NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference

Top 5 Reasons to Attend the IEOC

Published On July 12, 2017 | By Eric Armstrong | Market Reports, NFPA Events

2017 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC)
August 15 – 16, 2017
Golf and welcome reception August 14

Westin Chicago North Shore in Wheeling, Illinois

NFPA’s 2017 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) combines valuable networking opportunities with actionable economic insights. There are many reasons it is NFPA’s most popular annual event, but the top takeaways that keep attendees coming back include:

Industry Projections
Industry experts provide in-depth forecasts about key fluid power customer markets.
Tip: Get mobile and industrial-specific information Tuesday afternoon during the breakout sessions and industry-wide outlooks from IEOC favorites Jim Meil, Eli Lustgarten, and Alex Chausovsky on Wednesday morning. See the full schedule here.

Global Economics
The lineup of popular economists address our industry’s concerns about today’s global marketplace with insights and projections.
Tip: Get the best of ITR and Oxford Economics Tuesday morning with presentations from Alan Beaulieu and John Walker. See the full schedule here.

Networking
As the best-attended NFPA event of the year, attendees can take advantage of the opportunity to network with industry decision-makers from across the fluid power supply chain. Special activities include the IEOC Invitational Golf Tournament, council or committee meetings, and networking lunches.

Research & Technology Information
Presentations help attendees discover the economic influence of technological breakthroughs that are likely to impact the industry for years to come. Learn about the future of manufacturing from Kevin Surace and get the global outlook on machinery production from Mark Watson.

Strategic Planning Solutions
The event’s timing, lineup of experts, and economic content make it a complete strategic planning resource.

 

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oversees NFPA’s fluid power economic and statistical programs. He blogs on the Market Outlook about what he learns from NFPA’s surveys and reports as well as fluid power industry economists.

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