Your workdays are filled with an endless barrage of ever-changing technology, communications and information making it easy to get lost in day-to-day business operations.
Think you don’t have time to attend? Take a minute and consider what you might gain from our dynamic speaker line-up.
We’re bringing together a team of experts to provide you with valuable information
and strategies you can implement at your dealership and you will have several opportunities to reconnect with dealers and service providers – or connect with new ones –
all at the 2020 INEDA Annual Conference March 2-3 in Omaha, Nebraska.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
MONDAY, March 2
7:30 am – Executive Meeting
9:00 am – INEDA Board Meeting
6:00 pm – Specialty Manufacturers Reception
TUESDAY, March 3
7:30 am – Registration
8:00 am – Annual Member Meeting
8:30 pm – SESSION I: Nathan Kauffman, Economist – Federal Reserve Bank Omaha
9:15 am – Networking Break
9:45 am – SESSION II: Doug Griffin, Context Network & Curt Blades, Association of Equipment Manufacturers
11:45 pm – All-Inclusive Lunch
12:00 pm – Special Guest as DESSERT SPEAKER: Jim Miller, Director of Athletics – Motivational Speaker & Director of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum
1:00 pm – Networking Break
1:15 pm – KEYNOTE: Monte Wyatt, Action Coach & Author
“We’re all busy, so it can be easy to come up with an excuse not to attend,” said Scott Beach from Grinnell Implement. “But, as soon as you arrive at this conference, you’ll quickly realize how important it is to step away from your day-to-day work. Your mind clears, you hear what other dealers are doing, you learn from industry experts and you gain a bigger picture of the industry how your business fits in. That’s what this conference does for you.”
“This isn’t the 1980s.” This sentiment is often shared by dealers when discussing the challenges facing the ag industry. Still, the past few years have proven tough for equipment dealers, due to low commodity prices, devastating weather events, trades and tariffs, and a shortage of skilled labor.
SPECIALTY MANUFACTURERS RECEPTION
The Specialty Manufacturers Reception begins at 6:00 pm Monday evening and is something you definitely won’t want to miss!
Come enjoy the networking opportunities along with great food and beverages. Attendees are sure to enjoy an evening full of laughs and good conversations.
“Stuck in Neutral – The Feds Outlook
Economist – Federal Reserve Bank
Nathan Kauffman is the vice president and Omaha branch executive for the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. He will explore the recent economic factors that are driving the outlook for the U.S. farm sector, implications for farm finances and key risks to monitor in the months ahead, including declining farm loans, increasing loan repayment issues, rising interest rates, credit conditions and a look into 2020 and beyond.
“Four Immutable Trends in Agriculture – Macrotrends and the Implication on the U.S. Ag Equipment Sector”
Doug Griffin, Context Network & Curt Blades, Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)
Doug Griffin, a principal at The Context Network and Curt Blades, senior vice president, ag services at the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), will cover four trends in our society that are bigger than one industry and how staying ahead of them will be critical to your future success in agriculture. AEM has partnered with several leading research firms to examine these trends that will likely have the greatest effect on our agricultural industry in North America.
Special Guest as Dessert Speaker:
“Why Not You. Your TEAM, Your Business!”
Jim Miller, Motivational Speaker & Director of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum
Jim Miller is director of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and a nationally known corporate, athletic and leadership motivational speaker. He will share … Miller motivates on several topics including: “It’s usually not complicated, just ‘Get Better!’”; “Don’t fear fatigue, make it your friend…whether it’s business, athletics or life itself!”; and “If all of your business can simply perform at or near their FULL potential, the ‘WINS WILL COME!’”
“5 Disciplines of
Action Coach & Author
Monte Wyatt, one of the top coaches in ActionCOACH Business Coaching, brings over 25 years of leadership, business and personal development experience to executives and business owners. He will demonstrate how become great by “Adding Zeros” to every aspect of your business – revenue, margin, profit, customer acquisition, customer retention, employee engagement, employee retention and community involvement. You will walk away with an understanding of the five disciplines organizations must have to create a great business, how to implement these disciplines and the five constituents every business must satisfy.
Please register and book hotel reservations by Friday, February 14th.
Omaha Marriott | Downtown at the Capitol District
222 N 10th St, Omaha, NE 68102
(Be sure to mention “Iowa-Nebraska Equipment Dealers Association” when you book your hotel to get the conference rate.)