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Stay connected at Modex 2012

To enhance your Modex experience, the Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) is providing free Wi-Fi wireless internet connectivity at the Social Networking Lounge on the show floor.
By Sara Pearson Specter, Editor at Large
January 12, 2012

To enhance your Modex experience, the Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) is providing free Wi-Fi wireless internet connectivity at the Social Networking Lounge on the show floor. Further, more show information—including the online exhibitor directory, educational seminars and your agenda planner—can be accessed at the mobile site m.modexshow.com or with a download of a Modex app available for Android and iPhone/iPad devices.

“The Social Networking Area is a great spot for attendees to come together for social interaction and networking during the show,” explained Carol Miller, vice president of marketing and communications for MHIA. “There will be email kiosks, charging stations and plenty of seating.”

In addition to helping attendees stay up-to-date with exhibitors, events and co-located Modex educational partners, MHIA is using social media sites as vehicles to make connections and communicate before, during and after the show.

To hear what others are saying about Modex on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, follow the following Web sites: http://www.modexshow.com/twitter www.m,odexshow.com/facebook and http://www.modexshow.com/linkedin  .

“Plus, all tweets with the #modexshow hashtag are being posted on http://www.modexshow.com and on the screen in the Modex Social Networking Lounge,” Miller added.

Modex 2012 is scheduled to be held February 6-9, 2012 in Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center. The tradeshow will showcase the latest manufacturing, distribution and supply chain solutions in the material handling and logistics industry. Modern’s complete Modex 2012 coverage.

About the Author

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Sara Pearson Specter
Editor at Large

Sara Pearson Specter has written articles and supplements for Modern Materials Handling and Material Handling Product News as an Editor at Large since 2001. Specter has worked in the fields of graphic design, advertising, marketing, and public relations for nearly 20 years, with a special emphasis on helping business-to-business industrial and manufacturing companies. She owns her own marketing communications firm, Sara Specter, Marketing Mercenary LLC (http://www.saraspecter.com). Clients include companies in a diverse range of fields, including materials handing equipment, systems and packaging, professional and financial services, regional economic development and higher education. Specter graduated from Centre College in Danville, Ky. with a bachelor’s degree in French and history. She lives in Oregon’s Willamette Valley where she and her husband are in the process of establishing a vineyard and winery (http://www.BellsUpWinery.com).


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