10 Ways to Engage in Social Media at MODEX

by Morgan Cruz, Marketing Content Coordinator, MHI | @mhi_morgan

MHI is excited to power the largest ever MODEX Show April 4-7, 2016 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Join in the buzz about MODEX on social media, network with your peers, and learn more about the opportunities and resources available to you at MHI by following these 10 to-dos.

1. Use #MODEXShow in Your Conversation
The official event hashtag for MODEX is #MODEXShow. Incorporate this hashtag in your tweets and Instagram posts about MODEX before, during and after the show. See what others are saying about MODEX by searching #MODEXShow and become part of the conversation! Click here to see the #MODEXShow conversation on Twitter now!

2. Join the MODEX and MHI Groups on LinkedIn
The MODEX group on LinkedIn has 1,433 members and is growing fast! Join this group to network and share with other exhibitors and attendees at MODEX. Stay tuned to the latest and greatest supply chain technology and solutions in the industry by joining the MHI group on LinkedIn. Here, you will be able to share and comment with 8,877 other supply chain professionals on issues concerning your business and industry. Also, if you are a young professional or mentor in supply chain check out the MHI Young Professionals group for information on MHI YPN events happening throughout the year. 

3. Follow @poweredbymhi 
MHI powers MODEX and is the official twitter account for the trade show. Follow @poweredbymhi on Twitter for daily  reminders about times and locations for on-floor seminars, the Supply Chain Education Summit, keynotes, Industry Night and more. Have a question about MODEX? Asks us @poweredbymhi.

4. Connect With the MHI Team
Connect with our thought leaders at MHI on Twitter and meet our team at the MHI booth #3587. Whether you have a question about MODEX Show, ProMat Show, MHI Membership, Career and Technical Education, Industry Groups or supply chain standards, we can help. View a full list of MHI team members on Twitter and subscribe!

5. Prepare to Share by Following MODEX Keynotes
MHI has a great keynote lineup prepared for you Monday, April 4th through Wednesday, April 6th. Prepare to share key take aways on Twitter by following the keynote speakers ahead of time. This way, the keynote’s twitter handle will be easier to find and mention when you have a short window to tweet. In addition to the mention, generate more engagement by including #MODEXShow. Below is a list of MODEX keynotes to follow on Twitter.

George W. Prest
 | @mhi_ceo
Peter Diamandis, Chairman and CEO of the XPRIZE Foundation | @PeterDiamandis
Kevin O’Leary, Entrepreneur, Investor & Shark Tank’s Mr. Wonderful | @kevinolearytv

6. See Happenings at MODEX Live Through Periscope
This year MHI will be streaming events at MODEX as they happen live through Periscope, a social meeting platform that lets you view live video as it happens any where around the world. Check out the traffic on the show floor, view testimonials, watch behind the scene footage and catch a glimpse of our events as they happen live! Sign into Periscope with Twitter and follow @poweredbymhi! Don’t want to use Periscope? No problem, follow MHI on Twitter and see tweets of these live videos shared straight from Periscope.

7. Participate in Trivia Tuesday
MHI is excited to host Trivia Tuesday on Twitter! Follow @poweredbymhi and keep a look out at 12PM and 3PM for a Trivia Tuesday tweet. If you think you know the answer, make a dash to the MHI Booth #3587 at MODEX. The first person there with the correct answer will win a special prize!

8. Enter to Win a FREE iPad
“Like” MHI on Facebook for a chance to win a FREE iPad! Winner will be notified at MODEX.  41Yel8ffbaL




9. Explore the #iWorkInTheSupplyChain Campaign on Instagram
In November 2015, MHI launched a new awareness campaign to connect, engage and inspire next-generation workers to pursue manufacturing and supply chain careers. MHI invited supply chain professionals to nominate themselves to become the 2016 Face of the Supply Chain. Contestants entered by sharing their stories on the iWorkInTheSupplyChain blog. In support of this campaign, MHI brought #iWorkInTheSupplyChain to life on the @poweredbymhi Instagram channel. Love your career in supply chain? Spread the word on social media with #iWorkInTheSupplyChain.

10. Get to Know MHI by Searching Our Official Hashtags
In additional to growing and improving our two trade shows, MODEX and ProMat, MHI is working to develop several other programs to benefit the supply chain industry as a whole. Get to know these exciting and valuable resources by searching our official hashtags on Twitter.

Official Hashtags of MHI:

This is the official hashtag of MODEX, April 4-7, 2016 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

This is the official hashtag of ProMat, April 3-6, 2017 at McCormick Place, Chicago

This is the official hashtag of MHI’s Young Professionals Network (MHIYPN)

This is the official hashtag of MHI.

This is the official hashtag of MHI’s Career and Technical Education Program (MHICTE)