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InfoDATAgilityDelta CorpEatonEpicor Vista Information ServicesI.B.I.S. IncIDEALLegrandSchneider ElectricService Wire Co.Shat-R-ShieldSiemensThomas and BettsTour de Force CRMWhat is the Eastern Region Conference?
The Eastern Region Conference provides a forum for:
A Full Day of Education...

On the first day of the conference, take advantage of all of the valuable educational opportunities with a full day of education sessions. A range of topics will be discussed, including:

  • Selling strategies to give you a competitive advantage;
  • Core elements that affect a purchasing decision;
  • Personal marketing strategies;
  • Technology threats to our channel; and
  • Talent management research.

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Peer Networking...

This is a forum to exchange ideas, solutions, and best practices with your peers in roundtable discussions. Click here to register.

B2B Booth Sessions...

This is a great opportunity to save time and money by meeting face-to-face with your supply chain partners in one place. This is also a prime time to plan for the 2014 year, including performance goals, opportunities for improvement, and upcoming promotions. Make your booth time more productive by using NAED's Supply Chain Scorecard.

Who Should Attend?
This is the ideal conference to connect with senior leadership within industry-leading companies. We recommend the following groups attend - upper and middle management, regional sales, operations, and branch managers from distributors, manufacturers, allied partners, and manufacturer reps.

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2014 Attendees 
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Education Sessions
Alternative Distribution Channels' Impact on the Electrical Distribution Industry

Bob Segal, principal, Frank Lynn & Associates (@BobSegal)
Recommended Audience: President, CEO, VP, Technology
Presentation Coming Soon

Death, Taxes & Difficult Conversations
Brendan Sullivan, published novelist, experience corporate employee training, Corporate Creativity Coach
Recommended Audience: Anyone with sales and/or negotiation responsibilities, HR

Presentation Coming Soon

Harnessing Technology to Change the Work Environment [PANEL]
Panel Moderator: Don Harrington, vice president information systems, Horizon Solutions

Panelists: Christina Ramos, Applications Support, Buckles-Smith Electric; Matt Eberhart, Product and Promotion Coordinator, The Hite Co.; Robert Herring, IT Director, Womack Electric Supply Co.
Recommended Audience: IT, Operations, Technology, HR
Watch the Panel Session 

Competing Against the Online Giants

Denise Keating, president, DATAgility Inc. (@DATAgilityInc)
Recommended Audience: Sales, CEO, President, Vice President, Technology, Marketing
Presentation Coming Soon

Baby Boomers: How to Stay R-E-L-E-V-A-N-T
Steve Kayser, media expert, radio host and award-winning business writer (@SteveKayser)

Recommended Audience: Anyone who is a Baby Boomer
Presentation Coming Soon

Selling Real Value Solutions in the Electrical Industry
Sean Leahy, electrical industry veteran, published author, regular contributor to EW, professional speaker and sales trainer
Recommended Audience: Anyone in sales management or sales
Presentation Coming Soon

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