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When and Where
  • 9/22/2019
  • 9/24/2019
  • Grand Traverse Resort
  • Traverse CIty
  • MI

Join us for North America’s premier event for leaders from foundries and supplier companies at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa in Traverse City, Michigan. The Foundry Leadership Summit features high-level speakers, industry roundtables, and presentations about issues important to metalcasting leaders, including industry innovation, public policies and economic forecasts. The 2018 Foundry Leadership Conference saw attendance increase for the third consecutive year and attracted attendees from seven countries.

Early registration (through Aug. 26, 2019): $1,500 for AFS members, $2,000 for non-members

Standard registration (after Aug. 26, 2019): $1,600 for AFS members, $2,400 for non-members

Click here to download a printable Foundry Leadership Summit brochure.

Grand Traverse Resort and Spa
100 Grand Traverse Village Boulevard
Acme, MI 49610

Tower Guestrooms - $199
Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. / Check-out time is 11:00 a.m.
Use the AFS code AFS0919

(In addition, there is a $16.95 daily resort fee which includes unlimited use of the fitness center, whirlpools, saunas and indoor pools, seasonal access to outdoor pools and beachfront facilities, preferred guest pricing for golf, tennis, in-room coffee, high-speed internet access, on-property shuttle service to Cherry Capital Airport and Turtle Creek Casino, unlimited toll-free and credit card access phone calls, voicemail message service, daily newspaper on request, use of safe deposit box, preferred car rental pricing through Enterprise in Traverse City, golf bag storage and parking.)

Reservations must be made 30 days prior to your arrival date, all room nights not reserved will become subject to the Resort’s general inventory and will not be guaranteed at the AFS rate. Use the AFS code AFS0919.

Getting to Northern Michigan is easy! With many non-stop and one-stop flights arriving and departing from every corner of the United States, travel by way of Traverse City's Cherry Capital Airport is convenient. Northern Michigan’s regional airport – Cherry Capital (TVC) is serviced by American, Delta, United and Elite Airways.

Thank you to our sponsors!



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