Guest Connection

The 2021 SAIA Annual Convention & Exposition isn’t just for scaffold and access industry professionals – it’s also an opportunity for their guests to attend and experience the event and host city!

DAILY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS*

MONDAY | AUGUST 30, 2021

 9:00 a.m.  Coffee with the Concierge
 5 - 7 p.m.                Welcome Reception with Exhibitors

TUESDAY | AUGUST 31, 2021

 8 - 9 a.m.  Welcome to Cleveland Breakfast (SAIA Café)
 10:30 a.m.  Meet in SAIA Café for Tour Departure
 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.    Guest Connection Tour #1 (details below)
 5 - 7 p.m.  Reception with Exhibitors

WEDNESDAY | SEPTEMBER 1, 2021

 8 - 9 a.m.  Breakfast (SAIA Café)
 10:30 a.m.  Meet in SAIA Café for Tour Departure
 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.    Guest Connection Tour #2 (details below)
 6 - 7 p.m.  President's Gala Reception
 7 - 9 p.m.  President's Gala Dinner & Awards
 9 - 11 p.m.  President's Gala After Party

THURSDAY | SEPTEMBER 2, 2021

 9 - 11 a.m.  Farewell Breakfast                  

*Schedule subject to change.


GUEST CONNECTION TOURS*

TOUR #1 – Paint, sip, wine & dine

Duration: 5 Hours | Minimum Number of Participants: 20

 10:30 a.m.  Meet in SAIA Café
 10:45 a.m.  Depart hotel
 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Paint, sip, wine & dine
 3:15 p.m.  Leave to return to hotel


Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon as you see a bit of Cleveland from a luxury executive coach with a local guide who will tell you  about this great city. Enjoy a lovely lunch at a local restaurant for a taste of Cleveland, before heading off to the main event. We will 'uncork your inner artist' as you paint a memento of your visit to Cleveland with help and guidance from our resident artists. Enjoy the afternoon of wine, and great fun before heading back to the hotel to relax to get ready for the evening events.


TOUR #2 – Progressive Food Tour of Italy

Duration: 5 Hours | Minimum Number of Participants: 20

 10:30 a.m.  Meet in SAIA Café
 10:45 a.m.  Depart hotel
 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Progressive Food Tour of Italy
 3:15 p.m.                 Return to hotel


'Little Italy' that is.  Board a luxury executive coach as you take the short trip to this historic area; the focal point of the Italian immigrants that became part of Cleveland's great melting pot.  With old school Italian cafes, bakeries,  restaurants; as well as delightful shops and colorful murals. A local guide will guide you on a short walking tour as you visit different stops to enjoy an appetizer, an entree, dessert, and a wine shop stop. A lovely day of feasting on not only food but the sights before heading back to the hotel to get ready for your evening events.
 

*Tours subject to change.