August 12-14, 2013
Westin Chicago North Shore, Wheeling, Illinois


Take advantage of “Early Bird” registration rates by July 15th.

Join NFPA at this premier event featuring industry experts that will share the analyses and hard data needed to stay focused on the economic environment of today and tomorrow.  Conference content will examine the industry's economics, market forecasts, and technology breakthroughs likely to impact the fluid power supply chain for years to come.  The IEOC is a great opportunity for NFPA members and non-members alike to connect—providing one of the best opportunities for networking.

Conference highlights include:

  • Global Economics - An American Perspective, Alan Beaulieu, Institute for Trend Research (ITR)
  • Global Economics - A European Perspective, John Walker, Oxford Economics

Market Forecasts

  • Customer Markets Overview - Eli Lustgarten, ESL Consultants, Inc.
  • Mobile & Industrial Market Breakout Sessions
  • Construction Machinery Forecast
  • Agriculture Machinery Forecast
  • Heavy Truck Market Forecast
  • Industrial Markets Overview
  • Material Handling & Metalworking Machinery Forecast


  • 6th Annual NFPA Education and Technology Foundation Invitational Golf Tournament
  • IEOC Welcome Reception at Chevy Chase Country Club
  • Power of Association Reception and Dinner

Take advantage of NFPA’s special registration rates for members - a savings of $550 off the non-member rate! NFPA members can resister for only $675 until July 15 and $825 afterwards.

Click here to register or learn more about the conference.

Don’t Forget to Reserve Your Hotel Room

NFPA has reserved a limited block of rooms at the Westin Chicago Northshore, 601 N. Milwaukee Ave.  The National Fluid Power Group Rate is $169.00 per night plus applicable taxes.  This special rate will be available until the block is full or July 21, 2013—whichever comes first.  Make your reservation by calling 847-777-6549 and be sure to request the National Fluid Power Association rate.