The Convenience Distribution Association (CDA) offers distributor membership to the wholesale distributors of convenience products, in addition to membership for the manufacturers/importers of convenience products, brokers and retailers in the channel and companies allied to the industry providing distributor solutions and services in a variety of categories from logistics to financial services.
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Click to download the CDA Membership Application.
CDA’s programs and events are restricted to members, and here are some of the programs and benefits of CDA membership:
- The Convenience Distribution Marketplace, CDA’s annual convention and trade show – with great networking with your trading partners and suppliers and a Marketplace floor dedicated to convenience distribution
- The Convenience Distribution Business Exchange (CDBX), an incredible one-to-one, top-to-top business exchange meeting that allows you to meet with the top manufacturers in the country
- CDA’s Day on the Hill
- Enjoy a great Capitol Hill experience, and meet one-on-one with your legislators
- Convenience DistributionTM magazine
- CDA’s bi-monthly magazine, and as a member company we will provide free subscriptions to any of your associates in both print and app formats
- Convenience DistributionTM NEWS
- CDA’s weekly e-newsletter, available to any of your associates
- CDA Exchange
- Only members can communicate, network and learn in a host of online forums on a variety of topics critical to success in convenience distribution.
- CDA Advocacy Center
- CDA’s powerful online tool allows members a multitude of ways to get learn about and affect legislation impacting the industry. With just a few clicks you can get the most current, complete and reliable information on your legislators' voting records, election coverage, full texts of bills and much more.
- CDA InfoMetrics
- Exclusive warehouse delivered product data just for CDA distributor members – you can share real-time data to your customers to improve their and your performance
- CDA Educational Programs
- A variety of both in-person programs and webinars on key areas of concern for every distributor, including category management, sales training, operations and logistics, executive leadership and more
- CDA Warehouse Delivered Snack Committee (WDSC)
- Aggressively supports warehouse delivered snacks and candy, and includes both distributors and manufacturers
- CDA Industry Affairs
- Representation to the top manufacturers of candy, snack, tobacco and other convenience products
- CDA Cigarette Tax Bond Program
- Allows distributors to post bonds to purchase state and local excise tax stamps for cigarettes on credit
- Insurance Programs Just for Convenience Distributors
- Tailor made affordable property and liability insurance programs just for distributors
- Online CDA Directory
- Industry Reports & Data Specific to Warehouse Delivered Product
For more information on CDA membership contact Joel Brown at 703-208-1649.