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Calendar of Events - 2018


January 18: Dinner Meeting: NEORSD Annual POTW Update

Join us to hear Scott Broski, Kevin Roff and John Rhoades provide current information on oversight, compliance and enforcement from the North East Ohio Regional Sewer District.


Febrauary 15: Dinner Meeting: Employment Law

Kenneth Smith will share his insights on performance management and Amy Kullik will give an overview of FMLA requirements.


March 15: Dinner Meeting: Bureau of Workers' Compensation

We'll hear from John Canning and Bernadette Campbell of the Ohio BWC.  John will present some of the top safety challenges in plating shops and how to address them.  Bernadette will provide the details of the new Better You, Better Ohio program that the BWC has launched in 2018 for Ohio small businesses. 


April 19: Dinner Meeting: AltMedia Studios: Internet Marketing

Join us for a presentation on: Building a Comprehensive Plan for Marketing on the Internet.  AltMedia Studios will present on branding, creating a website, how to reach your target audience and the use of social media.

April 26-27, 2018 Treatment of Metal Wastestreams Certificate Course

OAMF’s Wastewater Treatment Course will be again be offered. The two-day course content is directed toward the needs of metal finishing facilities with pretreatment requirements. This course offers a certificate to students who pass the exam. Mark Andrus, an expert in the treatment of metal wastestreams with over 20 years in the industry, will be teaching the course. 

April 16-18: NASF Washington, D.C. Forum

This high value program features over two dozen national and international experts and thought leaders, for discussions with over 100 leaders from the surface finishing industry. The event also includes over 100 meetings between finishing industry representatives, lawmakers and staff on Capitol Hill.     


May 10, 2018: Annual EPA/OSHA/LEPC Regulatory Compliance Seminar @ NEORSD

OAMF partners with NEORSD to present a half day training workshop with information directly from regulators and governement agenies.  This year we will have speakers from Ohio EPA, OSHA, Cleveland Fire and Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District.  This Seminar may satisfy some of your RCRA training requirements. Breakfast included!

MAY 10 Compliance Seminar PRESENTATIONS:

Waste & Recycling $ense for Your Business

Permit to Install Process

RCRA Compliance Refresher

OSHA Update


June 4-6: Sur/Fin in CLEVELAND

NASF SUR/FIN is a global surface finishing industry’s premier event where professionals from around the world share ideas and experiences to help gain insight on practical applications, solve problems, discuss productivity improvements and introduce new technologies.


July 10: OAMF Annual Golf Outing @ Quail Hollow

Enjoy catching up with your OAMF colleagues for an afternoon of golf at the exceptional Quail Hollow Country Club.


September 13th: Suppliers' Recent Technology Innovations Update
Join us to learn from Asterion, Bonded Chemical, Columbia Chemical, Coventya, Fischer Technology, PAVCO and Process Technoloogy.  Presentations will feature: high-current density plating, considerations in switching from hexchrome plating to trichrome plating, new power supply technology, demonstrations of handheld measuring instrumentation and much more!


October 4, 2018: OAMF Clambake at Clifton Beach

This annual member favorite is an OAMF tradition you won't want to miss.  Located at the picturesque Clifton Beach on Lake Erie, join your OAMF friends for an evening of great food and fun.  This annual member favorite is an OAMF tradition you won't want to miss.

October 18th: Dinner Mtg: Brian Kane, President Bd of Dir, AESF Foundation

Brian Kane, CEF, PE will provide an overview of the AESF Foundation's educational, scholarship and research programs.


November 29, 2018: Holiday Party at LockKeepers!

This annual year-end celebration is an opportunity to share an evening with your OAMF friends.

Please note that dates and topics are subject to change.  Please feel free to contact Kelly Corrigan at 216-235-6535 to confirm event information.

2019 Event Calendar


January 17, 2019 Dinner Meeting: Annual NEORSD Update

February 21, 2019 Dinner Meeting: TBD

March 21, 2019 Dinner Meeting: TBD