Lou Holtz is our special guest at Nov. 14 fundraiser

Sponsored by Federated Insurance

Join us for a special evening with Lou Holtz at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14. Guests will be treated to a private dinner and conversation with the Hall of Fame coaching legend. Proceeds support education and advocacy. Limit 35, tickets on sale now.

FWEDA golf tournament promises premier play

Indian Wells Golf Resort in Palm Springs, featuring two courses ranked among the Top 25 best municipal courses by Golfweek Magazine, hosts FWEDA's tournament Wednesday, Nov. 14.

Golf tee sponsors
Golf Lunch Sponsored by Basic Software
Drink tickets sponsored by Solex
Golf awards sponsored by Seigfreid Bingham

Lou Holtz brings ‘Game Plan’ to Nov. 15 keynote address

Far West Equipment Dealers Association welcomes Hall of Fame football coach Lou Holtz as its keynote speaker for the 2018 annual convention.

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Kevin Burgess guides dealers on Vision, talent Strategy

Kevin Burgess will present “The VIP Formula: People DON’T come first,” followed by facilitating a dealer panel discussion the morning of Nov. 15.

Roger Slater Helps Navigate Workforce transformation

Sponsored by AgDirect

USDA workforce development expert Roger Slater, strategic adviser to the Human Capital Officer for the U.S Department of Agriculture, will walk dealers through strategies for navigating a changing workforce and succession planning, 7:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16.

Chris Carter – Leading Your Team Through Change

Body language and communications expert Chris Carter shows you how to recognize the signs of resistance in your team, how to win them over, and how to communicate with them so they buy into your vision of the future, 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15.

Master Your Business Game with Pat McGaughey

6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13 – Join us for this special bonus session where professional speaker Pat McGaughey will share insightful tips to improve your golf and business games.

J.P. Morgan's Ann Duignan forecasts the industry

Sponsored by TractorHouse

Industry update from J.P. Morgan analyst and managing director Ann Duignan, 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15.

Succession of the Vines

Join us for a celebration of the generations, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, as we welcome all ages for an evening outdoors. Featuring a wine tasting from Falkner Winery and family fun with lawn games, we'll also recognize the legacy of our industry and its people, and highlight FWEDA's annual silent auction for education and advocacy.

2018 FWEDA Silent Auction

Join us at FWEDA's annual silent auction during An Evening Outdoors starting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15. Contact us to donate cash or items for the 2018 silent auction. Proceeds support industry education and legislative programs.

Manufacturers talk trends

Kim Rominger, president and CEO of the Equipment Dealers Association, will facilitate a Q&A with leading manufacturers at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15. Featuring company leadership from AGCO North America, Case IH, New Holland, Mahindra, Kubota and John Deere, panelists will address topics of interest to dealers.

Government Affairs Update

Sponsored by FWEDA and EDA

FWEDA CEO Joani Woelfel and EDA VP of Government Relations Natalie Higgins provide an update on legislative activities in the past year, 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14. Sponsored by FWEDA and EDA.

Sponsor Appreciation Reception

We'll show our appreciation for the contributions and participation of our sponsors during a "Thank You" reception at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14. Sponsors are invited to say a few words during this special event with networking and cocktails on the beautiful Verde Vista Terrace.

Farm-toFork Thanksgiving Feast with Chef Larry Eells

Ladies and guests are invited to a new take on turkey as Hyatt Executive Chef Larry Eells prepares a Farm-to-Fork Feast just in time for Thanksgiving. Join us at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 for this farm-fresh cooking experience.

Hospitality Night Hyatt Indian Wells Celebrity Lawn

Manufacturer Hospitality features 'Barcelona Nights'

Manufacturers host dealers on the Celebrity Lawn for an evening of networking, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14.

Dealer Round Table with Pat McGaughey

Dealer Round Table

Dealer round table with Pat McGaughey 9 a.m. – Friday, Nov. 16.

Indian Wells Resort and Spa is refreshing, playful

Located in the exclusive community of Indian Wells, the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa offers unmatched hospitality and service for inspiring meetings and unforgettable leisure activities. Make a reservation.

Out and about in Palm Springs

From wine tasting rooms to desert jeep tours, activities abound during your stay in Palm Springs, California.

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