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2019 NATIONAL MEETING

MAY 4-7, 2019 | San Francisco, Calif. | Marriott Marquis

Speakers

Walsh_Mike
Mike Walsh
CEO, Tomorrow
Solomon_Lisa_kay
Lisa Kay Solomon
Stanford D. School Instructor and Best-selling Author
Roberts_Russ
Russ Roberts
John and Jean De Nault Research Fellow, Stanford University’s Hoover Institution
John Gunderson
John Gunderson
VP Analytics and eBusiness, Modern Distribution Management
Michael Marks
Michael Marks
Principal, Indian River Consulting Group
Tom Naber
Tom Naber
President and CEO, NAED
Paula Mulford
Paula Mulford
Leadership Research Institute
Shannon Peters
Shannon Peters
Associate, Husch Blackwell
Vorwick_George
George Vorwick
President and CEO, United Electric and Chairman of the NAED Board of Directors
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SCHEDULE

Overview
The NAED National Meeting is the place to network, learn about business trends and listen to world-class speakers. The 2019 conference will focus on optimizing your business through digital transformation.
Who Should Attend?
This conference is ideal for senior level and national account executives from across the industry to connect. We recommend the following groups attend - distributors, manufacturers, allied partners, and manufacturer reps.
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Event Pricing

Distributors

$955
Early bird price *
Regular Price*- $1,155

Manufacturers / Suppliers

$1,105
Early bird price *
Regular Price*- $1,305

Non-Members

$2,105
Early bird price *
Regular Price*- $2,305
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 NationalReg@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.

2019 NATIONAL MEETING DETAILS

APPOINTMENTS

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

  • View Attendees by Company
  • Download Appointment Planner

STRATEGIC BOOTH SESSIONS

Booth appointments can be set for any length of time. Check the schedule for the hours the booths will be open. 

Manufacturer and Affiliate members may purchase booth space as usual and set appointments with distributors. Distributors may also contact manufacturers and affiliates to set appointments. 

NAED encourages all manufacturer and affiliate companies to take a booth in the designated NAED booth space. To maximize the benefits, the individual requesting the appointment should advise the other participants of the meeting's purpose and come prepared. 

Booth Price: $1,559

HOUSING

San Francisco Marriott Marquis

780 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94103

  • Requests for housing must accompany conference registration.
  • The hotel will not directly accept reservations at the conference rate.
  • The hotel rate is $299 per night plus tax.
  • Reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card.
  • Rooms will be assigned on first come, first served basis.
  • Rooms reserved by NAED on or before May 4, are very limited.
  • The cut-off for hotel reservations is March 29; however, rooms may run out prior to this date.

Cancellation policies

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TRAVEL

GETTING THERE

The hotel is located approximately 25 minutes from the San Francisco airport (SFO) and 35 minutes from the Oakland airport (OAK). 

Transportation options include:

  • SuperShuttle; fee: $19 USD (one way) SFO only
  • Estimated taxi fare: $45-60 USD (one way)
  • Subway/BART: $5-9 USD (one way)

Parking

  • Valet parking - $80 per day

Weather

In May the weather usually warms up to the mid-60s during the day and will then dip down into the lower 50s at night.

Attire

Recommended attire for NAED events is business casual.
Awards dinner is black tie optional. 

 

 

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Show your support for the NAED National Meeting, and the industry, by becoming a sponsor. Your company's name will be prominently displayed during the course of the conference. Don't delay - limited sponsorships are available.

 

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National Meeting
Welcome Reception Sponsor 

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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 NationalReg@naed.org.

Lodging 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) nights 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.