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NAW Wholesale Distribution Manager’s Course
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
June 9–13, 2014

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Events

  • May 6th-7th, 2014

    NAW Billion Dollar Operations Roundtable

    O'Hare Hilton

    Sponsored by:

     

    The NAW Billion Dollar Company Operations Roundtable for direct members was created as a new mechanism for the Operations Executives of large distribution enterprises to network with non-competing peers in multiple lines of trade on key operations issues.

    Similar to other billion dollar roundtables NAW has created for the CIO, CFO, Chief Legal Officer, and Human Resource executive, this by invitation roundtable is composed of executives from billion dollar companies that meet in Chicago two times per year. This highly interactive group consists of the SENIOR-MOST operations executives. The annual fee is $1,800 per member, which covers meeting costs for two events in a twelve month cycle. Participants are expected to cover the cost of their hotel and travel. Once the annual fee is paid, there are no additional fees to attend the meetings, which will last one day beginning with a reception and dinner the evening before.

    The participating companies can also name an alternate who can take the place of the Operations Executive, should that person be unable to attend the scheduled meeting.

    If you would like to join the group please go to this link:

    Billion Dollar Company Operations Roundtable Membership

    If you would like to learn more please contact John Peter, Adam Isenberg or Tamela Blalock at 202.872.0885.


     

  • May 6th-7th, 2014

    NAW Billion Dollar Company Chief Legal Officer Roundtable

    O'Hare Hilton

    The NAW Billion Dollar Company Chief Legal Officer Roundtable for direct members was created as a new mechanism for the Chief Legal Officers of large distribution enterprises to network with non-competing peers in multiple lines of trade on key finance issues.

    Similar to other billion dollar roundtables NAW has created for the CIO, CFO, Operations, and Human Resource executive, this by invitation only roundtable is composed of executives from billion dollar companies that meet in Chicago two times per year. This highly interactive group consists of the SENIOR-MOST legal executives. The annual fee is $1,800 per member, which covers meeting costs for two events in a twelve month cycle. Participants are expected to cover the cost of their hotel and travel. Once the annual fee is paid, there are no additional fees to attend the meetings, which will last one day beginning with a reception and dinner the evening before.

    The participating companies can also name an alternate who can take the place of the Legal Executive, should that person be unable to attend the scheduled meeting.

    If you would like to join the group please go to this link:

    Billion Dollar Company Chief Legal Officer Roundtable Membership

    If you would like to learn more please contact John Peter, Adam Isenberg or Tamela Blalock at 202.872.0885.

  • May 6th-7th, 2014

    NAW Billion Dollar Company HR Roundtable

    O'Hare Hilton

    The NAW Billion Dollar Company HR Roundtable for direct members was created as a new mechanism for the HR of large distribution enterprises to network with non-competing peers in multiple lines of trade on key HR issues.

    Similar to other billion dollar roundtables NAW has created for the CIO, Operations, CFO, and Chief Legal Officers, this by invitation roundtable is composed of executives from billion dollar companies that meet in Chicago two times per year. This highly interactive group consists of the SENIOR-MOST HR executives. The annual fee is $1,800 per member, which covers meeting costs for two events in a twelve month cycle. Participants are expected to cover the cost of their hotel and travel. Once the annual fee is paid, there are no additional fees to attend the meetings, which will last one day beginning with a reception and dinner the evening before.

    The participating companies can also name an alternate who can take the place of the HR, should that person be unable to attend the scheduled meeting.

    If you would like to join the group please go to this link:

    Billion Dollar Company HR Roundtable Membership

    If you would like to learn more please contact John Peter, Adam Isenberg or Tamela Blalock at 202.872.0885.
     

  • May 20th-21st, 2014

    NAW Large Company CFO Roundtable

    O'Hare Hilton

    Sponsored by: 

    The NAW Large Company CFO Roundtable for direct members was created as a new mechanism for the financial executive of large distribution enterprises to network with non-competing peers in multiple lines of trade on key operations issues.

    This by invitation roundtable is composed of executives from large companies that meet in Chicago two times per year and is highly interactive. The annual fee is $1,500 per member, which covers meeting costs for two events in a twelve month cycle. Participants are expected to cover the cost of their hotel and travel. Once the annual fee is paid, there are no additional fees to attend the meetings, which will last one day beginning with a reception and dinner the evening before.

    The participating companies can also name a senior level alternate who can take the place of the finance executive, should that person be unable to attend the scheduled meeting.

    If you would like to join the group please go to this link:

    Large Company CFO Roundtable Membership

    If you would like to learn more please contact John Peter, Adam Isenberg or Tamela Blalock at 202.872.0885.

  • May 20th-21st, 2014

    NAW Large Company Operations Roundtable

    O'Hare Hilton

    Sponsored by:

    The NAW Large Company Operations Roundtable for direct members was created as a new mechanism for the Operations executive of large distribution enterprises to network with non-competing peers in multiple lines of trade on key operations issues.

    This by invitation roundtable is composed of executives from large companies that meet in Chicago two times per year and is highly interactive. The annual fee is $1,500 per member, which covers meeting costs for two events in a twelve month cycle. Participants are expected to cover the cost of their hotel and travel. Once the annual fee is paid, there are no additional fees to attend the meetings, which will last one day beginning with a reception and dinner the evening before.

    The participating companies can also name a senior level alternate who can take the place of the operations executive, should that person be unable to attend the scheduled meeting.

    If you would like to join the group please go to this link:

    Large Company Operations Roundtable Membership

    If you would like to learn more please contact John Peter, Adam Isenberg or Tamela Blalock at 202.872.0885.

  • June 9th-13th, 2014

    NAW 2014 Wholesale Distribution Manager's Course

    The Ohio State University

    Are you one of your distribution firm’s rising stars? Then you belong at the course for high-potential distribution company leaders: the revamped NAW Wholesale Distribution Manager’s Course (WDMC), June 9–13, 2014, at The Ohio State University. Register Now!

    Get away from the office and spend five career-changing days reaching your business potential while learning specific ways to improve your company’s profitability.

    Updated Course Geared to Rising Stars!

    The WDMC has been updated for rising stars with new subjects even more relevant to you and your business today and taught by an energized faculty! This course is an exciting educational experience for anyone who wants to contribute to the success of his or her distribution company at an even higher level!

    Ranked #4 in the United States on the 2013 Best Business Schools for Supply Chain and Logistics list by U.S. News & World Report, OSU’s Fisher College of Business boasts award-winning faculty with deep experience in teaching wholesale distribution industry rising stars. In addition to the valuable classroom teaching and exercises, you’ll network with your peers from other lines of trade within distribution. You’ll learn how they are tackling the same business challenges facing you and your firm. Check out the complete WDMC Agenda.

    Equipped with new knowledge and the latesst skills specific to the wholesale distribution industry, you’ll return to your company ready to impact your business now and for years to come. The new WDMC is for rising stars like you!

  • June 10th-11th, 2014

    NAW Billion Dollar Company CFO Roundtable

    O'Hare Hilton

    Sponsored by:

     

    The NAW Billion Dollar Company CFO Roundtable for direct members was created as a new mechanism for the CFO of large distribution enterprises to network with non-competing peers in multiple lines of trade on key finance issues.

    Similar to other billion dollar roundtables NAW has created for the CIO, Operations, Human Resource executives, and Chief Legal Officers this by invitation roundtable is composed of executives from billion dollar companies that meet in Chicago two times per year. This highly interactive group consists of the SENIOR-MOST financial executives or CFOs. The annual fee is $1,800 per member, which covers meeting costs for two events in a twelve month cycle. Participants are expected to cover the cost of their hotel and travel. Once the annual fee is paid, there are no additional fees to attend the meetings, which will last one day beginning with a reception and dinner the evening before.

    The participating companies can also name an alternate who can take the place of the CFO, should that person be unable to attend the scheduled meeting.

    If you would like to join the group please go to this link:

    Billion Dollar Company CFO Roundtable Membership

    If you would like to learn more please contact John Peter, Adam Isenberg or Tamela Blalock at 202.872.0885.

  • June 10th-11th, 2014

    NAW Billion Dollar Company CIO Roundtable

    O'Hare Hilton

    Sponsored by:

     

    The NAW Billion Dollar Company Chief Information Officer Roundtable for direct members was created as a new mechanism for the CIO’s of large distribution enterprises to network with non-competing peers in multiple lines of trade on key IT issues.

    Similar to other billion dollar roundtables NAW has created for the CLO, CFO, Operations, and Human Resource executive, this by invitation only roundtable is composed of executives from billion dollar companies that meet in Chicago two times per year. This highly interactive group consists of the SENIOR-MOST IT executives. The annual fee is $1,800 per member, which covers meeting costs for two events in a twelve month cycle. Participants are expected to cover the cost of their hotel and travel. Once the annual fee is paid, there are no additional fees to attend the meetings, which will last one day beginning with a reception and dinner the evening before.

    The participating companies can also name an alternate who can take the place of the enrolled Executive, should that person be unable to attend the scheduled meeting.

    If you would like to join the group please go to this link:

    Billion Dollar Company CIO Roundtable Membership

    If you would like to learn more please contact John Peter, Adam Isenberg or Tamela Blalock at 202.872.0885.

  • July 14th-16th, 2014

    NAW Association Executives Council (AEC) Summer Meeting

    The Omni La Costa Resort and Spa

    We are currently working on the agenda for the NAW Association Executives Council (AEC) Summer Meeting and will post more information very soon. Please check back.

    In the meantime, please add the NAW AEC Summer Meeting to your calendar by clicking on the “Add to Calendar” button on the right side of your screen. When prompted, “Open” the appointment file and then “Save and Close” it. These actions will automatically place the NAW 2014 AEC Summer Meeting onto your Outlook calendar.

    The dates for the NAW Association Executives Council (AEC) Summer Meeting are July 14–16. We look forward to seeing you at the meeting. 

  • September 16th-17th, 2014

    NAW Large Company CEO/COO Roundtable

    O'Hare Hilton

    The NAW Large Company CEO/COO Roundtable is the only opportunity that provides networking and benchmarking exclusively with other top executives of mostly non competing and like sized Wholesale-Distribution companies. This is a highly valued business tool for those who have attended and will attend.

    NAW would like to invite you to attend the Large Company CEO/COO Roundtable for companies with sales of $100 million and above.

    Your businesses are changing on a daily, if not hourly, basis. Now is the time to join your peers to network and benchmark on issues that are affecting the way you run your organization. Find out what they are doing to survive now and how they are positioning themselves for the economic rebound. You will have the most in-depth and enlightening business conversations ever at this event!

    NAW member companies with sales of $100 million or more receive one complimentary registration as part of their benefits package.

    If you would like to attend this Large Company CEO/COO Roundtable please go to this link:

    Large Company CEO/COO Roundtable Registration

    If you would like to learn more please contact John Peter, Adam Isenberg or Tamela Blalock at 202.872.0885.

  • October 8th-9th, 2014

    NAW Billion Dollar Company CEO Roundtable

    O'Hare Hilton

    Sponsored by:

     

    NAW's Billion Dollar CEO Roundtable is a unique event designed for CEO's of wholesale distribution companies with annual sales volumes that exceed $1 billion. A proverbial “who's who” in wholesale distribution, this unique conference provides you with the opportunity to network with non-competing peers across a diverse range of commodity lines. You will have the most in-depth business discussions ever at this event!

    This by-invitation-only event for CEO's of billion dollar companies provides attendees a distinct forum where they can interact with peers from the largest firms in the industry to share and discuss key strategic issues.

    Join your peers to discuss how you are surviving this economic climate and strategies to position your company for the coming rebound. Change is the only constant you can rely on and this event helps you to stay one step ahead.

    If you would like to attend this Billion Dollar CEO Roundtable please go to this link:

    Billion Dollar Company CEO Roundtable Registration

    If you would like to learn more please contact John Peter, Adam Isenberg or Tamela Blalock at 202.872.0885.
     

  • January 27th-29th, 2015

    NAW 2015 Executive Summit

    Fairmont Washington

    We are currently working on the agenda for the NAW 2015 Executive Summit and will post more information in the coming months. Please check back.

    In the meantime, please add the NAW 2015 Executive Summit to your calendar by clicking on the “Add to Calendar” button on the right side of your screen. When prompted, “Open” the appointment file and then “Save and Close” it. These actions will automatically place the NAW 2015 Executive Summit onto your Outlook calendar.
     

    NAW Executive Summit Sponsorship

    We’re proud to welcome Oliver Wyman as sponsor for the NAW 2015 Executive Summit.

Meeting and Events Contact

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  • Suite 1000 Washington, D.C. 20005
  • Phone: (202) 872-0885

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