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Join fellow NACD members at one-day Responsible Distribution Workshop, Jan. 14, Los Angeles
Two years ago, NACD piloted a unique one-day workshop that was dedicated to members in the Northeast Region. We are very excited to present another regional workshop open to all NACD members and Affiliates on Jan. 14, 2013, at Univar in Los Angeles. The workshop will be dedicated to Responsible Distribution and the changes for the new, 5th Cycle. Mark your calendar and reserve your spot now by emailing Donna Thomas at Please note that space is limited to only 25 people and a $50 registration fee includes breakfast and lunch.

Reserve your OPSEM2013 booth now — Early-bird rates available now through Dec. 31
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Act now and take advantage of the low rates and prime locations! Booths are now available to reserve at OPSEM2013, Aug. 20-23, at the OMNI Dallas in Dallas. If you are interested in exhibiting, please contact Roselle Foley at

Continuous GHS Labels On Demand
NeuraLabel Printer can be your solution for GHS and DOT compliant drum labels. You can properly label barrels and increase operational flexibility by printing both small and large jobs on continuous media. Labels range from 5” to 48”. You’ll have one-pass 4-color digital printing, full automation and solid reliability.

Annual meeting offers new mobile app to attendees
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This year's Annual Meeting attendees will be able to enhance their Meeting experience with the all new mobile app built specifically for the Annual Meeting. All attendees were sent instructions on how to download this robust app on Monday. If you did not receive the email and/or need assistance, contact our office at 703-527-6223 or email

Additional Annual Meeting information:
  • Still interested in registering for the Annual Meeting? Preregistration is now closed, but you may register on-site in San Diego.
  • Post-meeting Digital Review — A post-meeting Digital Review will be emailed out to all members and Affiliates the week following the Annual Meeting. Keep a look-out in your inbox the week of Dec. 3.
  • Important Information for Special Needs/Dietary Requirements — please click here to read.
  • To view a full attendee list, please click here.

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  •   Chemical Educational Foundation (CEF)

    Look for CEF on the golf course at Annual Meeting 2012
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    The Chemical Educational Foundation® will be on hand at the La Costa Resort selling Mulligans prior to the start of the Annual Meeting Golf Outing on Tuesday, Nov. 27. Also, look for CEF out on the course, as staff will be stationed at two separate holes, challenging your skill at "You Be The Hot Shot" and trying your luck with "Distributor's Squares."

    All donations received at the outing will go towards the funding of CEF's You Be The Chemist programs, which are designed to enhance K-8 science education by introducing students to chemistry's central role in all the sciences and in our everyday lives. For more information regarding the YBTC programs visit the CEF booth at Annual Meeting!

    Portable Truck & Rail Access Platforms

    Operators will be able to access hatches safely with Carbis Truck Access Fall Protection Platforms. If your workers need to access the tops of trucks and rail cars of all different sizes and type during loading and unloading, the Truck Access and Rail Access Fall Protection Platforms are just what you are looking for.

      General Business Interest

    The importance of choice in leadership
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    At its essence, leadership isn't a job — it's a choice. Everything about leadership begins with a choice — even accepting a leadership role. Whether leaders are elected, appointed, anointed, or self-proclaimed and regardless of whether it is by design or default, at some level you make a choice to be a leader. More

    7 year-end payroll tips for small business owners
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    The holiday season is upon us and now is the time for small business owners to finalize their year-end tax planning. There are ways to minimize the tax hit that often comes at this time of the year, and some of them involve Human Resources and payroll issues. More

    Here's the employee-motivation checklist
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    Of course you want employees who are happy, motivated and productive — who doesn't? Following each of these simple steps will get you where you want to be. More

    4 easy habits that boost productivity
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    The technology age has made it easier to get distracted as surfing for anything on the web is a quick click away. For smaller companies, this decrease in productivity is extremely costly since resources are slim. Therefore, workers have to be as productive as possible. More


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