The Raleigh, N.C.-based Sewn Products Equipment and Suppliers of the Americas (SPESA) reports 90 industry professionals attended its 2019 Executive Conference in New Orleans. themed “Better, Faster, and Closer.” The event featured remarks from SPESA Chairman Nina McCormack, a keynote from acting administrator and general counsel to the U.S. Small Business Administration Chris Pilkerton, and a Q&A with renowned political commentator, James Carville.
“This industry is moving a million miles a minute,” said Michael McDonald, SPESA’s president. “Our goal as an association is to equip our members and prospective members with the education and insights they need to move their businesses in the right direction. We also want to offer a platform for them to connect with both new and familiar networks. This is a great event to do that.”