As we come into the New Year, I would like to personally reach out to show my appreciation to the members of AED. It is the support from members like you that allows AED the opportunity to provide tools and educational programs that benefit the equipment distribution industry. Did you know that AED offers a variety of events throughout the year that are available to you and your employees?
Let’s take a look at how you can maximize the value of your AED membership in 2020:
Ottawa Parliament Hill Day | March 30-31 | Ottawa
Here Canadian members can learn about federal policy and its role in affecting equipment markets and their businesses.
Financial/HR Symposium | April 24-25 | Chicago
This event is tailored to members with interests in finance and human resources. It offers tools and solutions to inform you of critical practices that are impacting you as a dealer.
Women in Equipment Distribution Roundtable | Visit bit.ly/aedevents for more information
In a male-dominated industry, the Women in Equipment Distribution Roundtable allows women a platform to discuss issues they may be facing and enhance leadership skills through shared discussion and knowledge.
Washington Fly-In | June 16-18 | Washington, D.C.
The Fly-In is designed to address the industry’s top public policy and advocacy, offering insight on threats and opportunities pertinent to members.
Leadership Conference | August 18-20 | Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resorts
An event for young professionals looking not only to get ahead in their careers but to accelerate the growth of their dealerships.
Executive Conclave | Chicago | Visit bit.ly/aedevents for more information
The Executive Conclave is designed to trim the fat and get right to the most pressing issues facing dealers.
Small Dealer Conference | Visit bit.ly/aedevents for more information
The Small Dealer Conference is created by small dealers for small dealers to voice concerns and challenges as well as to expand their business.
Be sure to mark your calendars for our 2020 events! For more information or to register, visit
. I hope you’ll find a program that meets the needs of your team.