University of Innovative Distribution

Educating the Supply Chain

JW Marriott | Indianapolis, IN

March 21-24, 2022


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Since 1994, the University of Innovative Distribution has been a concentrated educational program focused on the unique needs of the wholesale distribution industry. Known worldwide for excellence in education, UID is sponsored by the Association Education Alliance (AEA) a consortium of 40+ distribution professional associations, in cooperation with the Department of Technology Leadership and Innovation of Purdue University. Working together, these groups take great pride in providing a superior learning experience. View the 2022 course schedule.



March 21-24, 2022
JW Marriott, Indianapolis, IN


Who Should Attend

This event is recommended for CEOs, Branch Managers, Sales & Marketing Managers, Purchasing Managers, Sales Personnel, HR Directors, Operations Managers, Manufacturers working with Distributors, Inventory Managers, and Training Managers.



NAED Members:
$1,095 Early Bird (before 1/2/2022)
$1,295 Regular Rate (after 1/2/2022)


Registration Deadlines & Cancellations

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION:  Ends on Sunday, January 2, 2022.  Any incomplete registrations after that date will be charged at the full rate. 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  All registrations must be complete, with payment, by Sunday, March 6, 2022. No registrations will be accepted after this date.

PAYMENT: Registration is accepted online only; one registration form for each registrant.  Registration will not be accepted by telephone or other means.  To complete registration, please be prepared to enter a credit card number for payment.  Registration is not considered complete until payment has been entered, submitted, and accepted. 

CONFIRMATION:  Registrants will receive access to their schedule and presentation information two weeks prior to the event. Review your schedule carefully and inform the UID office immediately of any errors. NO course changes will be honored onsite!

REGISTRATION CANCELLATIONS: Cancellation and refund requests (minus $100 administration fee) must be received at by Friday, March 4, 2022.  No cancellations or refunds will be accepted after that date.

COURSE CANCELLATIONS:  In the unlikely event that a course must be canceled, you will be notified of the change and provided an opportunity to select an alternative course.