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NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference

August 12-14, 2013 • Westin Chicago North Shore • Wheeling, IL

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This premier event features industry experts that will share the analyses and hard data needed to stay focused on the economic environment of today and tomorrow. Conference content will examine the industry's economics, market forecasts, and technology breakthroughs likely to impact the fluid power supply chain for years to come.


Global Economics – An American Perspective
Alan Beaulieu, Institute for Trend Research (ITR)

Global Economics – A European Perspective
John Walker, Oxford Economics

IEOC Speakers Forum – Alan Beaulieu, Eli Lustgarten


Customer Market Overview
Eli Lustgarten, ESL Consultants

Mobile Outlook Breakouts
Construction Machinery Forecast
Agricultural Machinery Forecast
Heavy Truck Market Forecast

Industrial Outlook Breakouts
Industrial Markets Overview
Material Handling & Metalworking
Market Forecast
Packaging Machinery Technology and Trends Update

Oil and Gas Machinery Technology and Trends Update


6th Annual NFPA Foundation Invitational Golf Tournament

IEOC Welcome Reception

Future Leaders Forum

Power of Association Reception and Dinner

Committee and Networking Breakfast

Future Leaders Post Conference Plant Tour

Fees Early Bird After 7/15/13
NFPA Member:       $675       $825
Invited Guest:       $925       $925
Non-member:    $1,650    $1,650
Westin Chicago North Shore
601 North Milwaukee Avenue
Wheeling, Illinois 60090
Reservations: 847-777-6500
The NFPA group rate is $169 per night, for discounted rate mention “National Fluid Power Association Rate”

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