News Release from AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology

The Association For Manufacturing Technology Today Announced that Distribution Summit 2019 Will be Held September 11-12, 2019 in Detroit
Industry’s Premier Opportunity for Distributors, Builders and Suppliers to Connect
 
McLean, Va., (July 16, 2019)— The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT), which represents U.S.-based providers of manufacturing technology – the advanced machinery, devices and digital equipment that U.S. manufacturing relies on to be productive, innovative and competitive – today announced that its annual Distribution Summit (D19) will be held September 11-12, 2019 in Detroit at the MGM Grand. D19 is the industry’s premier opportunity for distributors, builders and suppliers to network and learn more about new techniques for communicating with customers and prospects, learn how to keep customers engaged and educated about new technologies affecting the industry and learn how to better leverage current programs to better support and improve sales and customer support. More than 150 attendees are expected at the event.
 
The summit’s theme this year – Building a New Path to Your Customers – will address innovative ways to leverage technology to better connect with customers. The summit will feature many networking opportunities, speakers who are leaders in their fields and a panel discussion on the Future of Distribution.
 
D19 speakers include Justin Roff Marsh, author of The Machine, whose presentation “The Death of Field Sales” will explore why an inside-out approach to sales will reduce costs, multiply sales activity and improve customer service quality; Daniel Disney, author, trainer and founder of the podcast The Daily Sales, will discuss how selling with the help of social media can work together with sales meetings and calls to create the best of both worlds; and Matt Conway, market strategy consultant and sales trainer, who will discuss best practices and tips for writing effective and persuasive emails.
 
“For Royal, much of the value at D19 is the networking opportunities. The deeper our relationships are with the professionals in our industry, the more successful we will be going forward. We come away from every event with a few strategies and actionable items that make our company more effective,” said Tom Sheridan, president of Royal Products.    
 
D19 event sponsors include Gardner Business Media, Modern Machine Shop magazine, Royal Products, Schunk, Tech Financial Services, Big Kaiser, EDA by Randall-Reilly, Exhibitor Passport, GIE Media, and Manufacturing News. Select sponsorship opportunities for D19 are still available. To learn more, contact Bill Herman at bherman@amtonline.org.
 
D19 is being held September 11-12 at the MGM Grand in Detroit. For more information and to register visit http://distribution19.com/.
 
The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT) represents U.S.-based providers of manufacturing technology – the advanced machinery, devices, and digital equipment that U.S. manufacturing relies on to be productive, innovative, and competitive. Located in McLean, Va., near the nation’s capital, AMT acts as the industry’s voice to speed the pace of innovation, increase global competitiveness and develop manufacturing’s advanced workforce of tomorrow. With extensive expertise in industry data and intelligence, as well as a full complement of international business operations, AMT offers its members an unparalleled level of support.  For more information about AMT visit www.amtonline.org.

 



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AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology represents and promotes U.S.-based manufacturing technology and its members—those who design, build, sell, and service the continuously evolving technology that lies at the heart of manufacturing. Founded in 1902 and based in Virginia, the association specializes in providing targeted business assistance, extensive global support, and business intelligence systems and analysis. AMT is the voice that communicates the importance of policies and programs that encourage research and innovation, and the development of educational initiatives to create tomorrow’s Smartforce. AMT owns and manages IMTS — The International Manufacturing Technology Show, which is the premier manufacturing technology event in North America.

 

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