Register    Oct 29-30, 2024 | Minneapolis, MN

CEO Roundtable – Billion Dollar Company

Date: October 29-30, 2024
Location: Minneapolis, MN, InterContinental MSP  
Time: Tuesday Oct 29 at 2 p.m. CT thru Wednesday, Oct 30 at 1:30 p.m.

The Billion Dollar CEO Roundtable is for
companies generating $800 million or more in annual sales. 

NAW’s exclusive small-group business strategy session for the Presidents and CEOs of the largest and fastest-growing distribution companies in America. Delve into 2-days of expert content and peer learning guided by professional facilitators for meaningful takeaways. Engage with non-competing CEOs from diverse trade backgrounds and gain valuable insights and actionable strategies to stay ahead of the competition. 

Why Attend? 

  • Sharpen your strategic edge: Two days of intensive peer learning and expert facilitation guide you in crafting winning strategies for future growth. 
  • Forge high-level connections: Network with non-competing CEOs from diverse industries, unlocking fresh perspectives and valuable collaborations. 
  • Boost your competitive advantage: Gain actionable strategies to conquer disruption, optimize operations, and outpace the market. 
  • Elevate your leadership vision: Immerse yourself in a curated learning environment designed to inspire and equip you for continued success. 

Event Cost:

NAW Roundtable events are offered to members at $499 for the two-day event. A remarkably low investment for the knowledge and networking attendee’s takeaway.

Hotel Information:

We have reserved a block of rooms at the event hotel the InterContinental: Minneapolis – St. Paul Airport located at 5005 Glumack Drive, Minneapolis, MN. Be sure to book before the room block deadline of Friday September 20, 2024 at 5:00PM ET, as the hotel will sell out. 

A few Words from Past Attendees: 

  • The NAW CEO Roundtable is the highest value event I attend each year.” 
  • The most impactful meeting I attend all year. My business is better because of the discussions I have here.” 
  • This is one of only a few times of the year I work on the business with like-minded leaders who are open to share to help others.”  
  • The opportunity to candidly talk with other, non-competitive leaders is very special! I highly recommend attending.”  
  • Honest conversations with your peers about business challenges of today is priceless.” 
  • The networking and interaction are unbelievably valuable. NAW members are incredibly supportive of each other”  
  • The challenges of growth, retention, and risk was accurately supported today.” 
  • “Excellent networking”  
  • “Very insightful – Great to hear how others navigate their businesses.”  
  • “The NAW Billion Dollar CEO Roundtable is an excellent way to build relationships and discuss the topics that we don’t talk about every day.” 

Previous Attendees Include:

  • ABC Supply Co Inc
  • Airgas an Air Liquide Company
  • AmeriGas Propane
  • Avnet Inc
  • Benco Dental Co
  • BlueLinx
  • Boeing Distribution Services Inc
  • Breakthru Beverage Group
  • Brenntag North America Inc
  • Bunzl Distribution USA Inc
  • Central National Gottesman Inc/CNG
  • Core & Main
  • Dot Foods Inc
  • Envoy Solutions
  • Global Industrial
  • Grainger Inc
  • Graybar Electric Co Inc Hillman Group
  • Imperial Dade
  • Johnstone Supply
  • Kendall Group M R C Global
  • Motion Industries/Genuine Parts
  • ORS Medco
  • Pace Supply Corp
  • Parksite Inc
  • Reece USA
  • ScanSource Inc
  • Specialty Building Products
  • Uline
  • US Electrical Services LLC
  • US LBM Holdings LLC
  • WESCO Distribution Inc
  • Winsupply Inc

Agenda

Day 1

2:00 PM:         Registration

2:45 PM:         Welcoming Remarks

3:00 PM:         Topic 1: Navigating the Grid: Assessing the Viability of Electrification in Distribution
Analyze industry readiness and discuss potential challenges in transitioning to electrified operations alongside implications for energy demand and grid stability.

4:15 PM:         Networking Discussion Workshop
Join your non-competing peers in NAW’s exclusive facilitated networking groups to discuss ideas, share solutions, and find answers to key issues that can be directly applied to your business. 

6:00 PM:         Reception followed by Dinner and Facilitated Workshop

9:00 PM:         Evening Concludes

Day 2  

7:30 AM:         Breakfast and Washington Watch: Election Results and What to Expect for 2025

8:30 AM:        Topic 2: Strategies for Rising Labor Costs
This session explores innovative strategies and practical solutions to address the escalating labor expenses and optimize compensation planning within the industry. From leveraging AI to mitigate costs, adapting to demographic shifts, and evolving workforce expectations, participants will gain insights into actionable tactics to manage labor expenditures effectively.

9:45 AM:        Networking Discussion Workshop
Join your non-competing peers in NAW’s exclusive facilitated networking groups to discuss ideas, share solutions, and find answers to key issues that can be directly applied to your business. 

11:30 AM:      Topic 3: Navigating Regulatory Landscapes and Emerging Risks
Discover the geopolitical dynamics affecting distribution, providing essential insights to guide decision-making. Examine trade dynamics, regulatory frameworks, and market access factors in light of ongoing global geopolitical shifts.

12:30 PM:       Lunch and Networking Discussion Workshop

Join your non-competing peers in NAW’s exclusive facilitated networking groups to discuss ideas, share solutions, and find answers to key issues that can be directly applied to your business. 

1:30 PM:         Closing Remarks & Adjournment

Thank you to our Sponsors:

Interested in Sponsorship? 

Email Adam Isenberg at [email protected] to learn about sponsorship opportunities.