Calendar of Events

Download the 2023 MHEDA calendar at a glance. Programs and dates subject to change.

  • May

    Women in Industry Virtual Series:
    Stand Out Communications

    Communication comes in many forms and is different between genders, generations and industries. In order to build our business relationships, we must learn the proper way to communicate with each other. Join MHEDA for an interactive and engaging discussion around how women can strategically communicate. This skill is not only relevant, but critical. “Stand Out […]

  • Jun
  • Jun
  • Jun

    Regional Networking Summit

    One-day live networking event hosted at MHEDA Member facility, Alta Material Handling in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.

  • Jun
  • Jul

    Emerging Leaders Conference

    Designed for young (or young at heart) material handling professionals who want to improve their leadership skills.

  • Aug

    MHEDA Master Manager Program

    MHEDA Master Manager is a ten-week facilitated eLearning program designed to help you learn the foundational principles and the most valuable strategies of a traditional MBA curriculum, at a fraction of the cost and time.

  • Sep

    Rental & Used Equipment Management Conference

    Join MHEDA and your industry peers for a one-day best practices conference for Rental and Used Equipment Managers. This conference will focus on strategies to maximize the profitability of a dealer’s rental and used equipment departments.

  • Oct

    Automation Solutions Conference

    Join MHEDA for a one-day conference designed to address the shifting landscape of Automation Solutions.

  • Nov

    Women in Industry Conference

    This is your opportunity to connect, learn and grow with other women who face similar daily challenges as you.

  • Nov

    College Scholarship Opens

    Undergraduate students that have a focus on material handling, logistics and/or supply chain management are encouraged to apply for a college scholarship.


Past Event Recordings and Recaps

How Sales and Marketing Can Work Together to Close More Deals

May 19, 2023Duration: 46:03

Sales and marketing have historically been at odds with one another. “Give us more leads!” sales says. “We gave you leads, how about you actually close them!” marketing responds. Without […]

Thank you for attending the MHEDA 2023 Convention!

May 15, 2023Duration: 03:29

The Human Factor is hundreds of material handling industry professionals coming together in person for a few days to connect, learn, and share. Thank you to the nearly 700 MHEDA members […]

Macroeconomics: Commodity and Input Prices

May 11, 2023Duration: 43:38

Volatile commodity prices made it difficult for the distribution community to predict input costs and manage budgets since the start of the pandemic. The fallout of this volatility included squeezed […]

Macroeconomics: Inflation and Interest Rates

April 14, 2023Duration: 46:11

The US economy is firmly on the back side of the business cycle. Further deceleration lies ahead, but the severity and longevity of the downturn is uncertain. Does a recession […]

The Importance of a Multi-Channel Marketing Program

April 7, 2023Duration: 53:21

Just like diversifying a financial portfolio, it’s best to have an omnichannel approach when it comes to marketing. This means making sure you’re present, active, and engaged across multiple channels. […]

DSC 101: How & Why to Participate in this Benchmarking Survey

March 14, 2023Duration: 29:11

Are you curious about the DSC Survey but unsure what it entails? This presentation shows how to use this benchmarking tool and why members see value in participating. You will […]

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