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2022 WHMA 29th Annual Wire Harness Conference - Register Now !
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Keynote presenter , Peter Zeihan , Geopolitical Strategist will present “ Manufacturing a New Age .” Zeihan combines an expert understanding of demography , economics , energy , politics , technology , and security to help clients best prepare for an uncertain future .
In this keynote , Zeihan will discuss the world we have known for decades -- insatiable global demand , endlessly complex supply chains , sacrosanct international commerce -- isn ’ t simply in decline . For reasons geopolitical and demographic , it is over . And that is good news . Join Zeihan as he guides us through the deglobalization whirlwind . Learn how changes in consumption and labor will play out , in particular for the industries we depend upon and support , most notably metals processing , automotive , aerospace , semiconductors and electronics .
If this keynote leaves you with concerns , questions and ideas , WHMA has allotted a time for a “ One-on- One with Peter Zeihan : Q & A with a Kick .” Be ready to discuss the insand-outs of massive industrial relocations and retoolings , with an emphasis on labor and all things Mexico . To ensure extra honesty , Peter will have a margarita . Plan accordingly .
Keynote speaker , Shawn Dubravac , Chief Economist , IPC will present “ Economic Report and Future Outlook for WHMA Members .” Dubravac is a WHMA member favorite with his insight on issues facing the global electronics industry , including supply chain resiliency / uncertainty , trade wars , skilled workforce shortage , and the expanding role of electronics in the global economy .
In this keynote , Dubravac will provide a detailed economic report and outlook for WHMA members .
The keynotes are impressive , but WHMA is also known for its peer-topeer networking . One of the major highlights of the WHMA conference is the Annual Golf Outing . WHMA 2022 Golf Outing is being held at the illustrious Jack Nicklaus Signature Design Golf at La Paloma Country Club on February 15 . Enjoy the beautiful grounds and enjoy some friendly competition with our fun golf contests .
Another fantastic networking event is being held at the Savoy Opera House on Wednesday , February 16 . The Old West lives again in the streets of Trail Dust Town ; a reconstructed town depicting the late 1880s . Browse in the trading post of galleries , have a tintype souvenir photograph taken , or enjoy the majestic sun setting in the West . Enjoy an unforgettable dinner , listen to a great local band “ The Whiskey River Dogs Band ” and more importantly have a cold beverage served by a cute and
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Don ’ t forget to stop by and see the latest innovations from the top suppliers in the industry at the exhibit hall and attend our best practice roundtables . The networking , learning , discovering and , of course , the fun never ends at 2022 WHMA Annual Conference .
“ From keynotes , technical education workshops and roundtable sessions to an exhibition with industry leading suppliers showcasing their cutting-edge products and services and peer-to-peer networking , the annual WHMA wire harness conference offers leaders in the global cable and wire harness industry opportunities to learn , grow , share and connect ,” said Rick Bromm , WHMA Board Chair / ALTEX President . “ And , after nearly a two-year hiatus , we ’ re looking forward to connecting with everyone in person !”
WHMA membership has provided our company the opportunity to share ideas , discuss challenges and innovate through networking opportunities . We have built relationships with colleagues , competitors , and industry specialists . Those relationships have been invaluable to our organization .
Jason Zoubek , Absolute Quality Mfg ., Inc .
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For more information on the conference including schedule , exhibition , speaker profiles , sponsorship opportunities , or to register for event , visit https :// annualconference . whma . org .
For more information , contact Jerry Canada , WHMA / IPC sales representative .