Where Best-in-Class Wholesaler-Distributors Create the Future

 

 

Where Best-in-Class Distributors Create the Future

THIS IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO JOIN WITH LEADERS FROM DIVERSE WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTION LINES OF TRADE TO DISCUSS CURRENT INDUSTRY CHALLENGES AND LEARN FROM OTHERS’ SUCCESSES.

Our theme is “Navigating the Seas of Disruption,” which speaks to the challenges distributors face today: a tough economy, advancing technology, rapidly changing customer requirements, shifting demographics, and tight margins. Distributors are at a crossroads where they must take bold, innovative steps toward becoming more customer centric, leading to a maximization of the overall customer experience.

The NAW Executive Summit program will explore the many marketplace disrupters that are causing distributors to rethink their approach to technology, business processes, and, most importantly, the customer experience.

You will experience the best networking in the industry as you renew acquaintances and talk business with your peers from diverse distribution lines of trade and with other top experts in business, government, media, and wholesale distribution.

Add your own perspectives to the program during the very popular Discussion Roundtables. You’ll have the opportunity to network in a small-group setting with distribution peers from other lines of trade—who aren’t your competitors—and learn what’s working and what isn’t in the industry today. This is an ideal forum to exchange ideas and best practices so don’t miss this much talked about event!

Register and book your room by December 15 and you’ll receive a $100 room credit. Additional registrants from your company will receive a discount on their registration fees so bring other team members with you.

NOTE: If your company isn’t a wholesale distribution firm and isn’t an NAW member, you must become an NAW member to attend the NAW Executive Summit. To learn about joining NAW, please click here or contact Shawntay Charles at 202.872.0885 or scharles@naw.org.

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Our Program and Speakers

 

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Paul St. Germain

GENERAL SESSION
Facing the Forces of Change®: Navigating the Seas of Disruption

Wednesday, February 1
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Paul St. Germain
Formerly with IBM Corporation


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Kathleen M. Mazzarella

GENERAL SESSION
Panelist for Facing the Forces of Change®: Navigating the Seas of Disruption

Wednesday, February 1
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Kathleen M. Mazzarella
Chairman, President, and CEO, Graybar


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GENERAL SESSION
Panelist for Facing the Forces of Change®: Navigating the Seas of Disruption

Wednesday, February 1
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Jeff McLendon
President and COO, U.S. Lumber Group

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Rob Green

GENERAL SESSION
Amazon Business Is Here: What Does That Mean for Distribution?

Wednesday, February 1
9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Rob Green
Director and General Manager, Amazon Business



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Chris Cillizza

GENERAL SESSION
A Look Back at the 2016 Presidential Election and What’s Ahead in Politics

Wednesday, February 1
10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Chris Cillizza
Writer and Commentator, The Washington Post


SESSION AND SPEAKER INFO

Richard W. Schwartz

GENERAL SESSION
NAW Chairman’s Address

Wednesday, February 1
1:00 p.m – 1:30 p.m.

Richard W. Schwartz
Chairman of the Board, Winsupply Inc.


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Nick Toman

GENERAL SESSION
Being a Challenger Seller Isn’t Enough; Success Depends on Whom You Challenge

Wednesday, February 1
1:30 p.m – 2:00 p.m.

Nick Toman
Global Practice Leader, CEB Sales Practice


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Rick Wilson

GENERAL SESSION
Distributor–Manufacturer Best Practices in the Internet Era

Wednesday, February 1
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Rick Wilson
Managing Director, Chicago Strategy Associates



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GENERAL SESSION
Policy Implications of the New Government in Washington in 2017

Wednesday, February 1
2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Jade West
Senior Vice President–Government Relations, NAW


SESSION AND SPEAKER INFO

Michael Steep

GENERAL SESSION
Understanding the Forces of Change: Transforming Disruption into Opportunity

Thursday, February 2
9:05 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Michael Steep
Executive Director, Stanford Center for Digital Cities and Emerging Technologies, Standford University Company



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GENERAL SESSION
NAW Economic Forecast for 2017–2018

Thursday, February 2
9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Alan Beaulieu
NAW Senior Economic Advisor, and President, ITR Economics


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Stanley McChrystal

GENERAL SESSION
Team of Teams

Thursday, February 2
1:15 p.m – 2:00 p.m.

Stanley McChrystal
Former Commander of U.S. and International Forces in Afghanistan, and Founder and Managing Partner, McChrystal Group


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Reserve Your Room Today

Hotel Registration
A block of rooms has been reserved at The Fairmont Washington, DC for NAW Meeting attendees at the following special rates:
● Fairmont (Regular) Room: $365 per night
● Deluxe Room: $405 per night
● One-Bedroom Suite: $445 per night

NOTE: Register for the NAW Meeting and book your room at The Fairmont Washington, DC by December 15 and receive a $100 room credit.

These rates are guaranteed for reservations made by January 12, 2017. Take advantage of NAW’s special room rates and book your room now.

Book Your Room by December 15 to Get $100 Room Credit




The Fairmont Washington, DC

2401 M St NW, Washington, DC 20037

Known for comfort and luxury, The Fairmont Washington, DC is located in Washington’s fashionable West End, at the corner of 24th & M Streets, N.W. Close to shops, museums, restaurants, and sightseeing venues, this hotel is certain to please all meeting attendees.


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These Wholesale Distribution Companies Have Attended the NAW Executive Summit

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Abbott Rubber Co Inc
Adams-Burch Inc
ADI
Advent International Corporation
Airgas Inc
Alex Lee Inc
Amarillo Hardware Co
American Forest Products
American Tire Distributors
Americhem International Inc
Ames Tile & Stone
Anixter Inc
Applied Industrial Technologies
APS Lighting & Safety Products
Aquarius Supply Inc
Arbill Safety Products
Argent Tape & Label Inc
Argo International Corp
Arkansas Mill Supply Co
AsiaEXP
Athens Janitor Supply Co Inc
Atlantic Paper & Supply
Atlas Fibre Co
Avnet Inc

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Bargreen Ellingson Inc
Benco Dental Co
Bergquist Inc
Berlin Packaging
Billows Electric Supply Co
Boelter Companies Inc (The)
Border States Electric Supply
Bossard North America Inc
Bradco Supply Corp
Brame Speciality Co
Bridgewater Wholesalers Inc
Broadway Industries
Building Material Distributors Inc/BMD
Bunzl Distribution USA Inc
Burris Logistics
BWI Companies Inc
BWI Distribution Inc

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Join together with other best-in-class wholesale distribution company leaders at the NAW Executive Summit and learn about the bold, innovative ideas and trends that are ahead for the wholesale distribution industry.

 

NAW Executive Summit Registration Fee

Direct Members    
Direct Member - Primary Registrant $2,095
Direct Member - Additional Registrant (same company) $1,930

Members of NAW Member Association
Member of NAW Member Association - Primary Registrant $2,200
Member of NAW Member Association - Additional Registrant (same company) $2,040

Non-Members    
Non-Member - Primary Registrant $2,495
Non-Member - Additional Registrant (same company) $2,345

 
 

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