2015 Calendar

This calendar lists the Webinars and Conferences that will presented in 2015.

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April 2

Innovation: Introducing and Managing Change Webinar

Embracing the concept of innovation will better prepare you and your company to accept and adapt to change. Learn to use innovation as a competitive advantage  Presented by MHEDA Member Bill Ryan, President, LiftOne


April 18-22

MHEDA’s 2015 Annual Convention & Exhibitors’ Showcase

JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa – San Antonio, Texas

MHEDA’s 60th Annual Convention theme is “Culture that Rocks.” This learning and networking event will help you uncover better business practices so your company’s culture can be one that fosters success.


May 21

Rock Star Selling Webinar

Explore the evolution of customer buying behavior. Study the shift in seller competency required to compete in the new economy. Presented by Ryan Estis, Professional Speaker and Author


June 11

29 Tech Tools to Create Content for Social Media Webinar

The most popular posts on social media are pictures and videos, and with a few easy (and free!) tech tools, you can transform your messages into share-worthy graphics that your customer community will love. Presented by Beth Ziesenis is an author, speaker, technology consultant and nerd


July 9

OEM Best Practices for Dealer Development Webinar

How would you like to motivate dealers to respond more positively to your programs? Do you want to better leverage your distribution channel? Learn how to develop strategic partnerships with your dealers. Presented by Walter J. McDonald, President, McDonald Group, Inc.


July 30

Emerging Leaders Conference (Co-sponsored with MHI)
Downtown Chicago

Completely revised in 2015, this conference is designed for young material handling professionals who want to enhance their leadership and management skills.


August 6

Contractor Compliance – Safety Programs Webinar

Today’s distributors are finding that in order to conduct business with larger customers they are required to have an established safety program that is compliant to federal regulations. Review the creation and implementation of safety programs. Presented by MHEDA Member John Woodall, Safety Director, Springer Equipment


September 10

Recruiting, Developing and Retaining High Performing Employees Webinar

This webinar will describe a proven approach for building a team-based organization comprised of high performing employees. Presented by Gary Polsen, Managing Director, Growth Strategy Partners


October 8

Parts and Service Conference
Crown Plaza Chicago O’Hare – Rosemont, IL

Learn best practices for your Parts and Service team to help maximize your profitability, while meeting with others who face the same challenges as you.


October 22

Economic and Financial Market Outlook Webinar

Take a close look at the economic trends that will impact MHEDA Members in the next few years. Presented by Raymond D. Hill, Senior Lecturer, Goizueta Business School.


November 12

Preparing Your Business for Inflationary Periods Webinar

This webinar will explore the many elements of your business that are impacted during inflationary times. Discuss how inflation can impact vendor and customer negotiations and so much more. Presented by MHEDA Members Mike Vaughan, CFO, Liftech Equipment Companies, Inc. and Dave Tumbas, VP/ Chief Financial Officer, Hy-Tek Material Handling Inc.


Dates and topics subject to change without notice.



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