Join us for the fourth-annual CPIA Leadership Conference at the Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa in Austin! This is a prime opportunity to network, improve your technical knowledge and share information with your peers. Whether you are already a CPIA member or eager to know more about the association and its many benefits, this is the event for you. We welcome commercial painting contractors and associated professionals, including architects, engineers, interior designers and asset owners. Here’s what a few past attendees had to say about the conference:

"I really enjoyed all the speakers and came up with different strategies for our business. It’s been a great experience." — Liz Perez-Lavin, President, Service Contracting Solutions

"Loved the networking — being able to meet companies from around the U.S., hearing about the similar issues they run into and learning from them." — Jeremy Barrett, Project Manager/Estimator, Siegner and Company

"I think the CPIA is the best paint organization out there — by far. My favorite activity was definitely the golf, and the networking was awesome!" — John Chisham, Director, gpac

EXPERIENCE TRUE HOSPITALITY AT A TEXAS HILL COUNTRY RESORT
Tucked into the Austin, Texas Hill Country, Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa is the ultimate retreat. Find your serene escape and a taste of the modern Texas high life on 4,000 acres of enchanting countryside. Relax at the world-class Mokara Spa or lounge poolside with a refreshing cocktail and scenic hillside views. Ranked among the best resorts in Texas - Top 5 Resorts in the Southwest Conde Nast Traveler and Top 5 Resorts in Texas Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2022.

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Join your peers to talk about the industry’s future, key issues for commercial painting contractors and recommended solutions. This is an opportunity to tap into a wealth of business and technical knowledge.

Sample Topics:
Panel Discussion on Coatings
Advances in Equipment: Robotics & Drones
Overcoming Supply Chain Issues
Growing Your Business: Things to Do & Things to Know
Cultivating Future Leaders
Quality Control and Maximizing Efficiency in Your Workforce

Hear from experts in business, technology, marketing, sales and more.
Watch this space for added presenters.

SPONSORSHIPS

Sponsorships are still available. See updated opportunities here.

2024 EVENT SPONSORS

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In addition to attending the conference’s recreational and educational events, a selection of senior decision-makers from commercial contracting companies and C-suite executives from industry suppliers will be invited to attend TPC Connect: Commercial Painting, an exclusive hosted buyer event. Co-located with the CPIA conference at Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa, the Connect event’s pre-scheduled, private one-on-one meetings and related activities will take place throughout the event.

CONTRACTORS CONFERENCE RATES


REALLY EARLY EARLY-BIRD [REEB] (ENDED 3/15)
EARLY-BIRD [EB] (ENDS 5/31)
STANDARD [ST] (STARTS 6/01)

Executive Member

$1199 [REEB]  :  $1399 [EB]  :  $1599 [ST]


Leadership Development Members

$1199 [REEB]  :  $1399 [EB]  :  $1599 [ST]


Members

$1299 [REEB]  :  $1499 [EB]  :  $1699 [ST]


Registration + New Membership Combo

$1799 [REEB]  :  $1999 [EB]  :  $2299 [ST]


Member's Significant Other
(Does not include conference presentations and meetings)

$799 [REEB]  :  $899 [EB]  :  $999 [ST]


Asset Owners

$799 [REEB]  :  $999 [EB]  :  $1299 [ST]


Emerging Leader
(Includes One Year CPIA Basic Membership)

$849.50 [ST]


INDUSTRY PARTNERS &
EVENT SPONSORS RATES


REALLY EARLY EARLY-BIRD [REEB] (ENDED 3/15)
EARLY-BIRD [EB] (ENDS 5/31)
STANDARD [ST] (STARTS 6/01)

Premier Partners (Per Delegate)

$1199 [REEB]  :  $1399 [EB]  :  $1599 [ST]


Founding Partners (Per Delegate)

$1299 [REEB]  :  $1499 [EB]  :  $1699 [ST]


CPIA Gold Partners (Per Delegate)

$1499 [REEB]  :  $1699 [EB]  :  $1899 [ST]


CPIA Silver Partners (Per Delegate)

$1699 [REEB]  :  $1799 [EB]  :  $1999 [ST]


CPIA Influencer Partners (Per Delegate)

$1999 [REEB]  :  $2099 [EB]  :  $2399 [ST]


Industry Partner's Significant Other
(Does not include conference presentations and meetings)

$899 [REEB]  :  $999 [EB]  :  $1199 [ST]


Steve Hester, CPIA Co-Founder and President of Hester Painting & Decorating, is also a member of the Young President’s Organization and active in Chicagoland’s civic and philanthropic community. In addition to finance, legal and marketing know-how, Hester brings to The CPIA a vision for the future, based on the association’s goals for advancing the industry and its core values.
Aaron Moore, CPIA Co-Founder and Owner of Precision Painting & Decorating (PPD), Bellwood, Illinois, is passionate about entrepreneurship, values-driven leadership, family, community, the outdoors and golf ... not necessarily in that order. His company has been a recipient of the Inc. 5000 Award for the Fastest Growing Private Companies in the U.S. Moore also sits on numerous boards and is dedicated to supporting the commercial painting industry through his work with members of the CPIA.
Mike Stanley, CPIA Executive Director, comes to the association with a significant career in media, trade shows, events, research, and association management. Mike was the Publisher and Chief Executive of a number of magazines and brands that focused on commercial interior design and architecture and also was named Publishing Director of the American Society of Interior Designers magazine.
Brion D. Palmer is CEO of Technology Publishing Company, the business-to-business media organization that has served paint and coatings industry professionals since 1984. In addition to overseeing the company’s publishing and lead-generation businesses, he introduced the annual hosted buyer event, Contractor Connect, now four years strong. Last October, he welcomed invitees to the first commercial-only Contractor Connect, held in tandem with the CPIA Leadership Conference.