Compete Smart 2012
General Info, Fees & Discounts
General Information:
The Conference registration fee includes participation in all general sessions, your choice of breakout sessions, bonus plant tours and pre-sessions; 2 lunches; an evening Networking Reception with plenty of food and cash bar; 1 breakfast and refreshments during breaks, conference materials. It also includes an opportunity for Hot Seat! sessions with specialists on a limited first-come-first served sign up during the event.  Register Early for the best selections.
Dress is business casual. For plant tours, no open-toed shoes and no cameras without special permission, please.  
Plant Tour participants must adhere to safety requirements and other stipulations of tour site host(s) who reserve the right to approve final participant list.
To request disability accommodations or inform us of special needs, please contact MMEC or phone 406-994-4507. 
For registrations cancelled less than 7 days before the conference begins, a 50% registration fee will still apply. However, substitutions at the full rate of your registration fee are allowed and encouraged. Before Oct. 5 use your confirmation registration reference number or email to make changes. After Oct 5, call MMEC at 406-994-4507.
Registration Fee is $225.  SAVE off the full rate with team discounts and a special offer to members of the Montana Chamber of Commerce or its Montana Manufacturing Council -- not a member yet?  Read more...

Chamber/Mfg Council Membership:   If you are currently a member of the Montana Chamber or will become a member by Sept. 15, 2012, you can click YES to register at the discounted rate of $195; employees of member organizations are also eligible at this rate (cannot be combined with team discounts or early-bird rate).  

Team Discounts:  If 3 or more people from your company will be registering for Compete Smart,  use this special category to receive $30 off each person's registration fee.  
HOTEL INFORMATION & Accomodations: For attendees theHilton Garden Inn will honor the conference rate for the nights of Oct.10 & 11 at $114 per night plus tax beyond Sept. 19 as long as rooms are avaiable.   Reservations may be made by calling 406.532.5300. At HIilton please reference Compete Smart Manufacturing Conference 2012 when making reservations; if different rate quoted, mention Hilton event planner extended rate offering on 9.21. 
ALTERNATE Hotels near Hilton are:
Holiday Inn Express, 150 Expressway, (406) 830-3100
Hampton Inn, 4805 N. Reserve, (406) 549-1800

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 If you have any problems making reservations at the block rate, please contact Deborah Nash at MMEC.