Powerful Learning from Compelling Speakers

Get ready for the IML Talks (for Inspire. Motivate. Lead.) and Deeper Dives at  NIBA/PTDA Joint Industry Summit. Participate and learn as you hear from John O’Leary, Molly Fletcher and Alan Beaulieu. Each dynamic thought leader will deliver a brief but insightful presentation during this three-keynotes-in-one session. Following the IML Talks, learn even more from speakers who piqued your interest by participating in the Deeper Dive sessions.

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Registration Now Open

Register now and save $130 on the regular registration rate. The NIBA/PTDA Joint Industry Summit is the “must-attend” event of the year for the belting and power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) industries. newsitem5.1The program includes industry networking, shared learning, peer-to-peer problem solving, cross-industry relationship-building opportunities and much more. Register today to participate fully in this one-time opportunity to gain double the benefits from two industry-leading trade associations coming together for the benefit of everyone. Learn more and register.

NIBA/PTDA Joint Industry Summit Registration to Open May 1

Registration for the much-anticipated NIBA/PTDA Joint Industry Summit opens May 1 with an early bird rate allowing participants to save $130 off the regular registration rate. The discounted early registration rate is in effect until July 26. By registering early, you maximize your exposure with inclusion in the posted attendee lists and advance information about participating in the event’s premier networking opportunity, the Joint MD-IDEX/Expo.

Got Your Sponsorship Yet? More than 38 Companies Have Already Reserved a Sponsorship.

Take advantage of sponsorship opportunities at the upcoming one-time NIBA/PTDA Joint Industry Summit.sponsorshipimage1230px

There are sponsorship opportunities for every budget so even the smallest manufacturer member company can take advantage of the opportunity to build name recognition and support their distributors’ trade associations, NIBA-The Belting Association and Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA).

To learn more, visit sponsorship opportunities. Take advantage and reserve your sponsorship before June 30, 2017.

Joint MD-IDEX/Expo Booth Reservations Off to Strong Start

More than 50 NIBA and PTDA manufacturer and associate/affiliate members have already reserved booth space at the Joint MD-IDEX/Expo. Scheduled for September 30, 2017, as the premier networking event of the NIBA/PTDA Joint Industry Summit, the Joint MD-IDEX Expo is a win-win-win program for all members of both NIBA and PTDA. Booth reservations are available on a first-come/first served basis and must be reserved by June 30, 2017. Download the Joint MD-IDEX/Expo Brochure to reserve your space now.

Manufacturer Hospitalities

Book hospitality space in the gorgeous Diplomat Beach Resort to entertain and have your distributor audience all to yourself.

If you’re planning to have an onsite hospitality event on Friday, September 29, please contact the hotel representative to make your arrangements now. Manufacturers seeking large or unique spaces are encouraged to plan ahead and book space ASAP.

Both NIBA and PTDA members have equal opportunity to reserve space at the hotel, and event space will be assigned by the hotel at their discretion on a first-come, first served basis.

Download the Hospitality FAQs for additional information.

What’s New?

Book your hotel room now for the very exciting upcoming NIBA/PTDA Joint Industry Summit. Visit our hotel page and click the embedded link. Make sure to mention you are with either PTDA or NIBA to earn the convention rate of $249/night (plus taxes/fees) and enjoy all the amenities included such as:

  • Guestroom Internet
  • Beach Chaise Lounges (1 per registered guest, max 4)
  • Non-motorized Water Sports
  • Two Bottles of Water upon Arrival
  • 1 Group Fitness Class per Day
  • Transportation to/from Golf Location
  • Local & Toll-free Calls

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