The 2012 VIPAR Heavy Duty Annual Business Conference, using the theme "Connected," will be held October 21-26 at the Marco Island (Fla.) Marriott.
The event will include an inspirational keynote presentation by Terry Bradshaw, four-time Super Bowl champion quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers, during a Thursday, October 25 luncheon. Bradshaw is a two-time Super Bowl MVP, Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee and well-known as a multi-Emmy award-winning broadcaster for Fox on Fox NFL Sunday.
Each year the Annual Business Conference brings together VIPAR Heavy Duty distributors, supplier partners, and industry associates to exchange ideas and share information. A record number of distributors, suppliers, service partners and industry associates have registered to attend this year's event.
The 2012 VIPAR Heavy Duty Annual Business Conference will include a tradeshow, one-on-one stockholder/supplier partner meetings, and the annual stockholder meeting. A general session for distributors will be held with several value-added sessions including an update on VIPAR Heavy Duty’s strategic direction, a session on competitive distribution strategies, a profile of the commercial vehicle market and a distributor profitability session.