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May 28, 2014 - PTDA Spring Leaders Conference, held March 2–4 in Las Vegas, NV, brought together nearly 120 PTDA distributors and manufacturers for networking and offered sessions designed to build executive leadership skills. Conference components included Governance Meetings for PTDA's boards, committees, and council volunteers; Leadership Development Conference; and General Education Session for both leaders seeking insights into working smarter together.

Building Leadership Potential and Improving Communications in Age-Diverse Workplaces were Addressed at the 2014 Spring Leaders Conference

Power Transmission Distributors Association
230 W. Monroe St
Chicago, IL, 60606-4703

Press release date: May 15, 2014

Chicago, Ill.—The PTDA Spring Leaders Conference, held March 2-4 in Las Vegas Nev., brought together nearly 120 PTDA distributors and manufacturers for networking in an intimate and relaxed setting, and offered sessions designed to build executive leadership skills.

The Spring Leaders Conference includes three components: Governance Meetings for PTDA’s boards, committees and council volunteers, a Leadership Development Conference for up-and-coming young executives and those who want to polish their leadership skills, and a General Education Session for both seasoned and emerging leaders seeking insights into working smarter together.

The 2014 Leadership Development Conference was led by Randy Disharoon, Director - Global Strategic Accounts for Rexnord Industries, LLC. During this conference participants focused on building their leadership potential. In four sessions, participants learned to:

• Build Within: Implementing Personal Growth and Development Skills
• Build Around: Recruiting and Retaining the Best Talent
• Build Up: Making the "Dream Team"
• Build Down: Creating a Legacy for the Next Generation

In the General Education Session, Robert W. Wendover, Managing Director of The Center for Generational Studies, presented a frank, informative, and entertaining discussion about improving the productivity and communication within today's age-diverse power transmission organization.

For more information on these sessions, and to see photos of the events, visit

The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) is the leading global association for the industrial power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) distribution channel. Headquartered in Chicago, PTDA represents power transmission/motion control distribution firms that generate more than $16 billion in sales and span over 3,400 locations. PTDA members also include manufacturers that supply the PT/MC industry.

PTDA is dedicated to providing exceptional networking, targeted education, relevant information and leading-edge business tools to help distributors and manufacturers meet marketplace demands competitively and profitably. For more information, call +1.312.516.2100, visit or follow us at @PTDAorg.
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