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Decision-Making for Impact and Success
Facilitated by Phil Van Hooser, Keynote Speaker
At the crux of any young professional's journey is the development of the ability to make a good decision. Without the ability to evaluate information, effectively communicate or the gumption to simply take a risk, future leaders face everything from team frustration and delay of job orders to stagnated business growth and the inability to effectively lead.
Join attendees for bites and brew during an outdoor reception.
All attendees will have the opportunity to engage with their peers during AMBA's new "Business over Breakfast" connection opportunities.
During his opening keynote presentation, Troy Nix will help conference participants understand the value of being mentally and physically tested and how the results of being personally challenged can have a powerful impact and brighten our futures.
Commandments for Leaders
Phil Van Hooser
During the 2021 AMBA Conference keynote presentation, Phillip Van Hooser will engage audience members with a high-energy, practical, interactive presentation, where he will reveal and explore the seven most commonly heralded leadership characteristics.
Trade, Tariffs and Taxes: Washington's Plans for Mold Builders
John Guzik, The Franklin Partnership
John Guzik with The Franklin Partnership, AMBA's lobbying firm in Washington, D.C., will provide an update on the latest with the trade wars and President Biden’s approach to tariffs on Chinese imports, including plastic injection molds and dies from China.
Attendees will have the opportunity to network with their peers over lunch or join keynote speaker Phil Van Hooser during a deep dive into his, "Unpardonable Sins of Leadership" interactive lunchtime discussion.
Capitalizing on a Challenging Manufacturing Landscape
Laurie Harbour, Harbour Results, Inc.
This interactive session will examine the current state of the mold building and plastics processor industries, as well as economic, business and legislative trends that will impact the future.
Facilitated by AMBA staff members, attendees will have the opportunity to share main takeaways and details gathered from the first day of programming.
During this awards dinner and presentation, AMBA will honor the 2021 Mold Builder of the Year and Tooling Trailblazer of the Year. Sponsored by Progressive Components.
All attendees will have the opportunity to discuss shared challenges and best practices with other conference attendees during Day 2 of the conference's breakfast connection opportunities.
Attendees will have the chance to interact with peer groups during this session on topics that are unique to their job functions in their specific groups.
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Alan Rothenbeucher and Ryan Sulkin of Benesch Law, Steve Searl, Federated Insurance, Colby Coombs, Westminster Tool
During this panel session, attendees will hear from AMBA members and industry professionals on how to implement cybersecurity tactics and risk mitigation strategies.
The Champion's Code: Building Relationships through Life Lessons of Integrity and Accountability
Ross Bernstein’s program explores the DNA of what makes champions in sports so unique and how that relates to business.