125 at the Meetings
149 at the Receptions
40 in the Golf Tournament 
Video, Video, and More Video to Increase Trust , Traffic, Leads and Sales 

Attendees Received a Copy of His New Book "They Ask You Answer: A Revolutionary Approach to Inbound Sales, Content Marketing, and Today's Digital Consumer" 

Marcus Sheridan
The Sales Lion

Following Marcus Sheridan's presentation at the last conference we received overwhelming positive feedback and requests for more on the subject.  We  decided to bring him back to expand further on his revolutionary approach to inbound and content marketing.  

NAFTA Update

Robert Barnett
Cacheaux, Cavazos & Newton

Cacheaux, Cavazos & Newton is an international law firm with an in-depth understanding of the legal issues facing clients in the United States, Mexico and Latin America.

NAFTA was approved and implemented by the US, Mexico and Canada in late 1993, and now twenty-three years later, political and business leaders are trying to understand how recent developments could impact this trilateral trade and investment pact. 

The Experts from Cacheaux, Cavazos & Newton shared their expertise on the items below and much more.
  • May a party withdraw from NAFTA? 
  • What could be the immediate effects following a country‚Äôs decision to renegotiate or withdraw from NAFTA? 
  • Does the WTO allow member states to unilaterally impose higher tariff rates? 
  • What should companies currently doing business in the NAFTA region do? 

Brett Milliman
Plascon Group

The Plascon Group manufactures barrier and non-barrier flexible packaging in both single and multi-ply liner configurations.  Their products are used in the food, dairy, industrial, chemical, agricultural and biopharmaceuticals industries.

As the gold sponsor for the conference, The Plascon Group updated the group on the latest film and liner developments, technologies and much more.   

Understanding the Financial Impact of Currencies Moving in Relationship to One Another and the Risk Management Tools Available. 

David Maher
BOK Financial, Senior Vice President Manager Foreign Exchange Trading and Sales

Investors and businesses exporting or importing goods and services or making foreign investments have an exchange rate risk which can have financial consequences; but steps can be taken to manage (i.e., reduce) the risk.   David Maher is an expert in this arena and tackled e this topic in a concise and engaging way.    
Global FIBC Import & Export Data

Lewis Anderson, FIBCA
Import and export data was presented for countries around the world.  
Handling Guidelines Committee

Lewis Anderson (FIBCA)

Presented the NEW Safe Handling Guidelines Poster.

E-Learning Module Committee

Jay Todd (Service Thread)
Punit Gopalka (Umasree Texplast)
Nursel Sabaz (Dino Bags)

Updated everyone on the groups progress on the e-learning module based on the FIBC Safe Handling Poster.
UV Study Committee

Nancy Cline (BAG Corp)
Gerardo Ruiz (Propex)
Presented the results of the UV study (lab vs outdoor).    
40 members participated in the FIBCA golf tournament on at the top rated La Cantera Palmer Course.  
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