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NACDS Annual Meeting 2022

April 23-26, 2022 | Palm Beach, FL

NACDS Annual Meeting will take place on April 23-26, 2022 in Palm Beach, FL. Join our industry’s most influential business leaders at this exclusive event to build vital strategic partnerships, gain new insights into today’s changing marketplace, and set your course for the future.

The NACDS Annual Meeting is the industry’s most prestigious gathering of its most influential leaders. It is the classic “Top-to-Top” business conference, attended by industry decision makers. It will give you and your company a unique opportunity to gain new insights into today’s changing marketplace and set your course for the future. More than 2,000 of today’s most influential retail executives from drug, food, and mass merchandising and their supplier partners will return to The Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida to share insights, forge relationships, and explore future opportunities at this event.

The Annual Meeting format includes two formal business programs featuring business experts, industry panels, and renowned speakers. These sessions are followed by “strategic exchange appointments” (meetings) between retailers and associate members in the designated “strategic exchange spaces” (meeting umbrellas and bungalows), corporate village, private meeting rooms, or other designated meeting spaces located throughout the hotel. Participation in the Annual Meeting is restricted to executives from NACDS member companies and includes Retail Chairmen, CEOs, Presidents, and Senior Vice Presidents of Marketing, Merchandising, Operations, and Pharmacy and their executive-level counterparts and decision makers from supplier companies.

Investment Banking
To connect prior to or during the event, please contact Xan Smith:| 704.552.8407

Strategic Capital
To connect prior to or during the event, please contact Minor Hinson:| 704.552.8407