Annual Meetings

CPA sponsors members-only annual meetings each spring and fall. These events feature speakers and educational workshops on substantive industry issues, exhibit and sponsorship opportunities to build awareness of members’ products and services, and business meetings to develop policies and programs. The annual meetings offer a unique opportunity to network with CPA producer members, distributors, suppliers, end-users and other colleagues.

The 2023 CPA Fall Meeting will be held from October 22 to October 24 at the Lansdowne Resort a AAA Four-Diamond award-winning property just 30 miles outside Washington, D.C., and 12 miles from Dulles International Airport. Continue to check for updates! Information will be posted once it is finalized.

Lansdowne Resort
44050 Woodridge Parkway
Leesburg, VA  20176
Phone:  (703) 729-8400

Reservations are now being accepted at the Lansdowne Resort for the CPA Fall Meeting.  The deadline to receive the discounted CPA room rate is September 29, 2023 (unless the room block sells out prior to that date).  Book Hotel*

*Attendees are expected to stay at the Lansdowne Resort, CPA’s host hotel, for the Fall Meeting. Attendees not staying at the host hotel may be charged an additional $300 fee by CPA if the association is assessed any penalties for not achieving the contracted room block.

Fall Meeting Schedule (last updated June 29)

Registration (Login Required)

Please email Anna Linehan if you have trouble logging in or need a password.

The attendee list will be posted on or around October 4.

The Fall Meeting will include an exhibit session in a highly visible area to meeting attendees.  Please review the Exhibitor webpage for more information.

Contact Allyson O’Sullivan for more information.

General Session 1, Monday, October 23:

Title: North American Composite Panel Industry Outlook

Speaker: Greg Lewis; Vice President, Wood Panels; Forest Economic Advisors, LLC.

Description:  Composite panel market analysis and forecasting for the North American industry and outlook for European investments.

Lunch Speaker, Monday, October 23:

Title: Strategies for Adopting and Adapting Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing Processes

Speaker: Dr. Jay Lee, University of Maryland, Distinguished Professor, Clark School of Engineering; Director of Industrial Artificial Intelligence Center

Description:  Strategies for adopting and implementing AI to enhance manufacturing processes.

General Session 2, Tuesday, October 24:

Title: Forecast and Trends: Market Outlooks for Cabinetry, Furniture and Distribution


  • Bill Perdue, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs; American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA)
  • Steve Kooy, Director, Health and Sustainability; Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA)

Description:  A roundtable discussion focusing on trends and future insights from furniture industry representatives, a major consumer of composite panel products. 

Future Meeting Dates

April 7-10, 2024
Omni Amelia Island
Amelia Island, Florida

October 6-8, 2024
Westin Hilton Head
Hilton Head, South Carolina

Members can view the 2023 Spring Meeting presentations and materials here.

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