2021 UID Brochure
CDA is a sponsor of the University of Innovative Distribution (UID) supported by Purdue University. Offered annually in March, UID is a powerful, multiday concentrated educational program focused on the unique needs of the wholesale distribution industry.
The UID experience is designed to enhance and fortify your knowledge, skills, and abilities to support immediate application into your work environment.
Explore the 2021 Courses
This year’s program kicks off on Monday, March 15 at 1:00 PM ET and concludes Wednesday, March 17 at 4:00 PM ET.
Monday, March 15 | 1:00 – 5:00 PM ET
Tuesday, March 16 | 1:00 – 5:00 PM ET
Wednesday, March 17 | 1:00 – 4:00 PM ET
Click here to see the courses offered by day and level of complexity, covering a variety of areas including distribution strategy, leadership / professional development, management, marketing, operations and sales.
Who Should Attend UID?
UID is designed for all personnel working in the wholesale distribution channel, including:
- All manager-level personnel: sales, marketing, branch, operations, purchasing, inventory and human resources
- Anyone looking to improve personal performance and/or the company's bottom line!
Attendees can apply UID coursework toward earning the Professional Certificate in Innovative Distribution, awarded by Purdue University.
Because of CDA’s affiliation with AEA, CDA members receive a discounted “members-only” UID registration rate. The deadline to register is March 10 and there are two registration options:
All-Access Pass ($525)
One-Day Pass ($175)
*Cancellation – Cancellation and refund requests must be received at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, March 5, 2021
(full refund minus $100 processing fee).