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Expand Your Professional Network

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Membership in the NIOP affords you opportunities to connect with other industry professionals.  Bring awareness to your company and learn what your peers are doing at events that include membership meetings, business and after hours mixers and the annual convention. “One of the biggest frustrations for folks is that as they attend virtual meetings, even if they get the education they are looking for, they’re not getting what they perceive to be extremely valuable: contacts and connections that build and…

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A Member Says It Best!

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Just before yearend, the NIOP staff received a phone call to let us know that Columbus Vegetable Oils would sponsor lunch on both Monday and Tuesday at the 2021 Convention.  This sponsorship was unexpected since the company had already signed up for a golf hole sponsorship. During a recent Convention Committee meeting, Chairman Liam Rogers asked his committee to help share the need and opportunity to be a sponsor of the 2021 Convention even if a member’s company was unable to attend due to travel restrictions….

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Dr. Shelley Balanko to Address How the Pandemic has impacted Consumer Behavior and Trends

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  Shelley Balanko, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of The Hartman Group to Address NIOP Members and Attendees in March (2021)     Dr. Balanko has an informed understanding of social and cultural influences impacting the marketplace of today and tomorrow. Shelley regularly engages a diverse audience spanning the foodservice, consumer packaged goods and retail segments as she shares leading-edge consumer insights and implications from the field. As a member of The Hartman Group leadership team and head of business development, her…

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Member INTL FCStone Inc is now StoneX Group

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NIOP received a notice that INTL FCStone Inc. is now StoneX Group Inc.  More formally, the parent company is changing its full legal name to StoneX Group Inc. The StoneX Group name and its trade name “StoneX” carries forward the foundation established by Saul Stone in 1924 to today’s modern financial services firm. Today, the StoneX Groupprovides an institutional-grade financial services ecosystem connecting its clients to 36 derivatives exchanges, 175 foreign exchange markets, nearly every global securities marketplace, and a number…

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