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It's Time to Register for the 2018 Industry Executive Conference!

Friday, August 17, 2018   (0 Comments)
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Calling all non-ferrous foundry professionals! In fewer than 60 days, over 100 foundry industry leaders from across North America will gather at the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Resort & Spa in beautiful Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, for the largest NFFS event of the year—the NFFS Industry Executive Conference! With nearly two months to go, attendance for this year’s conference has already surpassed prior years’ numbers, and we’ve expanded our hotel room block to accommodate this demand. So, we hope you will make plans to join us for 2-1/2 days of the very best in networking and top-notch education taking place in one of the most unique, culturally rich, and luxurious locations in the United States!

Affordable Hotel and Travel
NFFS has negotiated a discounted room rate at the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Resort & Spa of only $149 per night, with a fully-waived resort fee for NFFS conference attendees! In addition, we have partnered with United Airlines and American Airlines to offer discounted airfare on your travel to Puerto Rico, and we have arranged car transportation between the airport and the hotel for all attendees, included with your registration! For more information, go to

September 7th Hotel Deadline
Hotel reservations must be made no later than Friday, September 7, 2018, to take advantage of the discounted room rate and to guarantee room availability. Requests received after this date can only be accommodated on a space available basis and will be subject to the standard guest room rate. For reservation information, visit

Extend Your Stay
Our discounted room rate will apply up to three days before and after the official conference dates of October 13-15 pending availability, so if you wish to take extend your time in Puerto Rico, we recommend booking early.

Once-in-a-Lifetime Excursions
This year we are offering six optional add-on excursions for conference attendees, including two pre-conference and one post-conference event for those extending their stay. Activities include deep sea fishing, kayaking in Puerto Rico’s bioluminescent bay, a tour of the BACARDI distillery, the annual “Founders’ Classic” Golf Tournament, ziplining in El Yunque Rainforest, and sailing and snorkeling on a private catamaran. Full descriptions and prices are available at Please note that there are a limited number of remaining tickets for these “bucket list” adventures, and they will sell quickly, so we encourage you to register as soon as possible if you wish to participate.

If you have any questions regarding the 2018 Industry Executive Conference, call us at (847) 299-0950 or e-mail We hope to see you in Puerto Rico!


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