Annual Meeting is right around the corner — ARE YOU READY?
With the Annual Meeting fast approaching, NACD would like to remind you about missing meeting registrations, the attendee list, spouse tours/activities, spa and the beach party reception and dinner. More
Responsible Distribution upcoming events
Take a look at the following events open to all NACD members, affiliates, candidates and others interested in the industry! There is no cost to participate in the webinar. More
Are you interested in science education and attending NACD's Annual Meeting?
Come find CEF at the meeting! CEF staff members will be in Bonita Springs, Fla., for NACD's Annual Meeting and would love to talk to you about the You Be The Chemist programs and ways to interact with your community in these successful science education programs. CEF staff will have a table in the exhibit area and be at the NACD registration desk. Visit our website for more information about CEF and the You Be The Chemist program.
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Keep up with CEF activities and science education developments by following us on Facebook and/or Twitter! Postings will include important event dates, You Be The Chemist program development and activities, as well as relevant education and science news stories. Links to both can be found by searching "Chemical Educational Foundation" on Facebook or @chem_ed on Twitter. Direct links to both are also found above and on the homepage of the CEF website.
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