Wondering what other presentations and business sessions are ‘on tap’ for HMA’s upcoming National Conference and Expo? So glad that you asked! Here’s a brief of what to expect. Take a look, please.
In addition to a session entitled, “Lost in Translation,” - a panel discussion on Benchmarking, led by consultant Roy Anderson, Vice President of The Beck Group, and comprised of several HMA members discussing how those metrics have benefited their operations - and “An Economic Outlook” by Scott Schuh, Ph.D., associate professor of Economics, John Chambers College of Business and Economics, West Virginia University, the agenda includes presentations on:
- “Market Trend SoundBytes” – as Emily Morrow Finkell, owner and CEO of Emily Morrow Home, Judd Johnson, Editor, Hardwood Market Report, and a representative from the American Hardwood Export Council, present the latest on Design Trends, American Hardwood industrial markets, and American Hardwoods on the global stage, respectively.
- “Advocacy and Representation” – a brief update from Dana Lee Cole, Hardwood Federation Executive Director and industry advocate in Washington, and from Neil Owens, Business Development Consultant Forestry, Department of Agriculture, Tennessee, a presentation entitled, “Investing in Growth of Tennessee Wood Products.”
- “Best Business Practices SoundBytes” – short clips of information on OSHA’s most common citations, Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs), and how to simplify the Healthcare journey - presented by Wendylee Fisher, Assistant Commissioner, Tennessee OSHA, Robert D. Case, CLU, TJT Consulting, and health insurance consulting group, Caravus.
Other Conference details - Early Bird Meeting registration, hotel accommodation information (do not wait, please), a listing of participating exhibitors, available event sponsorships, and the complete Conference agenda – can be found at www.HMAmembers.org. Make plans to participate and see you in Nashville!