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Make the absolute most of your trip here on this final day. The expo floor and on-floor education seminars are still going strong—and will be all day. The expo floor will be open from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM and, did I mention there are 850 exhibitors? That is a LOT of knowledge, insight and networking opportunities, all at your fingertips. The on-floor education seminars will start at 10:30 AM, with the last ones wrapping up at 1:45 PM.
 
If you missed any of the daily enewsletters or are looking for a quick way to reference something you saw in any of them, here is the MODEX 2022 enewsletter archive.
  
During the course of MODEX, our video crew has been interviewing keynotes, talking to exhibitors, getting feedback from attendees and sharing their view of the action at MODEX 2022.
 
You can access the videos at this link to catch up on what you missed or to see the latest clips.
 
 
ProMat 2023 will be March 20-23 at McCormick Place in Chicago. The ProMat 2023 Show Sales Office is located on the show floor, booth C3470 (on the left side of MODEX Backyard).
 
  
If you're interested in winning a $500 gift card or a $250 one, be sure to swing by the MHI Solutions booth #C3598 before you leave today and drop in your business card. #C3598 is conveniently located on the right side of MODEX Backyard in the C Hall. 
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“This year we’ve moved from the evolution stage to the revolution stage,” said John Paxton, CEO of MHI, the association sponsoring MODEX 2022, about where the industry is right now and as an introduction to the great reveal of MHI’s 2022 Annual Industry Report: Evolution to Revolution on Wednesday at MODEX. He said the industry has seen a gradual evolution of the adoption of technologies, and “each year we see a little more.” The report delves into the innovations that are revolutionizing supply chain investments amid ongoing disruption and puts the mountains of data into insightful “mounds” of statistical perspectives and percentages.
 
During the keynote on Wednesday morning at MODEX 2022, Thomas Boykin of Deloitte joined 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 were joined by a panel of manufacturing and supply chain professionals to discuss the real-world significance of the report findings. Panelists included: 
—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
 
The hour that Shaquille O’Neal spent on the stage in the Thomas Murphy Ballroom at MODEX 2022 didn’t seem near long enough. It was a conversation that could have gone on for hours―and you would still want to hear more. His stories were inspirational on a deep level, funnier than what you would expect from someone with a doctorate in education, touching and insightful.  He even belted out some song lyrics, which was probably one of the last things attendees expected to hear during his keynote. But, the overarching current behind many of the questions posed to him by moderator Mitch MacDonald had to do with family, his strong ties with them and their influence on the person he is today.  
 
  
The 2022 MHI Innovation Award winners were revealed during Industry Night. More than 120 submissions were received this year! The four finalists in each category were announced prior to the opening of the show, but the winners of the most innovative products in each category were not revealed until Wednesday during MHI Industry Night. Be sure to swing by their booths before leaving today!
 
Best Innovation of an Existing Product
Ancra Systems B.V., Skateloader System, B2819
 
Best IT Innovation
Veryable, Inc., On-Demand Labor Marketplace, C6093
 
Best New Innovation 
Phantom Auto, Remote Operation Platform Logistics, B4428
 
Daily Schedule
  
EXPO HOURS: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
ON-FLOOR EDUCATION SEMINARS: 10:30 AM – 1:45 PM
Networking
  
Twitter: Follow @poweredbymhi and add the #MODEX2022 hashtag to your tweets. If you have a Twitter account, text “Follow Poweredbymhi” to 40404. If no Twitter account, text “START” to 40404 to set up your account. Then text “Follow Poweredbymhi” to 40404.
LinkedIn: Join the MODEX 2022 LinkedIn® group to receive updates from exhibitors and to enter discussions with other MODEX 2022 attendees.
Facebook: Become a fan of the MHI Facebook® Page to receive announcements from MHI.
Instagram: View our Instagram page for event and meeting photos.
After MODEX wraps up, if you have some time before you head to the airport or the highways, Travel + Leisure has some ideas on how you could spend that time–and many of them are within a stone’s throw from MODEX, such as taking a beverage break at the World of Coca Cola to checking out the marine life at the Georgia Aquarium to a quick jaunt across the street to the famous Centennial Olympic Park.
 
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Free Wi-Fi is available throughout buildings B and C and on the show floor. No password is required.
 
The network name is MODEX2022.
This issue of MHI Solutions focuses on the top trends and technologies driving supply chain data transparency and security, the steps to implement and what these technologies will mean for future supply chains. This issue also features details on MODEX 2022 and includes a handy pull-out floorplan to help you navigate and plan your route through the more than 850 exhibitors. The digital version is easy to read on any mobile device: http://bit.ly/MHIsolutions.
 
Want to learn more about MHI Solutions magazine or MHI? Visit MHISolutionsmag.com, access the online media guide, or reach out to:
Carol Miller, MHI Chief Marketing Officer, at cmiller@mhi.org
Shani Calvo, Naylor Association Solutions Editor, at shani@naylor.com
Jason Zawada, Naylor Association Solutions Integrated Media Director, at jzawada@naylor.com 
 
Interested in meeting some of the people behind MHI Solutions? Swing by the MHI booth #C3598 (on the right side of MODEX Backyard). We'd love to meet you!