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2021 EASTERN REGION CONFERENCE

Austin, TX | JW Marriott Austin 

NOVEMBER 8-10, 2021

EARLY BIRD CUTOFF: October 29, 2021

 

NAED continually puts the health and safety of our members, their associates, and our staff as a top priority. We are monitoring the latest CDC recommendations for our in-person events and will work to follow all recommended protocols.  At this time, NAED is actively planning to hold the Eastern Region Conference in-person at the JW Marriott Austin.

 

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CONFERENCE INFORMATION

Overview
The NAED Eastern Region Conference provides a forum for education, peer networking, and booth sessions with industry leaders from the Eastern Region.
 
 
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.
 
 
Agenda

Keynote Speaker

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Geoff Colvin
Senior Editor-at-Large, Fortune, and New York Times’ Bestselling Author
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APPOINTMENTS

NAED conferences are the perfect way to connect with your colleagues and industry partners. The Attendee Hub is now open to registrants and their appointment contacts to start booking appointments. The Hub is updated daily so if you just registered, it may take a day before your name is added to give you access.

The full attendee list is available for registered participants within the Attendee Hub.

VIEW PARTICIPATING COMPANIES ATTENDEE HUB

Watch this brief video for instructions on booking appointments: Booking Appointments

If you have a special meeting request for the Eastern Region Conference, let us know – we can help. Contact our Member Engagement Team at memberengagement@naed.org or 888.791.2512.

Event Pricing

Distributors

$995
Early bird price *
Regular Price*- $1,195

Manufacturers /Suppliers

$1,160
Early bird price *
Regular Price*- $1,360

Non-Members

$2,160
Early bird price *
Regular Price*- $2,360
  • Cancellations received in writing at NAED 7 days prior to the conference will be charged a processing fee of $100 per registrant canceled.
  • Substitutions received in writing will be accepted at any time.
  • NO SHOWS (registrants who do not attend the conference and have not canceled 7 days prior to the conference) WILL NOT RECEIVE A REFUND.
  • Email cancellations or substitution to EasternRegionReg@naed.org.
 

B2B BOOTHS

Distributor members will host the booths while suppliers travel from booth to booth. Distributors and suppliers are responsible for setting appointments in advance. Each session consists of 30-minute appointments with a five-minute break in between each appointment or an open format.

  • Distributor members will be assigned a booth only if the sign-up form is submitted to NAED by October 25.
  • Distributors are encouraged to accept at least two appointments with smaller suppliers or suppliers they are not currently doing business with, if approached.
  • To maximize the benefits, the individual requesting the appointment should advise the other participants of the meeting's purpose and come prepared.
  • DISTRIBUTORS ONLY: Click here to sign up for a B2B Booth.


NAED B2B BOOTH SESSION TIMES:

Tuesday, November 9
2:00 PM — 2:30 PM
2:35 PM — 3:05 PM
3:10 PM — 3:40 PM
3:45 PM — 4:15 PM
4:20 PM — 4:50 PM

Wednesday, November 10
7:15 AM — 7:45 AM
7:50 AM — 8:20 AM
8:25 AM — 8:55 AM
9:00 AM — 9:30 AM
9:35 AM — 10:35 AM: Open Time
10:40 AM — 11:10 AM
11:15 AM — 11:45 AM
11:50 AM — 12:20 AM

HOUSING

JW MARRIOTT AUSTIN

110 E. 2nd St.
Austin, TX 78701

  • Check-in time is 3:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • The group rate is $294 per night plus tax (currently 17.614%). The rate is inclusive of an $8 rebate payable to NAED to offset the program costs.
  • Requests for housing must accompany conference registration. The hotel will not directly accept reservations at the conference rate.
  • Rooms will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Rooms reserved by NAED on or before November 7, are very limited.
  • The cut-off for hotel reservations is October 15, however, rooms may run out prior to this date.

 

HOTEL CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • Up to 30 days prior to arrival there is no cancellation charge.
  • From 29 to 14 days prior to arrival attendees will be charged one (1) night’s room and tax.
  • From 13 to 0 days prior to arrival attendees will be charged two (2) nights’ room and tax.
  • Those who fail to cancel will be charged two (2) nights’ room and tax.

 

HOTEL PROTOCOLS TO EXPECT DURING YOUR STAY

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TRAVEL

GETTING THERE

The hotel is 10.6 miles (16 minutes) northwest of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS). Transportation options at the airport include limousine service, taxis, and rental cars. A taxi will run approximately $32.

Parking

Parking

Self-parking is $49 per day plus tax. Valet parking is currently $52 per day plus tax with in/out privileges.

 Weather

Weather

In November, temperatures will range from highs in the 70s to lows in the 50s.

Attire

Attire

Recommended attire for all NAED events is business casual.

CORPORATE PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Show your support for NAED and the industry by becoming a corporate partner.

All corporate partnership opportunities are customized to meet the goals and objectives of your organization. Your custom package will be designed to meet those goals and your budget. Submit your email address for more information.