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AED is an international trade association representing equipment dealers, manufacturers and other companies serving the agriculture, construction, forestry, cranes, municipal, and material handling sectors.

For more than 100 years, we’ve been committed to keeping you in the forefront of your field with our annual Summit, education, advocacy, business development and connections.

When you become a member, AED becomes an essential resource for your business to extend your business success. Everything you need to grow is here.

Join today and join us at our international AED Summit!

Sign up today and receive special offer of one (1) Benchmarking Report or one (1) Self-Study Course.

Offer will expire at the close of AED Summit.

*Offer is applied after completion of new membership process. Offer must be used within your first year of membership only*

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  • Our career development offerings include live and on-demand webinars, self-study courses and Certified Manager Programs to help members educate themselves and grow professionally.
  • Our webinars, available at a reduced cost to members, makes it easier to stay on top of the latest developments in the equipment distribution industry as new products, technology and business practices are ever-changing. 
  • Our self-study courses focus on moving your staff into the next level of their careers with management courses, offered individually, or as a bundled development program.
  • AEDF Certification Programs offer specific programs and training for managers and technicians, and allow staff to pursue other positions in your stores/branches in your dealership.
  • Our Leadership Development Institute for your emerging leaders facilitates learning and mentoring from industry experts and successful executives across the industry. 
  • AED continually advocates for its members, promoting policy changes that positively impact infrastructure, importing and exporting.
  • AED is supported by our own advocacy executives in Washington, D.C. and Ottawa
  • AED offers free webinars with updates on legislation bills that affect the industry that you can participate in steering through the process.
  • AED’s dedicated regional managers will partner with you to create strategies and a unique business plan for your success.
  • AED facilities tremendous opportunities for networking, ensuring our 800 members meet and stay connected through eight events each year.
  • Our powerful, one-of-a-kind, annual AED Summit allows members to participate in peer discussions, industry specific education, and meet with suppliers. Summit is the only place to meet and interact with peers, service providers, and OEM partners without the distraction of the customer.
  • AED also offers a comprehensive membership directory so you’re always connected to peers and leaders in your industry for any product, services, or issue you want to discuss. 
  • AED is a forward-thinking association that stays on top of industry and market trends by researching issues that affect your business. 
  • We deliver in-depth data insights and benchmarking reports to help you make the best strategic decisions. AED is the leading source of equipment industry information/updates, easily accessible to you through member-only Webinars and Reports.
  • AED shares informative research and reports so members can stay on top of industry news and trends.
  • AED provides high-touch customer service through our network of regional managers to meet your unique business challenges.

Like to Learn More?

I would like an AED representative to contact me to further discuss membership.

For more information on distributor memberships, please contact our Business Development Representative, Mike Kondrath, at 630-642-9045 or mkondrath@aednet.org. Send Mike an email

AED brings businesses and ideas together. As a member, you’ll have access to industry peers and experts that know and understand you—and know how to strategically grow your business. Take a closer look at how an AED membership helps you in your industry of Agriculture or Construction.

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Agriculture

AED equips your agriculture focused business with professional development tools that help in areas where you may fall short and strengthen your management team for future progress. We fight for you on regulatory issues that protect your business. Here’s how:

  • AED offers the Leadership Development Institute for new and upcoming leaders.
  • AED offers exceptional on-demand webinars, self-study courses and seminars to enhance your employees’ knowledge and skills.
  • AED keeps senior managers on top of industry changes with our Financial and HR Symposiums.
  • AED advocates for members with our own advocacy executives in Washington D.C. and Ottawa. We promote policy changes that positively impact supporting the sale and servicing of the equipment you offer.

Construction

AED delivers your construction focused business continuing education programs, focused on preparing the department managers for upper management positions. Here’s how:

  • AED offers exceptional on-demand webinars, self-study courses and seminars to enhance their industry knowledge and skills.
  • AED helps you stay current and informed with the latest industry trends and the best services and products for your business.
  • We deliver in-depth data insights and benchmarking reports to help you make the best strategic decisions.
  • AED is your advocate making you aware of pending legislation, such as environmental regulations and infrastructure spending that could impact the construction industry.
  • Our network of regional managers provide high-touch customer service to help you meet your unique business challenges in a highly competitive environment.
 

Like to Learn More?

I would like an AED representative to contact me to further discuss membership.

For more information on distributor memberships, please contact our Business Development Representative, Mike Kondrath, at 630-642-9045 or mkondrath@aednet.org.

Send Mike an email
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