**The meeting will take place on Eastern Time
|Tuesday, October 6|
|10:30 - 11:25 a.m.||
PMMI Business: Chairman’s Update, PMMI Board Elections and PMMI Update.
Hear about the latest, exciting PMMI initiatives. Then Glen Long, senior vice president, PMMI will provide an update on the many programs PMMI offers it members.
|11:25 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.||
|11:30 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.||
Welcome to the first Virtual PMMI Annual Meeting
Mike Odom, general manager, Kliklok LLC, a Syntegon Company
|11:35 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.||
Moderator: Stephanie Neil, editor in chief, OEM Magazine
Panelists: Joe Zembas, senior manager, Reliability Engineering; John Giles, manager – Ada Engineering, Amway; Wilken Benjamin, principal packaging equipment engineer, Rich Products Corporation
One of the most well-regarded sessions each meeting, PMMI member company executives gain insights into your customers’ needs. Hear tips – straight from the source – for positioning your business to provide better solutions across the marketplace.
|12:35 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.||
Musical Break – Music by the Tampa band Colt Clark and the Quarantine Kids
Watch a family band who have made nearly 50 videos on Facebook while sheltering in place. More than 20 million people have tuned in. They also were recently showcased on The Ellen Show.
|1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.||
Economic Outlook 2020 and Beyond
Speaker: Alan Beaulieu, PhD, principal, Institute for Trend Research (ITR) Economics
After a tumultuous start to the year with the COVID-19 crisis, take a detailed look at the economy and the impact to your business through the end of this year into 2021. During the session’s Q&A, you will walk away with insights on business and personal finances.
|2:30 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.||
|2:40 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.||
Shirtsleeve Chat Storm
A new, virtual take on our popular Shirt Sleeve sessions, join in discussions and post comments and questions in real time on topics chosen by your peers.
|Wednesday, October 7|
|10:15 - 10:30 a.m.||
Welcome and 2020 On the Rise Awards Recognition
Greg Berguig, vice president, sales and marketing, PAC Machinery
|10:30 - 11:15 a.m.
On TARGET Breakout Sessions
These sessions feature a deep dive on pressing industry topics in a combination of presentation and discussion format.
|11:15 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.
|11:25 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.
PACK EXPO Connects – Make the Most of the New Virtual Event!
Speakers: Jefferson Davis, president, Competitive Edge; Dave Newcorn, senior vice president, digital & data, PMG; Merideth Newman, director, Exhibitor Services, PMMI
PACK EXPO Connects is just around the corner and preparation for this live, virtual event is critical to maximizing your investment. With this new, web-based event, it is more important than ever to learn the ins and outs of the online experience in order to reach new and existing customers. This session will walk you through the virtual tools to help you get the most out of this new and exciting opportunity.
|12:50 - 1:00 p.m.||
Emmanuel Cerf, vice president, Polypack, Inc. and PMMI Chairman