Metal Powder Industries Federation

PM Management Summit

(Open to MPIF Members Only)

Known for its beaches, parks and warm climate, beautiful San Diego, California, will host PM delegates as they gather to share ideas, focus on industry directions, and network at MPIF's most important business meeting of the year. Nestled in the lively and historic Gaslamp Quarter, the U.S. Grant Hotel is just steps from shopping, dining and entertainment.

Delegates Can Expect:

This is your opportunity to connect face-to-face with customers and/or suppliers—all C-Level or Senior Management—to discuss industry challenges and discover opportunities to grow your company and its place in the PM industry.

Spouse/guest attendance is encouraged.

Registration Fees Reduced by $250

Full Registration Fee Includes:

  • Saturday Welcome Reception
  • Monday night reception and dinner
  • Breakfast buffet Monday
  • Lunch on Monday (business meeting registrants only)

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Summit Registration Fees

Registration Type

By September 28

After September 28

Full Registrant






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General Information

Conference Dates
Saturday, October 27–Monday, October 29

The U.S. Grant Hotel
326 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101

The newly restyled U.S. Grant Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, has enthralled its guests with historic grandeur and an unmatched dedication to excellence for over 100 years.  Immaculate designed accommodations offer both refined luxury and unsurpassed serenity.  In over a century, the U.S. Grant Hotel has seen it all.  A great city rose at her steps in large part because of her persuasion.  Those who have known her have embraced the new romance with her return.  And those who now find her for the first time are captured by her grace, elegance and enduring presence. The U.S. Grant Hotel is truly an iconic property, steeped in timeless elegance and legendary style.  

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Hotel Information and Room Rates
$209.00 single or double occupancy plus applicable state and local taxes, per night.  Room rate includes Wi-Fi in guest rooms.  Register early to guarantee the group rates at the hotel. Higher rates may apply once our room block is filled or after the advance registration deadline of September 28, 2018. Room reservations will be acknowledged by e-mail.

Deposit: A credit card is required in order to make your reservation. A deposit of one night's room and tax will be charged at the time of making the reservation.

Hotel reservation changes or cancellations: Any changes to your hotel reservation should be done directly through the hotel by calling 1-619-565-3121.

Cancellation Policy: 72 hours prior to your scheduled arrival date or you will be charged one night's room and tax.

Early departure fee: A charge of one night's room and tax will be charged to any guest who departs prior to their confirmed departure date. Departure dates can be changed up to and including time of check-in without penalty.

Check-in time: 3:00 pm
Check-out time: 12:00 pm
Taxes (per night): 10% (subject to change)
Parking: $49 (overnight); $20 (day)

Attendance Restriction
Conference attendance is limited to employees of companies that are members of the Metal Powder Industries Federation. Attendance is not open to members of APMI International whose companies are not MPIF members.

Dress is business casual throughout the day for business meetings. For the reception and dinner events recommended dress is resort casual.

Spouse/Guest Registration
Attendance for spouses or accompanying guests is encouraged. Registration fee is mandatory and covers the Welcome reception, Monday night dinner and group breakfast. Fees do not include the Golf Tournament, or Monday lunch.   When registering your spouse for the conference, please share their email address so that we may share the event details with them as we get closer to the dates (i.e. what to wear, schedule of events, etc.)

Meeting registration fees will be refunded using the following guidelines:

  • Written requests received by Friday, September 28 will receive a full refund
  • Written requests received by Friday, October 19 will receive minus a 20% cancellation charge
  • No refunds will be provided after Friday, October 19
  • Failure to attend or not provide written notice by the above dates are liable for the full fees
  • Golf tournament cancellations must be received by Friday, October 19

Age Restriction for Children
Children under the age of 17 are not permitted in conference events and group meal functions.

Registration/Hospitality Desk
An MPIF registration desk will be open during regular conference hours. Registration material can be picked up at the desk beginning Saturday at 12:00 p.m.

San Diego is known for its “Perfect Climate.” During our time in San Diego, attendees can expect temperatures in the low- to mid-70s during the day and upper-50s in the evening/night.

Getting There
San Diego International Airport has over 600 daily non-stop flights available. The airport is 2.7 miles (approximately 10 minutes) to the hotel.

Special Needs
Attendees that require special arrangements or have a special need (dietary or physical), please contact Diane Haggerty in advance so that arrangements can be made.

For Further Information Contact:
Stephanie Schember
Metal Powder Industries Federation
105 College Road East
Princeton, NJ 08540-6692
Telephone: (609) 452-7700 x114; Fax: (609) 987-8523; E-mail:

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