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Book your hotel reservations now for the Southern and Western Region meetings
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The host hotels for the Southern and the Western Region Meetings are now accepting reservations — act now to receive the NACD rate at each of these hotels! Please click MORE for specific reservation information for each meeting. More

Register now — Legislative and regulatory outlook webinar — Thursday, Jan. 3
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Please join NACD Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Jennifer Gibson and Senior Manager of Government Affairs Elizabeth O'Neal at noon Eastern time on Thursday, Jan. 3, for a webinar on the legislative and regulatory outlook for 2013. Although the recent election did not cause a shift in party control in either the U.S. Senate or House of Representatives, the leadership of several committees will change, which could impact the direction of several of NACD's key issues such as chemical facility security and Toxic Substances Control Act modernization. More

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.

Free modern distribution management webcast: Lessons from Superstorm Sandy
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Join MDM's editors for the latest episode of the MDM Executive Briefing webcast series on "Lessons from Superstorm Sandy: Disaster Planning & Business Continuity + 7 Minutes with CH Briggs." This 30-minute webcast is available free to watch on-demand or to download to your computer to share with your management team. More

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  • Reserve your spot at the LA and Miami Responsible Distribution workshops
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    Two years ago, NACD piloted a unique one-day workshop that was dedicated to members in the NE Region. On Monday, Jan. 14, Univar will host another one-day workshop open to all NACD members and Affiliates with issues dedicated to Responsible Distribution and the changes for the new, 5th Cycle. Click here to learn more and register for the workshop! Please note: Due to limited space, attendance will be limited to 25 people. Act now before you miss your chance!

    Mark your calendar for the Feb. 5, Responsible Distribution workshop in Miami! Registration will be open soon, but reserve your spot today by emailing Mike Lang at

    Train your team at the 2013 University of Industrial Distribution in Indianapolis, March 10-13
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    Join your fellow industry colleagues, leading faculty, distribution consultants and industry experts at the University of Industrial Distribution from March 10-13, at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis. The four-day program has more than 30 full-day and half-day courses to choose from based on your needs and interests within the industrial wholesale distribution industry. If you are looking to improve personal performance and your company's bottom line, this educational program is one you don't want to miss. For more information on the program and how to register, check out our UID brochure here.

      Chemical Educational Foundation (CEF)

    CEF thanks its NACD supporters for a successful 2012!
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    As 2012 concludes, the Chemical Educational Foundation® thanks all the NACD member companies that have supported the Foundation and its programs over the past 12 months. It has been a year filled with excitement and successes, including the release of the Fourth Edition You Be The Chemist Activity Guides online and achieving the greatest level of student involvement in the You Be The Chemist Challenge's® eight-year existence. None of this would have been possible without the generous support of our dedicated industry members!

    In January 2013, look for CEF to post its 2012 "Year in Review" document to the CEF website. We look forward to another successful year in 2013!

    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

    Are leaders born or made?
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    The question of whether leaders are born or made has been hotly debated for decades, evoking very strong opinions. Some people think leaders are born that way — naturally intelligent, strategic, visionary and charismatic, able to articulate a plan and rally their teams around it. Others believe that leaders are made — needing ongoing experience, training, development and coaching/mentoring. More

    6 lessons from small business damaged by Sandy
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    After Superstorm Sandy hit the eastern seaboard, it left devastation and billions of dollars of damage in its wake. And while the attention given to the storm's aftermath begins to fade from the headlines, many business owners are still trying to pick up the pieces and keep their businesses going. Here are lessons that three hard-hit businesses have learned. More

    10 reasons your top talent will leave you
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    Have you ever noticed leaders spend a lot of time talking about talent, only to make the same mistakes over and over again? Few things in business are as costly and disruptive as unexpected talent departures. More

    The controversial tool that will make you better at absolutely everything
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    Great insight moves your career, organization, or business forward. The problem? Most people are terrible at asking questions. Learn from the pros how to do it right. More


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