TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12

6:00-7:30pm
Opening Reception, brought to you by Bradford White
The ideal way to start a successful meeting is to gather with friends and industry colleagues to renew relationships and strengthen your industry network.

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 13

8:30-11:30am
Wholesaler & Vendor Conference Appointments
During this session, vendors and wholesalers will meet one-on-one and can review progress made in 2010 and create growth plans for 2011.   

1:30-3:00pm
Keynote Speaker Presentation
Rudy Reuttiger  

3:15-4:30pm
Thrive in the PVF Industry:  An Analysis of End-User Markets for Industrial PVF Segments
Michael Halloran, CFA, Vice President & Senior Industrial Analyst, Robert W. Baird & Co.  

6:00-8:00pm
IPD Open House
The industry’s premier networking opportunity that caters exclusively to wholesalers and manufacturers operating in the industrial and mechanical PVF segment of the industry. 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14

7:30-9:30am
Weldbend IPD Breakfast
featuring Mike Ditka  

9:45-11:15am
Legislative Watch: How Will Washington, D.C. Impact Your Business Today and In the Future
Joan Woodward, Executive Vice President of Public Policy, Travelers  

Marketing to Thrive:  A Panel Discussion

11:30-1:15pm
Future Trends Lunch
Karl Rove

1:45-3:30pm
Industry Outlook
Donald R. McNeeley, Ph.D., President & Chief Operating Officer, Chicago Tube & Iron Corporation

5:30-8:00pm
Industry Interchange
ASA’s twist on the basic industry trade show and conference booth format brings together participating vendors and distributors to forge partnerships.

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