The MHEDA Journal - Third Quarter, 2013 - (Page 68)

SPOTLIGHT ON ASSOCIATION NEWS August – December 2013 MHEDA University Calendar Inspire and inform your team to be better at what they do. Turn to MHEDA University for access to a variety of training topics and formats. We gathered the best minds in the material handling industry to help you plan for the future, make more sales, satisfy your customers and improve your overall operations. We have new, low cost webinars and conferences where you can meet face-to-face with your industry peers. All programs are webinars unless otherwise noted. For more info, call 847-680-3500 or visit Note, programs and dates are subject to change. August 1 Emerging Leaders Conference (live program), Presented by MHEDA and MHI Courtyard Marriott Chicago Downtown/ River North - Chicago, IL Join us for a fast-paced conference designed for emerging leaders who want to move up the material handling industry career ladder. August 22 Healthcare Changes – What You Need to Know The webinar will highlight changes that are occurring including legislation and implications for the independent business owner. Presented by MHEDA Members Doug Carson, VP, Marketing & Sales, Fallsway Equipment Co., and Bret Robinson, Benefits Consultant, Corkill Insurance Agency. September 11-12 Parts & Service Management Conference (live program) Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare – Rosemont, IL Get the tools and strategies needed to develop an action plan for improving your Parts and Service Departments. September 26 The Essence of Business Planning Discuss the importance of why you need a plan, putting your plan into action and adjusting it based on changing market conditions. Presented by MHEDA Members Ed Ketcham, Sales Manager and Todd Gillespie, Director of IT and Marketing, Riekes Equipment Company and Kevin Katona, President, DACO Corporation. 68 MHEDA | October 3 Tools for Success in Recruitment and Retention Hire the right people the first time and integrate them into your team quickly and positively, saving you time and money. Presented by MHEDA Members Stephanie L. Grant, SPHR, Director of Human Resources & Corporate Communications, Abel Womack, Inc. and Kim Wachs, HR Manager, Wisconsin Lift Truck Corp. November 7- 8 Selling Strategies for the Material Handling Professional (live program) Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare – Rosemont, IL Attend a conference dedicated to giving you the inspiration and innovation you need to bring your sales skills to the next level. November 14 Economic and Financial Market Outlook: 2014-2016 Take a close look at the economic trends that will impact MHEDA members over the next 12-36 months. Presented by Economist Clare Zempel, CFA, Zempel Strategic.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The MHEDA Journal - Third Quarter, 2013

President’s Perspective
From the Desk of Liz Richards
Ask Your Board
MHEDA Member Profile
At Work
Happy Anniversary!
Implementing a Successful Internship Program
The Value of Being a MHEDA Member
Convention 2013 Recap
Exploring the Equity to Sales Ratio in the Equipment Industry
Professional Skills for Material Handling Distributor Sales Managers
Recruiting Young Talent
Increase Your Engagement & Balance Your Life
Emerging Leaders Conference
New Members
Spotlight on Association News
MHEDA University Calendar
MHEDA Milestones
New Products
Index of Advertisers by Product Category

The MHEDA Journal - Third Quarter, 2013