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Register for the NAW 2016 Executive Summit

The NAW 2016 Executive Summit, January 26–28, will focus on “Leadership Takeaways for Highly Successful Distributors.” We’ll take a look at the different barriers that can prevent wholesaler-distributors today from getting to and staying on the upside in business tomorrow. This is a premier networking event that you shouldn't miss! Register NOW.

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JUST RELEASED! Mergers and Acquisitions for Distributors

Mergers and Acquisitions for Distributors: Expert Advice for Buyers and Sellers by Brent R. Grover is the distributor’s modern guide for navigating mergers and acquisitions in the wholesale distribution industry. It arrives at the perfect time, given today’s historically high level of M&A activity among wholesaler-distributors. This guide provides information that likely won’t be found anywhere else—and certainly not as a single comprehensive resource aimed at wholesaler-distributors.



Upcoming Events - Register Now

Billion Dollar Company CEO Roundtable

October 14-15, 2015

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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.


Featured Business Service

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

The newly launched NAW Insurance Program offers healthcare and other insurance benefits to your company, your employees and their families through our partnership with Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (Gallagher).

Employee Benefits

Focused on the challenges of controlling costs, increasing employee morale, and managing compliance concerns, NAW can now offer members the NAW Gallagher Marketplace.


Property & Casualty Coverage

Focused on the specific exposures of wholesalers-distributors, this program leverages Gallagher's broad experience and network of insurance carriers to provide innovative risk management programs with extremely competitive premium pricing.