September 2012 Issue
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Another Record Breaking Attendance for NFPA's Industry and Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC)

The IEOC illustrated the importance of economics, industry, and networking with another record-breaking attendance of 316 members and their guests. Feedback identified the diverse speaker and topic content, exposure to global market information and multiple networking opportunities as the highlights of this year's IEOC. Conference highlights included: Economic SpeakersGlobal Economics - An American Perspective, Brian Beaulieu, Institute for Trend Research (ITR) Global Economics - A European Perspective, John Walker, Oxford EconomicsPolitical Impact on the Economic Climate - Jim VandeHei, POLITICO IEOC Speakers ForumTwo IEOC economists--Brian Beaulieu and John Walker--were joined by popular political analyst Jim VandeHei for an interactive session to close out the first day's program. Market Forecast SpeakersFluid Power Industry Forecast - Jim Meil, Eaton Corp.Fluid Power Customer Markets Overview - Eli Lustgarten, ESL ConsultantsConstruction Machinery Forecast - David Phillips, Off...

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