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September Forklift Dealership Management Conference

October Rental & Used Equipment Management Conference

Upcoming Webinars

September 15 - Effective B2B Marketing Using Today's Technology Webinar

2016 Benchmarking Reports

Purchase DiSC and Employee Compensation Results

2016 MHEDA Calendar

See everything MHEDA has to offer in 2016. View Calendar Now

Upcoming Events

July 28 - Emerging Leaders Conference, Chicago, Illinois

August 9-11 Sales Professional Training Camp featuring Don Buttrey

Critical Impact Factors

Share and discuss the 2016 and  2015 Critical Impact Factors with key managers to develop your own organizational goals and action steps. Learn More

MVS Supplier Award

Recognition Award Program for MHEDA Suppliers

MVP Distributor Award

Recognition Award Program for MHEDA Distributors

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Equipment Distributors Association

MHEDA is the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association. We are the premier trade association dedicated to serving the material handling business community. Over 600 distributor and manufacturer companies worldwide utilize MHEDA's resources to help their business stay competitive and employees stay connected. We invite you to be part of this professional network.

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Emerging Leaders Conference
July 28, 2016 - Chicago, Illinois


Join MHEDA, MHI and your industry peers for a one-day learning and networking event designed for young leaders who work in the material handling industry. Discover secret tech tools and web search techniques for improving relationships with customers, managing your personal brand and helping your office run smoothly.

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Forklift Dealership Management Conference
September 21-22, 2016
Crown Plaza Chicago O'Hare


Rental & Used Equipment Management Conference
October 20, 2016
Crown Plaza Chicago O'Hare







Experience two modern conferences designed with interactive learning, member presentations and actionable take-aways helping you prepare for the challenges and opportunities ahead.

MHEDA's Women in Industry

Mission: To inspire and draw women to the material handling industry by offering resources and a network that foster professional success while furthering the mission of MHEDA.

Be Part of MHEDA’s New “Women in Industry” Initiative. Learn more.

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MHEDA is aware that a non-member company is contacting the membership to solicit sales of what he is saying is the MHEDA membership list. They are not members and in no way affiliated with MHEDA.  Our attorney has contacted them to cease and desist his marketing of the MHEDA membership list as he is infringing on the MHEDA name and trademark as well as falsely representing himself and his ability to provide the MHEDA membership list for sale.

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