Upcoming events

    • September 01, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • March 05, 2021
    • 11:59 PM (EST)
    Register

    REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! 

    Participate in the Stairbuilders and Manufacturers Association's 2021 StairCraft Awards competition. These awards recognize the individual achievements of our SMA members while elevating the industry standards of aesthetic value, stair safety, quality of workmanship and technical achievement. 


    DOWNLOAD RULES AND FORMS BELOW 

    2021 PARTICIPANT GUIDE

    2021 STAIRCRAFT AWARD ENTRY FORM

    2021 "CHALLENGER AWARD" ENTRY FORM

    2021 "ANYTHING BUT STAIRS" AWARD ENTRY FORM


    DUE DATES & FEES


    REGISTRATION & SUBMISSION DATES

    March 5 - Registration Due

    March 31 - Photos and Forms Due

    ENTRY FEES

    $100 per entry for the first three entries

    $300 maximum fee for unlimited entries

    FREE "Challenger Award" entry

    FREE "Anything But Stairs" Award entry


    HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO BE PRESENT TO WIN!

    Participants and recipients will be announced and the official presentation will take place during the SMA Annual Conference Awards Banquet.  The Annual Conference will be held in Denver, Colorado at the Embassy Suites, September 23-25, 2021.

    ***This year, it is highly encouraged that a company delegate be present at the official presentation ceremony to accept the award.***

    • September 23, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • September 25, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Embassy Suites - Downtown Denver, Colorado
    Register

    POSTPONED Until:  September 23 - 25, 2021


    The conference will kick off on Thursday, September 23rd, with the annual SMA Golf event, a fun day for golfers of all levels. For the non-gofers a self directed tour of the U.S. Mint in Downtown Denver is available. 

    The Welcome Reception with SMA exhibitors will take place on Thursday evening, and the SMA Auction will be Friday night.  The fun will continue on Saturday evening with the StairCraft Awards Reception and Banquet, where this year's winners will be announced!

    This year's learning opportunities are sure to elevate your stair designs.  Our keynote presentation by Andrew DiGiammo will inspire you as he discusses the fundamentals of stair design.  MSU, our testing and research partners, will give a general session presentation on the design value testing project and discuss how the project results will be utilized.  Our breakout sessions will focus on the stair design process, creating impactful designs and shop talk.  These great opportunities are sure to increase your knowledge to help you take your business to the next level. 

    Conference attendees will be wowed by the artisans of our shop tours as we have the privilege of visiting high end architectural woodwork and metal design companies.  Watson Mills and Living Design Studios will provide tours while sharing their successes with you.  The conference program also includes committee meetings and the SMA's Annual Business Meeting.

    The conference program is packed full of networking and learning opportunities that will undoubtedly elevate your stair designs. 

    The SMA Annual Conference in majestic Denver, Colorado is sure to be a conference you do NOT want to miss!

    • September 23, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM (MDT)
    • Denver, Colorado
    Register

    Thursday, September 23, 2021

    8:00 am - 3:00 pm

    at the 



    4999 Vrain St  |  Denver, CO 80212

    Enjoy this causal, fun day of golf with fellow stair industry professionals (not golf professionals). 

    Participants will enjoy this prestigious event full of laughter, camaraderie and bragging rights.  Golfers will compete in our unique stair part challenges such as the newel post driving competition and the baluster putting competition.   

    Everyone is guaranteed a FUN experience and welcome to participate regardless of player skill level.  Our scramble format equalizes play and makes the event enjoyable for all players. 

    The cost for this year’s event is just $175 per player.  Players can rent clubs for an additional cost of just $25 per set. 

    Requests to be paired with other players will be accommodated as much as possible.


    All participants must be registered for the SMA Annual Conference or be an attendee's guest.