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January 28th-30th, 2014

NAW 2014 Executive Summit




Thank You for Making the NAW 2014 Executive Summit a Success!

Leaders from diverse wholesale distribution lines of trade came together January 28–30, in Washington, DC, for the NAW 2014 Executive Summit: "Reimaging Distribution." Our attendees told us they left the meeting inspired with innovative ideas, informed opinions, and realistic strategies.

Read or listen to the Chairman’s Address by NAW 2013 Chairman Patrick Larmon, President and CEO of Bunzl Distribution USA, Inc.

View PowerPoint slides of presentations made available for posting. Available slides are listed under the main presenters’ sessions.

Here are highlights from the NAW Executive Summit. Click on the “Next>” button in the lower right corner below the image to start.


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The next NAW Executive Summit will be January 27–29, 2015, at The Fairmont Hotel in Washington, DC.

If you would like to learn more about this event, please contact Tara Mostatab at tmostatab@naw.org.

NAW Executive Summit Sponsorship

We’re proud to welcome Oliver Wyman as sponsor for the NAW 2014 Executive Summit.


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