The Convenience Distribution Marketplace 2018 is CDA’s annual celebration of the nation’s convenience products wholesale distribution industry. Marketplace offers unequaled levels of distributor-focused education, an abundance of networking events connecting suppliers with distributors and a one-day Marketplace floor represented by the leading trading partners and suppliers of and to convenience products wholesale distributors. Marketplace is the only national event of its type exclusively for the convenience distribution industry.
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Thanks to Our Marketplace Sponsors
- Altria Group Distribution Co.
- The Hershey Co.
- RAI Trade Marketing Services Co.
- ITG Brands
- Mars Wrigley Confectionery U.S.
- Swisher International
- BIC Consumer Products USA
- Galactic Performance Solutions
- Management Science Associates, Inc.
- Warehouse-Delivered Snack Committee (WDSC)
Marketplace Highlights for 2018
Connect With Top Trading Partners
At Marketplace, you and your team will connect with the leading manufacturers and suppliers in the industry. Unlike larger events, Marketplace is focused on attracting just the top trading partners to CDA member distributors.
Networking Events & Industry Receptions
Marketplace features a great afternoon of networking options, including the CDA Golf Tournament, where you and your team can not only have fun, but also strengthen your connection to and build relationships with your trading partners. Attendees also enjoy breakfast each day, and two great industry receptions.
Industry Awards Luncheon
CDA’s Annual Hall of Fame award will be presented in a great awards luncheon celebrating the convenience wholesale distribution industry.
Concurrent Distributor-Focused Sessions
A full line-up of targeted concurrent distributor-focused education sessions on a variety of topics key to distributor success: from sales training to regulatory issues.
One-Day Marketplace Floor of Top Trading Partners
A full day of Marketplace floor made up of the top manufacturers and suppliers connecting you with the companies critical to your success. Our one-day floor format also enables you to get your business done quickly. Open from 8 am – 3 pm, the Marketplace floor includes the CDA Lounge with refreshments all day, along with both complimentary breakfast and lunch served on the floor for all attendees.