NBMDA Members Receive 50% Discount on NAFCD Membership Dues!

For a limited time only, NBMDA members can now receive a 50% discount on membership in the North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD). Take advantage of this exclusive offer and join NAFCD today!

This is for new NAFCD memberships only. 

Distributor Membership Information

Membership in NBMDA is an investment in personal development and professional enhancement.

Think of NBMDA as Your....

  • Source for leadership wisdom which will enhance your decision-making effectiveness
  • Competitive advantage that will help you to differentiate your firm in the marketplace
  • Community of the brightest minds in building material distribution
  • Opportunity to extract yourself from the daily operation of your business to focus on the "big picture"
  • Professional development forum for your management team
  • Resource for distribution best practices

How does NBMDA deliver value? 

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Networking is the most effective means of finding new ideas, solutions to your challenges, best practices and those visionary insights that can transform your company. It keeps you thinking strategically and helps to maintain your competitive edge. With a diverse membership of professionals, NBMDA offers access to peers and industry leaders within the distribution community who will help you achieve your goals.

NBMDA Annual Convention

The largest of NBMDA's events, the Annual Convention this is an intense two-day event held in early November. This event brings together the leading minds in wholesale distribution to hear from a line-up of stimulating industry speakers, network with peers and trading partners and see the latest product offerings from the leading manufacturing firms. This event is co-sponsored with the North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD).

Advertisers--Rise Above the Clutter! 

Who should advertise in NBMDA Channel Connection?

  • Suppliers looking to develop a distribution network throughout the U.S. and/or Canada
  • Suppliers looking to introduce a new product to the woodworking and kitchen & bath industries
  • Service providers looking to reach the decision makers of the leading wholesale distributors within the building product and woodworking industries

NBMDA Channel Connection covers issues critical to distributors handling specialty building products, cabinet hardware, surfacing materials, wood panels, stains/finishes as well as related woodworking and kitchen & bath products. Attract Attention from NBMDA's dedicated readers today. 

Advertising opportunities are available for future issues! Access the Channel Connection media kit for more information.      

Contact Scott Narug at 312.673.5974 or snarug@distributorconvention.org.

Industry Events

Connect with NBMDA members at various industry events throughout the year. We host networking receptions, educational sessions and information booths at many of the industry's leading events.


Education comes in many forms at NBMDA. Take advantage of nationally known speakers that present at our events, listen to monthly teleconference seminars, enroll your sales force in our self-study and certification program or take advantage of discounts on education tools designed by leading distribution consultants. Depending on your needs, budget and preference there is sure to be something to fit your educational goals both for yourself, management team and sales force.


Information and research serve as the basis for effective decision-making by strong distribution executives. NBMDA delivers exclusive data via our newsletter, Channel Connection, website and various benchmarking and economic reports.


If you've heard all that you need to hear about NBMDA and are ready to start enjoying the many benefits of membership, simply print an application and forward to us. Our application will explain in greater detail the goals of the association, membership eligibility, restrictions, payment options, and fees. Print a distributor membership application or join online now!

NBMDA Distributor Membership Application