mHI and our members provide industry-leading resources and best-in-class equipment and sys- tems to help companies deliver on the promise
of optimal supply chain efficiency. And MODEX is where it
all comes together.
The manufacturing and supply chain infrastructure investments you make as a result of your attendance at MODEX
2018 will differentiate and futureproof your company for
many years to come.
MODEX is where the brightest minds in manufacturing
and supply chain gather to discuss the trends of today and
the challenges of tomorrow. They come to MODEX to find
the best supply chain solutions, the latest
innovations, and the smartest thinking.
MODEX is the best place to get reliable
information and solid advice as you make
decisions about capital expenditures and
supply chain investments. By attending, you
will find the solution-sourcing and world-class education that will help accelerate
your speed to market and increase supply
chain efficiency. All this, delivered over one
week, at one location—April 9–12, 2018, at
Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center.
At MODEX, you will find the largest and
broadest array of manufacturing and supply
chain solutions in North and South America,
Exhibits: MODEX will feature 850 exhibits from leading
material handling, logistics, and supply chain solution providers from the United States and around the world. By
attending, you will see new ideas and solutions in action
and meet face to face with leading suppliers who can help
you find answers to your manufacturing and supply chain
And for the first time, MODEX will span two show floors
at the Georgia World Congress Center with exhibits in
the B and C Halls. Don’t miss MODEX’s new “Smart City
Logistics and Connected Supply Chain” and “Transportation
& Logistics” solution centers in the C Hall.
Education and Networking: The MODEX Conference will
outline leading trends, best practices, and state-of-the-
art equipment and technology solutions. The conference
; Show Floor Seminars: MODEX will offer 100 45-minute
seminars in convenient show-floor theaters on a variety of
manufacturing and supply chain topics in the B Hall.
; April 9 Keynote: “Anticipating Tomorrow’s Supply Chain
Challenges – Today”
— Juan Perez, Chief Information and Engineering Officer,
; April 10 Keynote: “Harnessing Our Digital Future”
— Andrew McAfee, Co-Founder and Co-Director of the
Initiative on the Digital Economy and a principal research scientist at the MIT Sloan
School of Management
; April 11 Keynote Panel: “Preview of MHI
2018 Annual Industry Report”
— George W. Prest, CEO, MHI, and Scott
Sopher, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
; April 11 Keynote: “Why Dirty Jobs Matter”
— Mike Rowe, Founder of mikerowe-WORKS
; “Smart City Logistics and Connected
Supply Chain” and “Transportation & Logistics”
These sessions will focus on leading solutions and trends in an interactive, town hall-style environment in the C Hall.
MODEX will also feature a Women in the Supply Chain
Industry Forum on April 9 and MHI Industry Night at MODEX
with an evening of music, food, drinks, and entertainment
by comedian Jim Gaffigan.
Industry Night will be held on Wednesday, April 11.
Tickets to this event are on sale at MODEXShow.com, and
a portion of ticket sales will be donated to the Material
Handling Education Foundation Inc. The door prize for
this event is a $30,000 trip of a lifetime. See official rules at
MODEX 2018 will provide the tools and innovation you
need to improve efficiency and futureproof your business.
Visit MODEXShow.com to learn more and register for free
admission to the MODEX exhibits and conference sessions.
We look forward to seeing you in Atlanta!
Welcome to MODEX 2018
BY GEORGE PREST, CEO, MHI