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Registration is now closed for the ASA NORTHEAST Summit. Please click below and fill out the form to be placed on the waitlist.


Contact northeast@asa.net.

Hotel Information

Hilton Boston Back Bay
40 Dalton Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02115

$349 + tax per night 
Book by May 22, 2023

Room availability is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Click below to reserve your room or call 800-445-8667

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Schedule of Events

10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Optional Symmons Plant Tour
ASA Silver Supplier Partner Symmons is hosting an optional tour for ASA Northeast Summit attendees of its nearby Braintree, Massachusetts facility on Tuesday, June 13. Symmons will provide transportation to and from the Hilton Back Bay with a departure time of 10:30 a.m., and a return time to the Hilton at about 1:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided. ASA Northeast Summit attendees can also drive to the facility at 31 Brooks Drive in Braintree, Massachusetts 02184 (ample onsite parking is available).

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Registration / Opening Reception / Manufacturer Tabletops
Prior to leaving for the Boston Red Sox baseball game at historic Fenway Park, grab your name badge and network with fellow ASA Northeast Summit attendees. ASA Northeast manufacturer/rep event sponsors will have tabletop displays set up. Stop by and check out the latest products and catch up with key industry suppliers. The popular ASA Northeast Summit Raffle will make its return here as well.

6:00 p.m. - Boston Red Sox ASA Northeast Outing
Those who purchased suite tickets can head over to Fenway Park (a short couple-block walk) for a night of networking and Boston Red Sox baseball at Fenway Park— all taken in from the new 521 Overlook Suite. If you did not sign up for the baseball game during registration and would still like to attend, email meetings@asa.net. Tickets are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. - Networking Breakfast - The Supply Chain: 2023 and Beyond
Speaker: ASA Chief Economist Dr. Chris Kuehl
ASA Chief Economist Dr. Chris Kuehl will talk to ASA Northeast Summit attendees about the current state of the supply chain, factors leading to its current state, plus where he sees the economy headed in the short-term and long-term. Dr. Kuehl will also answer attendee questions on anything and everything related to the economy.

8:45 a.m. Break

9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. - ASA Northeast Best Practices Roundtables
ASA Northeast Summit attendees will once again have the opportunity to sit down with their peers and discuss best practices, industry challenges and how to solve them. Attendees will be provided with a post-show report on each group’s discussions/findings.

10:15 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. - Best Practices Roundtable Live Debrief
We’ll reconvene after the roundtables and have a live discussion on topics that were talked about and solutions.

11:15 a.m. Break

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Networking Lunch & ASA Update with ASA President Katie Poehling-Seymour -
ASA Northeast Keynote Presentation - Manage Promises, Not People
Speaker: Eric Papp
Most organizations are distracted remodeling the kitchen when there are cracks in the foundation that are going unattended. Author, speaker and consultant Eric Papp will talk to ASA Northeast attendees about creating a culture of ownership and personal accountability, increasing power by managing a promise and not a person, strengthening communication and trust by fostering “healthy conflict” in meetings and improving organization performance by raising and reinforcing three standards of behavior. Eric focuses on simplifying leadership to guide attendees through successfully building a self-managing team and increasing productivity. He will challenge attendees to examine and raise their standards of behavior and have more powerful conversations with those they lead and create a culture of ownership.

Break 1:00 p.m.

1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. - State of the PHCP-PVF Industry Panel Discussion
Join industry thought-leaders from across the supply chain as they discuss the state of our industry from their perspectives and answer questions from the audience. Moderated by ASA’s Mike Miazga.

2:15 p.m. - Departures