May 1–4, 2022


Scottsdale, AZ

CI 22 / About

The 2022 Continuous Improvement Conference (May 1–4 in Scottsdale, Arizona) is the only annual event focused on helping custom manufacturers such as printing and converting companies achieve operational excellence by using the concepts of Lean manufacturing and other management and quality systems. Year after year attendees directly link reduced costs, lowered waste, and increased profit margins to ideas gained from conference presentations and networking.

Whether you’re starting a structured improvement program, or are looking for ways to sustain and improve your existing efforts, the conference has content specifically designed for your knowledge level.

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VIBCO Vibrators

Stuart MacDonald

Award-Winning Magician

Dave Macfarlane

President, IC Group

Katie Anderson

Katie Anderson Consulting

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2022 Event Location

DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Paradise Valley – Scottsdale
5401 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, Arizona, 85250
Phone: 480-947-5400
Room rate: $149 plus tax
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Hotel Reservations

Winner of the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Award, the DoubleTree Resort Paradise Valley – Scottsdale is located only minutes from downtown Scottsdale and 12 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. This 22-acre resort has a variety of leisure activities including two outdoor pools, a full health club & spa, a nine-hole putting green as well as tennis and racquetball courts. Refuel at the end of a busy day in one of our two dining options specializing in the flavors of the southwest. The DoubleTree Resort Paradise Valley is in the heart of Scottsdale where great dining, nightlife, and shopping await you just steps beyond the resort.

Conference attendees receive the discounted group rate of $149 + tax with no resort fee!  Make your hotel reservation online or call 480-947-5400, ask for reservations, and reference group code “CDTPUA.”


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PRINTING United Alliance is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, race, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability or physical appearance. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants, speakers, or guests in any form. Conference participants violating these rules may be expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the PRINTING United Alliance staff.

COVID-Related Safety Information

Conference Safety

The safety and well being of our attendees, sponsors, and staff is the top priority of PRINTING United Alliance. We will follow all published rules and regulations, as well as venue protocols that are in effect at the time the event takes place. We will have masks available at the registration desk, and hand sanitizer both at the desk and in each meeting room.

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