Datebook September-October ’13
September 10-11, 2013
Financial Forecasting & Planning Innovation
Financial Forecasting & Planning Innovation brings together financial executives and experts to discuss the innovations leading their companies’ successes. Speakers representing such companies as Planet Hollywood, Barnes & Noble, Gap, Fender, Hasbro, Motorola and Cisco Systems assemble to discuss insights and provide case studies to help finance executives improve budgeting, forecasting and strategy. Seaport Boston Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. +1- 617-385-4000.
September 30-October 3, 2013
Retail Sustainability Conference
The Retail Industry Leaders Association’s (RILA) Retail Sustainability Conference focuses on using sustainability to drive innovation, transform business, shape investments and unleash new opportunities. Exhibits display the latest in “green” products and services with breakout session tracks covering regulatory trends, recycling best practices, contracting to reduce risk, compliance management systems, lifecycle product management, reverse logistics and more. Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Orlando, Florida, USA. +1-703-841-2300.
October 3-5, 2013
Franchising & Licensing Asia Expo
Franchising & Licensing Asia (FLAsia) is an international trade event dedicated to igniting the spirit of entrepreneurship and globalization through franchising and licensing. It is a significant channel for introducing new business concepts into Asia and a springboard for budding local and regional companies to expand beyond their own shores. More than 250 exhibitors spotlight franchise opportunities in a broad variety of areas including arts and handicrafts, automotive repair and maintenance services, beauty salons, courier services, fast food and furniture. Marina Bay Sands Singapore, Singapore, Singapore. +65-6467-8385.
October 6-9, 2013
India AIDC Show
India AIDC is the only international trade show and knowledge forum in India showcasing Automatic Identification & Data Capture technology products and services. Exhibitors will include manufacturers and developers in the area of barcodes, biometrics, radio frequency identification (RFID), smart cards, electronic articles surveillance (EAS), real-time locating systems (RTLS), mobile computing and wireless and networking solutions. Professionals from the consumer electronics, retail and OEM, logistics, automotive, apparel, transportation, hotel, banking, security, healthcare, labeling and packaging sectors are encouraged to attend. India Expo Centre and Mart, Greater Noida, India. +91-11-2546069.
October 20-23, 2013
CSCMP Annual Global Conference
The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ (CSCMP) Annual Conference offers logistics professionals sessions on cutting supply-chain costs, improving the bottom line and staying competitive in the global marketplace. The conference attracts more than 100 exhibitors, while networking and educational breakout sessions offer individual attendees multiple opportunities to expand their knowledge and contact base. Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Colorado, USA. +1-360-645-3488.
November 3-6, 2013
International Component Manufacturing & Design Show
The largest of its kind in Asia, this show is open both for general public and trade professionals. It showcases a wide variety of machinery and equipment, including die-sinking and EDM products, CNC drills, injection and die molding machinery, CNC milling and specialized grinding equipment. Xiamen International Conference & Exhibition Center, Xiamen, China. +86-10-84556603.
November 16-20, 2013
NITL 106th Annual Meeting & TransComp Exhibition
The National Industrial Transportation League (NITL) hosts its 31st Annual TransComp Exhibition and Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas. The TransComp Exhibition is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive trade show in the freight transportation industry and features an outstanding educational program designed for today’s logistics professional. The exhibition coincides with NITL’s 107th Annual Meeting. George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas, USA. +1-703-524-5011.