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EASA: Monday research

An annual survey informs best practices for service shop growth Jerry Peerbolte’s annual presentation is unfailingly one of the best attended EASA convention sessions, and this year was no exception.  And Peerbolte, who is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at the University of Arkansas’ College of Business and principal of J. Peerbolte & Associates, Fort […]

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Politics as Usual

Cleanpower keynote lineup emphasizes green energy’s need for federal support Update 6/3/21: Sticking with the political power lineup card, ACP announced today that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) have joined the list of speakers. The American Clean Power Association (formerly AWEA) is gearing up for its next trade show in […]

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A Survey on Trade Show Safety

This week’s COVID news is finally encouraging. Can we expect trade shows to resume soon? The world is tired of hearing about COVID-19. We all know this and feel it. However, the banner news of the day finally brings news about the subject you’ll want to read: Cases have dropped sharply in the United States […]

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Virtually Everything

More screen-to-screen trade shows and events dot the calendar We tire of hearing it, but screen-to-screen is the new face-to-face. That includes trade shows—often relished as the heart and soul of the industries covered in EA—as we’ve all learned the hard way in 2020. Fear not! EASA, ever the pillar of the electromechanical world, is […]

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Machine Tool Days

Siemens event offers further insight on the hotly debated “remote diagnostics” trend Two weeks ago, we discussed the integration of “remote” applications permeating the plant and field maintenance industries. Centered around the release of Schneider Electric’s new platform, this item led to valuable discourse, both in our comments and e-mail inboxes, about the concerns and […]

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WEFTEC Incoming

Your monthly virtual conference alert features excellent diversity WEFTEC, like so many of its trade show contemporaries, is fully virtual this year. The conference airs October 5-9 and is available to non-members for a $60 registration fee, with free options for students as well as free viewing available for the opening, awards, and closing sessions. […]

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Building Innovation 2020

NIBS virtual meeting keynotes to cover 3D printing, resilience and workforce Looking for creative ways to motivate your workforce during this tough stretch? An upcoming virtual trade show provides ample opportunity to explore new ideas around building resilience, technology and workforce development, presented online for attendees of Building Innovation 2020: Virtual Edition. The annual meeting […]

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Distributed Energy Conference

A number of speakers across digitalization, water, energy sectors show breadth Scheduled for October 19-21 in Chicago, the Distributed Energy Conference is planning as if all systems are go. The breadth of industries covered during this trade show are exemplary of the integration happening in today’s world, with utilities, energy systems, and digitalization. Three keynote […]

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AWWA Virtual Summit

September 23-24 at home office booth near you! The American Water Works Association announced it is backing a full-on virtual blitz to substitute for its an annual convention come September. The AWWA Virtual Summit will take place September 23-24 and sure seems to be planning to pack a ton into those two days. Major themes […]

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AMT’s Congressional Fellow

Tim Shinbara will work with Senate small business committee for 2020-21 Good news from Congress?! Turns out, our governing bodies do get a lot of things right, even when they aren’t making headline news. The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT) announced Monday that Tim Shinbara, its VP and Chief Technology Officer, was recently named a […]

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