Top Reasons to Attend the 2018 IEOC


2018 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC)
August 13 – 15, 2018
Westin Chicago North Shore
Wheeling, Illinois

NFPA’s 2018 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) combines valuable networking opportunities with actionable economic insights. There are many reasons it is NFPA’s most popular annual event, but the top takeaways that keep attendees coming back include:

Industry Projections
The conference is set to provide a variety of in-depth forecasts about key fluid power customer markets. Get mobile and industrial-specific information Tuesday afternoon during the breakout sessions and industry-wide outlooks from IEOC favorites Jim Meil, Eli Lustgarten, and Alex Chausovsky on Wednesday morning. See the full schedule here.

Global Economics
The lineup of popular economists address our industry’s concerns about today’s global marketplace with insights and projections. Get the best of ITR and Oxford Economics Tuesday morning with presentations from Alan Beaulieu and Mark Killion. See the full schedule here.

As the best-attended NFPA event of the year, attendees can take advantage of the opportunity to network with industry decision-makers from across the fluid power supply chain. Special activities include the NFPA Foundation Invitational Golf Tournament, Power of Association Reception and Dinner, networking breakfasts and lunches, and council or committee meetings.

Research & Technology Information
Presentations help attendees discover the economic influence of technological breakthroughs that are likely to impact the industry for years to come. Learn about the evolution of automation from Donna Ritson and big data and data intelligence from Scott Klososky.

Strategic Planning Solutions
The event’s timing, lineup of experts, and economic content make it a complete strategic planning resource.


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