The 2023 CLFMI Annual Meeting will be held November 14-17, 2023, at the world-famous La Quinta Resort in Palm Springs, CA.
Make yourself at home in one of the guestrooms featuring refrigerators and complimentary wireless Internet access to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. At La Quinta, you’ll be onlyn10 minutes from the San Jacinto Mountains. This 5-star resort is 14.4 mi (23.2 km) from Agua Calinte Casino.
CLFMI has. a limited block of rooms reserved at the La Quinta Resort at the group rate of $329.00. This is going to be a VERY busy time in Palm Springs, and we expect the Resort to be completely full. Please note that the cut-off date for guaranteed sleeping rooms in the CLFMI block is October 13, 2023. Reserve your Hotel rooms now! (Please take note of Hotel cancellation policies, covid policies, etc.)
For room reservations, call
Be sure to identify yourself as
part of the CLFMI group.
or reserve online at
The Meeting Schedule
Tuesday, November 14
Early arrivals and golfers arrive.
Wednesday, November 15
10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Optional Golf Outing
Golfers need to arrange to arrive on Tuesday to be there for our 10:30 am tee off time on Wednesday morning. We’ll be playing the famous La Quinta Nicklaus Course, known for its historic surroundings, and sweeping panoramic views.
Wednesday is also arrival day and Board Meeting Day.
Thursday, November 16
8:00 am – 8:30 am
8:30am – 11:30am
Members’ Business Meeting
The morning is devoted to updating members on current business and economic trends and planning the CLFMI priorities for 2024. Other highlights will include the election of two new 2024 Board Members, a report on the 2023 Committee accomplishments, and a 3rd Quarter Industry Report, Analysis and Forecast from Economist Bernie Markstein.
9:30am – 11:00am
Spouses EventA special activity for spouses/guests not attending the Business Meeting will be held during the morning. Details are being finalized and will be sent as soon as they are confirmed.
Friday, November 17
8:00 am – 8:30 am
8:30 am – 11:00 am
The Annual Meeting closing session will feature representatives from the fencing, steel, and infrastructure sectors of the industry. They will give members a look at 2024 from the perspective of what opportunities and challenges lie ahead for the chain link fence markets.
11:00 am – Closing Remarks
Hotel & Travel Info
The La Qunita Resort is part of the Hilton Waldorf Astoria Collection and participates in the Hilton Honors Program.
The Resort is about 20 miles from Palm Springs International Airport (@ 35 minutes). Palm Springs is served by all major carriers, including United, American, Delta, Southwest, Alaska, and Air Canada.
LAX is about a 2-hour and 20-minute drive (138 miles).
What to Wear
Business casual attire is appropriate for all the Annual Meeting functions and events, including our Opening Reception and our Thursday evening 63rd Anniversary Celebration.
2023 CLFMI MEETING ONLINE RESERVATION
NOVEMBER 14-17, 2023 La Quinta Resort Palm Springs, CA
Please use additional copies for other individuals or couples. Remember that this form goes to CLFMI Headquarters.
You must make your own room reservations with the at 760.564.4111
or online at https://book.passkey.com/e/50649380
Cut-off date to assure room rates is October 13, 2023
(NOTE: PLEASE reserve your sleeping room right away. We have been in oversold situations several times recently and we don’t want anyone to be forced to use an alternative Hotel.)