2022 Convention and Trade Show

Thursday, June 16, 2022
4:00 PM (CDT)
to Sunday, June 19, 2022 at 11:00 AM (CDT)
* Registration open until 6/10/22 at 5:00 PM ()
* Registration open until 6/10/22 at 5:00 PM ()
Book a Room at Beau Rivage Purchase Fishing License

Please join us for our 2022 Convention and Trade Show on Thursday, June 16th through Sunday, June 19th at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino. Registration is open to all MLMA Members. If you are not an MLMA member and you would like to attend this event, please contact Ellery Jones. 

Sponsorships are available now! All of our sponsor will be recognized in print, online and in our email communications. Please consider a sponsorship for this important event to promote our industry and your business. You will be able to add on sponsorships when you register for this event. You may also click the Events tab in the top right of your screen to access the sponsorships menu. Sponsorships are also available to purchase on that page through invoice and credit card. 

The last day to purchase sponsorships and be included in print material is May 25th. This is also the deadline for your exhibitor booth to be included on the exhibitor cards that we use for drawings during the trade show. Exhibitor booths and sponsorships purchased after May 25th are not guaranteed to be featured in any printed material. 

You must be a logged-in member to register for this event. If you have not set up your member compass account, please visit this article for directions. It is very important that you set up your member compass account for your company listing in our online member directory. We will take the information you have listed in our online directory when we print our membership and buyer's guide. The last day to make edits to these listings will be 5/15/22. 

If you are purchasing ticket to the convention and trad show for multiple employees in your company, they must be listed as one of your staff members in your member compass. Please contact Ellery Jones if you need help setting up staff members for your company. 


June 16
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Registration Opens
Pick up your name tags at the registration desk. Drink tickets and exhibitor cards for the trade show will be available for pick up on Friday morning.
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM President's Cocktail Reception
Azalea rooms B, C, and D
June 17
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM Government Affairs Update & Board of Directors Meeting
Azalea Ballroom. All MLMA members are welcome to join for the government affairs update. The Board of Directors meeting will follow immediately afterwards. This meeting is a closed meeting for only our board directors and executive committee.
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Exhibit Set-up
Exhibitor check in and set up available in the Magnolia Ballroom.
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Registration Open
Pick up your name tags at the registration desk. Drink tickets and exhibitor cards are available at the exhibitor card desk.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Exhibitor Appreciation Luncheon
Camellia Ballroom. This luncheon is available to our trade show exhibitors, MLMA Mill Members, and Board of Directors.
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Trade Show and Silent Auction
Doors open for the trade show in the Magnolia Ballroom. Visit with exhibitors, MLMA Mill members, and Associate members.
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Cocktail Reception
Cocktails and heavy hors d'oeuvres served in the Magnolia Ballroom.
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM LIVE AUCTION
Live auction with our favorite Auctioneer, Chris Taylor, from Timber Automation.
June 18
6:15 AM - 12:00 PM Fishing Tournament Sponsored by Hankins, Inc.
Boats will depart from Shaggy's Bar and Grill: 120 South Hiern Ave, Pass Christian, MS 39571. Allow 30 minutes for travel, transportation is NOT provided. Drinks and appetizers will be provided after boats return at Shaggy's Bar and Grill. You must purchase a Louisiana Fishing license to participate in this tournament.
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM Golf Tournament Shuttle Pick Up
Hotard bus company will pick up golfers in the Beau Rivage bus parking area. This is located on the first floor of the parking garage. The shuttle will depart from the Beau Rivage for The Preserve at 7:30 AM. The shuttle will return after the tournament between 2:00 - 3:00 PM.
8:30 AM - 1:30 PM Golf Tournament sponsored by Southeastern Timber Products
Golf tournament at The Preserve Golf Club: 8901 MS-57, Vancleave, MS 39565. Shotgun start at 8:30 AM. Transportation is provided from the Beau Rivage. The shuttle will leave at 7:30 AM. Lunch will be provided for golfers. Shuttle will return to the Beau Rivage around 2:00 pm.
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM Ladies' Brunch sponsored by SouthernAg Credit
Brunch at The Chimney's: 1640 E Beach Blvd, Gulfport, MS 39501. Transportation is not provided.
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM MLMA Pool Party
Pool party at the Beau Rivage pool.
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Cocktail Reception
Evening reception in the Azalea Ballroom. Prizes will be awarded for golf and fishing tournament.
June 19
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM Hotel Check Out
* Registration open until 6/10/22 at 5:00 PM ()
* Registration open until 6/10/22 at 5:00 PM ()
Book a Room at Beau Rivage Purchase Fishing License

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Registration Fee: $125

*You must be up to date on your member dues to register for this event. 

Registration for the convention and trade show covers your admission to our President's reception on Thursday evening (open bar). It also covers your admission to our trade show on Friday afternoon, Pool Party on Saturday afternoon (open bar), and cocktail reception on Saturday evening. You will receive 4 drink tickets per registration to be used during the trade show and at the cocktail reception on Saturday.

PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER YOUR COMPANY STAFF MEMBERS AS GUESTS. Guest registration is for spouses, children over 18, and your guests who are not members of MLMA. If you company is an MLMA member, ALL OF YOUR STAFF MEMBERS ARE MEMBERS. Staff members need to be registered as as members (this is the first ticket option on the registration page). If you are registered as a guest, you will NOT show up on the attendee list at the bottom of this page. It is very important to register your staff members as MLMA members for all events.

To add a staff member to you member compass account, click RESOURCES on the top right of this page. You will see a drop down menu. Click MEMBER COMPASS at the bottom. Once you are in member compass, you will see a menu on the left side. Click the staff tab on the left. You will then click the black button on the top right that says +Add Staff. Add all staff members who will be attending the event. Once you add each member, their information will autopopulate at registration. If you have any trouble adding your staff members, please contact Ellery at 601.672.7362 or ellery@mlmalumber.com.

This year, we will hand out your drink tickets and exhibitor cards (for drawings) begining Friday morning. If you arrive on Thursday, please pick up your name tag before the President's reception. You will not need your drink tickets for this party. Registration will increase to $175 after May 31st. There is no "Show Only" option for registration this year. In order to participate in the Fishing Tournament, Golf Tournament, or Ladies' Brunch, you MUST BE REGISTERED AS AN ATTENDEE (excludes child's ticket to burnch). Anyone without a name tag will be asked to leave the convention. 

For More Information:

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Jackson, MS 39296