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SOCMA's 90th Annual Dinner and Membership Meeting

Activity by Liesa Brown   |   added on Oct 31, 2011   |   United States Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): Chartis | Dixie Chemical Company, Inc. | Informex | Lynx Investment Advisory, LLC | Syrgis| Official Media Partner: C&EN

Held in December in New York City for nearly 90 years, the evening provides networking, excellent food, SOCMA’s donation to the ACS Scholars Program and an awards ceremony honoring winners of SOCMA’s Performance Improvement Awards.

SOCMA’s 90th Annual Dinner and Annual Membership Meeting   December 5, 2011
Marriott Marquis Times Square
New York, NY

 

The Annual Dinner hosted by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) is a time for industry leaders to come together with their VIP customers and colleagues to celebrate the past year’s successes and the New Year ahead.  Held in December in New York City for nearly 90 years, the evening provides networking, excellent food, SOCMA’s donation to the ACS Scholars Program and an awards ceremony honoring winners of SOCMA’s Performance Improvement Awards.  The Awards recognizes facilities’ commitment toward continuous improvement, outstanding EHS&S performance, and educational outreach through the ChemStewards® Program.  The evening ends with a performance by an entertaining comedian.

ENTERTAINMENT: Kenn Kington’s comedic voice if heavily influenced by Bill Cosby and Steve Martin. He is the creator is the Ultimate Comedy Theater and is selling out comedy concerts nationwide. Kenn has appeared on Comedy Central and numerous other cable networks. He can also be heard daily on XM Radio. Kenn has been speaking and performing for over 18 years and is one of today’s most sought after Comedians. Great comedy on the edge BUT not side effects (No blushing, No cringing, No embarrassing situations or language).

REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Individual Registration: $345  | Table Purchase: $3,375

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
6:00 PM - Dinner Reception (Sponsored by Dixie Chemicals)
7:05 PM - ChemStewards Performance Improvement Awards
7:30 PM – Dinner (Sponsored by LYNX)
9:00 PM - Entertainment – Kenn Kington – Edgy comedy without the side effects (Sponsored by Syrgis)

HOTEL ROOM INFORMATION:
New York Marriott Marquis Times Square
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
Click here for SOCMA’s hotel reservations website.

Room Rate: $379 single/double (additional person: $30 per night)
Negotiated Dates: Arrival Date: Sunday, December 4 / Departure Date: Tuesday, December 6 - Please Note: The room block has a very limited amount of rooms available for arrival on Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3.  These rooms are first come/first served.
Reservations Cut-off Date: Friday, November 18, 2011
Note: Must mention SOCMA to receive the negotiated rate

Questions?
General Questions: Contact Alicia Massey at (202) 721-4165.
Sponsorships: Contact Claire McCandless at (202) 721-4184.
Registration: Contact Caron Turner at (202) 721-4166.


Topic: chemistry education, chemical safety, conferences, chemical heritage, trade association, celebrating chemistry, networking Audience: decision makers, industrial vendors, chemical executives, press, graduate students, sales professionals, suppliers, hse professionals
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