SOCMA's 95th Annual Dinner

December 5, 2016
Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan
New York, NY

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SOCMA's 94th Annual DinnerJoin SOCMA and hundreds of specialty chemical industry decision-makers in New York City for SOCMA’s 95th Annual Dinner at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan. Invite your VIP customers and colleagues to celebrate with you and enjoy an evening of networking, fine dining and entertainment. Highlighting the event is an awards ceremony honoring winners of SOCMA’s Performance Improvement Awards. The awards recognize our members’ commitment to continuous improvement, outstanding EHS&S performance and educational outreach through the ChemStewards® Program.


  • Early Bird Member Table (for 10 individuals):
    $3,500 ($3,750 after September 9)
  • Early Bird Non Member Table (for 10 individuals): 
    $4,500 ($4,750 after September 9)
  • Early Bird SOCMA Member Individual:
    $350 ($380 after September 9)
  • Early Bird Non-Member Individual:
    $450 ($480 after September 9)
  • Walk-In: $550

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM –  SOCMA Annual Business Meeting (Members Only)
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Educational Speaker Showcase
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Speed Networking Reception
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM – Cocktail Reception
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM – Dinner, Awards, Entertainment
10:00 PM – 11:00 PM – Cordials Reception

Educational Speaker Showcase
feature Peter Tanous, Founder and Chairman of Lynx Investment AdvisoryPeter Tanous
Founder and Chairman
Lynx Investment Advisory
Christopher Lukach President of the Anne Klein Communications Group, LLC Christopher Lukach
Anne Klein Communications Group, LLC
Jamie Conrad, an attorney with Conrad Law & Policy CounselJamie Conrad
Founder and Attorney
Conrad Law & Policy
Beth Bosley, President of Boron Specialties Beth Bosley
Boron Specialties

SOCMA’s 2016 Annual Dinner will once again feature an Educational Speaker Showcase to kick off the afternoon festivities. The showcase will feature Peter Tanous, Founder and Chairman of Lynx Investment Advisory and Christopher Lukach President of the Anne Klein Communications Group, LLC. Tanous, who has become a regular attendee at the Annual Dinner, will once again provide SOCMA members and guests with an economic update. Lukach will discuss the importance of crisis communications. The afternoon session also includes a discussion on Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform for the C-Suite with Jamie Conrad, an attorney with Conrad Law & Policy Counsel, and Beth Bosley, President of Boron Specialties.

These events are scheduled for the following day -- Tuesday, December 6th
CPMA Board Meeting 9:00 AM 12:00 PM, Crowne Plaza, New York, NY
ACS CME Awards Luncheon  Event details. New York Metropolitan Club, New York, NY
Racemics Christmas Luncheon – 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, New York Athletic Club, 58th St., New York, NY

Motivational humorist Mack Dryden will be the featured entertainer at this year’s Annual Dinner. As a comedian he’s performed on dozens of TV shows, including The Tonight Show with both Johnny Carson and Jay Leno. As an actor he’s appeared in several movies and on many other TV shows, including JAG and a recurring role as a judge on ABC’s The Guardian. 

Crowne Plaza Times Square
1605 Broadway
New York, NY  10019
(212) 977-4000
Room Rate:  $345.00
Booking Website:
Hotel cut-off date is Friday, November 18. Rooms are limited so please book your room soon!

Contact Sandra Lehrer at or (202) 721-4165.
Contact Caron Turner at or (202) 721-4166 for registration questions.

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Sponsored by:

American Elements, global manufacturer of high purity metals, alloys, chemicals, powders, solutions, bulk & lab quantities & nanomaterials for advanced engineering & technology

Analytical & Regulatory Chemistry

Dixie Chemical

Lynx Investment Advisory

Monument Chemical

Optima Chemical

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