AIMCAL Management Meeting 2013
March 10-13 | Rancho Las Palmas | Rancho Mirage, CA
Four days of industry presentations and business networking opportunities!
The annual AIMCAL Management Meeting is a members only meeting that brings together top professionals in the industry for four days of informative presentations and valuable business networking opportunities. The meeting combines strong industry programming with a relaxed, informal atmosphere for renewing old relationships and making new ones.
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- Engaging Presentations - By experts in Business and Economics.
- AIMCAL Awards - Recognizing the best products and technologies in the Industry.
- Networking Opportunities - Designated meals and receptions included in registration fee.
- Expert Participants - Opportunities to speak with some of the top technical professionals in the Industry on your particular areas of interest.
- Optional Events - Including a Scramble Golf Tournament and other events designed for networking and fun.
- Spouse Program - Including tours, shopping, spas, and other outings.
- Beautiful Location - Experience the beauty of Rancho Mirage.
High Altitude Leadership: What Science and Death-Zones Teach Us About Success
Don Schmincke, Business Consultant, Speaker and Author
Profitability and market penetration improve with strategic advantage, superior management teams, and high-performance cultures. But lack of alignment, speed, and accountability frustrate many executives in achieving these results. Best-selling author Don Schmincke’s uniquely refreshing perspective addresses this dilemma using scientific, yet provocative, alternatives to modern leadership hype.
Failing to Succeed
David Roisum, Industry Consultant, Instructor and Author
Gardeners say if you really like a plant, don't give up until you've killed it three times. Industry expert David Roisum has killed over 1,000 species of plants, built and crashed experimental aircraft, was trashed in uncountable whitewater rapids and dislocated his shoulder at skateparks. His failures in business are no less spectacular. Follow along as this industry veteran explains how his experiences in life and industry offer lessons in how to succeed.
Keynote Speakers page
Economic Forecast of the Converting Industry
Robert Fry, Economist
Robert Fry, senior associate economist for DuPont, will return to provide a look at the economic indicators and forecasts that are shaping our Industry. DuPont Economist's Office (Robert Fry and Bob Shrouds) has been named among the top forecasters by The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Bloomberg. In 2005, they won the prestigious Lawrence R. Klein Award for Blue Chip Forecast Accuracy.
SEX and Leadership: How DNA Drives Leaders Today, and What to Do With It
Don Schmincke, Business Consultant, Speaker and Author
With so many gender-issues, sexual harassment regulations, and interpersonal conflicts in the workplace, and at home, this entertaining topic provides a refreshing view of our species and a hilarious way to understand and handle the problems. Business consultant Don Schmincke offers a unique view of ourselves and our issues, as well as specific applications to help our relationships become more effective at work and home.
The Complete B2B Social Media Marketing Workshop
Neal Schaffer, Business Social Media Consultant and Strategist
If you thought social media was only for selling directly to consumers, think again. Savvy B2B businesses are learning how to leverage these networks to create brand awareness, generate new leads, maintain mindshare with their customer base, and become thought leaders in their industry. Social media expert Neal Schaffer provides a strategic framework to help you get started - as well as determine the ROI - of your social media program.
Filling the Glass: Real World Tactics and Motivation for Increasing Productivity AND Job Satisfaction
Barry Maher, Business Consultant, Author and Speaker
In this humor-rich presentation, business consultant Barry Maher offers the antidote to presentations that are simply “let’s all think happy thoughts and everything will be wonderful” fluff. It’s chock full of nuts and bolts content and straight-talk tactics you can apply immediately. Yet it’s real-world motivational, even inspirational. Perfect for the most cynical veteran AND the most starry-eyed (or the most discouraged) novice.
Manufacturing in a Changing World
Jim Pinto, Business Consultant, Strategist and Speaker
The future is coming at us fast! Production outsourcing is slowing, manufacturing is becoming complex, technology quickly becomes obsolete, and product life cycles have drastically decreased. The age of big production and a central work place is over. Consultant and futurist Jim Pinto explains how these accelerating technology and manufacturing changes will affect your business.
Paper, Film, Coating, Laminating & Converting Market: Industry Outlook & Future Expectations
Corey Reardon, Market Researcher and Consultant
The Specialty Paper, Film, Coating, Laminating and Converting Market continues to be a unique sector with opportunities and growth prospects worldwide, along with challenges and continuous change. Based on years of research, industry knowledge, and expertise in the sector, various segments will be compared, illustrating growth trends, global developments, structural changes, and challenges facing the industry. Future expectations across segments and technologies, and the challenges facing the sector over the next decade will be assessed.
Business Presentations page
Annual AIMCAL Awards
Join AIMCAL for the annual presentation of awards for the industry's best Metallized or Vacuum Coated Product, Sustainable Product, and Technology of the Year.
Visit the AIMCAL Awards page to view past winners.
AIMCAL Awards page
Sunday, March 10
Business Presentation - Don Schmincke
After Dinner Reception
Monday, March 11
2013 AIMCAL Award Winners
Industry Outlook – Corey Reardon
Optional Spouse/Guest Networking Activity: Consignment Crawl and Lunch
First Annual Cornhole Tournament
Keynote - Don Schmincke
Evening Reception and Dinner
Tuesday, March 12
Business Workshop - Neal Schaffer
Optional Spouse/Guest Networking Activity: Celebrity Home Tour
Optional Networking Activity: Golf
Keynote - David Roisum
Wednesday, March 13
Business Presentation - Barry Maher
Business Presentation - Jim Pinto
Global Economic Update - Robert Fry
Optional Spouse/Guest Networking Activity: Annual Easy Hike with Kay
Optional Networking Activity: Jeep Tour
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