The Mechanical Contractors Association of America wants its members to open their minds and embrace new ideas at its 2011 convention, to be held March 6-10 in Maui, Hawaii.

Thought leaderScott Klososkywill discuss the new ‘velocity leadership’ skills required in today’s business environment, as well as how to use social media effectively. McKinstry’s David Allenwill show attendees how to drive brand value in their businesses. Former Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service DirectorC. Richard Barneswill share his observations and suggestions on how to make labor-management relationships productive.

In addition, television news journalist and anchorCharles Gibsonwill reveal his insights on how recent domestic and world events will continue to affect our lives; and basketball great and television sports analyst Bill Waltonwill talk about teamwork, dedication to excellence and a determination to win.

Go towww.mcaa.org/mcaa2011for further information and to register.