CMCFA 2004 Convention
The Chesapeake Marine Canvas Fabricators Association, Inc., is an organization of Fabricators who design and manufacture fabric products for the marine industry as well as the Suppliers who support them. Once a year, the Association runs the largest Marine Fabricators convention in the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast region.
The 2004 Mid-Atlantic Region 18th Annual Convention was held at the Clarion Hotel and Convention Center in Atlantic City, NJ from February 6-8, 2004.
At this annual event, we conduct seminars, workshops, and lectures concerning our trade, as well as pointers on how to run a small business. At this year’s convention, you will have the opportunity to:
ADDITIONAL FEATURES FOR THE 2004 CONVENTION
Suppliers Market Day Announcement
Suppliers may register at the door. Companies with paid CMCFA membership will only be charged $10 per person to attend. Companies without paid CMCFA memberships will be charged $40 per person. Fabricators may attend market day only, without participating in the rest of the convention. Fabricators must fill out a registration form and pre-registering is greatly appreciated.
Suppliers who participated in 2003:
8 Categories. Enter one or all. A plaque will be awarded to the 1st place winner of each category. Jobs must have been completed since the 2003 convention. No slides, one entry per category, maximum 3 shots per entry and no larger than 5”x7”. Categories included:
Unusual Tool Display
Do you have unusual tools around your shop that you have developed or modified to make your work easier? If so, bring it along with a brief description and you may take home a trophy!
Scraps to Cash
Bring an item made with less than ONE yard of fabric that you use in your business. Turn those scraps into some extra cash, share your ideas, and take home a trophy if you are voted best money making idea.
Bring a list of your extra supplies or equipment to post on our bulletin board. One sale could pay your convention fee!
All positions are open for nomination. All officer positions have a 2 year term and director positions have a 3 year term.