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MODEX 2022 opens on March 28 in Atlanta. After two years without large industry trade shows, we are all a little out of practice in our event prep. Now is the time to make sure you are ready to hit the ground running to get the most out of this experience. MODEX is the biggest supply chain event this year with a lot going on. Don’t think you can pull this one off without any planning! Here are some pro tips.
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MHS Global
Conference News
Innovation in the past two years means there is likely to be interesting new things to see on the floor of MODEX 2022.
MHI just released the list of finalists for the 2022 MHI Innovation Award. After receiving 121 submissions for this year’s awards, four finalists were chosen as the most innovative products in each category: Best New Innovation; Best Innovation of an Existing Product; and Best IT Innovation based on concept, value and impact.
Attendees are looking for more automation, tech and e-commerce solutions to move their supply chains forward amid continued disruption.
This special episode of MHI cast gives you a behind-the-scenes look at what you can expect in Atlanta at MODEX 2022. MHI CEO John Paxton and EVP of Exhibitions Daniel McKinnon join us for this exclusive sneak peek.
  
DC Velocity just released a preview of everything MODEX.
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Keynotes, Sessions & Seminars
  
MODEX 2022 will feature hundreds of solution provider exhibits, educational sessions and keynote presentations featuring Shaquille O’Neal, Sanjay Gupta and Marriott’s Erika Alexander.
The American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) will hold two session at MODEX—one on how COVID has reshaped supply chains and one on what the Ukraine war means for global supply chains. ALAN connects businesses with opportunities to serve in disaster, provide real time information to keep supply chains moving and ensure communities receive the food, water and medical supplies needed to recover from crisis.
The MODEX show floor will be active with over 170 sessions of educational programming on leading material handling, logistics and supply chain trends and technologies. This includes dedicated theaters on transportation & logistics, emerging technologies and micro-fulfillment. All offered at no cost to MODEX attendees.
  
Shaquille O’Neal is the MODEX keynote speaker on March 30 at 1:00 p.m. Here are some fascinating facts about the legendary NBA star and business icon.
 
 
  
As America’s favorite health journalist, Dr. Sanjay Gupta has had insider access to the pandemic, including exclusive conversations with the world’s top public health experts and behind-the-scenes scientists who raced to find treatments and cures. During this keynote on March 29, he will share what he’s learned and will answer not only your questions about what happened, but also how our world will change in the years ahead.
MHI Industry Groups are planning 12 sessions during MODEX on a variety of topics. Members of MHI Industry Groups are the leading providers of solutions in each of their vertical categories.
  
During the March 30 keynote, Thomas Boykin of Deloitte will join John Paxton, CEO of MHI, to present the findings of the 2022 report that details the innovations that are revolutionizing supply chain investments amid ongoing disruption. They will be joined by a panel of manufacturing and supply chain professionals to discuss the real-world significance of the report findings. Panelists include:

—Terry Esper, Associate Professor of Logistics, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University
—Adrian Kumar, VP & Global Head of Operations Science and Analytics, DHL Supply Chain
—Jason Minghini, Group Vice President Operations, Kenco
—Torsten Pilz, Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer, Honeywell
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Kindred
Daily Schedule
  
MODEX will be the biggest supply chain event of 2022. To help you plan to get the most out of your MODEX experience, download the MODEX 2022 mobile app on your Apple iPhone® or Android® smartphone to begin your pre-event planning. Quickly view exhibitor information, a schedule of events, conference sessions and speaker information, and a map of the show floor.
 
 

 
 
 
  
This downloadable resource provides you with the full schedule of events for everything MODEX. 
Networking
  
To add to your overall MODEX experience, the event will once again feature the popular Backyard area. Not only will this area include some of the best food trucks Atlanta has to offer but also relaxed seating, games and a puppy petting station. Don't miss this interactive and networking hub on the MODEX show floor.
  
Comedian Preacher Lawson will be the featured entertainment at Industry Night at MODEX on March 30. Lawson won the title of Funniest Comedian In Florida and was crowned the winner of the Seattle International Comedy Competition. He has appeared on NBC’s “Last Call with Carson Daly” and on Comedy Dynamic’s “Coming To The Stage” and made a big splash on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.”
Network and connect with other young professionals in the material handling and supply chain industry. Pre-registration is not required to attend this free event—just wear your MODEX 2022 badge and come to GWCC Room B405 at 5:00 p.m. on March 28.
Videos & Sponsors
  
MODEX’s over 850 exhibitors are finalizing their plans to showcase the latest and best solutions for material handling, logistics and supply chain operations.
 
Don’t miss this opportunity to connect and see these solutions in action for the first time in two years.
 
 
  
Your supply chain possibilities are endless at MODEX 2022. See the latest technologies and trends in-person and in-action and find out how to transform more possibilities into reality for your supply chain.
MODEX is giving exhibitors one minute to connect with attendees via video to tell you why you need to visit their booth.
Geek+ to Debut PopPick at Modex
Geek+ America, Inc.®
Geek+’s all-new, next generation goods-to-person picking solution, PopPick, is debuting at Modex 2022. PopPick helps warehouses maximize order fulfillment capacity by augmenting throughput, picking efficiency and storage density. With 99.99% picking accuracy and dynamic slotting, PopPick equips businesses with the latest technology to meet fulfillment goals and consumer expectations with fast, accurate deliveries. Visit booths #B8828 & B9226 to learn more about preparing for tomorrow’s demands with our revolutionary picking solution.
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ProMat Insights
We all know the best part of traveling for work is the food. I mean, sales deals – good, networking – good, helping your company do better – good. But, I’m here for trying cool new foods in Atlanta.
While you are in Atlanta for MODEX, don't miss the opportunity to take advantage of all this great city has to offer.
MODEX 2022—March 28-31 in Atlanta, GA—is almost here! Be sure to plan your time for the best ROI. Here are seven ways we recommend to maximize your MODEX experience.