Destin, Florida. The focus of this year's Power-Motion Technology Representatives Association (PTRA) conference will be industry economic trends, customer relations, and sales skills for our challenging times. The conference features Alan Beaulieu, senior economist for the Institute of Trend Research presenting "See the Future before Your Competition Does" and Paul Pease of The Pease Group presenting "Keep Your Salespeople Selling". Also speaking will be Steve Turner of Turner Time Management on "Maximizing Your Technology Productivity When on the Road" and Peter Zafiro of The Pease Group on "Mutual Action Planning-Not a Cookbook Approach". There will also be a panel discussion "What Does a Customer Really Want? Tough Questions, Real Answers". The PTRA annual conference has long been recognized as one of the signature networking events available to independent manufacturers' representatives and manufacturers serving the power transmission and motion control industry.