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Association News ASA at World of Concrete 2015 ibility, and organizational strength—with the ultimate vision Please see the Staff Edito- being that structures built or repaired with the shotcrete process rial on page 8 for a detailed are accepted as equal or superior to cast concrete. To achieve description of the many this future vision, ASA has set many goals and objectives by initiatives ASA has planned which to chart its products, programs, and resources over the for the upcoming World of Concrete show. Join us and help in next 3 to 5 years. communicating to the concrete industry the many benefits of For a more detailed review of ASA’s strategic planning the shotcrete process. Don’t forget to register for a reduced-fee, process, along with a full outline of the strategic plan, please exhibit-only pass using ASA’s code, A17. New this year, all refer to the President’s Message on page 2 of this issue. registrations will now have a fee, but as a cosponsor, using ASA’s code gives you the lowest rate for an exhibit-only pass. “Like” ASA’s Facebook Page Using this code is also a very easy way to support your asso- Now up to almost 900 “likes,” ASA’s Facebook page offers ciation. If you have registration questions, please call (866) followers another easy way to stay up-to-date on the latest 860-1983 or e-mail registration@worldofconcrete.com. news regarding issues, products, and events in the shotcrete industry. If you’re online, be sure to stay connected with us at 2015 Shotcrete Magazine Media Kit www.facebook.com/AmericanShotcreteAssociation. Now Available With a readership of over 17,000 subscribers, Shotcrete magazine Did you know ASAreaches the shotcrete industry like no other resource. Advertising rates for is on facebook? this specifically targeted medium are very reasonable and well below the average rate for other publications in the concrete industry. This combina- “like” us on facebook tion of exceptional access at afford- able rates provides the shotcrete www.facebook.com/ industry with an important and useful tool for promoting your AmericanShotcreteAssociation products and services. For more information, visit www.shotcrete.org/media/pdf/ ASAMediaKit.pdf or call (248) 848-3780. New ASA Committees and Chairs ASA Board Approves New October 25, 2014, ASA welcomed several new committees andAt its Fall 2014 committee meetings in Washington, DC, on Strategic Plan Chairs to its working structure. This past summer, the ASA Executive Committee and select The Education Committee welcomed its new Chair, Oscar committee members participated in a strategic planning session Duckworth. Duckworth has previously chaired the Safety Com- at ASA’s headquarters to establish an updated vision, mission, mittee; he currently serves as ASA Secretary and is an approved and future plan for the Association. The outcome of this plan- Examiner for the ACI Shotcrete Nozzleman certification program. ning session resulted in the identification of four main strategic The Marketing Committee began anew—having been priorities for ASA—professional development, outreach, cred- separated out from the former (combined) Marketing & American Shotcrete Association For more information 38800 Country Club Drive on ASA and Phone: (248) 848-3780Farmington Hills, MI 48331 its programs, contact: Fax: (248) 848-3740 Website: www.shotcrete.org 56 Shotcrete • Fall 2014


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