2015 KENTUCKY FOREST INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING
“Back To Our Roots – 50 Years and Still Growing”
Embassy Suites - KFIA 50th Annual Meeting (Click here to make reservations) Block release date is February 23, 2015
The Kentucky Forest Industries Association (KFIA) will hold its 50th Annual Meeting on March 25-27, 2015 at The Embassy Suites in Lexington, Kentucky. The association plans to host over 400 company representatives from throughout the region. There will be a variety of discussions and activities to enjoy during the event. A number of opportunities will be made available for attendees to gather and discuss current issues, and meet with customers both new and old. The meeting will get underway with a golf outing at the University Club of Kentucky Golf Course in Lexington, Kentucky and a Unique Horse Farm Tour.
The exhibit area will be open throughout the meeting and the Tree Farm Awards Luncheon will recognize outstanding individuals for their achievements in the forest industry community. We will have a special presentation from President Abraham Lincoln to honor all of KFIA’s past presidents and founding members.
Speakers will include Dean Nancy Cox; from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture who will provide information on the past 50 years of working with the University of Kentucky. James R. Comer, Commissioner of Agriculture for the state of Kentucky will give us an update on the Kentucky Proud Program, wood industry involvement and what the future may hold. Lee Andrews, Kentucky Field Office Supervisor will provide an update on the Northern Long-eared Bat and the potential affects on forest management if listed as an endangered species.
We encourage all members that were instrumental in the beginning years of the association to make plans to attend this meeting and bring any history you want to share.
Please make your room reservations before the February 23rd cut off date. The hotel has another event on Friday and will fill up quickly. You can call the Embassy Suites at 859/455-5000 or use the link below to make your room reservations: