Innovate to Dominate at the NAW Executive Summit

With a reception and dinner on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) convenes its annual Executive Summit in Washington, DC, to help best-in-class wholesaler-distributors from diverse wholesale distribution lines of trade exchange ideas and best practices with other industry leaders with whom they don’t compete. The event concludes Thursday afternoon, January 30, with a closing luncheon featuring guest speaker John Roberts, Chief White House Correspondent for FOX News.

Event participants who register and book their rooms at the Fairmont Washington, DC hotel using NAW’s custom link by Sunday, December 15, will receive a $100 room credit at hotel check-in. More details, including how to register, are available at

The NAW 2020 Executive Summit’s theme is “INNOVATE TO DOMINATE” and over the course of a couple of days, meeting attendees will embark on the road to innovation! Participants will ignite their innovative mindset as they peer into the future of wholesale distribution, explore marketplace platforms, and examine the points of view of today’s business experts and next-generation distribution entrepreneurs who are creating new business models to satisfy industry and customer needs, and create new demand. Participants will immerse themselves in innovative principles and conversations with some of the best and brightest in business and our industry. They’ll leave the NAW Executive Summit with their vision sharpened and with clear perspectives on how to innovate to dominate in distribution so that they maintain their competitive advantage in today’s ultra-competitive digital age.

From the General Sessions with industry experts to the Discussion Roundtables with distribution peers, all participants will find plenty of inspiration, actionable ideas, and “Why didn’t I think of that?!” takeaways to bring home to their companies. The NAW Executive Summit is where best-in-class distributors experience the best networking in the industry as they renew acquaintances and talk business with peers who aren’t competitors.