Register    Oct 15-16, 2024 | Minneapolis, MN

CEO Roundtable – Large Company

Date: October 15-16, 2024
Location: Minneapolis, MN, InterContinental MSP
Time: Tuesday Oct 15 at 1 p.m. CT thru Wednesday, Oct 16 at 1 p.m.

The Large Company CEO Roundtable is for companies generating $80 -$800 million in 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 Tuesday September 24, 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:

  • 2J Supply Co Inc AFC
  • Industries Inc Ball
  • Horticultural Co
  • Bob Barker Co Inc
  • Carswell Distributing Co
  • COE Distributing
    Crescent Parts & Equipment Co Inc
  • Dakota Supply Group
  • Field Fastener
  • First Supply LLC
  • Galleher LLC
  • Gustave A Larson Co
  • IFP Motion Solutions
  • Industrial Forklifts
  • Inter-County Bakers
  • IPS Packaging
  • ISCO Industries LLC
  • John Brooks Co Ltd
  • Kimball Midwest
  • Levitt Safety Ltd
  • Meier Supply Co Inc
  • Mighty Auto Parts
  • Nelson-Jameson Inc
  • Palmer Donavin Power & Telephone Supply Co
  • Robert Weed Plywood Corp
  • RS Hughes Co Inc
  • SPS Companies Inc
  • Turtle
  • Womack Machine Supply Co

Agenda

Day 1

2:00 PM:        Registration

2:45 PM:        Welcoming Remarks

3:00 PM:        Topic 1: Inventory Management in Today’s Market
Gain insights into optimizing inventory levels and enhancing demand forecasting to navigate volatile market conditions effectively.

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 Watch and What to Expect for 2025

8:30 AM:        Topic 2: Building Leadership Excellence: Cultivating Talent for Organizational Growth
Discover actionable strategies to identify and nurture leadership potential in others, gaining insights into leveraging diverse leadership styles to enhance team dynamics and drive organizational success. Discuss tactics for continuous and meaningful internal communications and how to drive positive culture.

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: Cost Control and Compensation Planning:
Explore how to strategically manage costs while optimizing compensation structures to attract, retain, and motivate talent in a competitive market.

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.