FMA Annual Meeting and Leadership Summit

FMA Annual Meeting and Leadership Summit

FMA Annual Meeting and Leadership Summit are networking and educational events for sheet metal fabricating shops and manufacturing leaders to discuss business concerns and the latest technical advancements in sheet metal fabricating.

Three Conference Tracks

Bystronic is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of the FMA 2020 Annual Meeting. Whether you’re in need of introductory information on new-to-you topics or are on the search for strategic solutions to current challenges, you can tailor your own education experience by choosing from a variety of breakout sessions organized by market segments within the three conference tracks: The Fabricator's Leadership Summit, Toll Processing Conference and Association of Steel Distributors Spring Convention. 

The FABRICATOR®’s annual Leadership Summit brings together owners, executive team members, and budding leaders of job shops and contract manufacturing companies to discuss business management concerns and the latest technical advancements. The content of this event is driven by peer input and guidance from volunteer program committees to provide ideas, information, and relationships that will help fabricators succeed.

Engage in thoughtful dialogue about how to navigate the next frontier of digital manufacturing and smart technologies.

Experience presentations by top-notch presenters and industry experts on emerging trends.

Enjoy FMA’s biggest celebration, featuring a jam-packed schedule of fun activities and networking functions.

Keynote Speakers:

Darren Woodson, Former Dallas Cowboy; ESPN Football Analyst; Founder and CEO of CounterFind

Since his retirement from the NFL, Woodson has worked as a football analyst for ESPN, founded CounterFind — a software company that identifies and eliminates counterfeit merchandise being sold online, and continues to be an ambassador in the Dallas community. Walk away from Darren’s keynote presentation with powerful leadership inspiration that you can apply to your professional and personal goals.

Jeffrey RosensweigAssociate Professor of International Business and Finance,
Emory University

An international business and finance professor, Dr. Jeffrey Rosensweig focuses on global investing and specializes in financial, macroeconomic, and business forecasting. A frequent presenter on topics related to global economic forecasts and financial trends, Rosensweig is known for his unique ability to combine original and useful business content with an engaging and dynamic speaking style.

Chris KuehlFMA Economic Analyst, and Managing Partner, Armada Corporate Intelligence

Dr. Kuehl shares relevant business and economic stories from around the world accompanied by commentary interpreting the impact on manufacturing in North America. He delivers the news that matters most to you, without the hype typically found in consumer media. For a distilled perspective on what’s happening in economies at home and around the globe, you won’t want to miss this presentation.

Details and Registration:

Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort
9800 Hyatt Resort Dr
San Antonio, TX 78251


March 3-5, 2020

Click here to learn more about this event, download resources and to register.  


Event Producers:

Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl.®

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl.® (FMA) is the leading educational association for the metal processing, forming and fabricating industry.

The Fabricator

The Fabricator® is the official publication of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association and of FABTECH® International.

Nuts, Bolts and Thingamajigs

Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs® (NBT) is the foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association.

Bystronic Inc, is a proud Platinum Sponsor of the FMA Annual Meeting. 

Bystronic is a worldwide supplier of high-quality press brakes, lasers cutting systems, automation and software for the economical processing of sheet metal and tubes. Bystronic stands for reliability, high-performance innovation, an outstanding price-performance ratio, and user-friendly operation. The focus is on the automation of the complete material and data flow of the sheet metal cutting and bending process chain. The company’s North America headquarters is located in Elgin, IL. Offices are also located in Toronto, Canada and Monterrey, Mexico.

For more information on Bystronic Inc., call 800-247-3332 or contact by e-mail,  slssbystrnccm 

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