Navigating Today for Tomorrow’s Opportunities FPDA/ISD JOINT INDUSTRY SUMMIT • SEPTEMBER 18-21, 2016 • WESTIN SAVANNAH, SAVANNAH, GA
Planning for the future means making conscious decisions now. At this year’s FPDA-ISD Summit, attendees will be given the information and tools they need to make the right decisions for their companies’ future. To prepare for the future, you need to shape it, and this program is dotted with the movers and shakers who can help you shape your company for greater success: Today more than ever before, CEOs and other top-level executives need to understand what is going on in the world. Key trends in politics, economics, and even culture have an impact on every business, and to manage effectively, executives must know what these trends are, how they will affect our economy, and what opportunities these trends may generate for their own companies. Herb Meyer’s opening keynote will uncover these key trends. Dr. Al Bates will take an in-depth dive into what really impacts profit. Attendees will explore “Value-Added Selling in a Tough Economy” with Paul Reilly. Get a lobbyist’s preview of the 2017 Presidential Administration’s Business Landscape with a regulatory/legislative/political outlook with Jade West, senior vice president – government relations, with the National Association of Wholesalers-Distributors. In his closing keynote, nationally known Ross Bernstein will discuss
“The Champion’s Code: Building Relationships Through Life Lessons of Integrity and Accountability from the Sports World to the Business World.” The FPDA Business Sessions offers a unique Member-to-Member Session, where three distributors will discuss their social media best practices, vendor strategy, and the Fluid Power Challenge. Joe Calvello of Cleveland Research will provide an industrial distribution outlook, and Frank Hurtte of River Heights Consulting will explore the future of fluid power distribution. Attendees will also learn about the new FPDA Mentoring Program, and much more. A variety of networking opportunities will round out a robust, informationand action-packed program. The 2016 FPDA-ISD Joint Industry Summit will assist delegates in navigating the uncertain waters of today, to ensure success and opportunity tomorrow. FPDA, headquartered in Annapolis, Md., is the professional network for fluid power, automation, and motion technology providers dedicated to significantly enhancing member and channel performance by delivering indispensible networking, education, and success strategies. For more information, contact Patricia Lilly, FPDA executive director, at plilly@fpda. org or visit www.fpda.org.
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