University of Innovative Distribution

Save the Date for 2019 UID! 

March 10-13, 2019
JW Marriott Indianapolis Hotel
Indianpolis, Indiana 

2019 University of Innovative Distribution (UID)

Registration for 2019 UID Opens October 2018

Visit the website to sign up for updates. 

"Strong value in being able to step back and leverage the wisdom of others through practical and proven insight."

--Steve Hollinshead,
Director-Sales & Marketing,
Aetna Plywood

Who Should Attend UID?


UID is designed for all personnel working in the wholesale distribution channel, including:

  • Distributors
    • All manager-level personnel: sales, marketing, branch, operations, purchasing, inventory and human resources
    • Emerging company leaders
    • CEOs and other executive team members
  • Manufacturers
    • Personnel working with national distribution channels
  • Anyone looking to improve personnel performance and/or the company's bottom line!

"I personally would recommend it to any company that wants their management team to experience ideas from companies that vary from their own."

--Kevin Huth,employee at Amerhart, NBMDA member 


Students can apply UID coursework toward earning the Professional Certificate in Industrial Distribution awarded by Purdue University.