May 2012 Issue
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Registration is Now Open for the 2012 Industry and Economic Outlook Conference

Join NFPA at the Intersection of Marketing and Strategy for the highly-acclaimed Industry and Economic Outlook Conference, August 20-22, 2012, at the Oak Brook Hills Marriott Resort, Oak Brook, Illinois.WHY Should YOU Attend This Year's Conference? You can't afford not to. NFPA plans this premier event with hard data and expert analysis for everyone in the fluid power supply chain. The conference will offer critical insight and opportunities in three major areas--Economics, Industry, and Networking.Take advantage of the early bird registration rate by registering before July 15th, at which time rates will increase to the 2012 published rates.Register Today!Conference details can be found at't Forget to Reserve Your Hotel Room. NFPA has reserved a limited block of rooms at the Oak Brook Hills Marriott Resort, 3500 Midwest Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523. The National Fluid Power Group Rate is $124.00 per night plus applicable tax...

Upcoming Events

2012 Industry and Economic Outlook Conference
August 20-22, 2012
Oak Brook Hills Marriott Resort, Oak Brook, Illinois

Industrial Automation North America (IANA)
September 10-15, 2012
McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois

Be part of the "IFPE Fluid Power Zone" a NEW and unique tradeshow designed to assist you in reaching your industrial automation customer market. Special NFPA member only discounts are available.

Fluid Power Workforce Summit
September 24-26, 2012 
University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign

AG CONNECT Expo 2013
January 29-31, 2013
Kansas City Convention Center, Kansas City, Missouri


2013 NFPA Annual Conference
March 5-8, 2013
Montelucia Resort and Spa, Scottsdale, Arizona

2014 IFPE
March 4-8, 2014
Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada


September 13-14, 2012
17th ISC, International Sealing Conference
Suttgart, Germany

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