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Kansas Aggregate Producers Association


Kansas Ready Mixed Concrete Association

14th Mid America Blasting Conference

  • October 05, 2016
  • October 07, 2016
  • Tan-Tar-A Resort, 494 Tan Tar A Drive, Osage Beach, MO 65065



Blaster of the Year Award, Driller of the Year Award






The 14th Mid-America Blasting Conference is offered to provide the opportunity for individuals in the

blasting industry to attend an educational, career development forum. The conference is sponsored by

three chapters of the International Society of Explosive Engineers: Heartland, Mississippi Valley, and the

Missouri S&T Student Chapter. The conference will feature a golf outing, exhibitor reception, lunch,

keynote dinner, exhibits and numerous presentations with topics of interest to field blasters.

Sponsorships (Sponsors keep Vinyl Banners)

Bronze - $150 – 12”x18” Sponsor Sign on Break Stations

Silver - $250 – Logo/Name on ”Silver” sponsor sign boards

Gold - $500 – Logo/Name on ”Gold” sponsor sign boards

Platinum - $1000 – Custom 8ʼx3ʼ banner & Logo on screen

Diamond $2000 – Custom 12’x4’ banner, 2 sign boards &

Logo on screen (presentation screen saver)


Registration can be made through the conference website at The registration fee of $ 130.00 includes admission to the exhibitor reception on Wednesday evening, lunch and the keynote dinner on Thursday and admission to all papers and exhibits. The registration fee does not include the room.

Payment by credit card through the Mississippi Valley SEE

website at is preferred. We will also be able to take credit cards, checks and cash at the location. The conference will not invoice afterward. It is not necessary to fill out and mail in the Advanced Registration Form if paying by credit card through the website.

Exhibits (Booths include 2 x 110v outlets & WiFi)

Numerous suppliers of products and services will have

exhibits set up during the conference. This will provide an

excellent opportunity to see the latest technology being

offered to the industry. Exhibit space may be reserved on the Mississippi Valley website at Each space accommodates one 10ʼ x 8ʼ display. The cost is $ 350.00 per space and includes one conference registration per space. For information on availability contact John Bowling at 417-624-0164.

Hotel Reservations

The event will be held at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach,

Missouri. Hotel reservations are the responsibility of the

attendee. A block of rooms has been set aside at the special rate of $ 99.00 plus tax (Group Code: BLST). The reserved block of rooms will be released on September 6th so please make your reservation as soon as possible by calling: 1-800-TAN-TARA (1-800-826-8272). Be sure to indicate that you are making your reservation for the Mid-America Blasting Conference.

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