INDIANAPOLIS—An early bird discount is available through Aug. 12 for the Association for Rubber Products Manufacturers' Benchmarking and Best Practices Conference.
The 16th annual event will be held Oct. 13-14 at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis.
The ARPM said the conference is a business exchange designed to provide profit-impacting information to senior executives in the rubber manufacturing industry. The goal is to help rubber companies improve operations and tactics in order to impact bottom-line profits.
“This conference is our flagship event of the year,” Troy Nix, ARPM executive director, said in a statement. “It is a tremendous opportunity for industry leaders to gather valuable information to help their businesses.”
The conference, co-hosted with the Manufacturers Association for Plastics Processors, includes best practices and leading benchmark presentations from industry experts. The ARPM said these presentations identify and correlate profitability to operational behaviors, market choices and more.
Speakers include Simon T. Bailey (Shift Your Brilliance-Harness the Power of You); Bill Clement (Everyday Leadership), and retired Lt. Col. Bob “Waldo” Waldman, “The Wingman.”
This year's conference will address leadership, operational best practices, the latest financial benchmarks, sales and marketing, and the impact of employees on the bottom line. The theme is “Perseverance, the Secret of all Success.”
The registration fee includes an invitation to the pre-conference reception, breakfast both days, lunch on the opening day, admittance to the networking reception on the final evening, and access to the networking opportunities in the rubber industry.
For additional information, call the ARPM at 317-863-4072 or visit www.arpminc.com/conference.