy stroll from your charming guest room to outdoor activities, the Winery, shopping, and three distinctive restaurants.

More information for reservations will be posted here soon.


2018 Annual Meeting - JW Marriott, Marco Island, FL

Appalachian Hardwood Manufacturers, Inc. will hold its 2018 Annual Meeting in Marco Island, FL, at the JW Marriott on Jan. 17-20, 2018. This is a month earlier than traditional years but provided AHMI members with a mid-winter retreat to south Florida.

More information for reservations will be posted here soon.


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Future Meetings

2017 Annual Meeting - March 1-5
The Diplomat, Hollywood, FL

2017 Summer Conference - July 23-25, The Inn at Biltmore Estate,  Asheville, NC

2017 Fall Meeting in conjunction with the Hardwood Federation Fly-In - Sept. 12-14, Washington, DC

2018 Annual Meeting - Jan. 17-20, JW Marriott, Marco Island, FL

  Appalachian Hardwood Manufacturers, Inc., P.O. Box 427, High Point, NC 27272 | Tel. (336) 885-8315