NAED Webinars

NAED is hosting various webinars as they relate to our industry and COVID-19.

Click to to access recordings of past webinars offered on the COVID-19 situation. 

Register for the Webinars


Take the NAED COVID-19 Survey  

To determine the ongoing effects of COVID-19 on the industry, NAED would like to ask you a few questions each week. By sharing your input, NAED can better assess the overall impact on sales, operations, and the workforce.  

Your confidential responses will be aggregated and immediately available upon completion. You may return to the instant results as often as you like by visiting:

Week 1 Results-Week 1 Impact

Week 2 Results-Curbside Pickup & Deliveries

Week 3 Results-Work from Home

Week 4 Results-Financial Impact & Strategizing for the Future

Week 5 Results-Supply Chain

Week 6 Results-Preparing to Re-Open for Business



NAED Learning Center

  • Business Continuity Bundle: A new bundle of courses and videos from Skillsoft, "Business Continuity" features over 80 titles on leading and managing virtual teams, managing in a crisis, adapting to change, collaboration and managing risk. These courses are available for free until June 30, 2020.
  • J.J. Keller E-Learning: Two courses are now offered, Creating a COVID-19 action plan for your workplace and COVID-19: what employees need to know. Available for free to members until May 31, 2020 in the NAED Learning Center. 

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Industry News at Your Fingertips

Visit for the latest industry news and event information. tED magazine is the voice of top electrical distributors in North America. Visit tED for news on how the pandemic is affecting the industry as well as further event information.

tED Magazine's DistributED podcast is a must listen. Scott Costa speaks with industry leaders and addresses these strange days. 





NAED COVID-19 Weekly Conference Update

In keeping with the recommendation of the CDC regarding mass gatherings, the 2020 Missouri River Conference has been canceled. Our team is monitoring the situation regularly and gauging the potential risks. We’re also working closely with the event venues to ensure they are following guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

NAED and Coronavirus Update



From Setting Up Space to Communication Expectations - 7 Tips on Working Remote

Maybe you’ve been working remote for awhile. Maybe you’re just getting started. Here are a few tips from some NAED employees who have years of experience working remote in their “past lives.”


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Working Remote: Struggling With Slow Internet Speed? 6 Points to Consider

Are you working from home these days? Many people are. And, many families are struggling with bandwidth. Scott Iver, Technology Strategist at NAED gives us 6 points to consider to speed up our internet.


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The Essential and True #Electricalhero in Your Company

If I had asked you before this pandemic started what was an essential employee, do you think your answer would be the same as it is today? This very unusual time in our lives has made us discover what "essential" truly means.

Before, you might have thought first responders, medical personnel, and some government employees were all that were essential. 

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