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COCA’s 2nd Quarter Board of Directors and Construction Associates Joint Meeting

May 23 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm


COCA’s 2nd Quarter Board of Directors and Construction Associates Joint Meeting

Registration Now Open
Thursday, May 23, 2019

COCA’s Quarterly Meetings are an excellent opportunity for networking and information-gathering. Representatives from our Owners are strategically seated to allow for increased interaction with Construction Associate Members during lunch.


Our 2nd Quarter Board of Directors and Construction Associates Joint meeting will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2019, beginning with lunch/networking opportunity at 12:00 pm (noon) and the meeting following at 1:00 pm.  This meeting is scheduled to conclude at 2:00 pm.  Check-in/Registration opens at 11:30 am.

Keynote Speaker:  Mark Denzler, President and CEO, Illinois Manufacturers’ Association

In January 2019, Mark Denzler was named to his current post of Presdent and CEO. Prior to which Mr. Denzler had served 12 years as Vice President & COO for the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association.  Before the IMA, Denzler served in various posts including overseeing Illinois government affairs for State Farm Insurance, a Fortune 50 company headquartered in Bloomington.  He served as director of government affairs for the IMA and was a legislative analyst in the General Assembly focusing on taxes, education and transportation.  Denzler acted as caucus liaison to Governor Edgar’s Ikenberry Commission on School Funding.

An Overview of Where Manufacturing Stands in the Great State of Illinois

Manufacturing is alive and well in Illinois despite current challenges.  Mark is looking forward to providing COCA, Inc. with an immediate update on legilsative issues key to manufacturing in Illinois.  As Illinois is headed into the last week of the spring legislative session, Mark will travel to Collinsville to offer us insight on how the manufacturing sector is faring today. 

After speaking to COCA, Inc. Mr. Denzer will head back to Springfield to for the remainder of the legislative session. 

Truly an Event not to be Missed. 

Jon Bach

Chairman, COCA Board of Directors and 
Asset Management Specialist, Afton Chemical Corporation

Mary Beth Proost
Executive Director
COCA, Inc.

NOTE:  Registration cancellations must be received no later than Monday, May 13th;  however, substitutions are welcomed at any time.  NOTE:  “No Shows” will be charged as registered and attending.

Thank You  GRP Mechanical Co, Inc., our first sponsor for our second quarter meeting. More sponsoship opportunites are available. 


Check out COCA’s Program / Event Sponsorship Opportunity!!

If your company is interested in sponsoring this meeting or any other future meeting, please contact our office for more information or go to our website and click on the link for the “Sponsor Form”.

 For more information, go to our website (www.cocainc.com) and click on the link under “COCA Program Sponsorship” on the right side column of our page or call our office at 618-288-9434.



May 23
11:30 am - 2:00 pm