e-Training Webinars

Webinars are a convenient, quick and cost-effective way to educate IAPD members, plastics professionals and end users about the vast world of performance plastics. Presentations range from 30 minutes to an hour and allow companies to easily inform a target audience about an interesting topic they are knowledgeable on. If you have an area of expertise that you would like to present via webinar, please contact Courtney Karr to schedule a 2018 date.

Upcoming Webinars

To Register for an IAPD webinar: Login to your IAPD account. If you do not have an IAPD account, you will need to create an account below and login to register for this webinar. All IAPD members and non-members can create an IAPD account. Once registered, you will receive an email confirmation from Go To Webinar with the call-in details. If you do not receive the email confirmation, please contact IAPD staff.
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In It To Win It: The IAPD Annual Awards

Monday, June 13, 2018
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. CDT



All IAPD members are eligible to apply for the six annual IAPD awards, but only a fraction of IAPD members apply. In this short webinar, you’ll learn more about each award, the distinction between the individual-level awards and the company-level awards, how to apply for the awards, the benefits of receiving an award and why it’s a good idea to apply. Get your questions about the awards answered by IAPD staff during this webinar so you can send in your potentially award-winning application!.
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Distributor Analytics: So What?

Friday, September 21, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. CST



Lately it seems you can’t read a publication in the distribution world that doesn’t tout the many benefits of analytics for staying competitive and growing your business. But how can analytics help your company?

Join MITS for a webinar where we will explore the many ways distributor analytics can help your organization capture more cash, boost profitability, and increase customer satisfaction and engagement. We’ll show you specific examples of how you can:

Track performance against company goals – align your teams around company goals and get visibility into their success—or identify performance in need of improvement
Discover problems you may not know about – easily spot numbers trending the wrong way and quickly drill down to find and fix the source of the problem
Improve sales team performance – with scorecards that identify the most important accounts and information to focus on, sales reps can increase the quality of their calls, and see where they might be losing out to competition
Reduce time spent running reports – self-serve reporting gives your teams the information they need when they need it, freeing up IT to focus on more important projects You’ll also get to see the MITS solution in action, including a demo of some of the 200+ reports, dashboards, and scorecards covering sales, inventory, purchasing, and AR that come ready to run out of the box.

Colin Sherman, Director of Sales, MITS
During his 15 years at MITS, Colin has become well known in the distribution industry. He has helped hundreds of wholesale distributors use reporting and business intelligence to increase sales and improve operational efficiency. Colin currently manages the Infor market for MITS, and is responsible for launching MITS into new markets.

Webinars On-Demand

Click the video below to watch the most recent IAPD webinar. To watch additional archived webinar presentations on-demand, click here. You will need to login to your free IAPD account to order/watch archived webinars from the IAPD Store.

IAPD Webinar Replay from May 11, 2018

Get to Know the IAPD Membership Directory



The IAPD Membership Directory appears in the June/July issue of Performance Plastics magazine every year, but how much do you really know about it? In this webinar, you’ll learn:

  • How to update your information
  • Why it’s one of the most popular issues of the year
  • How to get more attention for your company in the directory

Join IAPD’s Editor-In-Chief Liz Novak, CAE and IAPD’s Sales Account Executive Darla Hall to learn more about this important member benefit.

To watch additional archived webinar presentations on-demand, click here.
You will need to login to your free IAPD account to order/watch archived webinars from the IAPD Store.