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many issues facing a new generation of
supply chain workers, including diversity and changing skill sets.
MODEX sponsor MHI will unveil our
2016 Innovation Award on April 6 during
MHI Industry Night, featuring the Blues
Brothers band. The award showcases
new products and innovations introduced by MODEX exhibitors at the event.
MHI will also award the 2016 Face of
the Supply Chain award during Industry Night as part of the IWorkInTheSupplyChain.com initiative. To wrap
up Industry Night, we are giving away a
2016 Porsche Cayman S as a door prize.

WDI: Are there any new features/elements to the 2016 event that are unique
from previous years?

WDI: How have past participants improved their business practices or operations as a result of attending the
MODEX expo?

Prest: MODEX will feature the first-ever Supply Chain Education Summit
with more than 30 organizations participating. This event will include exhibits
and educational seminars and Atlanta-area facility tours. The summit will
also include a track entitled "New Generation Supply Chain Workforce" sponsored by the MHI Young Professionals
Network. This track will explore the

Prest: The tangible benefits of attending MODEX are as unique and varied as
the solutions offered by our exhibitors.
Past attendees have discovered new
equipment and system innovations
that bring greater efficiency and cost
savings to their operations. Others have
found new solution partners or solidified existing relationships. Some tap
into the greatest supply chain minds by

INDUSTRY EVENTS

chain operations at Cisco, will discuss
"The Connected Supply Chain."
The April 6 keynote will offer a preview of MHI's 2016 Annual Industry Report with Scott Sopher, principal of Deloitte Consulting LLP and myself. This
will be followed by a second keynote on
April 6 titled "Lessons from a Dragon,"
by entrepreneur and investor Kevin
O'Leary, also known as "Mr. Wonderful" from ABC's "Shark Tank."
We are confident that this dynamic
lineup of solutions sourcing, education and networking opportunities will
make MODEX the can't-miss event in
the supply chain industry.

attending education sessions on leading edge trends and technologies.
The biggest benefit from attending
MODEX is being part of an event that
brings the supply chain industry together
for one week, in one location for networking, solution sourcing, problem-solving
and education that will elevate our industry, increase operational productivity and make supply chains work better,
smarter, faster and greener in the future.
WDI: What else would you like people
to know about MODEX?
Prest: Innovation is the key to a successful supply chain operation. At MODEX,
attendees will learn about the best investment strategies to transform their supply
chains and be ahead of the curve. 

AT A GLANCE
WHAT: MODEX 2016 EXPO
WHERE: GEORGIA WORLD
CONGRESS CENTER, ATLANTA
WHEN: APRIL 4-7
TO REGISTER:
VISIT WWW.MODEXSHOW.COM.

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