GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Participants attending the 12th Executive Briefing Conference (EBC), scheduled for April 6 – 8, 2014 in Englewood, Colorado, will have the opportunity hear author, columnist, blogger, and lecturer, Cam Marston, as the event’s keynote speaker. His focus while presenting at EBC will be on the topics of “Leadership in a Distracted World” as well as developing and keeping qualified personnel.

2014 Executive Briefing Conference Names Cam Marston as KeynoteCam is a leading expert on leadership development and the impact of generational characteristics and differences on the workplace and the marketplace. Marston and his firm, Generational Insights, have provided research and consultation to hundreds of companies and professional groups, ranging from small businesses to multinational corporations, as well as major professional associations, for over 15 years.

His first book, Motivating The “What’s In It For Me?” Workforce (2005), explores the characteristics and motivations that each generation brings to the workforce and suggests management tactics applicable to any business setting. His next book, Generational Insights (2010) is a guide to the best practices in managing generational issues.

Marston’s expertise has also been featured in the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, the Chicago Tribune, BusinessWeek, Fortune, Money, and Forbes, as well as on Good Morning America and the BBC. He writes a monthly column for Business Alabama and InvestmentNews and has been a featured columnist in Agent’s Sales Journal, PROFIT Magazine, and Multi-Housing News, among others. His blog at tracks the latest changes and developments in generational issues and demographics.

As a consultant, Marston has provided insight and advice to leadership at the nation’s most prominent corporations, including American Express, Fidelity, Merrill Lynch, Kellogg, Coca-Cola, Macy’s, Warner Brothers, ESPN, Qualcomm, RE/MAX and Eli Lilly. He has also offered presentations and consultations for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Internal Revenue Service, and the U.S. Army, as well as major professional associations such as the American Bankers Association and the Million Dollar Roundtable. He is an ongoing instructor at Belmont University.

Included with his keynote presentations at the Executive Briefing Conference will be real-life examples of business practices Marston has interviewed and researched within the manufacturing sector. His findings will bright light into how companies can incorporate leadership and retention best practices into their day to day business and make them stick.

Registration is now open for EBC 2014. More information and registration detail can be found at The event is highly affordable at $1,295 which includes hotel accommodations for two nights, meals, briefings, case studies, plant tours, collaborative sessions and multiple opportunities to connect with other industry leaders through networking opportunities to share perspectives from our industry. New in 2014, companies registering more than two attendees are eligible for discounted fees.

The EBC has become the premier venue for key manufacturers to network and explore new ways to succeed. By providing strategic and practical information that addresses manufacturing challenges, the EBC provides a forum to find out about trends & new technologies and discover opportunities in a non-commercial environment. For more information and to register for the conference, visit

For additional information, please contact Diana Turner at 616.698.7500 x 1241 or [email protected].

Source: Stiles Machinery Inc.

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