Advance Registration Open For PTDA 2014 Industry Summit

More than 550 delegates, representing 240 PTDA distributor and manufacturer companies are expected to conduct business and learn the latest tips on operating successfully in the B2B sphere at this year’s Industry Summit.

CHICAGO, Ill. — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) convenes its 2014 Industry Summit this October 2225 at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek in Orlando, Fla. More than 550 delegates, representing 240 PTDA distributor and manufacturer companies are expected to conduct business and learn the latest tips on operating successfully in the B2B sphere at this year’s Industry Summit, titled, Imagine. Registration is open and those registering before August 27, 2014 receive a $100 discount.

The PTDA 2014 Industry Summit opens with keynote speaker Mike Ditka. Ditka will share the lessons he learned in a life of commitment and attention to the fundamentals, resulting in victory. Workshops at the PTDA 2014 Industry Summit cover the latest information on B2B topics including customer service, ecommerce, global expansion, leadership, maximizing technology budgets and social media. The closing keynote speaker, Alan Beaulieu, returns to the PTDA Industry Summit bringing his uncannily accurate economic forecast.

The signature event of the PTDA Industry Summit is the Manufacturer-Distributor Idea Exchange (MD-IDEX). MD-IDEX is a time and cost-effective opportunity bringing together distributor and manufacturer executives for high-level discussions on market strategies and issues to mutually benefit each other and end-users. This year’s MD-IDEX features a new and improved online scheduling system, designed to ensure participants make the most of their time in productive face-to-face meetings.

Additional cross-channel networking opportunities abound at the PTDA 2014 Industry Summit. From receptions and networking lunches, to a special party at one of Orlando's prime theme parks for the ultimate Industry Summit Bash, attendees will enjoy epic events in a magical setting, where they’ll be empowered to envision and achieve success on the road ahead. For more information visit ptda.org/IndustrySummit.

The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) is the leading global association for the industrial power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) distribution channel. Headquartered in Chicago, PTDA represents power transmission/motion control distribution firms that generate more than $16 billion in sales and span over 3,400 locations. PTDA members also include manufacturers that supply the PT/MC industry.

PTDA is dedicated to providing exceptional networking, targeted education, relevant information and leading-edge business tools to help distributors and manufacturers meet marketplace demands competitively and profitably. For more information, call +1.312.516.2100, visit ptda.org or follow @PTDAorg.

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