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#ILMAEngage Online Registration and Hotel Reservations Close Friday, March 13

Networking Events

Thursday, April 2

12:15 PM - 2:15 PM

ILMA Networking Lunch Buffet
Take a break and enjoy some lunch while networking with your friends and colleagues.

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Opening Reception
Drinks, hors d'oeuvres and networking on the beautiful Mountain View Terrace.

Sponsored by SK Lubricants Americas, Inc.

Friday, April 3

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Networking Breakfast Buffet

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Lunch Session

The Five Disruption-Proof Trends Shaping Our World and Their Impact on Politics, Business, and Technology

Afshin Molavi

From rapid urbanization and growing middle classes to unprecedented connectivity and technology acceleration, Molavi will highlight five key demographic and universal growth trends that are reshaping our world. He describes these shifts as "disruption-proof" in that they transcend our day-to-day polotical, economic and trade developments. Understanding their importance will help you navigate the competitive global landscape for the next twenty-five years.

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Networking Lounge
Enjoy beer, wine and snacks in a casual, relaxed networking environment.

Sponsored by Master Fluid Solutions

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Reception, Dinner and Fun!

Libations, food and fun at the Omni's stunning pavilion. More info to come – stay tuned!

Bar sponsored by Afton Chemical Corporation

Activities & Decorations sponsored by Infineum USA L.P.

Dinner sponsored by Penthol

Saturday, April 4

Foundation Day

Please stay and complete your ILMA Engage experience with Foundation Day! Take this opportunity to participate in the ILMA Foundation’s education initiatives with three informative sessions featuring intriguing, timely topics and expert speakers. Round out the day with a golf tournament benefitting the ILMA Foundation initiatives, including the scholarship program, research, and education. Or take a tour of the iconic Biltmore Estate. An easy stretch and flow yoga class is also an option. Finish up with a reception following the golf tournament where winners will be announced!

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Breakfast Session

ILMA Town Hall

Moderator: Greg T Julian

Panelists: Dennis Bachelder, Jeffrey Leiter and Kaustav Sinha

Senior Engineer, American Petroleum Institute

ILMA General Counsel

Manager of North American Sales, Chevron Oronite

Get the latest updates on GF-6, THFs, Dexos 3, Obsolete Oils. 

2:00 PM Shotgun Start

Foundation Golf Tournament*

The annual Foundation Golf Tournament will be played at the Omni Grove Park Inn's legendary 18-hole, 6,400-yard championship course. Shuttles we be provided, leaving from the main lobby every 15 minutes starting at 1:15pm.

Sponsored by Vanderbilt Chemicals

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Foundation Day Reception

Taking place at the Omni's Country Club. More info TBA.


Committee Day


Networking Venues

Blue Ridge
Farm-to-table concept with creative Southern cuisine served in a casual indoor environment. Reservations are recommended for both lunch and dinner.

Open for breakfast daily from 6:30 AM - 10:30 AM. Seafood dinner buffet on Friday from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM and Prime Rib dinner buffet on Saturday from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Champagne brunch on Sunday from 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM.

Great Hall Bar

Experience the grand history of the Inn with a cocktail and light fare. Live music and entertainment unfold nightly and immense 36-ft stones fireplaces flank the space.

Open Sunday - Thursday from 11:00 AM - Midnight and Friday - Saturday 11:00 AM - 1:00 AM.


An inventive bar and restaurant that brings together the food culture and local flavors of downtown, with expansive indoor and outdoor searing and spectacular views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Named for frequent historical visits from Thomas Edison and his "Vagabonds", Edison serves NC craft beers, small bath bourbons, handcrafted cocktails, and regionally inspired food in a contemporary, fun and artistic setting.

Open Sunday - Thursday from 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM and Friday - Saturday from 11:00 AM - Midnight.

Elaine's Dueling Piano Bar

For the ultimate Thursday through Saturday entertainment, head out for some night life with local and regional comedians opening for hilarious dueling piano shows. An extensive bar menu with red and white wines, local craft, domestic and import beers, bomb shots and specialty drinks.

Open Thursday - Saturday from 8:00 PM - 1:00 AM.


Marketplace is the perfect place to grab a coffee and house made pastry or pick up a sandwich and house made pizza for a quick meal. Stop by the sweets boutique, The Pink Pig, for a frozen treat or decadent dessert. Located in the Vanderbilt Wing on the Lobby Level.

Open Sunday - Thursday from 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM, and Friday - Saturday from 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM.

President's Lounge

A fine selection of wines by the glass and small plates, catering to your before and after dinner plans. Looking out across the cityscape of downtown Asheville, you can relax and savor flights of chocolate as the sunset paints the sky.

Open Sunday - Thursday from 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM and Friday - Saturday from 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM.

Spa Cafe

Healthy breakfasts and quick snacks. A casual indoor and outdoor eatery serving fresh juices and smoothies and house-made salads, sandwiches and wraps.

Open daily from 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM.

Sunset Terrace

Breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. An extensive list of award-winning wines. Fresh seafood, hand-cut steaks and regional favorites at this upscale, classic restaurant.

Open for lunch daily from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM and dinner daily from 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM.

Sunset Cocktail Terrace

Enjoy a refreshing cocktail and small bites on the outdoor terrace overlooking the mountains..

Open daily from 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM, weather permitting.

Vue 1913

A blend of American and French cooking paired with a broad selection of wine from an abundant French cellar.

Open nightly from 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM.

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Alexandria, VA 22314

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