Save the Date for the 2015 National Meeting, May 16-19 in Chicago, IL.
What is the NAED National Meeting?
With challenges come opportunities for growth, and that's what the NAED National Meeting is all about. The National provides a venue for a vigorous exchange of ideas complete with networking, educational speakers and some of the industry's best distributors and suppliers. You'll find all the ideas, strategies and information you need to be successful in one place. Before you attend the meeting, be sure to read the Recommended Best Practices document for the National Meeting.
Who Should Attend?
Senior level and national account executives from across the industry - distributors, manufacturers, allied partners, and manufacturer reps - who are looking for high level networking, trends analysis, and education, plus strategic planning time with trading partners.
2014 Attendee List
Sunday, April 27
Leadership Secrets of Amazon
Speaker: Brad Stone, journalist and author of "The Everything Store"
Follow Brad on Twitter @BradStone
Purchase Brad's Book: The Everything Store - Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
Leveraging Amazon and Making IT a Profit Center for Your Business
Speaker: Charles Bennett, president, Business Data Links, Inc.
Forget the Facts. What's Your Story?
Speaker: Lou Pierce, president, Big Idea Company, LLC
WOMEN IN INDUSTRY LUNCHEON
Creating an Innovation Mindset In Your Workplace
Speaker: Sarah Miller Caldicott, great grandniece of Thomas Edison, innovation process expert and innovation author
Follow Sarah on Twitter @SarahCaldicott
Purchase Sarah's Book: Midnight Lunch: The 4 Phases of Team Collaboration Success from Thomas Edison's Lab
Monday, April 28
The New Us: How the Web and Social Media Have Fundamentally Changed Our Behaviors
Disruptive Technology: Trends that Will Change Business
Speaker: David Pogue, New York Times columnist, best-selling author, and Emmy-winning CBS News correspondent
Follow David on Twitter @Pogue
Purchase David's Book: The World According to Twitter
Speaker: Leonard Brody, entrepreneur, venture capitalist, best-selling author and two-time Emmy-nominated media visionary
Follow Leonard on Twitter @LBrody
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The U.S. Electroindustry Economic Outlook
CLOSING AWARDS RECEPTION
Speaker: Don Leavens, Ph.D., vice president and chief economist, NEMA
Arthur W. Hooper Achievement Award
Watch all of the Award Winner's Acceptance Speeches
Congratulations to 2014 recipient Tammy Miller, CEO of Border States Electric. Watch a short video about the award.