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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

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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.
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Forget the Facts. What's Your Story?
Speaker: Lou Pierce, president, Big Idea Company, LLC
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Creating an Innovation Mindset In Your Workplace

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
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Monday, April 28

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

The New Us: How the Web and Social Media Have Fundamentally Changed Our Behaviors
Speaker: Leonard Brody, entrepreneur, venture capitalist, best-selling author and two-time Emmy-nominated media visionary

Follow Leonard on Twitter @LBrody 
Presentation Available Soon

The U.S. Electroindustry Economic Outlook
Speaker: Don Leavens, Ph.D., vice president and chief economist, NEMA
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Arthur W. Hooper Achievement Award
Congratulations to 2014 recipient Tammy Miller, CEO of Border States Electric. Watch a short video about the award.

Watch all of the Award Winner's Acceptance Speeches


Legrand is the global specialist in products and systems for electrical installations and information networks wherever people live and work. Its commercial, industrial and residential solutions are found in homes, schools, commercial buildings and government facilities. Its North American presence includes Cablofil, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Vantage, Watt Stopper and Wiremold.


Thomas & Betts Corporation is a leading designer and manufacturer of electrical components used in industrial, construction, communications, and utility markets. The company is also a leading producer of commercial heating and ventilation units and highly engineered steel structures used for utility transmission. Headquartered in Memphis, TN, the company has manufacturing, distribution, and office facilities worldwide.

14-ABB ABB is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 150,000 people.

Eaton's electrical business is a global leader in power distribution, power quality, control and automation, and monitoring products and services.

Hubbell is an international manufacturer of quality electrical, electronic and lighting products for a broad range of markets including; industrial, commercial, power utility and residential.

Rockwell Automation, Inc., the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable.



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Anamet Electrical, Inc.

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