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June 4-6, 2018
8:00am - 5:00pm

Metropolitan at The 9
2017 E 9th Street
Cleveland, OH 44115

Early Registration (Prior to 3/1/2018)
$695 Member
$795 Non-Member

Standard Registration
 $795 Member
 $895 Non-Member

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7th Annual Equipment Valuation Conference

Sponsored by ASA’s Machinery and Technical Specialties Committee, this annual event has grown to become the definitive source for the latest insights into equipment valuation. From it's informative educational sessions on current market conditions and trends from experts in the field to hands-on equipment inspections, combined with ASA continuing education credits, valuable networking opportunities and a variety of entertainment options in the beautiful city of Cleveland, the Conference has garnered attention from appraisers, equipment management professionals, remarketers and industry service providers who have recognized the ROI provided.


The conference will feature sessions on the latest trends and issues impacting the machinery & equipment market presented by leading professionals.

Monday, June 4, 2018 
Pre-Conference Course
7-Hour USPAP for Personal Property, Gems & Jewelry & Machinery & Technical Specialties
Additional fees apply and course requires separate registration. Register here.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 

8:20am-9:50am State of the Economy
Augustine (Gus) Faucher
Senior Vice President & Chief Economist | The PNC Financial Services Group

10:10am-11:10am Aviation
Jeffrey Dunn, ASA
Head of Aviation Asset Management | PNC Aviation Finance

11:10am-12:10pm Transportation
Michael Winterfeld, ASA
Director, Appraisal Services | Taylor & Martin, Inc.

1:30pm-2:30pm Marine
Keith Weber, ASA
Executive Vice President | North American Marine Consultants, LLC

2:30pm-3:30pm Construction
Speaker TBA

3:50pm-5:20pm USPAP
R. Lee Robinette, ASA
President | Collateral Evaluation Associates, Inc.

7:10pm Cleveland Indians vs. Milwaukee Brewers (optional event)
Join fellow conference attendees for an exciting evening of Indians Baseball! Located above the first-base line, Club Seats provide excellent views and amenities for an exceptional value. Enjoy the game from a prime outdoor location with access to the climate-controlled Club Lounge, located directly behind the seating area. All Club Seat tickets include all-inclusive food and non-alcoholic beverages available in the Club Lounge. Price: $80. Tickets can be purchased at the time of conference registration.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 

8:00am-9:30am Cost Approach
  Richard Wilichowski
Managing Director, Machinery & Equipment Valuations | Gordon Brothers

9:50am-10:50am Machine Tools
  Mike Clark
President | L&M Publications

10:50am-11:50am Rail
  Edward Biggs, ASA
Biggs Appraisal Service

1:30pm-5:00pm Post Conference Tour
  Location to be announced.

Tour is sponsored by:

*Any opinions presented in the sessions are those of the instructor(s) and do not represent the official
position of the firms the individual instructors represent, sponsors or the American Society of Appraisers.


Continuing Professional Education

CE hours will be announced soon.

Who Should Attend?

Appraisers, equipment management professionals, remarketers and industry service providers.

View attendees and photos from last year's conference.


"The presenters not only know the market, they are the market, and the information they shared was invaluable."  —Paul R. Wride, SVP Manager - Equipment Sales & Dispositions, Banc of America Leasing.

"The conference packed in a lot of valuable information for the dollars spent and would recommend it."  —Mark Ulrich, ASA, Senior Equipment Analyst, U.S. Bank Equipment Finance.


Metropolitan at The 9
2017 E 9th Street
Cleveland, OH 44115

Special Group Rate: $159 single/double

Hotel Reservation Cutoff Date:
Hotel reservation cutoff date for the ASA group rate is Tuesday, May 15, 2018 (or earlier should room inventory run out). Reservations made after the cutoff date (or once the block is full) will be subject to availability and current room rate.

To make hotel reservations online, visit the 7th Annual Equipment Valuation Conference dedicated hotel reservation site.

To make reservations by phone, contact Marriott Reservations at 1-855-696-4735 or you may contact the hotel directly at 216-239-1200. Be sure to mention the American Society of Appraisers Equipment Valuation Conference to receive the group rate.

Getting There

Metropolitan at The 9 is 13 miles/30 minutes from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. Taxis are easily accessible the airport and the cost should range between $40-$50. For further information about this property, including driving directions, visit their web site.


Thank you to our sponsors of the 2018 Equipment Valuation Conference.







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Sponsorship opportunities available - view opportunities or call (800) 272-8258. Download Sponsorship Agreement.


For more information contact Joseph Santora, ASA or call (440) 237-0800.

Can’t attend the 2018 Equipment Valuation Conference? 

Consider attending the Machinery & Technical Specialties track at the 2018 International Appraisers Conference October 7-10, 2018 in Anaheim, CA.