2021 Annual Convention & Tech Fair

 

March 2-6, 2021

Hamilton Princess Resort & Beach Club in Hamilton, Bermuda

Join concrete renovation colleagues and friends in a brand new destination, beautiful Bermuda! This idyllic island combines stunning views, charming towns, historic landmarks, unique cuisine and gorgeous pink-sand beaches. All a short flight from the east coast of the U.S.

Convention Agenda

Monday, March 1, 2021

8:00 AM – 2:00 PM            Optional Activity – Deep Sea Fishing Charter

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM            Registration

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM          Committee Meetings

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM          Optional Activity – Royal Naval Dockyard Tour

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM            Committee Meetings

***CSDA encourages all attendees to sit in on any, or all, of the committee meetings. No registration required.***

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM            Registration

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM          CSDA Board of Directors Meeting

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM          CSDA Golf Tournament

Thursday, March 4, 2021

7:00 AM – 1:00 PM             Registration

7:00 AM – 8:30 AM             Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM             Welcome & Opening Session

8:30 AM – 9:45 AM             Keynote Presentation

9:45 AM – 10:00 AM           Networking Break

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM         Presentations and Panel Discussions

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM             Optional Activity – Electric Bike Tour of St. George

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM             CSDA President’s Reception

Friday, March 5, 2021

7:00 AM – 1:00 PM            Registration

7:00 AM – 8:30 AM            Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM          Roundtables

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM          Tech Fair

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM            Optional Activity – Catamaran Sail & Snorkel

Saturday, March 6, 2021

7:00 AM – 12:00 PM          Registration

7:00 AM – 8:30 AM            Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM – 10:30 AM          Presentations/Panel Discussions

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM        Networking Break

10:45 AM – 11:30 AM        CSDA Annual Meeting

12:00 PM – 3:00 PM          Optional Activity— Twizzy Tour

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM            Gala Reception & Awards Dinner

Agenda is subject to change.

Hamilton Princess Resort & Beach Club

Hotel Information

Historic splendour. Modern luxury. For over a century, the iconic “Pink Palace” has embraced Bermuda’s elite travelers. The beautiful Hamilton Princess Resort & Beach Club offers CSDA Convention attendees a unique opportunity to experience all that the island of Bermuda has to offer. Located in the capital of Hamilton, this resort features views of Hamilton Harbor, access to activities on land and sea, world-class dining, relaxing pools and spa and luxiruos guest rooms to unwind at the end of the day. Don’t miss the best sunset view on the island from the Hamilton Princess’ 1609 restaurant, an experience you won’t soon forget.

Room Reservations

We have negotiated a competitive room rates beginning at $259 per night*, single or double occupancy, and a web page has been established exclusively for CSDA guests. You can make a reservation here or call 441-295-3000. Mention “Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association” to get this rate.**

 

*Room rate is subject to a resort fee of $16 and a tax rate of 11.75%. A required service fee of $12 per person, per day for non-suite rooms and $39 per room per day for one-bedrooms suites will cover all housekeeping, porterage and bellman gratuities. The resort fee covers high-speed internet access, in-room coffee and tea, bottled water, beach shuttle service and beach and pool attendants.

**CSDA room rates are available for the three days prior to and three days after the convention on a space-available basis. Room reservation deadline is Monday, February 1, 2020.

Air & Ground Transportation

Bermuda is a short flight from several east coast hub cities, including New York, Boston, Charlotte, Atlanta and Miami on Delta, United, American and JetBlue. There is also direct service from Toronto on Air Canada and London on British Airways.

Rental cars are not available on Bermuda. Transportation is via taxi and mopeds/scooters can be rented at the hotel. CSDA has negotiated complimentary transportation for registered convention attendees via taxi for attendees arriving during the main convention dates of February 27 – March 8, 2021. Registered attendees should submit their flight details when requested by CSDA. Uber/Lyft are currently not available on Bermuda.

Hamilton Princess Resort

76 Pitts Bay Rd
Hamilton, Bermuda
441-295-3000

Room rates (plus resort levy, gratuities and taxes)

$259, $299, $339 ,$389, $489, $509

Click Here to see the different room options.

Reservation deadline: February 1, 2021

Keynote Speaker Julia Landauer.

Drive: How to Gain and Maintain a Competitive Advantage 

Julia Landauer is a championship-winning racecar driver from New York City. Since making history at the age of 14 as the youngest and first female driving champion from the Skip Barber Racing Series, Julia Landauer has explored all types of racing, from gokarts, to formula s, to stock cars. For the past two years Julia has been racing and winning in the US Legend Cars series in California, New York and North Carolina. At age 22, Julia graduated from Stanford University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Science, Technology, and Society. Through her STEM background from college, Julia continues to educate and advocate for the support and advancement of women in STEM fields. She hopes to expose the technical world of racing to those interested in engineering careers. Julia was recently named a 2017 Forbes 20 Under 30 honoree.

Business Sessions &

Tech Fair

Presentations

Attendees are offered carefully selected business and technical presentations for the purpose of acquiring essential information that can help them grow and improve their businesses. Presenters cover a range of subjects that can assist with both operational and financial elements of a company, from the implementation of structured programs and practices to how to address specific challenges on the jobsite.

Panel Discussions

Participate in an interactive discussion with a panel consisting of contractors and manufacturer representatives who will share their knowledge and experience on a given subject. Panel discussions have been a popular addition to the convention program in recent years as the format is designed to encourage open dialog between panelists and participants.

Roundtables

Roundtables allow all participants the opportunity to express their thoughts and opinions in a structured, yet informal manner. This format is designed to encourage a free-flowing exchange of information and everyone present is sure to leave with at least one new idea to help their company.

Tech Fair

Now a mainstay at the Annual Convention, the tabletop Tech Fair continues to provide attendees with an opportunity to learn about the latest innovations and newest products in the industry. Manufacturer and affiliate representatives will be on hand to converse one-on-one with contractors about the tools, equipment and services they offer in an intimate setting that is unattainable at large trade shows. A deli-style lunch will be served with an option to purchase drinks.

Social Networking

Events

President's Reception

Hosted by the current President, Matthew Finnigan, and sponsored in part by CSDA contractor, manufacturer, distributor and affiliate members, we continue the social networking with wine, beer and cocktails and a beautiful sunset. Enjoy warm Bermudian breezes and great conversation alongside friends and colleagues. Hors d’oeuvres will be served. One of the attendees’ favorite social events, this evening is not to be missed! Dress is business casual. There is opportunity to sponsor this event.*

 

*Contractors can show their support for CSDA by sponsoring in-part the President’s Reception. Sponsorships are offered at all levels to accommodate those who wish to contribute. For more information and to sign up for one of these packages, visit www.csda.org/annual-convention or call 727-577-5004.

Gala Reception and Awards Dinner

Our final night begins with sunset cocktails before we head to the 1609 restaurant for dinner and to honor CSDA’s outgoing Board of Directors and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Tim Beckman. Cocktail dress is requested.

Optional Activities and Golf Tournament

Golf Tournament

Ranked among the world’s best public golf courses by Golf Digest and named Bermuda’s finest course by the New York Times, Port Royal features 18 championship holes over 6,842 manicured yards, the longest and most picturesque course in all of Bermuda. Designed by world-renowned architect Robert Trent Jones Sr. in 1970, Port Royal has recently undergone a $14.5 million renovation, a complete makeover spearheaded by original design team member Roger Rulewich in preparation for the 2009/2010 PGA Grand Slam of Golf. With the support of the Bermuda Government, Port Royal is now one of the world’s premier public golf courses boasting TifEagle greens, a state-of-the art irrigation system and sweeping ocean views from nearly every hole. Add to that its’ 300-yard oceanfront driving range and the course’s luxurious clubhouse and your Port Royal experience is sure to be unforgettable.

Royal Naval Dockyard Tour

Join a local historian for a guided tour of the area that the British Naval fleet settled to repair their damaged ships in the 1800’s. The walled Maritime Museum houses numerous displays and exhibitions that you will be guided through. The tour will include the attractions of the Bermuda Rum Cake Factory and several small craft shops which are built into the old repair workshops.

Catamaran Sail and Snorkel

Enjoy a fun filled adventure! Participants are picked up by luxury Catamaran for a sail around the Great Sound. You will then stop at a perfect site for snorkeling or just relaxing on the boat. Instruction will be given, and snorkel equipment supplied. You will see the stunning sea fans, coral, colorful fish and an array of amazing marine life. Pick up will be from the Hamilton Princess dock.

Deep Sea Fishing Charter

Take to the seas with seasoned fishermen and seek out the Atlantic Blue Marlin, white marlin, Wahoo, yellowfin tuna, bonita, amber and barracuda. Whether you are a novice or experienced fisherman, this excursion will provide you with an exhilarating day out on this fast, sleek, custom-built 53-foot boat. This 6 hour excursion is exhilarating and something others won’t get to see in Bermuda! Pick up is from Hamilton Princess dock.

Electric Bike Tour of St. George

Pick up your electric bike in St. George’s and tour our historical old capital city. You will get the chance to explore the many of the historical sites, buildings and natural parks in the eastern most end of the island. You will learn about the first shipwreck that brought settlers to the island in the Deliverance, explore the Unfinished Church and visit beaches Tobacco Bay and Fort St. Catherine’s. You even get the opportunity the explore the St. George’s end of the Railway Trail in Ferry Reach.

Twizzy Tour

Enjoy a fun filled day in your personal Twizzy, the newest electric vehicle in Bermuda. You will be guided from the hotel, through Hamilton, along the South Shore beaches and to great views from the Gibbs Hill Lighthouse. There will be lots of opportunity to stop and take pictures, with commentary from your local guide.

Important Dates To Remember

Early Bird Deadline

January 31, 2021

Hotel Reservation Deadline

February 1, 2021

Registration Deadline

February 24, 2021

REGISTER TODAY!

Visit www.csda.org/annual-convention or call 727-577-5004 for registration, sponsorship packages, Tech Fair details or general information.

Cancellations/Refunds

  • Cancellations received through February 16, 2021 will be refunded in full. Cancellations received through February 24, 2021 will be refunded in full minus a $25 handling charge.
  • No refunds will be issued after February 24, 2021.
  • No refunds can be given for the golf tournament or optional activities regardless of the date they are cancelled. These events have been guaranteed and are paid in advance by CSDA.
  • If the convention is cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a decision will be made by February 1, 2021. All registrations will be refunded in full.

We would like to thank our 2021 Convention Sponsors!

Platinum Sponsors

Vacuworx

Gold Sponsors

Brokk, Inc

Silver Sponsors

Austin Enterprise

  

National Research Company

 

GSSI

Real Power

Sponsorship Packages

 

Companies can sponsor individual events as part of the regular registration process, or take advantage of one of the association’s sponsorship packages. Manufacturer, Distributor and Affiliate member companies — If you would like to sign up for one of these sponsorship packages, you are encouraged to do so before completing any attendee registrations. Sponsorship packages will be processed separately.

Click the button below to download the Sponsor and Tech Fair Info and Registration Form

 

Who is Attending the Convention?

Austin Enterprise

Concrete Cutting & Breaking Co.

Cratos Equipment

Diamond Products

Diamond Tech, Inc.

Diamond Vantage, Inc.

GSSI

International Drilling & Sawing, Inc.

Interstate Sawing & Demolition

Lissmac Corpooration

National Concrete Cutting Inc.

National Research Company

Proceq USA

ProScan Concrete Imaging

PROSOCO, Inc.

Real Power, A Division Of Contour Harderning, Inc.

President’s Reception Sponsors

Central Concrete Cutting, Inc

Echo GPR Services

National Research Company

O’Brien International