2021 Convention Schedule

 

    Wednesday, August 11

  • 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

    Emerging Leaders Conference

    Designed for young (or young at heart) material handling professionals who want to amplify their management and leadership skills. Separate registration required.

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  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    MHEDA Registration Desk

  • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Exhibitor Showcase Set-Up

    Companies participating in the Exhibitor Showcase will set-up their tabletops.

  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Newcomers Welcome Reception – By invitation only.

  • 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Welcome to Austin! Opening Party

  • Thursday, August 12

  • 7:00 am - 8:30 am

    Breakfast

  • 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

    MHEDA Registration Desk

  • 8:30 am - 8:45 am

    National Anthem & Welcome Remarks

  • 8:45 am - 10:30 am

    Exhibitor Showcase

    The Showcase will feature MHEDA members who provide products and solutions for material handling distributors.

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  • 10:30 am - 10:45 am

    Break

  • 10:45 am - 11:00 am

    Special Announcements

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Keynote Presentation

    Building Adaptability: Bridging The Gap To High Performance.

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  • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

    Break

  • 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Lunch

  • 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

    MHEDA Business Meeting

  • 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm

    Break

  • 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm

    Women in Industry Presentation & Roundtables:

    Promote Your Potential and Become Your Best – Pre-Registration required

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  • 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm

    Speed Networking Roundtables

    Peer-to-Peer Discussions on 2021 Material Handling Trends

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  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Exhibitor Showcase Happy Hour

  • 5:00 pm -

    Open Evening for Convention Attendees

  • Friday, August 13

  • 7:00 am - 8:30 am

    Breakfast

  • 8:30 am - 9:30 am

    Keynote Presentation:

    Economic Challenges and Changes Through 2022

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  • 9:30 am - 9:45 am

    Break

  • 9:45 am - 11:15 am

    Exhibitor Showcase: Lucky Friday!

  • 11:15 am - 11:30 am

    Break

  • 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

    Secret Foodie Tour (for Spouses/Guests)

  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

    MHEDA Talks Presentation:

    The Complexity of Sales Today – Field and Inside Sales

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  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Lunch

  • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    Break

  • 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    MHEDA Talks Presentations

    Managing the Changes – Learn More

    Revenue Generating Marketing Moves – Learn More

    The Power of your CRM – Learn More

    Telematics – Learn More

  • 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

    Exhibitor Showcase Tear Down

  • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Closing Party

  • Saturday, August 14

  • 7:00 am - 9:00 am

    Grab & Go Breakfast

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am

    Kayak Tour (optional tour)