CHICAGO—More than 500 representatives and 200 companies in the power transmission and motion control industry are slated to attend the upcoming Power Transmission Distributors Association 2022 Industry Summit, set for Oct. 27-29 in Nashville, Tenn.
Speakers, agenda set for PTDA Industry Summit
With the theme of "Amp Up," the summit will offer anticipated keynote speakers, including former NFL quarterback Joe Theismann, as well as three days of collaborative, cross-channel networking.
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"Nashville is a city radiating with energy and I'm excited for PTDA to capitalize on its momentum during the 2022 Industry Summit," said PTDA President JP Bouchard, vice president, General Bearing Service Inc. "This year's program has been 'amped up' to provide even greater value to attendees, offering more opportunities for business engagement and growth.
"With dynamic presentations delivering key insights on our challenges like work force recruitment and the ever-changing economy, the industry's top PT/MC executive will walk away with not just information, but actionable takeaways."
New for 2022, the Manufacturer-Distributor Idea Exchange has been increased to two days.
Known as "MD-IDEX," the networking system brings together distributor and manufacturer executives to discuss market strategy.
Economist Alan Beaulieu, founder and president of ITR Economics, will address the evolving business landscape as opening keynote.
Employers can attend breakout sessions on best practices for hiring and retention, and Risha Grant, founder and CEO of Risha Grant, L.L.C., will talk about how to develop a field of dynamic and diverse candidates.
Career placement experts from local schools and technical programs will be part of a panel in this second session, discussing how to attract talent before students hit the job market.
There also will be sessions with PTDA Women in the Industry and Next Gen groups, as well as numerous receptions and networking luncheons.
For more information, visit ptda.org/IndustrySummit. Early registration is through Aug. 25 to receive a $100 discount.
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