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8 Things to See at MODEX 2020

Modex 2020 is rapidly approaching. The conference begins on Monday, March 9, 2020, and runs through Thursday, March 12, 2020. The conference will take place at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The Expo brings together hundreds of supply chain entities, software vendors, business owners, and supply chain experts for a week of innovation, excitement, and connectivity among your peers, not to mention ongoing exhibit days throughout the conference. With this year already moving quickly considering the Coronavirus outbreak, supply chain leaders need to understand what they can do to stay effective through networking and education. Modex 2020 is sure to be among the top events of the year for several key reasons.

1.  4 Keynote Addresses From 5 Speakers

Modex 2020 is proud to host  UN Ambassador Nikki Haley’s perspective of diplomacy in the supply chain, CEO of EMOTIV Tan Le’s views of the “The Neurogeneration – The Future Is Closer Than You Think” and how technologies continue to transform ever aspects of humanity, CEO of MHIA George W. Prest in a panel-like keynote, and Super Bowl Champion—Peyton Manning—along with his father to discuss how teamwork, collaboration, preparation, and social consciousness derive big benefits in a business culture.

2.  Visit the Exhibit Floor

While MODEX 2020 often centers on sessions and keynote addresses, it’s important to not miss the innovation and excitement on the exhibit floor. In fact, 80% of MODEX attendees plan to see a specific product or company, so remember to visit the showroom during the available times.

The exhibit show will be open as follows:

  • Monday, March 9: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday, March 10, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday, March 11: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Thursday, March 12: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

During the exhibit hours, remember to visit the Veridian team at booth IT 8089.

3.  Women in Supply Chain Industry Forum

Modex 2020 is proud to host the Women in Supply Chain Industry Forum on Monday, March 9 from noon to 5:00 p.m. in Room B402. This event includes a luncheon, education, and networking opportunities for MHIA and MHEDA members, as well as non-members, of both sexes. Costs are $99 for members of the noted groups and $119 for non-members. Keynote speaker Mary Kelly, Ph.D., CSP, CDR, and Retired U.S. Navy Servicewoman, will explore the ins and outs of logistics and how women can work to make more productive and successful supply chains.

4.  Connect With Your Peers During the MHI Young Professionals Networking Event

The MHI Young Professionals event focuses on the opportunities to build on personal and shared experiences and how the supply chain needs an infusion of the next generation to survive and thrive. The event is more a cocktail hour-like session, and those interested do not need to pre-register. Just bring your MODEX badge and meet new faces and those that want to know your brand, your company, and your professional stories. culture.

5.  MHI Industry Night With Colin Jost

Comedian Colin Jost—SNL head writer and co-anchor of “Weekend Update,” will host an evening of enjoyment for attendees with tickets, available for $50 per person, to unwind with drinks, food, and hors d’oeuvres. Jost has a unique approach to life and his thoughts on the supply chain are sure to please, make you laugh until your drink spills, and finally rest assured that you made the right choice in attending Modex 2020. This event will take place in the Thomas Murphy Ballroom on Wednesday from 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm.

6.  Orchestrating Man & Machine Breakout Session on Tuesday Afternoon

Manhattan Associates will be hosting a special session on the value of robotics and technology in the supply chain. As a diverse WMS and supply chain systems vendor, Manhattan Associates has a unique perspective on the value of technology and robotics, as well as their unique challenges, to bring improvement and speed to the industry.

7.  Smart Robotics on the Rise – Status Quo and Future Visions

Sponsored by HighJump, another Veridian partner, this unique breakout session will further dive into the power of smart robotics has the potential to drive new savings and efficiency in all things supply chain. Join HighJump on Tuesday afternoon in discussing the opportunities and realities of robotics in the supply chain and how today’s innovations in robotics will become the status quo of tomorrow.

8.  See Veridian at Booth IT 8089

While Veridian will not be hosting any sessions during MODEX 2020, the Supply chain technology and services leader will have a booth on the exhibit floor. Come find Veridian on any day during the conference, and check out what all the interest in implementation capabilities and Veridian’s proprietary AutoMate platform has to offer. And remember, there are countless supply chain systems’ vendors and services at the event, and MODEX is the perfect opportunity to see what sets Veridian apart from the masses. Or for those that need a little more private time with Veridian, just shoot your info over by completing the online contact form at Also, Veridian will host a happy hour in the Veridian booth from 3-5 pm on Monday and Tuesday and a coffee cart all morning for anyone that wants to grab a coffee and further get to know the Veridian brand. 

Register to Attend MODEX 2020 Today

Modex 2020 is less than two weeks away, and already, organizations can barely contain their excitement. With so many advances and opportunities for improvement realized over the last year, MODEX 2020 is sure to bring something new to the table and help your organization succeed. And, it’s not too late to register! Did we mention that MODEX registration and attendance to the event—excluding a few paid events—is FREE? Complete your registration online now, and we hope to see you there.

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