Annual Meeting

International Staple, Nail and Tool Association

2023 Annual Meeting Schedule

Tuesday, October 3
7:00 – 8:00 amBreakfast
8:00 –11:30 amFastener Committee Meeting
11:30 am – 1:00 pmBoxed Lunch
1:00 – 4:30 pmTool Committee Meeting
5:00 – 6:30 pmHosted Reception
6:30 pmDinner on your own
Wednesday, October 4
7:00 – 8:00 amBreakfast
8:00 am – 12:00 pmAnnual Meeting of Membership

Keynote Speaker

Attend ISANTA’s 2023 Annual Meeting featuring keynote speaker Dr. Chris Kuehl from Armada Corporate Intelligence

Dr. Chris Kuehl’s presentation will address the current state of world affairs and the Supply Chain, Inflation, Labor, expectations for the general economy and expectations for the Construction Market.

Dr. Chris Kuehl is a Managing Director of Armada Corporate Intelligence. He provides forecasts and strategic guidance for a wide variety of corporate clients around the world. He is the economist for several national and international organizations – Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, American Supply Association, Chemical Coaters Association International and others.  He is also the economic analyst for several state accounting societies including Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Minnesota, North Dakota and Kansas.

Prior to starting at Armada in 1999, he was a professor of economics and finance for 15 years – teaching in the US, Hungary, Russia, Estonia, Singapore and Taiwan. He holds advanced degrees in economics, Soviet studies and East Asian studies.

General Information

Meeting Location: Hilton Denver City Center

Address:  1701 California Street, Denver, CO 80202
Phone number: 303-297-1300

Rate: $229 (single/double) plus applicable taxes
Check-in time: 4:00 PM
Check-out time: 11:00 AM

Cut off:  The cut-off date is September 11, 2023. This special rate will apply until the cut-off date, or when the room block is filled; at that point, higher rates may apply. ISANTA has secured a limited number of sleeping rooms at the special discounted rate. Please be sure to make your reservations early and to indicate that you are attending the ISANTA conference.

Phone Reservations: 303-297-1300 and reference “ISANTA 2023 Annual Meeting”

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Airport Information
Denver International Airport (DEN)
8500 Pena Blvd. Denver, CO  80249

Ground Transportation
DEN to the Hilton Denver City Center
Distance: 24.2 miles
Drive time: 30-40-minute drive

Taxi to the Hilton Denver City Center
Estimated taxi fare: $60.00-$80.00 USD (One Way)

Lyft/Uber to the Hilton Denver City Center
Estimated Fare: $40.00 – $60.00 USD (One Way)

Car Rental
Denver International Airport has more than 10 major rental car companies serving Colorado travelers.  Car rental agencies are located on airport property and provide courtesy shuttle service to and from Jeppesen Terminal.  Shuttles pick-up and drop-off from Jeppesen Terminal Level 5, Island 4, outside doors 505-513 (east side) and 504-512 (West side).

The Hilton Denver City Center hotel offers valet parking for a charge of $59.00 for overnight Hotel guests, and a daily rate of $39.00 for self-parking. Self-parking is located at 1820 California St.

Weather/Conference Attire
In October, the temperature is an average high of around 68 degrees, with an average low around 37 degrees. Meeting room temperatures tend to vary.  Please bring a light sweater or jacket to all meetings.

Local Information
For information on the city of Denver, click here.
For a list of restaurants in the area, visit here.

Confirmed Attendees to the ISANTA Annual Meeting as of 9/20/2023
  • Paul Redwood – Accent Building Materials
  • Ken Hefley – Makita USA, Inc.
  • Dan Durant – Max USA
  • Takamichi Hoshino – Max USA
  • Brett McCutcheon – Beck America
  • Chad Giese – Beck America
  • Beth Naylor – Frost Brown Todd LLC.
  • Martin Leistner – Falcon Fasteners
  • Tom Willcutt – Specialty Nail Co.
  • Chris Harris – Koki Holdings America Ltd.
  • Stephanie Thompson – Koki Holdings America Ltd.
  • John Hayes – ITW
  • Steve Moore – ITW
  • Anthony Versino – ITW
  • David Shumate – Kyocera Senco Industrial Tools
  • Mitch Roberts – Kyocera Senco Industrial Tools
  • Tony Kabbes – Kyocera Senco Industrial Tools
  • Steve Shennum – PrimeSource Building Products
  • Erin Koss – PrimeSource Building Products
  • Benjamin Pace – PrimeSource Building Products
  • Ergin Eskiocak – Güney Çelik A.Ş 
  • Ryan Anastasio – Stanley Black and Decker
  • Jared Rondeau – Stanley Black and Decker
  • David Bertoni – Stanley Black and Decker
  • Matt Conner – TTI
  • Jason Kennedy – Mid-Continent Steel & Wire
  • Michael Wright – Peace Industries / Spotnails
  • Jeff Henry – ISANTA
  • JoAnn Coleman – ISANTA
  • Rick Allen – ISANTA

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International Staple, Nail and Tool Association