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Save the Date for the 2015 National Meeting, May 16-19 in Chicago, Ill.

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

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Want to be a part of the greatest musical act the electrical industry has ever seen?

Calling all aspiring industry musicians, or even those "hidden" musicians, to audition for the NAED's Electrical Industry Band for a one-time, can't miss performance on Monday, May 18th at the 2015 National Meeting Closing Awards Event in Chicago.

This is a great opportunity to inspire industry peers as you take center stage doing what you love.

The NAED Electrical Industry Band has multiple openings for aspiring musicians. If you have experience with one of the following instruments, we want to hear from you:

  • Bass
  • Lead Guitar
  • Rhythm Guitar
  • Rhythm Keyboard
  • Drums
  • Vocals - Seeking Male and Female

Auditioning for the band is easy! Record a two-minute video of you playing "Takin' Care of Business" by Bachman-Turner Overdrive. Click here for a link to the instrumental only version of the song that you can use for practice. Submit your video via the link below. The video doesn't have to be high-quality, simply set up smart phone or tablet and press record.

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NAED will cover registration fees and travel expenses for band members. The deadline to submit your video is Wednesday, February 11th. The final band members will participate in a joint band practice - time and location will be determined at a later date.

Sponsorships for the 2015 National Meeting are offered at multiple levels.

  • DIAMOND: 2 sponsorships available
  • PLATINUM: 8 sponsorships available
  • GOLD: 12 sponsorships available
  • SILVER: 12 sponsorships available
  • Single sponsorships: multiple sponsorships available

Deadline to submit sponsor forms is December 31, 2014.

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