Navigating the Future of Industries: Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities

After more than a decade working with SMART, SMACNA and their related organizations, Clark Ellis, Principal and founding partner with Continuum Advisory Group, shares his insights into where the industry is headed and both the challenges and opportunities it presents for labor and management groups. To stay ahead in this evolving landscape, it is essential to understand the future of industries.

Key Highlights:

  • Trends Shaping the Future: We’ll begin by examining the major trends influencing industry from automation to government funding to workforce needs.
  • Challenges on the Horizon: Understand the challenges that industries will face in the future, such as increased competition, non-union competition, and the need for agility and innovation in a rapidly evolving market.
  • Opportunities for Growth: Discover the promising opportunities for growth that these trends and challenges bring. We’ll explore emerging markets, disruptive technologies, and areas of innovation.

By the end of this education session, you’ll be well-prepared to anticipate, adapt to, and capitalize on the trends, challenges, and opportunities shaping the future of industries. This session will provide you with actionable insights to navigate and excel in the future. Join us and embark on the journey of exploring the dynamics of the future of our industry.

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Clark Ellis
Continuum Advisory Group

As Principal and Founding Member of Continuum Advisory Group, Clark Ellis provides consulting services to facility owners, engineering, and construction service providers, building trades unions, trade associations, home builders, real estate developers, manufacturers of building products, tools, and equipment, channel participants, and installing contractors. He has served these clients in North and South America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

Clark has contributed his expertise to projects involving enterprise strategy, planning, leadership, market research, training and development, business process improvement, and technology deployment. These projects have spanned construction vertical markets such as industrial, oil and gas, infrastructure, general building, utility, as well as single-family and multifamily residential.

In addition to these specific responsibilities, Clark’s research priorities are focused on the application of new technology throughout the design, engineering, and construction value chain, the development of the new processes and collaborative business relationships necessary for the industry to leverage these transformative technologies, and the development of industrialized construction.