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EASTERN REGION CONFERENCE

Tampa, Florida | Tampa Marriott Water Street | Early Bird Deadline: Sept. 30, 2019

NOVEMBER 11-13, 2019

Event Pricing

Distributors

$905
Early bird price *
Regular Price*- $1,105

Manufacturers / Suppliers

$1,055
Early bird price *
Regular Price*- $1,255

Non-Members

$2,055
Early bird price *
Regular Price*- $2,255
Cancellations received in writing at NAED prior to the conference, will be charged a processing fee of $100 per registrant cancelled.
Email cancellations to NAED Conference Dept. at easternregionreg@naed.org.

NO SHOWS (registrants who do not attend the conference and have not cancelled) WILL NOT RECEIVE A REFUND.
NAED cannot transfer funds from one conference to another.

If you cannot attend a conference that you have registered for, please refer to the above Event Cancellation Policy.

Speakers

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Robbie Bach
Innovation expert, former Chief Xbox Officer for Microsoft and author
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Skip Tucker
Master Negotiator and Instructor, SPARXiQ
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Susan Elliott-Rink
Founder & CEO, Allinium Foundation
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Denise Keating
co-founder and CEO, DATAgility
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Brett Anderson
VP-Business Development, DATAgility
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Mark McGready
Director of Strategic Analytics, SPARXiQ
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Mark Simoncelli
Global Vice President of Growth Implementation Solutions, Frost & Sullivan
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George Vorwick
President and CEO, United Electric
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Kelly Jones
Director of Learning and Program Content, NAED
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Ed Orlet
Sr. Vice President for Government Affairs and Strategic Projects, NAED
Tom Naber
Tom Naber
President and CEO, NAED
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CONFERENCE INFORMATION

Overview
The 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.
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APPOINTMENTS

The NAED Eastern Region Conference is a great way to connect with your colleagues and industry partners. Make the most of your conference experience by using these downloads.

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.
    • 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 meetings purpose and come prepared.

NAED B2B BOOTH SESSION TIMES:

Tuesday, November 12
2:00 - 4:50 p.m.
Wednesday, November 13
7:15 - 9:35 a.m.
9:35 - 10:35 a.m. Open format
10:35 - 10:40 a.m. Break
10:40 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.

HOUSING

TAMPA Marriott Water Street

505 Water Street
Tampa, FL 33602

  • Check-in time is 4:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • The hotel rate is $229 per night plus tax.
  • Requests for housing must accompany conference registration. The hotel will not directly accept reservations at the conference rate.
  • Reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card.
  • Rooms will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Rooms reserved by NAED on or before November 10th, are very limited.
  • The deadline for hotel reservations is October 14, however, rooms may sell out prior to this date.

Cancellation policies

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TRAVEL

GETTING THERE

The hotel is located 9 miles from Tampa International Airport (TPA). SuperShuttle is available near baggage claim—rates are $14 one-way for a shared ride shuttle. Taxis are approximately $25 one-way.

All major car rental agencies service are available.

Parking

Parking

  • Valet parking - $32 per day 
  • Self parking - contact hotel directly

Weather

Weather

In November, temperatures will range from highs in the 70s to lows in the 60s.

Attire

Attire

Recommended attire for NAED events is business casual.

SPONSORSHIP Opportunities

Show your support for NAED and the industry by becoming a conference sponsor.

New this year! All sponsorship 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. 

CANCELLATION POLICIES

Event Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellations received in writing at NAED prior to the conference will be charged a processing fee of $100 per registrant cancelled.
  • NO SHOWS (registrants who do not attend the conference and have not cancelled) WILL NOT RECEIVE A REFUND.
  • Email cancellations to easternregionreg@naed.org.

Housing 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.