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2019 CMAT Conference

Galveston, Texas

April 2 - April 5, 2019
41st Annual CMAT Conference Hosted in Galveston, Texas



Important Dates

Conference Registration
March 30th
Click here to register.

*Membership registration deadline to receive discounted conference registration fee is Jan 1st. Click here for membership details.

Conference Questions

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Conference Details

CMAT Conference Theme – Operating Custodial Service like a Business

Conference Agenda

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Meet and Greet Moody Gardens “Viewfinders Terrace” come
and join CMAT members.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

7:30 am - 9:00 am
Breakfast (Continental) and Registration

9:00 - 9:30 am
Welcome and Official Opening

9:30 am - 10:30 am
Steve Scott, from The Houston Business Coach,
“Do I Want to Work Here? Creating a Winning Culture”

10:30 am - 10:45 am
Break and Networking

10:50 am - 11:50 pm
1st Breakout Learning Session
Paul Cagle “The Business of Cleaning for Health”

11:50 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch On Your Own

1:05 pm - 2:05 pm
2nd Breakout Learning Session
Reagan LaPoint and Alex Rodriguez
“New Developments in Floor Care”

2:10 pm - 3:10 pm
3rd Breakout Learning Session
Daniel Juarez
Challenging Floors

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
4th Breakout Learning Session
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Vendor’s Night

Thursday, April 4, 2019

8:00 am - 8:45 am
Breakfast (Continental)

8:45 am - 9:45 am
Dr. Richard Costello
"Compressive Risk Management of Custodial and
Building Related Services in an Institutional Environment"

9:45 am - 10:00 am

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mr. Hector N. Gomez
Director of Custodial Services, Lamar CISD
"The Business Side of Cleaning"
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Roundtable Discussion

11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Full Lunch Provided

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Takeaways (Discussing Lessons Learned), Recognitions
and Awards

Friday, April 5, 2019

8:00 am - 9:00 am
Breakfast (Continental)

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Mr. Stephen Kendrick
Harris County Department of Education
“Operating your Custodial Services with A Business Mindset”

10:00 am - 12:00 am
Conference Closing and Certificate Handout

Conference Fees

Institutional & Associate Members Conference Fee - $350
(includes Tuesday – Friday Sessions, Vendor's Night)

Non-Member Conference Fee - $400
(includes Tuesday – Friday Sessions, Vendor's Night)

Wednesday - One Day Attendance Conference Fee - $150
(includes meals & Vendor's Night)

Thursday - One Day Attendance Conference Fee - $150
(Thursday includes meals)


Use the links below to register for the conference:


Moody Gardens Hotel - Galveston, Texas

Address: 7 Hope Blvd, Galveston, TX 77554

CLICK HERE to get your discounted hotel rooms

There is a block of rooms reserved for Custodial Management Assn of Texas at $159.00 per night, plus tax. In order to get the special rate the special id needs to be used.

The Group ID: Custodial Management Assn of Texas
Group Code: CMAT2019

For Reservations Made over the Telephone: Please call the toll free reservations number; 888-388-8484 any time between 6am and 12am seven days a week. In order to get the special $159.00 rate the caller must ask for the Custodial Management Assn of Texas Block.