Fall Conference Begins in…
Conference registration is open now until August 1. Registrations after August 1 will occur late registration fees.
Conference Education Highlights
Guest Speaker— Gold Medalist Curling Olympian John Schuster
CIT Recertification Exam (Tuesday)
You MUST register with U.S. Ice Rink Association for the CIT Recertification Exam by clicking here: 2019 CIT Recertification Exam Registration
Basic Arena Refrigeraton (BAR)
Presented by the USIRA Staff – The Basic Arena Refrigeration course introduces participants to the cycle of refrigeration and primary mechanical components of an ice rink refrigeration system. Participants will learn the importance and the role logbooks play in maintenance of the refrigeration equipment. Participants will gain an understanding of how the refrigeration cycle relates to the installation and maintenance of a quality ice surface. Participants will also learn how to identify potential energy savings through efficient operations of the refrigeration system. Participants will complete a written exam on the last day of the course.
Certificate of Arena Management (CAM)
Presented by the ISI staff – Topics include: Role of Arena Manager; Leadership; Financial Management; Contract Administration; Arena Scheduling; Public vs. Private Management; Risk Management; Budgeting for Managers. Participants will complete a written exam on the last day of the course.
Ammonia & Natural Refrigerant Safety
History, what is ammonia, Terminology and acronyms; Maintenance suggestions, Code, Ammonia safety, Fernie incident
MIAMA Update & Member Recognition
Bean Bag Tournament & Social – ***Vendors – MIAMA is actively looking for Bean Bag Tournament Board Sponsors***
To sponsor a board, please click here: 2019 MIAMA Vendor Member Registration
Thursday Networking Events
Cleaning Solutions – Get information on the newest cleaning solutions. Hands on operation of new equipment.
Curling Preparation – Learn from the ice experts that are putting the ice in at the IRA Civic Arena that week for the Bonspiel. Ask questions and more.
Protecting Your Investment – Asset management is one of a facility operator’s most important responsibilities. Scheduled maintenance, replacement of aging equipment and addition of needed improvements will extend the lifespan and maintain the value of any facility
Don’t forget about Outside – Your Building’s Exterior Matters
Registration and Lodging Information
View Conference Agenda here: 2019 Fall Conference Agenda
Lodging for the conference is now available by filling out the following forms…Vendors, please note there is a separate lodging form for vendors:
Once filled out, please send to Sugar Lake Lodge. Please remember that lodging is booked directly with Sugar Lodge via this form and NOT through MIAMA.