MODEX-The Biggest Manufacturing and Supply Chain Event of 2022 is Coming to Atlanta March 28-31

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In-person event to feature keynotes from Marriott’s Erika Alexander, Sanjay Gupta and Shaquille O’Neal

ATLANTA, January 18, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--When the largest manufacturing and supply chain trade event of 2022, MODEX, returns to Atlanta on March 28 it will include 850 exhibits from leading solution providers and a comprehensive Educational Conference of over 100 sessions focusing on best-in-class solutions for manufacturing and supply chain operations. MODEX 2022 exhibits will represent all segments of the material handling, logistics and transportation industry, from traditional, manual equipment to computerized, automated systems and smart, connected supply chain technologies.

"Exhibitors and attendees alike are eager to return to conducting business and experiencing the latest equipment, technology and solutions in-person," says John Paxton, CEO, MHI. "There is no substitute for events like MODEX where you can see the solutions in-action on the show floor, learn about them in educational sessions and speak to the leading firms and innovators at one location to get answers specific to your operations. We are excited to provide this market access and knowledge opportunity for our entire community."

"Our industry’s essential role over the last 20 months brought a focus to the role of supply chain solutions in the overall global economy," says Daniel McKinnon, EVP of Exhibitions, MHI. "Seeing the large array of solutions, meeting with leading suppliers and connecting with peers will allow attendees the opportunity to discover solutions that will be essential for their success in the future."

MODEX 2022 Conference

In addition to the exhibits, the MODEX Conference will include four keynotes and over 100 show floor educational seminars covering leading trends, best practices and state-of-the-art equipment and technology solutions that can make manufacturing and the entire supply chain work more resiliently, efficiently and profitably.

March 28 Keynote: Women in Leadership
Erika Alexander, Chief Global Operations Officer for Marriott International

March 29 Keynote: A Conversation with Dr. Sanjay Gupta
Preparing for the next pandemic – insights into future health-related disruptions

March 30 Keynote Panel: Preview of MHI 2022 Annual Industry Report
John Paxton, CEO, MHI and Thomas Boykin, Supply Chain Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP

March 30 Keynote: A Conversation with Shaquille O’Neal
Shaquille O’Neal, Cultural Icon and NBA Star

March 30: MHI Industry Night with Preacher Lawson
MODEX will feature an evening of music, food, drinks and entertainment by comedian Preacher Lawson on Wednesday, March 30. Tickets to this event are $50 and include beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres. The door prize for this event will be a trip of a lifetime vacation. Trip Value: $30,000. See official rules.

Women in the Supply Chain Industry Forum on March 28 at MODEX
MHI has partnered with Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association and the Warehousing, Education and Research Council (WERC) to bring an afternoon of discussion, education and networking for women in our industry.

MHI Young Professionals Network Reception on March 28 at MODEX
This event provides attendees to network and connect with young professionals in the material handling and supply chain industry.

MODEX 2022 Student Day on March 30
MHI in partnership with Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC), College Industry Council on Material Handling Education (CICMHE), Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) and the Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI) presents Student Day at MODEX 2022 on Wednesday, March 30, 2022.

MODEX is the largest manufacturing and supply chain expo held in North America and South America. The event will be held March 28-31, 2022 at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center.

Health and Safety at MODEX

MHI is committed to the health and safety of all MODEX 2022 participants. Our current policies can be found at modexshow.com/safety. We are actively tracking the emerging news and science around the Omicron variant. As information and guidelines continue to change, MHI will continue to monitor and update these policies based on current government regulations and public health authorities input.

For more information on exhibiting or attending MODEX, visit modexshow.com.

MODEX is Powered by MHI

MHI is an international trade association that has represented the material handling, logistics and supply chain industry since 1945. MHI members include material handling and logistics equipment and systems manufacturers, integrators, consultants, publishers and third-party logistics providers. MHI offers education, networking and solution sourcing for their members, their customers and the industry as a whole through programming and events. The association sponsors the ProMat and MODEX expos to showcase the products and services of its member companies and to educate manufacturing and supply chain professionals. WERC is a division of MHI.

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Contacts

For more information on MHI activities and programming contact Carol Miller (cmiller@mhi.org) at 704-676-1190.

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