ESA, in partnership with the International Sealing Distribution Association and the FPDA Motion & Control Network, will welcome members and industry colleagues to Florida for this year’s Industry Summit. Registration for the three-day event, which will be held October 3-6, is now open.
The event will be held at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Miramar Beach, Fla.
Keynote speakers will cover a diverse range of topics, including innovative marketing, economic trends, and business ethics. Networking opportunities at the Industry Summit include a charity fun run, golf tournament, bonfire on the beach, and receptions by the resort’s pools.
In addition to board of directors meetings on day one, a welcome reception and Young Executive Event will be offered on Sunday, Oct. 3. Tuesday kicks off with general session, “What Big Brands Know” with Gerry O’Brion, followed by breakouts including a Young Executive Workshop, “Defining Your Purpose,” with Adam Livesay, and “IndustrySpeak – Warehouse Automation,” with John Norton, Chelsea Parker
The three organizations will each hold their annual Annual Meeting of Members Monday afternoon, followed by the Supplier Showcase & Reception that evening.
Tuesday leads with a keynote presentation from Taylor St. Germain of ITR Economics, followed by more Industry Speak sessions of “IoT,” with Adam Livesay and a Distributor Panel, moderated by Bill Haley, FPDA, with panelists including Clyde Sharpe, ISD, ElastoProxy, Tom Nicholson, FPDA, GS Global Resources, and Chris Johnson, ESA, Johnson Hydraulic Sales. That afternoon, members can join the golf tournament at Baytowne Golf Course or choose to go on a fishing charter excursion.
Tuesday closes with a beach bonfire. Finally, attendees can join the Beat the Sun Run in support of Lotus Learning & Arts Center Wednesday morning. Final sessions include “Rules vs. Principles,” with Andy Fastow, and post-Summit board meetings.
Learn more and register at www.industry-summit.org.