Annual Meeting

CCTI 2022 Annual Meeting Registration
CCTI is Nashville Bound for the 2022 Annual Meeting & CMA Fest!

Get ready to scoot your boots and mark your calendar to join CCTI for the 2022 Annual Meeting in Nashville, TN!

Join us June 8-10, 2022 at the beautiful Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville. The CCTI meeting will be held minutes from the airport and only 15 minutes from all the fun and festivities of CMA Fest! Best of all, our CCTI special room rate of $249 is available so be sure to make your room reservations for the meeting and during CMA Fest! Bring your family and come for the networking and educational meetings, but plan to stay for some country sized fun!

CCTI Meeting Agenda
Wednesday, June 8th
All Day Arrivals
The Gaylord Hotel can arrange golf tee times at their signature course, Gaylord Springs or other area Nashville golf courses. Please let us know if you need assistance.
1:00 – 3:00 pm Board of Directors Meeting
5:30 – 8:30 pm CCTI Annual Meeting Welcome Reception and Dinner
Thursday June 9th
8:00 – 9:00 am CCTI Membership Breakfast
Hear the annual association update and presentations from Supplier Members.
9:00 -12:00 pm General Session
9:00 – 10:00 am Success Strategies for Independent Composite Tube and Can Manufacturers to Survive, Thrive, and Secure Your Place in a Global Consolidation Market, Thomas Blaige, CEO & Chairman of Blaige & Company and Ron Giordano, CEO, Giordano & Associates
In 2021, Blaige & Company moved into the third decade of the proprietary research on the impact of the global consolidation across multiple plastic and packaging segments including composite, can, and tube market. As discussed in the Blaige proprietary Twenty-One Year Plastics, Packaging, and Chemicals Mergers and Acquisitions Consolidation Study, on average, 74% of 2001’s top 50 plastics and packaging companies in each sector have undergone change of ownership or been eliminated over the past 20 years. As the consolidation wave continues, Blaige predicts that this percentage will reach 80% by 2025. Mr. Blaige will reveal valuable strategies designed to help company owners understand how to navigate and succeed in today’s mergers and acquisitions environment. Tom will discuss the headwinds for business owners in 2022 in post-pandemic environment and possible strategies for success.
10:00 – 10:15 am Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:00 am Global Paperboard Update, Robert Runyan, OneSource Centrics, Inc.
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Economic Forecasting for the Manufacturing Sector,
Joe Spencer, Spencer Consulting, Chicago, IL.
Joe Spencer has been bringing economic forecasting and market development expertise to the manufacturing and sales sector for over 20 years. In his previous position as Vice President of Innovation for the third most innovative research and projections firm globally, Joe demonstrated his ability to integrate new outlooks and validate methodologies for the manufacturing sector to make key business decisions. He specializes in developing and deploying innovative methodologies to deliver quantitative insights to industry and business. With expertise in data analysis and projecting the future of business trends, Joe will offer economic insights and analysis on how to use this information in your future business decisions.
1:00 – 5:00 pm Enjoy CMA Fest or the Gaylord Hotel and Networking!
Not into Music? CCTI can also arrange golf tee times at their signature course, Gaylord Springs or the Gaylord hotel as numerous amenities like a spa and pool.
5:00 – 7:00 pm CCTI Honky Tonk Happy Hour with food, drinks, and the best in country fun and music in Nashville. Bring your boots, hat, and get down in the “Ville”.
Friday, June 10th
Have a safe trip home or plan to stay for CMA Fest 2022! Tickets are available online or in person from several vendors for this annual weekend celebrating country music!

Gaylord ResortReservation Link
Hotel Cutoff Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2022 5:00 PM EST
Register/Sponsor for the Annual Meeting Link or complete the online registration below: