75th Annual Convention & Business Meetings Re-Cap

A Huge Thank You to our Sponsors for helping to make this year’s 2016 Annual Convention celebrating our 75th Anniversary special!  See all sponsors displayed below

MDNA’s 75th Anniversary Convention & Business Meeting was held at The BroadmoorIMG_0209 in the Pikes Peak region of Colorado Springs, Colorado on May 5th-8th, 2016. There were over 175 attendees who participated in a wide variety of programs, seminars, and special events during this special 75th Annual Convention.

The convention kicked-off with a comical ice breaker Karaoke competition between MDNA members, guests and their families. Members revealed great musical talent and courage while under the spotlight during this playful piano Karaoke Competition!

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Some of this year’s events, educational offerings and programs this year included the Anti-Fraud Seminar presented by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Homeland Security, Seven Steps to Small Business Success seminar, a live Webinar presentation on marketing, AMEA’s Family Feud Games, the competitive golf outing, the Annual Open Business meeting, an organized spouse/companion tour of the national landmark, the Garden of the Gods, and the President’s Banquet as well as many enjoyable, well thought out receptions and parties.

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Slides are now available from the live-webinar presentation on “Increasing Your Relevance Through Intentional and High Impact Content.” The slides are located on mdna.org in the Member’s Only Back-Office under Resources. You must login to view them.

This year’s Convention Exhibitors included: Direct Capital Corp., A Division of CIT Bank, N.A., Heartland Industrial Group, Liquidity Services, Inc., LOCATOR Services, Inc., The MachineryFinder.com, Charleston Annex Corp. / Asset Sales, Inc.

Notable Awards Presented:

The 2016 MDNA Leadership Award was presented by MDNA First Vice President – Joe Lundvick, CEA, Perfection Machinery Sales Inc. to Ed Krause, MDNA Director at Large/ MDNA PR Chair, of F.H. Machinery.

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Senior Board Member Jack Boecher, AEA, MDNA Past President, Raco Industrial Corp.  was honored as he stepped off the Board after 29 years of service to MDNA.

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The Austin D. Lucas Scholarship Fund raised $30,000 during this year’s convention through the annual Ray Roberts Raffle.

“A special thank you to Joe Lundvick, the Seminars Chair for putting together a great mix of interesting, entertaining and educational seminars for you at this year’s convention. I’d also like to thank John Conroy, the Convention Chair and the Convention Committee for working so hard to plan this year’s convention.” — MDNA’s President, Kim Khoury

Photos from Convention: To view the complete photo album of photos from the MDNA 75th Annual Convention visit our FB PAGE

Special Thanks to MDNA’s Convention Sponsors Below

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