March 2010 Issue
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Members Made Most Out of Their NFPA Investment By Attending Annual Conference

More than 100 industry leaders from NFPA member companies converged on Laguna Beach, CA February 24 - 27 for the 2010 NFPA Annual Conference. This year's conference provided critical information about leading their organizations forward--including expert economic analysis and realistic projections for 2010 and beyond, new opportunities to build innovative research partnerships to advance their products, strategies for getting the most out of their star performers, and information on how to make better decisions to lead companies through change. The conference was also a great opportunity for NFPA members to connect. “Throughout this challenging economy,” Eric Lanke, NFPA Executive Director, said, “NFPA has been focused on three primary tasks--keeping our members connected with one another, keeping them informed about changes in their marketplace, and keeping focused on long-term strategy and success. All three objectives were met at the 2010 Annual Conference....

Upcoming Events

NFPA Regional Breakfast
April 22, 2010
Somerset Inn, Troy, Michigan

May 4 - 6, 2010
Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia

NFPA’s Economic Update Webcast
May 20, 2010
10:00 am Central
By: Jim Meil, Eaton Corporation

Supplier Golf Invitational
August 16, 2010
Chevy Chase Country Club, Wheeling, Illinois

NFPA 2010 Industry and Economic Outlook Conference
August 17 – 18, 2010
Westin Chicago North Shore, Wheeling, Illinois

NFPA’s Economic Update Webcast 
October 28, 2010
1:00 pm Central
By: Alan Beaulieu, Institute for Trend Research

2011 NFPA Annual Conference
February 16 – 19, 2011
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, Bonita Springs, Florida

IFPE 2011
March 22 – 26, 2011
Las Vegas Convention Center
co-located with CONEXPO-Con/AGG. Please check for more details.

Hannover Fair 2011
April 4 - 8, 2011
Motion, Drive & Automation (MDA)

NFPA 2011 Industry and Economic Outlook Conference
August 16 - 17, 2011
Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel, Schaumburg, Illinois



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