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Mini-MEGA Networking Event October 9, 2018

October 09, 2018
5:30 PM EDT - 8:30 PM EDT

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Manayunk Brewing Company
4120 Main Street
Philadelphia, PA 19127
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MEGA Supply Chain Societies of Delaware Valley



ARE INVITED YOU TO ATTEND our 3rd  Annual Networking Event

Mark the date on your Caleander 

Tuesday October 9, 2018

TOPIC: Life Long Learning for Lifetime Success -

In our ever-changing world we need to constantly upgrade our skill sets to satisfy the needs of the marketplace. We find that our learning comes from both formal education and the practical “lessons learned” we develop from life’s experiences. This presentation will discuss these elements as part of an examination of learning and the role it plays in the broader scope of life---

  1. Theory v. Practice;
  2. Old v. New;
  3. Risk v. Reward;
  4. Standard v. Creativity;
  5. Satisfaction v. Yearning.

The speaker will share entertaining experiences from his personal and work lives that promise to share lessons learned.


Michael D. Ford is Principal of TQM Works Consulting,

for which he is widely recognized as a premier provider of corporate training across a wide array of subjects. He provides innovative solutions based on 30 years of experience in retail, distribution, manufacturing, and consulting. He has presented at over 330 industry events throughout the U.S., Canada, Japan, Nigeria, S. Africa and Australia. Ford is a 2016 graduate of Binghamton University, earning a M.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering. Ford has served as an Adjunct Professor for Penn State University and Elmira College. He specializes in delivering training that is “edu-taining”.  


DATE:  Tuesday OCT 9, 2018


  • 5:30-6:30pm Network & Pasta with Chicken Bar
  • 6:30-7:10pm Presentation.
  • 7:10-8:30pm Q&A & More Networking


                      (In the upstairs larger River Club)

Food:  Pasta Station: Penne with Chicken & Spinach, Tortellini with Tomatoes, Caesar Salad, Rolls, Butter, & Parmesan

Registration & Payment: Due by Oct 5th (no later).

Parking Options:  Main & Lock Street Parking lot with 295 parking spaces. The site is accessed from Lock Streets off Main Street on the Schuylkill River side of the road. Make a left onto Lock Street (right next to the Brewing company) - metered parking.


R6 Norristown Regional Rail Line to the Manayunk Station, one block from Main Street #61 Bus Route from Center City, stops all along Main Street.



$33.00 APICS Chapter Member >30 & APICS Mentors
$28.00 Earlybird rate before September 11

$33.00 Other APICS Chapter Member >30 & APICS Mentors with APICS ID

$38.00 Non Members >30, Non Member Mentors
$33.00 Earlybird rate before September 11

$20.00 APICS STUDENT <30 with APICS ID