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Power Transmission Distributors Association is...

more than 370 power transmission/motion control distribution and manufacturing companies, representing over $16 billion in product sales.

Events | Seminars & Webinars | University of Innovative Distribution

University of Innovative Distribution

March 11-14, 2018

JW Marriott Indianapolis Hotel
Indianapolis, Ind.


Final registration deadline was February 16, 2018. PTDA members who still wish to register can contact AEA directly by calling (410) 940-6348.

The PTDA-supported University of Innovative Distribution (UID) offers an annual, intensive four-day educational program focused on the unique needs of the wholesale distribution industry. The UID provides over 40 courses on the key functional disciples relevant to distribution allowing you to customize your own curriculum. Select from classes focused on distribution management, territory sales, marketing, negotiation skills, inventory management, sales management, human resources, leadership, information technologies and many more. Download the course list.
Who Should Attend?

  • CEOs
  • Branch Managers
  • Sales & marketing managers
  • Distribution sales people
  • Purchasing managers
  • Human resources directors/managers
  • Operations managers
  • Inventory managers
  • Training managers
  • Manufacturer personnel in regional sales, distribution sales and marketing management

PTDA members should select "PTDA" as your sponsoring association in order to receive the discounted registration price. A block of hotel rooms was designated for UID attendees at the rate of $182.00 (plus appropriate taxes) and was available until February 16, 2018, (or until sold out). Generally, the UID room block sells out before the cut-off date so be sure to reserve ASAP.

Participants can  earn credits toward their Certificate in Industrial Distribution from Purdue University. Learn more at University of Innovative Distribution.