MFAA Fall Conference / MFAA-MASBO Solutions EXPO Nov. 14th – 16th 2022

Ken Wertz, MFAA Exec

  • MFAA 2021 Fall Conference / EXPO
    November 14, 2022 - November 16, 2022
    8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Go big or go home!!!! Both the Board of Directors for the MFAA and for MASBO are excited to announce the first ever, with the goal of this being our new annual, combined Solutions EXPO!

For MFAA this will be part of our annual three day conference with all the great content and opportunities our members and sponsors have appreciated for years. For MASBO this can either be a one day over the top Solutions EXPO (replacing the annual MASBO Solutions Fair) with more content and opportunities from this collaboration. MASBO members are certainly welcome to register for the entire three day conference experience to take advantage of the great content and networking that will happen over the entire MFAA Conference.

Know Before you GO- Members

MFAA Fall Agenda 2022 at a Glance

MFAA MASBO Fall SolutionsEXPO exhibitorList

Monday Nov. 14th (MFAA Pre-Conference General Session @ the AC Hotel by Marriot)

9am – 11am: The Uvalde Debrief for Robb Elementary-Life Saving Info –  Tom Czyz – ArmouredOne

11am – noon: Embracing Stress While Balancing Life – Josh Peach –

noon – 4 pm: Lunch and facilities tour of “Polar Park”

5:30 – 7pm: Attendee Vendor Reception on the floor at the DCU Center

7pm – Dinner on your own in Worcester

Tuesday Nov. 15th (MFAA / MASBO) Combined Solutions – EXPO @ the DCU Center)

7:30am to 4:00 pm

Spend the day with both MFAA and MASBO members sharing and  learning together under one roof! Our first ever combined MFAA/MASBO Solutions EXPO with vendor/partners that support public administrators in MA. We have over 110 booths reserved with more coming in daily!!!!

7:30 – 8:45am: Registration w/continental breakfast

8:45am: Opening Address

9-9:45am: Keynote: Why You Make a Difference – Din Jenkins –

Breakout Sessions in addition the Solutions EXPO:

  • Building Cohesion and Teamwork in Municipal Departments
  • Strategies for Effective Performance Communications
  • Discrimination Prevention Best Practices: How Things Go Wrong and How to Make Things Go Right.
  • Roofing – Refurb, Repair, Replace when and how – Tremco
  • MSBA Updates w/ Jack McCarthy
  • Detect Deter Delay Respond – School Security Best Practices
  • What’s Going on with DOER’s Green Communities w/ Director Joanne Bissetta
  • Natural Turf vs. Artificial; Pro’s Con’s Maintenance with a splash of PFAS
  • Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) Funding Renewable Energy Projects for municipalities
  • OSD – IT and Building Security
  • OSD – Statewide Contracts
  • MHEC’s – i-buy Procurement Tool
  • Playground Power
  • MCPPO – Best Practice for Design/Construction Contracts
  • MCPPO – Using Cooperative/Collective Contracts Chapter 30B
  • and several vendor solution spotlights…

Tuesday Nov. 15th (MFAA only Conference Banquet @ AC Hotel by Marriot)

5:30 to 6:30pm: Presidents Reception

7:00 pm: MFAA full conference attendees will enjoy our Annual Banquet Dinner with Entertainment the AC Hotel by Marriot

Wednesday Nov. 16th (MFAA General Session @ the AC Hotel by Marriott)

9:30 am: ISSA Work Loading for custodial services – Hillyard

10:30 am: Slips Trips & Falls: Lessons learned through MIIA  – Lynn Rose

11:30 am: Designing and Maintaining Education – Architects 4 Learning Environments w/ MFAA’s Paul Anastasi

12:30 pm: Navigating the Perfect Storm: Shared Challenges Facing Managers and Property Insurers

1:30 pm: closing address from new MFAA President

COVID Precautions we will be taking:

  • The DCU Center is equipped with MERV 13 filters and increased air exchange throughout the facility. A benefit of them being a temporary field hospital during COVID.



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MFAA Hotel Special Group Rate:
AC Hotel Worcester for 179 USD per night

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Last Day to Book: Friday, October 21, 2022

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Venue Phone: 774-420-7555

Venue Website:

125 Front St., Worcester, Massachusetts, 01608, United States


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Last Day to Book: Friday, October 21, 2022