We are excited to invite John Flatley, Executive Director of the National Association for Surface Finishing (www.nasf.org), to speak at this year's Keynote Luncheon.
is a national association whose mission is to promote the advancement of the North American surface finishing industry globally.
represents platers, suppliers, managers, owners, technicians, researchers, academics and students involved in the surface finishing industry.
In addition, the NASF
has a charitable organization, the AESF Foundation
, whose focus is on technical education programs to advance the science and technology of surface finishing.
John is also the Managing Principal of Association Management Strategies (AMS), a full-service association management company located in Washington, DC.
provides management expertise and administrative services to industry associations, coalitions, professional societies, trade shows and other special events.
will discuss priority issues impacting the metal finishing industry and the role the NASF
is taking to address them.
will also discuss the value and advantages that belonging to a trade association can provide for individual finishers.