Schedule of Events

Monday, November 11

12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.   NBMDA Executive Committee & Lunch (Invite Only)
3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. NBMDA Board of Directors Meeting (Invite Only)

Tuesday, November 12

8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Registration & Information Desk Open
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Optional: Supplier-Hosted Distributor Meetings
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. University of Innovative Distribution In-A-Day & Lunch (Separate registration fee required)
Jim Ambrose’s Business Skills and Leadership Training for Wholesale Distribution Branch Managers
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. NAFCD Executive Committee (Invite Only) 
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. NAFCD Board of Directors Meeting (Invite Only) 
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. NBMDA Steering Committee Meeting
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. NAFCD General Networking Reception (All NAFCD attendees welcome)
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. NBMDA First-Time Attendee Reception (Invite Only) 
Evening Optional: Supplier-Hosted Receptions & Dinners

Wednesday, November 13

7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Registration & Information Desk Open
7:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. NAFCD Breakfast & Membership Meeting
  NBMDA Breakfast & Membership Meeting
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Exhibitor Set-up
9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Opening Remarks & Keynote Session
9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Keynote Session: Walter Bond
The Best Team Always Wins… The 6 Traits of High Performing Teams
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. General Session: Mike Marks
Branding Strategies for 2020
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. General Luncheon & Networking Café (New in 2019) 
2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. General Session: Scott Klososky
Leading Through Disruption: Survive & Thrive Through The Digital Transformation
3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions: (Choose one)
 

Option: Kathryn Newton Ph.D.
Personnel Productivity and Preparing for 2020

 

Option: Mac Fulfer
Face Reading Workshop

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall
Evening  Optional: Supplier-Hosted Dinners

Thursday, November 14

7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Registration & Information Desk Open
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. General Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. General Session: Alan Beaulieu
Managing in an Uncertain Economy
10:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Working Luncheon in Exhibit Hall
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Exhibitor Teardown
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Networking Happy Hour: “Beers with Peers
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Closing Reception and Dinner

 

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