Webinars

Webinars for FPDA members are typically scheduled for the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. (Eastern).  Focused on a variety of topics for both Manufacturers and Distributors, these live programs are 30 - 60 minutes in length.  

Do you have a topic you’d like to share?  Please complete and submit this online Webinar Program Form for your program to be considered.  Please contact Joanna Truitt, Director of Education and Training Programs at jtruitt@fpda.org with any questions.

2019 Webinars Scheduled to Date

April 10, 2019

CRM Best Practices
Brian Gardner, Founder, SalesProcess360

 

All webinar programs are recorded.  Click on any of the links below to view a recent webinar program you may have missed.  

Thu
17
2019
January 17, 2019
1:00-2:00PM

Cleveland Research Industrial/Macroeconomic Update

Owen Flanagan

FREE Live Webinar

Using a combination of Cleveland Research’s proprietary research and publicly available macroeconomic data, we will give an update on the state of the industrial economy and provide an outlook on 2020 as well as some best practices to navigate the next 12 months.

Wed
13
2019
February 13, 2019

What You Need to Know - Prop 65 Updates

Wed
27
2019
March 27, 2019
2:00-2:45PM

FPDA Webinar: Educational Opportunities Explored and Explained

Presented by: Kevin Kampe, FPDA Education Task Force & David Mach, Tooling U

Join the Kevin Kampe, FPDA Education Task Force, with co-presenter David Mach as they explain the educational opportunities available to members. Several years ago, FPDA conducted a Job Task Analysis that provided a comprehensive list of competencies required of professionals in the Fluid Power Industry.

Tue
2
2019
April 2, 2019
2:00-2:45PM

FPDA Webinar: Educational Opportunities Explored and Explained

Presented by: Kimberly Clark, FPDA Education Task Force & David Mach, Tooling U

Join the Kimberly Clark, FPDA Education Task Force, with co-presenter David Mach as they explain the educational opportunities available to members. Several years ago, FPDA conducted a Job Task Analysis that provided a comprehensive list of competencies required of professionals in the Fluid Power Industry.

Wed
10
2019
April 10, 2019
12:00-1:00PM

FPDA Webinar: ROI from CRM

Presented by: Brian Gardner, Founder, SalesProcess360

ROI from CRM can be achieved if you are focused on the rights areas. It all starts with “Process” not the technology. In this session we will walk thru a process for you to do a self-evaluation of your sales processes that are key for a competitive edge. We will also go thru an exercise to show how you can use CRM data to be a leading indicator for your business.

Fri
8
2019
November 8, 2019

Innovate to Dominate: A Roadmap for Distributor Innovations

FREE Live Webinar

The twin forces of digital transformation and disruption are creating the opportunity for distributors to win by offering new customer experiences, creating new revenue streams and achieving breakthrough productivity. By embracing business innovation as a practice and culture, distributors have the opportunity not just to catch up with market changes, but to get ahead, leading customer and suppliers towards the future of business in the digital age. These are some of the key findings from Innovate to Dominate: the 12th Edition in the Facing the Forces of Change® Series, published by the NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence. In this fast paced and interactive webcast, we will share some of our most important findings and tools, combined with actual progress made during our Educational Workshop and IndustrySpeak sessions at the Joint FPDA / ISD “No Limits!” industry summit. Our goal is to help every distributor create and execute a vision for wining in the digital age.

Fri
8
2019
November 8, 2019

Innovate to Dominate: A Roadmap for Distributor Innovations

FREE Live Webinar