The 2011 ProDealer Industry Summit is responding to the building downturn with a healthy lineup of business-building educational sessions.
This year’s event, sponsored jointly by the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association and Home Channel News, will take place Oct. 26 to 28 at the Grand Hyatt in San Antonio.
“This industry is ready to break out of the doldrums,” said Jim Reynolds, PDIS managing director. “The best minds in the industry will gather again this year in San Antonio to share their ideas.”
In addition to more networking opportunities than in years past, the event will feature an educational lineup designed to empower the attendees and their businesses.
Among the highlights:
• Forces of change in distribution: Guy Blissett, the wholesale distribution lead for the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors, will present a keynote address on changing distribution models, with lessons fro