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NAED MARKETING SUMMIT
2024

Charlotte, NC | Charlotte Marriott City Center

AUGUST 6-8, 2024

(Late registration fees apply after July 10)

 

 

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CONFERENCE INFORMATION

Overview
NAED Marketing Summit 2024 will explore how marketing is transforming, and how you can leverage these changes to drive growth, identify trends, and connect with customers in meaningful ways.
Who Should Attend
From the C-Suite to a coordinator, if you are involved with creating and implementing strategy for marketing in the electrical distribution industry, this conference is a must-attend! Manufacturing Rep Agents, Electrical Distributors, and Manufacturing professionals will take away actionable tactics to increase their marketing impact and ROI.
2024 AGENDA

Keynote Speaker

Tim Hines is a global keynote speaker and business coach who believes that an entrepreneurial mindset is the key to success and helps travel industry professionals accelerate their growth by guiding them to be more collaborative, innovative, and influential. He’s the author of the book, The Marketing Starter: How an Entrepreneurial Spirit Will Make You a More Savvy Marketer and he also hosts The Marketing Starter Podcast. He is a 3-time founder and for nearly 20 years, Tim has been teaching individuals, teams, and audiences around the world how to use an entrepreneurial mindset to elevate their brands and themselves and has worked with companies like AmTrav, Dialpad, Tribune Media, Ticketmaster, and the CIA. Fun fact; he’s a trained standup comedian and a licensed marriage minister!

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Danielle Guzman is the Enterprise Head of Social Media for Marsh McLennan, based in New York City. Danielle has over 15 years of experience in international, multilingual and multicultural work. The majority of her career has been spent working overseas, helping organizations develop and launch products and services, and drive digital innovation in more than 51 countries.

Today Danielle champions that experience in her role at Marsh McLennan, bringing conversations to life on social media through an integrated brand, employee advocacy, sales and influencer marketing strategy. She is an active creator and futurist on social media, and a LinkedIn Top Voice, sharing insights and tips for individuals and organizations to build their social media presence.

 

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Speakers

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Debra Monkman
Katrina-Olson
Katrina Olson, MS, CDMP, CPM
Marketing Trainer, Coach, Consultant
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Mary Czarnecki
Training Instructor, Workshop Facilitator, Speaker, Business Coach
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Jamie Turner
Keynote Speaker, Author, Professor, and Consultant
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Henry Kao
Director of Marketing, Atkore
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Ron Motto
Director of Marketing and Product Development, King Electrical Manufacturing
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Tara Lehman
Director of EES Strategic Marketing Industrial, WESCO
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Andie Dean
Marketing Administrator, Stanion Wholesale Electric
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Ryan Freund
President, Mercer Midwest, Inc
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TJ O'Connor
President, Farmington Consulting Group
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Morgan Clark
Market Manager, Federal Signal
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Erika TenEyck
Director of Business Intelligence, NAED
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Farrah Mittel
President, Schaedler Yesco Distribution
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Glen Gracia
Director of Corporate Communications, Legrand
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Pricing

DISTRIBUTOR MEMBERS

$1,150
Regular Rate
Late Rate (after July 10) - $1,350

Non-Distributor Members

$1,250
Regular Rate
Late Rate (after July 10) - $1,450

NON-MEMBERS

$1,750
Regular Rate
Late Rate (after July 10) - $1,950

* To ensure you receive member pricing, log into your NAED account prior to registering.
If you don’t remember your credentials, please use the forgot password link available on the login page.

(Register for optional activities when you register for the conference.)

 

Funny Bus Comedy City Tour

WHEN: Tuesday, August 6, 2:00 PM
PRICE: $35 per person
DESCRIPTION: Experience an unforgettable tour of the Queen City! Led by a professional comedian guide, delve into Charlotte's most captivating neighborhoods and unravel the area's rich history. It's an ideal way to start the conference with laughter and cultivate new network connections.


Nightly Spirits Tour

WHEN: Tuesday, August 6, 7:30 PM after the Opening Reception
PRICE: $42 per person
DESCRIPTION: Come explore the beautiful city of Charlotte with your fellow conference attendees on an open-air bus. You’ll explore haunted pubs, hotels, old buildings, and a chilling cemetery along the way. Ghost sightings are not guaranteed, but you’ll definitely make lasting industry connections through this unique conference offering.


Bowlero Charlotte

WHEN: Wednesday, August 7, 6:00 PM
PRICE: Free to attend
DESCRIPTION: Continue networking with your colleagues over dinner and games at local bars and restaurants in downtown Charlotte. First stop: Bowlero, second stop: your new marketing community.

 

HOUSING

Charlotte Marriott City Center

100 West Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

  • Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. Check-out time is 11:00 a.m.
  • The group rate is $229 per night plus 15.25% state and local taxes. The rate is inclusive of a $7 rebate payable to NAED to help offset program costs.
  • The link to book your room will be in the "Thank you for registering" confirmation email.
  • The cut-off for hotel reservations is July 10, 2024. However, rooms may run out prior to this date.
  • Requests for housing must accompany conference registration. The hotel will not directly accept reservations at the conference rate.
  • If you cannot attend a conference that you have registered for, please refer to the Event Cancellation Policy below.
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TRAVEL

GETTING THERE

The hotel is approximately 7.4 miles from Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT).

An Uber will cost approximately $30.

Parking

Parking

  • On-site parking: $48/night

 

 Weather

Weather

In August, temperatures will range from highs in the upper 80s to lows in the 60s. 

Attire

Attire

Recommended attire for NAED events is business casual.

NAED POLICIES

EVENT CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • Cancelations received by NAED 7 days prior to the conference will be charged a processing fee of $100 per registrant canceled. To cancel, registrants (or their delegates) would select “My registrations” from their profile page, select the event and person they wish to cancel, and select “Cancel”.
  • Substitutions received in writing will be accepted at any time at events@naed.org.
  • NO SHOWS (registrants who do not attend the conference and have not canceled 7 days prior to the conference) WILL NOT RECEIVE A REFUND.

 

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. 

 

MEETING & SAFETY RESPONSIBILITY POLICY:

NAED is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment for all meeting attendees. Therefore, NAED has zero tolerance for any form of discrimination or harassment, including but not limited to sexual harassment by participants or our staff at our meetings. No concern is too small – if you see something, say something. The full policy is available at https://www.naed.org/meeting-safety-responsibility

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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.