CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) will host its annual Sales & Marketing Conference on September 29-30, 2015, at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown, in Cleveland, OH.
The event is the only conference designed specifically for sales and marketing professionals in the manufacturing industry. Participants will hear from leading experts on generating sales and increasing profits with social media, managing and selling in today’s economy, selecting the right marketing tools, reaching new customers and maintaining current customers, negotiating successfully and much more.
“If you are a sales and marketing professional in the manufacturing industry, the PMA Sales and Marketing Conference provides the information needed to enhance your company’s sales and marketing program immediately,” said Allison Grealis, PMA’s vice president of membership and association services. “In addition to learning from industry thought leaders, the event offers a great opportunity to network with more than 100 sales and marketing peers who share similar successes and challenges.”
Immediately following the Sales and Marketing Conference, PMA will host Sourcing Solutions, a powerful procurement program that brings together buyers and suppliers of fabrications, metal stampings, components, special tooling and dies, assemblies and more. The program is designed to introduce buyers to top-quality suppliers in a single location who have been pre-screened based on buyer specifications. Visit www.pma.org/sourcingsolutions for more information.
PMA is the full-service trade association representing the $113-billion metalforming industry of North America—the industry that creates precision metal products using stamping, fabricating, spinning, slide forming and roll forming technologies, and other value-added processes. Its nearly 900 member companies also include suppliers of equipment, materials and services to the industry. PMA leads innovative member companies toward superior competitiveness and profitability through advocacy, networking, statistics, the PMA Educational Foundation, FABTECH and METALFORM Mexico tradeshows, and MetalForming and Fabricating Product News magazines.