March 2012 Issue
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Members Focused on Global Strategies at 2012 Annual Conference

More then 245 industry leaders converged on Hawaii March 7-10, 2012 for the 2012 NFPA Annual Conference--giving numerous opportunities for NFPA members to network and share knowledge about the thought processes, technology tools and global strategies needed to capitalize on the emergent markets without overinvesting in areas of decline. According to NFPA CEO, Eric Lanke, “Because our members have a variety of different objectives for attending the conference, our featured speakers were balanced to appeal to decision-makers across this spectrum.”The 2012 speaker lineup included presentations from:Kenneth Gray, Global Product Manager - Large Excavators, Caterpillar, Inc.Customer Perspective: Business Development at Global Scale John Caslione, President and CEO of GCS Business Capital, LLCThriving in a Changing Global and Macroeconomic EnvironmentHaiyan Wang, Founding and Managing Partner, China India Institute The China Phenomenon: What Does the Future Hold, and What Doe...

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IFPEX 2012
April 17-19, 2012
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September 10-15, 2012
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