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Registration Open.2The PCMI Fall Conference will be held at the Hilton Phoenix Resort at the Peak, in Phoenix, Arizona. The program features technical sessions, networking with colleagues from around the world, a facility tour plus the opportunity to explore emerging PCM technologies.

The schedule, programs in development, and additional information are below.

The scheduled times are approximate and will be updated as more details are confirmed.

Saturday, October 8, 2022
9:00 am – 1:30 pm – PCMI Board of Directors Meeting

Sunday, October 9, 2022
9:00 am – 4:00 pm – Pre-Conference Tour – Sedona “Red Rocks” Scenic Tour, Lunch, and Winery Visit

Monday, October 10, 2022
9:00 am – 9:30 am – Opening Welcome Remarks and Attendee Introductions
9:30 am – 12:45 pm – Technical Sessions
12:45 pm – 1:45 pm – Lunch
1:45 pm – 5:15 pm – Technical Sessions
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm – Annual Banquet (Offsite Location TBA)

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
9:00 am – 9:15 am – Annual Meeting – Election of Board of Directors
9:15 am – 11:45 am – Technical Sessions
11:45 pm – 12:45 pm – Lunch
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Facility Tour – PMA Industries
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Group Networking Dinner | Hilton Phoenix Resort at the Peak

Wednesday, October 12, 2022
9:00 am – 12:15 pm – Technical Sessions
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm – Lunch and Board of Directors Wrap-Up Meeting

PCMI Members – $475
First Conference Non-Members – $475
Non-Members – $1,200

Conference | Third Person Plus *
PCMI Members – $240
First Conference Non-Members – $240
Non-Members – $600

* A discount is applied if you register three or more people for the conference.

Pre-Conference Tour
PCMI Members – $125
First Conference Non-Members – $125
Non-Members – $250

Banquet and Group Dinners
PCMI Members – $100
First Conference Non-Members – $100
Non-Members – $200

Facility Tour
PCMI Members – $100
First Conference Non-Members – $100
Non-Members – $200


Hilton Phoenix Resort at the Peak
7677 N. 16th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85020

  • The resort features all-suite accommodations.
  • The rate is $199.00 per suite and includes breakfast.
  • When booking your room, please make sure to mention the group code, which is PCMI 2022.

Click here to reserve your room online.

To make your reservation by phone.
Call the reservation line  – 1-800-Hiltons (445-8667)
Call the hotel directly – 1-602-997-2626

About the Hotel and Location

Nestled near the Phoenix Mountain Preserve, Hilton Phoenix Resort at the Peak s conveniently located near downtown Phoenix & Scottsdale and 20 minutes (10 miles) from Sky Harbor International Airport.

The resort features all-suite accommodations with 224 remastered Agave Suites at North Pointe. Resort amenities include a four-acre waterpark, a full-service spa, and fitness center, two delicious restaurants, and 48,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor meeting space.

The PCMI Pre-Conference Tour will include a Sightseeing Highlights Tour of Sedona “Red Rocks,”  Lunch, and a Winery Visit.

More information on the Pre-Conference Tour will be available soon.

PCMI Sponsorship is good for your business!

PCMI conference sponsorship provides:

  • Opportunity to promote your company’s products or services during the conference at a tabletop display;
  • Access to key photo chemical machining industry leaders;
  • Advertising – Your company’s linked logo will be placed on the PCMI website;
  • Name recognition – Your company will be recognized during the conference, in the marketing materials, and on the Conference Website Event Page.

Sponsorship Fees

  • Platinum – $1,000
  • Gold – $750
  • Silver – $500
  • Bronze – $300

You can sign up as a Conference Sponsor on the Registration Form.

PMA Industries 1About PMA Industries

Since 1982, PMA Industries has been a manufacturer of products using high grade metals servicing a wide array of customers including aerospace and equipment manufacturers, arts and crafts businesses, designers, architects and builders, sign companies, logistical partners and more.

Today they are the largest chemical metal etching company in North America providing products and services both domestically and internationally. They currently have multiple divisions covering the following core areas: etched metal cutting dies and craft related tools and supplies for crafts and creative industries (paper crafts, mixed media arts, DIY home, sewing, quilting and soft arts), private label arts and crafts products, commercial signage, and aerospace and equipment specialized parts and plates.

Their companies/brands are: Dies Direct, Photometals, Crafter’s Edge, Maker’s Movement, and Cheery Lynn Designs.

David Allen, Cranfield University
Jim Everson, PMA Industries / Photometals
Peter Jefferies, Heatric, Division of Meggitt
Eric Kemperman, Etchform BV
Mike Lynch, United Western Enterprises, Inc.

If you have a question or need more information please contact:

Photo Chemical Machining Institute
11 Robert Toner Blvd., #234
North Attleboro, MA 02763 US

Catherine Flaherty | Executive Director
Katie Burke | Program Manager
Maggi Healy | Program Assistant