NAPM-Saginaw Valley, Inc. Activity Calendar

October 12, 2010
Topic: Overview of P.F. Markey Inc
Speaker: Fred Wasco, V.P. Operations
Location: Bay Valley Resort, Bay City, MI
Member Cost: $17.00
Non-Member Cost: $20.00
Contact: Nancy Wisniewski
Details: Fred Wasco will share with us background about P.F. Markey, Inc., changes they have seen in their business and how they had to adapt. Additionally, he will talk about the growing use of automated vending machines in the market place. At the end of the presentation we will tour P.F. Markey's mobile showroom, which features all of the latest technology available in automated vending solutions.

Registration: 5:30p.m. - 6:00p.m. Business Meeting and Dinner: 6:00p.m. Presentation and Tour to follow immediately.

November 09, 2010
Topic: Collaboration and Negotiation Techniques used with Suppliers
Speaker: Steve Dawe - Nexteer
Location: Bay Valley Resort and Conference Center
Member Cost: $17.00
Non-Member Cost: $20.00
Contact: Tamara Hock
Details: Steve Dawe of Nexteer Automotive will lead a panel discussion regarding collaboration with suppliers and negotiation techniques used by managers and buyers to reduce costs.

Registration: 5:30-6:00p.m. Dinner and Business Discussion: 6:00p.m. Immediately followed by the panel discussion.

February 08, 2011
Topic: Managing Terminals and Warehouses
Speaker: Interactive Discussion Led by APICS
Location: Golden Buffet, 979 S. Saginaw Rd, Midland MI 48640
Member Cost: $17.00
Non-Member Cost: $20.00
Contact: Tamara Hock
Details: We will discuss the benefits and challenges of setting up and managing terminals and warehouses. If you would like to learn more regarding management of terminals and warehouses, please come to discuss the issues and challenges faced by others. This session will be interactive and geared to leverage learnings to create value for you and your company. We look forward to discussing the challenges and opportunities that successfully implementing and operating a terminal and warehouses can bring to your business.

Registration: 5:30 - 6:00 Dinner and Business Discussion 6:00, Immediately follwed by the program.

March 08, 2011
Topic: Negotiating Contracts for Engineering Services
Speaker: Joe Harrison, Strategic Supply Manager of Engineering and Construction Serv
Location: Bay Valley Resort and Conference Center at 2470 Old Bridge Road
Member Cost: $17.00
Non-Member Cost: $20.00
Contact: Tamara Hock
Details: The presentation will cover Negotiating Contracts for Engineered Services and will delve into the construction package bidding process and negotiating contracts with construction firms. Registration: 5:30p.m. Dinner: 6:p.m. Affiliate Business and Presentation to follow immediately.

April 12, 2011
Topic: Meet the Scholarship Recipients
Speaker: Northwood University Staff Member
Location: Northwood Univ - Griswald Bldg
Member Cost: $17.00
Non-Member Cost: $20.00
Contact: Tamara Hock
Details: Registration at 5:30 Dinner at 6:00 Immediately followed by the presentations. Along with the presentation by a NU staff member, we will have a chance to meet and hear from the students that have recently been awarded scholarships in cooperation between NU and NAPM-Saginaw Valley, Inc..

June 02, 2011
Topic: Buyer / Seller Golf Outing
Speaker: Team Event
Location: The Sawmill Golf Course Saginaw MI
Member Cost: $80.00
Non-Member Cost: $80.00
Contact: Lynn Gruber, C.P.M.
Details: Pre-registration is required by contacting Lynn Gruber, C.P.M.

The annual 'Buyer/Seller' golf outing is a fun event where business associates can build positive relationships while supporting the college scholarships and endowments.

Sign-in: 7a.m. - 7:30a.m. Shotgun Start Golf: 8a.m. sharply, rain or shine. Meal: Immediately following golf.

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