Garvey to Serve as Opening Speaker at AEC Annual Meeting
At the Aluminum Extruders
Council (AEC) 55th annual meeting, taking place March 11-13 at the
Marriott Desert Springs Resort in Palm Desert, Calif., attendees
will have the opportunity to take part in a number of seminars and
Included in the program are motivational and industry speakers,
educational sessions council updates, networking opportunities and
As part of the meeting, Steve Garvey, former Los Angeles Dodger,
will serve as the opening speaker. Garvey, who helped the Dodgers
win the 1981 World Series, will use his leadership ability from
the playing field and apply it to running a successful business.
Another speaker will be Carmine Nappi, director of industry analysis
for Alcan Inc., will talk about opportunities and challenges in
the global aluminum extrusion market.
Talking about the "Rise, Fall and Rise of Harley-Davidson,"
will be Ken Schmidt, former director of communications for Harley-Davidson.
Also speaking will be Allen Oppenheimer, founder and president of
A.M. Oppenheimer Inc., who will lead the presentation, "What
is Your Business Worth?" The session is designed to offer owners
a step-by-step approach to learning how to value and package their
businesses, maximize full potential, increase sales through marketing
and market research and more.
In addition to the various speakers and sessions, receptions, golf
and tennis tournaments and sightseeing tours will also be offered.
For more info, visit www.aec.org.