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February is American Heart Month

February 1, 2016

Poor diet, lack of exercise and other major risk factors for heart disease and stroke are responsible for at least 25 percent of companies’ healthcare costs. Is it any wonder that investing in the health of employees is one of the best... Read more about February is American Heart Month

Take care of your equipment and it will take care of you! #130

January 18, 2016

As easy as it is today, cleaning the floors were as difficult and time consuming years ago. There are in today’s market, equipment that make sweeping and/or scrubbing that surface very quick indeed. Take the Advance Captor as a very good... Read more about Take care of your equipment and it will take care of you! #130

Are you treating your customers like dogs?

December 15, 2015

Having recently been introduced to a shameful statistic, I thought it timely to give you my opinion on this subject. See if you can swallow this dose of reality: When interviewed, travel agents believe they retain 78% of their paying customers.... Read more about Are you treating your customers like dogs?

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MHEDA Plans 2012 Annual Convention for Miami Beach

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

The Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) will hold its 57th Annual Convention from May 5-9, 2012, at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel, Miami Beach, Fla. The convention provides material handling equipment professionals the opportunity to spend four days learning, networking, and discovering resources for their company. This year's theme is "Re-Imagine Your Business."

The convention will have 21 presentations, a three-hour Exhibitors’ Showcase, networking roundtable sessions facilitated by industry leaders, organized tours of local attractions, and more.

The presentations will address critical issues affecting the material handling community, including the economy, business branding, financial trends, social media, winning new business, banking relationships, customer service automation, and more.

During the event, a tabletop tradeshow featuring over 80 companies that provide goods and services to meet customers’ needs will take place. The Exhibitors’ Showcase will take place Mon., May 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Showcase exhibitors and attendees will have the opportunity to reconnect at the end of the day with a happy hour reception, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

In order to give convention attendees the opportunity to discuss a variety of timely issues in a structured, facilitated format, the convention will have networking roundtable sessions that will take place on Mon., May 7 from 2:45 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Organized local activities will include a speed boat tour, tour of the historic Villa Vizcaya, and a golf tournament at the Miami Beach Golf Club.

Convention registration for MHEDA members is $1,295; $1.695 for non-members. This includes admittance to the presentations, roundtable discussions, Exhibitors’ Showcase, three breakfasts, two lunches, two dinners, and a happy hour networking reception.

For more information on this program and other MHEDA programs, visit

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