2015-16 Meetings



May 20 -May 21, 2015

Meeting Location:
Vinoy Renaissance Hotel & Resort
501 5th Avenue NE
St. Petersburg, FL

PFA General Business Meeting with Hall of Fame Induction
May 2015 Technical Program

Hotel and meeting registration is open. Hotel room cutoff is April 21, 2015. To reserve rooms on-line: Vinoy Hotel Registration Or you may reserve by telephone at : 1-888-303-4430. Group discount code is "PFA" The group room rate is $179.00++

PFA Meeting Registration Form - For Members
Non-Member Registration Form
PFA Meeting Registration - Guests (Ineligible for Membership)

PFA Member meeting registration is $350 for manufacturing members, federated members and associate/supplier members in good standing. Non-member guest registration is available only for individuals/companies that are not eligible for PFA membership. All registration fees include spouse at no extra charge. For PFA membership information, please call the PFA office 865-657-9840.

After payment is received, a receipt will be provided via e-mail. Registration badge will be available for pick-up at the meeting registration desk.

May 2015 PFA Meeting Schedule

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM CertiPUR-US® Meeting - Open to all

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Industry Issues Forum - PFA Registration required

Thursday, May 21, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM General Business Meeting
and Hall of Fame Induction

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Technical Program (To be updated as more are added)

  • Novel Catalyst for Low-Emission Viscoelastic (VE) Foams - TOSOH Corporation
  • Renewable Carbohydrate Solution That Imparts Flame Retardant Properties in Polyurethane Foam - Everchem Specialty Chemicals
  • Improved Viscoelastic Foam Formulation Technology - Bayer Material Science
  • Aliphatic Polyester Polyols with Recycled Content for Flexible Polyurethane Foam - INVISTA

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Industry Cocktail Reception

May 2015 Technical Program Proceedings on CDROM
You may pre-order proceedings for the May 2015 Technical Program for shipment by June 20, 2015. ($50 in the US - $55 outside US)

Good Restaurants Near the Vinoy

Nearest airports for St. Petersburg travel planning:
12-Miles - St. Petersburg-Clearwater (PIE); 19-Miles - Tampa Intl. (TPA); 105-Miles - Orlando Intl. (MCO)

Future Meetings


November 4-5, 2015

Hilton Fallsview Hotel
6361 Fallsview Blvd.
Niagara Falls, ON Canada

Important - U.S. Citizens will need a valid passport or passport card (passport card cannot be used for international air travel)


May 25-26, 2016

Vinoy Renaissance Hotel & Resort
501 5th Avenue NE
St. Petersburg, FL