May 19-21, 2019

Deadline for our special room rate is May 8th!

Click here to  register for the CCTI Annual Meeting  to be held at the Gaylord Texan in Dallas, Texas on May 19-21, 2019.  

Highlights of the CCTI Annual Meeting include a plant tour of Ox Industries, networking with your colleagues, updates on CCTI's working committees, and several educational sessions to help you run your business efficiently and effectively.  Click here to see the full schedule of events.

We hope you'll consider bringing additional staff and guests to enjoy this annual industry gathering at the beautiful  Gaylord Texan Resort! Everything is bigger in Texas and that includes Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center.

Room reservations at the Gaylord Texan can be made by clicking here ,  be sure to reserve your room by May 8th to receive our special rate of $199 per night (plus a $20 resort fee).  

A few golf tournament spaces are still available.  Contact the office to register for the golf tournament!

Please contact with any questions or assistance in registering for the CCTI Annual Meeting.  We look forward to seeing you in Texas!

It's Time to Tee Off!
Register now for the CCTI Annual Golf Tournament!

Join your CCTI Colleagues for the annual CCTI Golf Tournament at the  Bear Creek Golf Club!

Email  to register or sponsor the golf tournament. 
Time: 9:00am on 5/21 
Price: $150 per player  

( Includes tournament fee, boxed meal, awards, and bragging rights for participants.  Club rentals and a beer cart are available on an individual basis.) 
Meet the 2019 CCTI Annual Meeting Speakers

Mary Ellen Seale
Founder and CEO 
Practical Solutions to Combat Cyber Security Threats for Manufacturers
Mary Ellen Seale is a leader in national cybersecurity  strategy and cyber operations and has held several executive level positions with the federal government. She retired with nearly 31 years of federal service, and continues her public service by contributing to the cyber security  needs of the business and manufacturing community. As Founder and CEO of the National Cybersecurity Society, a national nonprofit organization, she is leading efforts to assist small businesses obtain needed cybersecurity protection capabilities and services.

Previously she was Deputy Director, Cybersecurity Coordination, Department Homeland Security, (DHS), Executive Director of Modernization, Federal Communications Commission, Deputy Director, National Cybersecurity Center/DHS, and Chief of Administrative Operations, DHS Headquarters.  Ms. Seale received an undergraduate degree for the University of Georgia and master of business administration (finance) from the American University and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional.

Dr. M. Ray Perryman
President and CEO 
The 2019 Manufacturing Outlook and Future Predictions
Dr. Ray Perryman is President and CEO of The Perryman Group, an economic research and analysis firm based in Waco, Texas. His firm has served the needs of more than 2,000 clients ranging from major corporations to small startups and from local communities to the federal government. Over the past 30 years, Dr. Perryman has helped recruit corporations providing tens of thousands of jobs through economic development work, resolved billion-dollar legal issues, and revamped public policy through impact assessments and other studies. His firm has measured economic impacts for corporate locations and expansions involving billions in investments, and his economic forecasts are used by corporations and government agencies alike.

Dr. Perryman has provided economic analysis and expert testimony for civil litigation across a wide range of practice areas including antitrust and competition, patent infringement and other intellectual property disputes, securities, and commercial and complex litigation. His work combines strong expertise in economic damages calculation, asset valuation, market analysis, and statistical methods and econometrics. Dr. Perryman has consulted and testified on disputes in numerous industries such as telecommunications, personal and mainframe computers, software and networking, consumer electronics, microelectronics, energy, health care, consumer products, e-commerce, pharmaceuticals, real estate, financial markets, banking, transportation, media content and distribution, and hospitality. His list of clients includes nationally renowned law firms and Fortune 500 companies and his expert opinions have helped shape important legal decisions. To read Dr. Perryman's complete bio, please click here.
Special Thanks to the CCTI Sponsors