Meeting / Event Information

The Utah Chapter meets once a month, usually during lunch time. Each meeting includes lunch, an educational presentation, and networking.  The meeting often includes a tour of a local facility. Meetings are intended to help professional members gain knowledge and networking contacts.  The following is a list of what to expect throughout the year:

  • Months of the year for Regular Monthly Luncheons
    • 2nd Tuesday of the month - 11:30am-1:00pm
    • January - February - March - May - June - September
  • Months of the year for Special Events
    • March or April - Spring Conference - 8:00am - 3:00pm
    • August - Golf Tournament - 7:30am - 3:30pm
    • October - Fall Conference - 8:00am - 1:00pm
    • November - Service Project - 11:00am - 1:30pm
    • December - Christmas Social - Lunch or Dinner

January 08, 2019

January 2019 Meeting
January 08, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Industrial Supply Company
1635 South 300 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Innovative Customer Fulfillment w/ Shawn Newell

Topic: Innovative Customer Fulfillment

How to be flexible and innovative in creating a greater customer experience.  This is done through allowing for customized inventories, advancements in shipping and reducing the cost of doing business.  These factors greatly affect the financial outcomes of companies, but only minimally get addressed during the course of the business day.

Speaker:  Shawn Newell

Shawn is the Vice President of Business Development at Industrial Supply Company, where he has been employed for the past 35 years.  Shawn serves as a community integrator working as the VP of the Salt Lake Branch of the NAACP, as a Commissioner on the Governor's Martin Luther King Jr Human Rights Coalition. Shawn serves as a member of the Utah Manufacturer's Association Board, the Workforce and Economic Development Advisory at the Salt Lake Community College, where he is also the Alumni Council President and a Trustee. He is a Civility Ambassador for World Civility through iChange Nations. Shawn also serves on the Utah Courts Committee for Self-Represented Parties.  He is a graduate of the University of Utah where he was a student athlete. His approach to leadership most likely stems from his past involvement with the NFL, playing for the Chicago Bears. In his "spare time" he officiates youth and adult sports, gardens, and cooks! 

Tour:  Operations Warehouse

Future Meetings

May 14, 2019

IFMA May 2019 Monthly Meeting

May 14, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Salt Mine
7984 S 1300 E
Sandy, UT 84094

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