Prosper in a Challenging Economy: Manufacturing and Wholesale Distribution Summit

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January 14, 2009
7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Golden Valley Country Club, Golden Valley

Today’s business climate is tougher than ever for manufacturers and wholesale distributors. Join us and hear our perspective on the economy for 2009 and gain insight into current legal trends, the state of the manufacturing and wholesale distributor industry, and how to stay profitable during an economic downturn.
This seminar will cover:

Keeping Your Business Healthy During an Economic Downturn and RSM McGladrey’s 2008 MWD Survey
Tom Murphy, RSM McGladrey

The Impact of Current Legal Trends
Ira Friedrich, Briggs and Morgan
Chuck Johnson, Briggs and Morgan
Lauren Lonergan, Briggs and Morgan
Max Heerman, Briggs and Morgan

Lean Manufacturing: How to Stay Profitable in Challenging Times
Rick Paulsen, Douglas Machine

Panel: Current Credit Crisis and the Impact on Financing
Tim McNeal, RSM McGladrey
Todd Lee, Briggs and Morgan
Christopher J. Schaaf, U.S. Bank Business Credit
Mary Dyrseth, Briggs and Morgan

Continental breakfast starts at 7:30 a.m. The seminar will run from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Please register online: or call Bethany at 612.376.9254.