2020 TMSA Connections Event at MODEX

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TMSA ATL Connections Event 2020

March 11, 2020 • Room C107 located in the C Building

Attend our full-day seminar with other marketing and sales professionals to discuss industry best practices in transportation and logistics. This event takes place at the Georgia World Congress Center in conjunction with MODEX 2020 on Wednesday, March 11 in Room C107.


Wednesday, March 11            

Keynote: Supply Chain Trends and Technologies (2020 MHI Annual Industry Report Preview) 


Speed Networking and Lunch

1:00p A Conversation with NFL Football Legends Peyton and Archie Manning
2:303:15p Benchmarking Your Marketing & Sales in Transportation/Logistics


4:30p - 7:00p

Speed Learning Discussion Groups in Transportation Marketing & Sales

MHI Industry Night with Colin Jost (Saturday Night Live head writer and comedian) 


Opening Keynote: Supply Chain Trends and Technologies (2020 MHI Annual Industry Report Preview) 
8:45am • Thomas Murphy Ballroom 
This is your opportunity to be the first to have access to this new report on the supply chain trends and technologies that are transforming supply chains. George W. Prest, CEO of MHI will present the report findings and moderate a panel of manufacturing and supply chain professionals to discuss the real-world significance of the report findings.

TMSA Speed Networking and Lunch
11a–12:30p Room C107
Connect with other engaged professionals in this fun, fast round-robin networking format. It’s designed to maximize your connections and make your networking more meaningful. You never know who you’ll meet or how they might impact your career. Each “round” possibly could be the best 3-minute meeting you’ll ever have! Then enjoy a meal with your peers afterward and continue the networking. 

General Session: A Conversation with NFL Football Legends Peyton and Archie Manning
1:00p • Thomas Murphy Ballroom 
TMSA is all about bringing supply chain professionals together to share stories, learn from each other, and come away ready to take on new challenges. And who better to help do that than Peyton Manning, two-time Super Bowl champion and five-time NFL MVP, and his father Archie Manning, also a former NFL quarterback and patriarch of the famous Manning family. During this keynote, they will share their stories about the power of teamwork, collaboration, preparation, and giving back both on the field and in business. Don’t miss this inspirational and dynamic discussion about football and what it can teach you about life. This session is moderated by Mitch MacDonald, Group Editorial Director of DC Velocity and TMSA Affiliate member. 

Benchmarking Your Marketing & Sales in Transportation/Logistics
2:30–3:15p • Room C107
TMSA will be releasing its fourth annual Sales & Marketing Metrics Study. The study results are derived from a survey of sales and marketing leaders in the industry. Survey participants included truckload and LTL carriers, 3PLs, freight forwarders and brokers, dedicated carriers, and ocean carriers. Brian Everett, CEO of TMSA, will present the results of the study and will:

  • Provide insights on how firms in our industry compare to frequently used sales and marketing metrics
  • Highlight best practices in the industry's marketing and sales organizations, budgets, etc.
  • Help you to build the business case for not only stronger marketing and sales investment but also in your company's potential CX strategy.

Speed Learning Discussion Groups in Transportation Marketing & Sales
3:15–4:15p • Room C107
You'll be able to share your experiences, challenges, and opportunities in a facilitated, small-group setting on several relevant topics:

  • Tips & Trends in Digital Marketing
  • Social Selling: Leveraging LinkedIn, Social Media
  • New Uses & Strategy in CRM and other Technology Platforms
  • What's New In Demand/Lead Generation?
  • Making the Most of Industry Events

MHI Industry Night with Colin Jost
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM •  Level 5, Thomas Murphy Ballroom
Join us for food, drinks and entertainment by comedian Colin Jost (this is included in your TMSA registration and includes beer, wine and hors d’oevres. Colin Jost serves as a head writer for “Saturday Night Live.” He started writing for “SNL” in 2005 and has been co-anchor of “Weekend Update” since 2014. Jost co-hosted the special editions of “Weekend Update” that aired on MSNBC during the 2016 Republican and Democratic National Conventions as well as the primetime “Weekend Update Summer Edition” in 2017. In 2018, Jost and co-anchor Michael Che hosted the Primetime Emmy Awards. Additionally, Jost wrote and starred in the Paramount/Netflix film “Staten Island Summer,” based on his days as a lifeguard. You'll receive your tickets to this special evening during the TMSA Speed Networking and Lunch. > View Details

Door Prize during the Industry Night: Trip of a Lifetime
The door prize for this event will be a luxury package vacation to a location of the winner’s choosing. Value: $30,000! 

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Hotel & Travel

In partnership with onPeak, MODEX has secured discounted rates at a selection of Atlanta hotels. onPeak is the only hotel provider endorsed by MODEX 2020, and we encourage you to book through them early for the best selection and price. 

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TMSA Member Rate $75.00
Non-Member Rate $95.00

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