Tag Archives: networking

IEOC Golf Tournament
Think that golfing is just about hitting a ball around a few acres of landscaped grounds?  You may be missing out on some of the best industry networking available!  The 2016 NFPA Invitational Golf Tournament, scheduled for Monday, August 15, is just around the corner, and we expect close to 100 golfers to hit the...

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  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO   Each year our Annual Report is an opportunity to see a recap of our many programs and member benefits, the progress we’re making with initiatives to strengthen the industry, and the new investments we’re making on behalf of our members. The report provides useful information for members to...

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2016 Fluid Power Technology Conference
Last week, my colleague Leslie Miller and I stopped by the inaugural Fluid Power Technology Conference, which was put on by WTWH Media and Fluid Power World at the Milwaukee School of Engineering Kern Center. The two-day event featured keynote presentations, breakout sessions, and a trade show area with company booths. A number of NFPA members...

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2015 NFPA Foundation Invitational Golf Tournament Registration is OPEN
Will the August 15 NFPA Foundation Invitational Golf Tournament be an important part of your summer calendar?  Only if you think these reasons to attend are important: Meet with leaders of the entire fluid power supply chain in one place—a beautifully landscaped, outdoor place. Have conversations with your colleagues, customers and friends without a PowerPoint or...

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NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference
The NFPA Future Leaders Network is a dynamic education and networking-based community of the best and brightest fluid power cohorts under the age of 45.  This network has two exclusive events planned as part of the 2016 NFPA Industry & Economic Outlook Conference: Tuesday, August 16 – 11:30 pm to 12:30 pm: A special Future...

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Suite Deal - Everyone who books their reservation at The Westin Chicago North Shore AND registers for the 2015 IEOC by June 17, 2015 will be entered in a drawing for a suite upgrade.
Registration for the NFPA 2016 IEOC is open and the host property, The Westin Chicago North Shore, is accepting reservations. It is important for attendees to book their rooms early to guarantee the special NFPA rate. Getting your conference registration completed is equally important. To give you a bit more motivation to register and book your room early, we are again hosting...

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NFPA member news
  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO Every NFPA member with an interest advancing fluid power technology and connecting with a better educated workforce should send a representative to the upcoming Industry/University Summit NFPA and CCEFP are organizing at Iowa State University. Full details and the link for registration can be found here: http://nfpahub.com/events/ccefp-industry-university-engagement-summit/ NFPA has been...

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Summit
The Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) invites you to the Industry/University Engagement Summit at Iowa State University, June 6 - 8, 2016, to meet one-on-one with faculty and students and network with colleagues in the industry. The summit is one of two per year that the Industry Engagement Committee (IEC) of the CCEFP holds at...

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NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference
The 2016 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference schedule is packed with an outstanding lineup of industry experts, and, as always, registration is open to everyone in the fluid power supply chain—NFPA members and non-members alike. Register for the conference here, and don't forget to book your hotel room here. Early bird rates end July 15, 2016....

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Minneapolis Regional Meeting
by Lynn Beyer and Denise Rockhill On April 28th, 40+ NFPA members and guests descended upon the Donaldson Company Global Headquarters in Bloomington, MN to attend the NFPA 2016 Minneapolis Regional Meeting.  The event began with a delicious luncheon hosted by Donaldson and a lively round of introductions and business updates from all attendees. Our...

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