|12 Noon - 5 PM - FULL PROGRAM|
|12 Noon - 1 PM - Lunch|
|1 - 4 PM - Marguerite Ham: 5 Languages of Leadership|
|4 - 5 PM - Reception|
Room S406ab (Vista Ballroom)
Elevating women in the supply chain industry, this event offers an afternoon of professional development and networking for ProMat attendees and exhibitors.
5 Languages of Leadership, focus on 5 Star Communications
There is an art and language to becoming a successful leader! This course teaches leaders and potential leaders how to communicate and establish trust with all different people; build strong, effective teams; align their team with company values and missions; develop future leaders; and become personally agile enough to function in many different teams and work situations.
How many times have you been in a conversation where, suddenly, you stop feeling seen and heard, or worse yet, shut down or defensive? We have all been there! How do we turn that conversation from a disaster to an effective dialogue? Discover how to handle difficult conversations, anytime or anywhere. Learn how to create a safe environment where all contribute to the conversation and communicate respectively to find effective solutions. Learn how to dialogue personally and professionally, with clarity, confidence, and respect. Obtain the tools to handle difficult people, conversations, and situations.
Separate registration and fee of $125 is required.
In this timely, relevant panel discussion, representatives from Penguin Random House, Finish Line, Mattel, and PFS will share their pandemic-driven experiences in building a resilient supply chain.
Discussion topics include what their organization has done to model and respond to future disruptions. Panelists will also detail the degree to which they are engaging and involving supply chain partners—including transportation companies, automation and material handling equipment vendors, technology suppliers, and third-party logistics (3PL) service providers—in their efforts to mitigate disruptions.
Other touchpoints include new approaches to address issues with labor availability and leadership talent, and any other efforts to mitigate against unforeseen disruptions while maintaining a competitive advantage.
|12 Noon - 2 PM - FULL PROGRAM|
|12 Noon - 1 PM - Lunch|
|1 - 2 PM - WERC Thought Leader Presentation|
MHI in partnership with Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC), College Industry Council on Material Handling (CICMHE), Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) and the Material Handling Education Foundation (MHEFI) presents Student Day at ProMat 2023 on Wednesday, March 22, 2023. This interactive event for college, university, trade, technical, specialty and high school students connects them with the best in the industry through real-world discussions with industry experts, guided tour of the show floor and networking with professionals who can support their career growth.
The highlight of the day is the guided tour of the ProMat 2023 show floor, led by industry experts and the opportunity to meet with exhibiting companies who are looking for future employees. Along with gaining a real-world understanding of the products, services, and technologies that enable the supply chain, students will walk away feeling inspired and empowered with a broader network of professionals who can support their career goals.
Student Day is complimentary to attend. You must be 16 years and older. Due to insurance requirements, there is a student age minimum. A faculty member is required to attend with students under the age of 18. Students are REQUIRED to dress and act professionally.
MHI and MHEFI will award a limited number of schools with travel grants or school stipends to help off-set the cost of travel to ProMat 2023. Funds will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis for schools meeting the requirements. Approvals will be communicated by email.
Upon notification of approval, all student names and emails must be submitted by January 31 in order to receive the grant/stipend.
Schools located 100+ miles from Chicago, IL can apply for travel grants of $250 per person up to 15 students.
Schools located under 100 miles from Chicago, IL will receive a travel stipend of $250 for the school. To qualify for the stipend at least five (5) students must be registered to attend the event.
For more information contact email@example.com.Please click here to complete your travel grant request.