by | Mar 1, 2018 | Stories, Irby News

Irby has had a busy couple of months making exhibit appearances and sponsoring several industry related conferences.

The kick-off event was Georgia Transmission Corporation’s 14th Annual Safety Awareness Program Conference where Irby attended and exhibited on January 29 and 30 at the Macon Marriott City Center in Macon, Georgia. This particular conference focused on Conscious Leadership, Safety Technology Advances, and Industrial Hygiene Hot Topics.

That same week, Irby was a premier sponsor of the Mississippi Economic Development Council’s Annual Legislative Conference on January 31 and February 1 at The Hilton Hotel in Jackson. Mary Swoope, MEDC’s Executive Director, spoke to the focus of this year’s conference, “The conference was centered around coaching a growth mindset through leadership and advocacy skills.,” she said. “Ron Kitchens, CEO, Southwest Michigan First and Ted Abernathy, Managing Partner, Economic Leadership shared their leadership skills and trends in the economic development profession.”

Lastly, Irby team members attended TechAdvantage in Nashville on February 25-28 to experience the forefront of innovation and critical technologies that are transforming the world of engineering, information technology, energy services, operations, and supply management. This conference is attended by co-op decision makers and provides networking opportunities including dedicated expo which the Irby team used to get to know new contacts and their construction needs.

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