2017 Schedule of Events
    Schedule is tentative and subject to change.
    Unless otherwise noted, all events open to both NAFCD and NBMDA attendees.

     Tuesday, November 14

    8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Optional: Manufacturer-Hosted Distributor Meetings
    9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Distribution Management University (DMU), Jim Pancero
    4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. NAFCD Leadership and First Time Attendee Reception (Invite Only) 
    5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. NAFCD General Networking Reception (NAFCD members only)
    5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. NBMDA First Time Attendee Reception (Invite Only) 
    Evening Optional: Manufacturer-Hosted Receptions and Dinners

     

    Wednesday, November 15

    8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. NAFCD Breakfast and Member Meeting
    8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. NBMDA Breakfast and Member Meeting 
    9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Opening General Session, Gene Marks
    11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. General Session, Jaynie Smith
    12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. General Luncheon & Roundtable Discussion
    2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Concurrent General Sessions, Jim Pancero & Mark Herbeck
    4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Concurrent General Sessions, Paul Gillin & Trever Shylock
    5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall
    Evening Optional: Manufacturer-Hosted Receptions and Dinners

     

    Thursday, November 16

    7:00 a.m.  – 8:00 a.m Optional Information Sessions: Yuki Conlon & Santo Torcivia
    8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. All-Attendee Breakfast
    8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. General Session, Alan Beaulieu
    10:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
    11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Working Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
    4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Networking Happy Hour: Beers with Peers
    6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m Closing Reception and Dinner

     

    NAFCD Events, Board and Committee Meetings

     

    Tuesday, November 14

    10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. NAFCD Executive Committee Meeting (Invite Only)
    1:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. NAFCD Board of Directors Meeting (Invite Only)
    4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. NAFCD Leadership and First Time Attendee Reception (Invite Only) 
    5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. NAFCD General Networking Reception (NAFCD members only)

     

    Wednesday, November 15

    8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. NAFCD Breakfast and Member Meeting

     

    NBMDA Events, Board and Committee Meetings

     

    Monday, November 13

    12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. NBMDA Executive Committee Meeting and Lunch (Invite Only)
    3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. NBMDA Board of Directors Meeting (Invite Only)

     

    Tuesday, November 14

    2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Steering Committee Meeting (Invite Only)                        
    5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. NBMDA First Time Attendee Reception (Invite Only)          

     

    Wednesday, November 15

    8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. NBMDA Breakfast and Member Meeting

     

    Exhibit Hall Hours

     

    Wednesday, November 14

    5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall

     

    Thursday, November 15

    10:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
    11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Working Lunch in the Exhibit Hall


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