The annual conference — Evolve ’13: New Pathways to Success — will focus on the importance of embracing new methods and technology in conjunction with time-tested practices in order to achieve success.
“The old school and new school are starting to blend together,” said Cameron Perkins, chair of HARDI’s Supply Chain Technology Committee and vice president of marketing and vendor relations for Johnstone Supply. “We want to bring in a more progressive contractor who is using apps, social media, etc. to enhance business.”
Perkins added, “If you don’t jump onboard, you’re going to get left behind.”
Other announcements came including the soft launch of HARDI’s Emerging Leaders Program, which aims to “bring together those sharing the experience of growing into a business leader to earn and develop relationships,” according to the program’s mission statement. The program, which will officially launch this summer, pairs up-and-coming leaders, including business successors, with established mentors in order to cultivate their leadership skills.
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