The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has set a full slate of industry education sessions for 2011 to provide off-road equipment manufacturing professionals with best-practices information and tools they can use to become more efficient and productive.
AEM is certified to distribute CEU – Continuing Education Credits for association educational programming. CEUs help ensure that AEM education continues at its high quality level, assisting members to remain current on industry and business issues.
AEM face-to-face professional-development seminars will examine industry trends in areas including:
-Noise and vibration control – April 6-7, 2011 in Chicago/O’Hare (Four Points Sheraton)
-Product safety and compliance – May 2-4, 2011 in Bloomingdale, Illinois (Hilton Indian Lakes Resort)
-Product liability – May 5, 2011 in Bloomingdale, Illinois (Hilton Indian Lakes Resort)
-Marketing (products/company) – May 16-17, 2011 in Austin, Texas (Intercontinental Stephen F. Austin Hotel)
-Customer support – October 3-6, 2011 in Bettendorf, Iowa (Isle Hotel)
AEM e-learning options provide educational programming direct to industry professionals from the convenience of their offices or homes. AEM webinars include real-time interaction with the speakers, and its prerecorded webcasts can be downloaded anytime for convenient listening.
–AEM Annual Conference of Member Companies – November 2 -5, 2011 in Miami, Florida (Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort), with sessions geared to presidents, chairmen and other upper-management professionals
–“High Performance Sales College” – June 13-14, 2011 in Chicago/O’Hare (Four Points Sheraton), an intensive course which targets manufacturer district managers (AEM provides customized in-company sales college programs upon request.)
-AEM also conducts an Ag Executive Forum, and in 2011 it was held Jan. 8 in Atlanta, Georgia in conjunction with AEM’s AG CONNECT Expo show.
Full details on all AEM education sessions, as well as registration information and forms, are online at www.aem.org in the Education section.