APRIL 8-9, 2020

The Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center

215 Innovation Blvd, State College, PA 16803

Registration is now open for both the 2020 TQI Innovation Conference & Awards on April 8-9, 2020, at the Penn Stater in State College. Take a peek into some of the topics this year’s event will cover:

  • PennDOT has kicked off its march to Digital Design or Planless 2025 with a joint industry committee advising on development. This would make Building Information Modeling a bid deliverable and reference document for projects. Learn about this forward technology advancement.
  • Virtual reality is enhancing operator training. Learn how virtual reality translates into real world applications more quickly while decreasing trainee time.
  • 5G is coming with advantages and controversies. Explore how 5G technology will impact highway contractors and engineers.
  • Owners are using experimental technology to assure quality. See how x-ray technology is assessing pavements.
  • Discover how owners are incorporating climate resilience into planning infrastructure systems.
  • Learn what is new with PennDOT project mobile technology tools.

A highlight of the conference is the TQI Awards Banquet.  On the evening of April 8, APC, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, and the PA Turnpike Commission will honor those in the highway and bridge construction industry for their outstanding achievements in 2019 through their consummate application of partnering principles and processes. Additional information on the TQI Awards can be found here.

Call for Presentations

APC invites industry professionals to share their knowledge and business expertise through presenting at the conference. We are accepting presentation proposals for review by the planning committee. You will be contacted once final decisions are completed. Deadline is January 31, 2020 @ 5:00 pm.

REGISTRATION

Conference Schedule

A complete agenda will be posted as it becomes available.

April 8

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12:00-1:00 pm

Registration

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1:00-5:00 pm

Innovation Conference

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5:30-10:00 pm

TQI & Partnering Awards Banquet

  • 5:30 – Networking Reception
  • 6:30 – Opening Remarks
  • 6:45 – TQI Awards Presentations
  • 7:30 – Dinner Service
  • 8:15 – Closing Remarks
  • 8:30 – Desserts & Coffee

April 9

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7:30-8:30 am

Breakfast

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9:00 am to 12:00 noon

Innovation Conference

SPONSORSHIPS

Don’t miss this chance to position your company as a leader in innovation and excellence through one of the sponsorship opportunities below.

Now in it’s third year, the TQI Innovation Conference & Awards welcomes approximately 200 members of the highway construction industry and key members of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and PA Turnpike Commission to the Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center.

Attendees spend two days at the conference exploring emerging trends and technologies that are shaping the future of the industry and celebrate industry leaders in diversity, partnership and community enhancement at the TQI Awards. This two part event offers a special opportunity to network with influencial members of the industry, Department and Turnpike Commission and the chance to have your brand seen by the right people.

Don’t miss this chance to position your company as a leader in innovation and excellence through one of the sponsorship opportunities below.

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SECURE YOUR SPONSORSHIP

To secure any of the sponsorship listed below, contact Kim Maiolo with questions at kmaiolo@paconstructors.org or 717-238-2513 x 108.

Download

Download a PDF of sponsorship opportunities.

Conference & Awards Name Badge

$3,500

  • Exclusive sponsorship of name badges for both the Conference and Awards
  • Banquet table with premium seating at the Awards for 8 people
  • Premium placement of logo on event website with link to sponsor website
  • Recognition on event promotional materials*

Awards Networking Reception

$3,000

  • Exclusive sponsorship of the Awards Networking Reception
  • Sponsor logo on signage and cocktail napkins at Reception
  • Banquet table with premium seating at the Awards for 8 people
  • Logo displayed on event website with link to sponsor website
  • Recognition on event promotional materials*

Awards Video

$2,500

  • Exclusive sponsorship of the Awards Videos
  • Opportunity to play 60 second sponsor video prior to Awards Ceremony
  • Premium seating at the Awards for 4 people
  • Logo displayed on event website with link to sponsor website
  • Recognition on event promotional materials*

Awards Banquet Table

$2,000

  • Banquet table with premium seating at the Awards for 8 people
  • Table top sign with logo recognizing sponsorship
  • Logo displayed on event website with link to sponsor website
  • Recognition on event promotional materials*

Visionary Sponsor

$1,500

  • Sponsorship of both Conference and Awards
  • Premium seating at the Awards for 4 people
  • Logo displayed on event website with link to sponsor website
  • Recognition on event promotional materials*

Innovation Sponsor

$1,000

  • Sponsorship of both Conference and Awards
  • Premium seating at the Awards for 2 people
  • Logo displayed on event website with link to sponsor website
  • Recognition on event promotional materials*

Partnering Sponsor

$500

  • Sponsorship of both Conference and Awards
  • Logo displayed on event website with link to sponsor website
  • Recognition on event promotional materials*

*All Sponsors Receive

  • Verbal recognition at podium at both the Conference and Awards
  • Listing in program materials
  • Logo in scrolling slides during both events
  • Recognition in Highway Builder Magazine
  • Recognition in APC membership and event attendee email blast
  • Shout out on APC social media channels

Please note: Sponsorships secured after March 25, 2020 may not receive full benefits.

LODGING & ACCOMMODATIONS

  •  You can make your reservations by contacting Central Reservations at 1-800-233-7505 or online and referencing the Group Code.
  •  GROUP CODE:  APCC20A
  • Room Rate: $124.00
  • The room block cutoff date is March 8, 2020.

Cancellation, Refund, & Substitution Policy

All registration cancellations and refund requests must be made by 5:00pm on March 27, 2020. A refund of all fees, minus a $25 administrative fee, will be given for cancellations received by that date. No refunds will be granted for requests after March 27, 2020. All cancellations and substitutions can be done through the online system by clicking “Already Registered”, enter your email and confirmation number, then click Modify. If you are having difficulties making changes contact Lisa Sagan at (717) 238-2513 ext. 109. APC regrets that refunds will not be given for no-shows. Substitutions are gladly accepted. A transfer of your full registration is permitted prior to the conference by going to the online registration system submitting or by a written request to lsagan@paconstructors.org. Onsite transfers must be accompanied by proof of the original confirmation. The individual submitting the transfer request is responsible for all financial obligations (any balance due) associated with that substitution. Badge sharing, registration splitting, and reprints are strictly prohibited.