Annual Meeting

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The RANC annual meeting is THE event for those involved in the metals recycling industry in North Carolina to make new connections, forge new partnerships, and spark new ideas.
RANC is pleased to host our 2022 Annual Meeting at Harrah's Cherokee Resort in Cherokee, NC.
Click the tabs below to learn more about sponsorship, registration, and additional meeting information. 
2022 Annual Meeting Features:
  • Event hosted at Harrah's Cherokee Resort
  • Industry highlights and educational content 
  • Plenty of networking opportunities
  • Fun activities - Golf or Fly Fishing
  • A full room of industry vendors - thank you for being a part of the 2022 meeting!
Click here to view photos from the2021 meeting.

2022 Hotel Information

Harrah's Cherokee Hotel & Casino
777 Casino Dr, Cherokee, NC 28719


Book Your Rooms Now!

Call 828-497-7777 and reference the code below or book using the designated weblink. Make sure to note you are with the Recycling Association of NC for the RANC room rate of $129+
Reference code: S08RANC.
Room rate available until July 11th



We can't wait to see you August 10-12 at Harrah's Cherokee Hotel & Casino!

Annual Meeting Registration Prices

  • Facility Member Price: $175
  • Facility Member Spouse Price: $175
  • Facility Non Member Price: $275
  • Facility Non Member Spouse Price: $275
  • Associate Members - must purchase a sponsorship to attend, click on the vendor tab for more information.

Registration Includes:

  • Wednesday Welcome Reception
  • Thursday Lunch
  • Thursday General Session
  • Thursday Networking Reception
  • Thursday Night Dinner
  • Friday Breakfast Buffet

Registration Add-Ons: Golf or Fly Fishing on Wednesday, August 10

  • Group activities are an additional $50 charge and can be added on during registration


CLICK HERE to Register or Purchase the Sponsorship


2022 sponsorship opportunities are available for associate members to make the most of your meeting experience. Introduce your company to members of RANC, the voice of North Carolina's scrap metal recyclers. Choose between three flexible options that are sure to heighten your company's visibility.

A RANC associate membership is required to take advantage of this vendor opportunity. All sponsorship levels include a vendor table at the meeting. Vendor tables will be inside the meeting room again this year to maximize your visibility. 

 Click here to download the sponsorship flyer

Click here to purchase sponsorship online

Thank you 2022 Annual Meeting Sponsors!


Company Wrench 2021    Updated PGM   



Kuhn Updated 2022    Linder updates   Gen

  RECO  Sierra


aljon    Atlantic
HEC   Protrade




Wednesday, August 10, 2022                                                               Location

  • 10:00 AM - Vendor set opens                                                        CHE CON 107/108
  • 12:30 - 5:00 PM PM - Special events & activities
    •  Golf Outing                                                                        Sequoyah National Golf Course
      • Golf clothing, clubs, and materials must be supplied by golfer
    • Fly Fishing - SOLD OUT!
      • Includes fishing guide and rod, reel, waders, and other needed equipment
  • 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM - Welcome Reception                                      Fireside Patio
    • Drinks & appetizers provided
  • 7:45 PM - Attendees are welcome to make dinner reservations after reception

Thursday, August 11, 2022                                                                     Location

  • 8:00 AM - Vendor Exhibits Open                                                      CHE CON 107/108
  • 8:30 AM- 10:30 AM - RANC Board of Directors Meeting                  CHE CON 111
    • Board of Directors only
  • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Lunch                                                           CHE CON 109/110
  • 12:45 PM - 4:00 PM - General Session                                            CHE CON 109/110
    • Educational Content
    • Industry Updates
      • Economic Update - Blake Hurtik, Argus Metal Prices
      • Legislative Update - Ed Turlington, Brooks Pierce 
      • Industry Roundtable
    • Special Guests
  • 5:00 PM -7:00 PM - Reception                                                         By the Pool
    • Drinks and appetizers provided
  • 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM - Conference Dinner                                        CHE CON 109/110
    • Dinner provided

Friday, August 12, 2022                                                                            Location

  • 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM - Breakfast Buffett                                               CHE CON 109/110
    • Eat on site or take it to go!
  • 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Vendor Move Out                                            CHE CON 107/108 


Blake Hurtik

Blake Hurtik
Argus Metal Prices

Blake Hurtik is the Houston-based editor of Argus Metal Prices, where he oversees a global team focused on price reporting, news and analysis of the ferrous and nonferrous scrap, steel, ferro-alloys and minor metals markets. He has covered commodity markets at Argus Media since 2013. Prior to joining Argus, he worked as a reporter at the San Antonio Express-News. He has a Bachelor’s of Journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin.


Ed Turlington
Brooks Pierce

Having served in key leadership positions in state and federal government, Ed Turlington uses this experience to serve clients in a variety of industries, including health care, transportation and education. Much of his time is spent advising technology companies on legal issues and public policy matters.