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October 8, 2020

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We are currently in the process of finalizing our 2020 program. Please check back for updates. Please contact Tara Mostatab at tmostatab@naw.org if you have any questions.

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 learn more please contact Tara Mostatab at 202.263.4080 or tmostatab@naw.org.

Eligibility: Companies with $1B+ in annual revenue.
The NAW Billion Dollar Roundtable is the only opportunity that provides networking and benchmarking exclusively with other top executives of non competing, like-sized Wholesale-Distribution companies.

NAW Billion Dollar CEO Roundtable Preliminary Agenda

October 8, 2020

9:00 am
Opening Remarks

Digital Sales and Customer Engagement
(30 minute presentation followed by 30 minutes of open discussion)

This session will explore the ways that distributors can transform their sales organizations, and the types of value being created, supported by pragmatic examples of the types of technology and operating model evolutions that are proving most effective in and around the distribution sector

NAW Government Relations Update (30 minutes)

Jade West, Chief Government Relations Officer,  NAW

As the critical 2020 national elections head into high gear amid a global pandemic, Jade will update you on what in the world is going on in Washington. Despite the bitter partisanship and continued gridlock, Congress is trying to come together to pass legislation to aid in reopening the country. So what is in store for Congress and the Administration for the rest of 2020 and where are things going after the 2020 election? Jade will share her insights and best guesses.

5 min break

Working from Home and Lasting Changes from COVID-19
(30 minute presentation followed by 30 minutes of open discussion)

This 30 min presentation will then be followed by 30 minutes of open discussion. Participants will be put into virtual break out groups with non-competing peers

5 min break

Talent Shortage
(30 minute presentation followed by 30 minutes of open discussion)

This 30 min presentation will then be followed by 30 minutes of open discussion. Participants will be put into virtual break out groups with non-competing peers

1:00 PM
Closing Remarks & Adjournment

NAW Billion Dollar CEO Roundtable Participants

The following wholesale distribution companies are registered for the 2020 Billion Dollar CEO Roundtable:

  • ABC Supply Co Inc
  • ADI Global
  • Benco Dental Co
  • Bunzl
  • City Electric Supply
  • Dawn Food Products
  • Distribution International
  • Dot Foods
  • Grainger
  • Graybar
  • Imperial Dade
  • MSC Industrial Supply Co
  • MORSCO
  • Motion Industries
  • Sonepar
  • US LBM Holdings LLC
  • US Lumber
  • Wilbur – Ellis
  • Winsupply
  • Wurth Industry of North America

NAW Billion Dollar CEO Roundtable Registrants of 2017 - 2020 Roundtables

  • ABC Supply Co Inc
  • ADI
  • ADS Inc
  • Airgas an Air Liquide Company
  • Amcon Distributing Co
  • AmeriGas Propane
  • American Hotel Register Co
  • Animal Supply Co
  • Benco Dental Co
  • Breakthru Beverage Group
  • Brenntag North America Inc
  • Bunzl
  • City Electric Supply
  • Composites One LLC
  • Core & Main
  • Dawn Food Products Inc
  • Distribution International Inc
  • Dot Foods Inc
  • Ferguson Enterprises
  • Grainger Inc
  • Graybar Electric Co Inc
  • HD Smith LLC
  • Hajoca Corp
  • Home Depot Pro
  • Huttig Building Products
  • Imperial Dade
  • Johnstone Supply
  • M Holland Co
  • Mayer Electric
  • MORSCO
  • MSC Industrial Supply Co
  • McLane Foodservice Inc
  • Merchants Distributors Inc
  • Motion Industries Inc
  • Network Services Company
  • Nu Calgon Wholesaler Inc
  • Performance Food Group
  • PetroChoice
  • Pinnacle Agriculture Distribution
  • Pool Corporation
  • ScanSource Inc
  • Shamrock Foods
  • Sonepar
  • TTI Inc
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • US LBM Holdings LLC
  • US Lumber Group
  • Uline
  • WESCO Distribution Inc
  • Wilbur Ellis/Connell Bros Co
  • Winsupply Inc
  • World Fuel Service Corp
  • Wurth Industry of North America

The following wholesale distribution companies have attended previous NAW Billion Dollar Company CEO Roundtables:

  • ABB Optical Group
  • ABC Supply Co Inc.
  • ADI Global
  • Airgas an Air Liquide Company
  • Alex Lee
  • American Hotel Register
  • AmerisourceBergen
  • Animal Supply Company
  • Border States Electric
  • Breakthru Beverage Group
  • Brenntag
  • Bunzl Distribution
  • City Electric Supply
  • Crescent Electric Supply
  • Dawn Food Products
  • Do It Best
  • Dot Foods
  • Essendant
  • Grainger
  • Graybar
  • Gypsum Management & Supply
  • Johnstone Supply
  • M Holland Company
  • McLane Foodservice
  • Merchants Distributors LLC
  • Morsco
  • MSC
  • Network Services Company
  • Performance Foodservice
  • Pool Corp.
  • PrimeSource Building Products
  • ScanSource
  • SRS Distribution
  • TNG
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • TriMark USA
  • True Value Co.
  • Uline
  • Uni-Select
  • WESCO Distribution, Inc.
  • Wilbur Ellis
  • WinSupply

The Billion Dollar CEO Virtual Roundtable will take place via Zoom Meetings. Please check back for the specific Zoom information.

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