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. 

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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 April 30, 2020 in the NAED Learning Center. 

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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:

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Letter to Lawmakers to Keep Electrical Distribution as "Essential"

The leading trade associations representing America’s electrical supply chain — including manufacturers, distributors, manufacturers reps and contractors — have united to ensure lawmakers at the state and local levels keep the power on for everyone as they make decisions related to the current COVID-19 health crisis.


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Electrical Distribution IS an Essential Business

The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued guidelines on identification of essential businesses during the COVID-19 response.


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NAW Travel Letter Template For Your Use

National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors Sample Critical Employee Travel Letter.







NAED COVID-19 Weekly Conference Update

In keeping with the recommendation of the CDC regarding mass gatherings, the 2020 National Meeting has been canceled. We are keeping a close on predicted outcomes for the summer and how it may impact our summer meetings.  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


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.

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





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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