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Get ready for an unforgettable experience at the Southwest Movers Association's 2024 Annual Conference at Horseshoe Bay Resort taking place September 9-10, 2024, where the spirit of an Italian summer awaits! Kick-off the conference with our annual golf outing before heading into our educational sessions. This year’s event is packed with exciting breakout sessions, insightful roundtables, and unparalleled networking opportunities. Engage with industry experts, connect with fellow professionals, and celebrate our outgoing Chairman Ted Huseman during the Chairman’s Dinner. We will also celebrate the 2024 Heritage Award Recipient, Chad Miller, during the Heritage Award Luncheon. Following the dinner, support the SMA Foundation during our thrilling Casino Night and Poker Tournament, where you will have the opportunity to bid during our silent auction. Join us and be a part of something extraordinary, where business and la dolce vita come together!

 

Click Here To View Our 2024 Sponsors 

     


Location


Hotel                            Horseshoe Bay Resort            200 Hi Cir N, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657

Room Reservations      Reserve your hotel room for $249 per night (plus fees and taxes) by clicking here or calling 877-611-0112 and reference SMA Annual Conference.

The last day to reserve a hotel room at SMA's group rate is August 9, 2024.

Click here to review Horseshoe Bay's cancellation policy. 

For questions about SMA's room block or reservations, please contact  jesse@mytexasmover.com


 

Registration


Early Bird Registration
June 17 - July 17

Take advantage of the lowest registration rate offered during the Early Bird Registration period. 

Online Registration
July 18 - August 14
          Prices increase at the conclusion of the Early Bird Registration, but you can still register online at an increased cost. 

Onsight Registration
September 9 - 10
        Interested attendees that missed the online registration process can register onsite at an increased cost.

* Onsite registrations will receive a slightly different name badge printed onsite

Registration includes:

  • Welcome Reception
  • Tuesday Breakfast
  • Education Sessions
  • Roundtables
  • Heritage Award Luncheon
  • Chairman's Dinner
  • Foundation Casino Night and Poker Tournament*

*Poker Tournament and Texas Hold Em Buy In Not Included 

Additional registration is required for the Golf Outing on Monday.

Click here to review SMA's Annual Conference cancellation policy. 

If you have questions regarding registration, please contact ann@mytexasmover.com.

 

 

 

Sponsorships


Support Annual Conference
There’s a sponsorship for everyone at SMA’s Annual Conference! Browse the many opportunities and details on our sponsorship page.

The deadline to receive print recognition is August 14.

Sponsorships purchased after August 14 will receive digital recognition.  


Fundraising

Support SMA Foundation
The SMA Foundation Casino Night and Poker Tournament features a festive evening following the Chairman's dinner, including a silent auction. Sponsorships, attendance and donations all help the Foundation’s mission of providing academic, trade, and technical scholarships. 


SMA Foundation Raffle      Buy a raffle ticket for a chance to win a Celebrity Cruise for two to either Bermuda or Alaska -  valued at over $4,000! The prize includes up to 7 nights in an Oceanview Stateroom with an all-inclusive package covering meals, beverages and gratuities as well as a $1,000 gift card to be used for airfare and/or  additional travel expenses. Raffle tickets are $25 each. The drawing is scheduled for September 10 during SMA's Annual Conference. Buy your tickets online today! 

 

Schedule


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 

  • Golf Tournament** 

  • Exhibit Booth Arrival and Tabletop Move-in 

  • SMA Executive Committee Meeting

  • SMA Foundation Trustee Meeting* 

  • Welcome Reception/Vendor Appreciation


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

  • SMA Registration 
  • Breakfast 
  • Education Sessions
  • Morning Refreshment- Visit the Exhibitors
  • Roundtables
  • Heritage Award Luncheon
  • SMA Registration
  • Refreshment Break - Visit the Exhibitors 
  • Board of Directors Meeting 
  • Chairman's Dinner 
  • Foundation Casino Night, Silent Auction and Poker Tournament

*Closed Event

**Requires additional registration

 

 

Important Information

Attire Guidelines

  • All Meetings — Resort Casual
  • Chairman’s Dinner — Resort Casual
  • Golf Outing— Comfortable Golf Attire
  • Heritage Award Luncheon — Resort Casual
  • Chairman's Dinner — Resort Casual
  • Foundation Casiono Night and Poker Tounament  — Resort Casual

Hotel Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation Policy – Late cancellation is any or all guests who do not provide a proper 72-hour cancellation notice prior to arrival date. The guest will be charged one night's room rate, resort charge and taxes per room. 
  • No Shows – Guests who fail to check-in on their scheduled arrival date will be charged a penalty equivalent to the first night's room rate, resort charge and taxes per room.
  • Early Departures – Guests who check out prior to their scheduled departure date will be subject to a penalty equal to either one night room/tax, or half of the total room/tax for the remaining length of stay of the reservation, whichever is greater.

SMA Annual Conference Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations prior to August 12 - No cancellation fee 
  • Cancellations between August 12-30 - 50% of registration fee
  • Cancellations after August 30 - No refunds 

 

If you need to cancel, please contact Ann Quass, ann@mytexasmover.com


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