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Programs and Events
Mark your calendar to attend a free NACD Regional Lunch in September!
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Stay engaged with NACD throughout the year by attending a Regional Lunch. A Regional Lunch is a great opportunity to network with your peers and hear a keynote speaker cover a topic that is important to you! More

Earn a $300 voucher!
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NACD's Member Referral Program is an opportunity for you to help the association grow and a way for you to earn a significant discount off an upcoming NACD event. While our membership recruitment campaign is year-round, this year we are focusing on affiliate member prospects, particularly chemical handlers, such as warehouses and logistics companies. More

Access Your Inspection Reports 24/7!

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Fall Northeast Regional Meeting, Sept. 21-23, Galloway, NJ; agenda and registration now available
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The Northeast Region Fall Meeting will be held once again Sept. 21-23 at the Dolce Seaview Hotel & Resort in Galloway, N.J. The Dolce has invested $10 million in renovations to the Seaview Resort facility and golf course. We look forward to an exciting event taking place during one of the most beautiful times of the year. The meeting agenda and registration form are now available on NACD's website. More

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  Chemical Education Foundation (CEF)

CEF's You Be The Chemist programs go international
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The Canadian Association of Chemical Distributors (CACD) is working with CEF to distribute the You Be The Chemist (YBTC) programs throughout Canada. More

Is your community ready for a Challenge?
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The start of the 2011-2012 school year is right around the corner. That means the 2011-2012 You Be The Chemist Challenge year is soon to follow! More

  General Business Interest

14-step roadmap to becoming an influencer
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In today's cluttered marketplace, you will have to be known for something if you want your ideal customer to choose you. And that means becoming an authority. This roadmap is a helpful start on your strategic plan toward dominating your target market. More

Advice from the most innovative leaders
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Anyone can change his or her behavior to improve creative impact in a company. According to the authors of the Innovators DNA, the five skills of disruptive innovators are questioning, observing, networking, experimenting and associational thinking (drawing connections among unrelated fields). These chiefs that follow make one or more of these habits a daily event. More

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The science of getting people to say 'yes'
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In both the business environment and in personal life it is essential to know how to get what you want — and get people to say "Yes" to your requests. But, how do you approach people so that they are more likely to agree to your proposal, sales pitch or ideas? A research team found that starting with a small request will help you get a "Yes" to bigger request later. More

How to connect with powerful influencers online
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For as long as social media has been taunting us with follower numbers and "likes," business owners have been trying to network with people deemed more influential than themselves. We strive to reach these people with the hope that if they like what we're doing they'll be inclined to share it with their audience. The first step to partnering with an influencer is to make sure they know your name. More


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