Seal Beach, CA, March 9, 2016 — Susan Shey Dvonch, president of Shey-Harding Associates, Inc. (http://www.shey-harding.com), a full-service executive search firm specializing in the maritime industry, recently participated as a moderator at the 2016 Trans Pacific Maritime Conference. Titled “Ask not what millennials can do for you, but what you can do for them ”, the panel, featured five early career transportation professionals and was held on Wednesday, March 2th at 9:00 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach.
TPM is an annual spring conference for the trans-Pacific and global container shipping community. Held in Long Beach at the heart of the LA-Long Beach trade gateway, TPM is in its 16th year and is attended by 2,000 of the world’s most senior international logistics professionals. Organized by the respected Journal of Commerce editorial team, TPM is an intensive, content-rich three day event including a conference program with speeches, panel discussions and networking opportunities for industry professionals from across the Globe. TPM is an established, recognized and respected forum that addresses the major challenges faced by the industry, and is designed to offer solutions, insights, and guidance to enable attendees and their organizations to derive tangible benefit to support their strategies for the upcoming year.
“I thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to moderate this exciting panel at the TPM Conference,” said Susan. “The topic of finding and recruiting talent is one that companies of every size wrestle with every day. Having a panel comprised of young, energetic industry professionals from a variety of sectors was extremely insightful. I know many attendees welcomed the introduction of this topic for the first time at the conference feedback has been extremely positive .”