American Wholesale Marketers Assoication – Who Attends the AWMA Show?
The AWMA Show is the only conference and tradeshow that is specifically geared to the issues and challenges of the convenience wholesale distribution industry. It provides up to date discussion of the issues, a forum
for idea sharing, a new focus on education and an expo where the industry’s top manufacturers introduce new products, offer deals and discuss their latest programs. Each year hundreds of distributors attend the show, and for 2011 AWMA has designed programs for the entire management team – with reduced registration pricing for your team members!
• National, regional and local wholesale distributors who are serving the convenience industry, small format grocery and drug chains
• Brokers who are working with distributors and manufacturers to serve the needs of their clients with new products and programs
• Retailers who are interested in meeting with their distributors to discuss new items and new business solutions to improve margins and drive traffic to their stores
AWMA Show – Feb 8 – 10, 2011
Altria Sales & Distribution Sponsor AWMA Welcome Reception
AWMA Show Welcome Reception
Bud Kelley presented the Lifetime Achievement Award
Buyer’s Program Feedback Extremely PositiveDoug MacKay leading a session at 2010 AWMA Buyers Program
Burklund Accepts Chairman’s Gavel
Exhibitors Pleased with the Quality of Attendees
Panel on How to Market and Sell Tobacco Post – FDA
District Publishing working hard on the Show Floor
Spellmann Wins $2,500 on ThursdayView More Galleries Mark Your Calendars for the 2011 AWMA Show
The Convenience Distributor Conference & Expo
February 8 – 10, 2011
The Paris Hotel
Las Vegas, Nevada
Focused Education ◊ Exceptional Networking ◊ One of a Kind Expo + Show Deals
AWMA’s 2010 Show delivered many changes and improvements that received rave reviews from exhibitors and attendees. But, our job is not finished – in fact we are committed to continuing on the path to enhance the value proposition for attendees and exhibitors each year. Based on the feedback from both manufacturers and distributors – there is overwhelming agreement that we are on the right track. The comments, suggestions and guidance we have received, and continue to receive, ensures that our focus is on hosting an event for the industry that provides strong business value, a place to see products, discuss deals and programs and to meet with peers and business partners.
If you missed the 2010 Show, click here to access the onsite show update for a peak at our newly refreshed, re-energized and re-focused event or look under Show Overview for highlights from a few of the past shows.
Many more improvements and changes are on the way 2011……..
•New venue – the AWMA Show moves to the Paris Hotel, a world class resort located right on the Las Vegas Strip.
•February Dates — the Show moves back to our traditional dates and best timing for the industry
•Focused education — once again we are committed to deliver the most relevant, timely educational sessions that focused on the issues and topics of most interest to convenience distributors and manufacturers.
•More exhibits — based upon distributor demand, we will continue our efforts to attract more exhibitors in the candy, snacks, technology and foodservice areas – the top categories that distributors are eager to see more of!
•Show deals that drive onsite buying decisions and provide significant value to distributors
•And much more…………….you won’t want to miss the 2011 AWMA Show…….check back for regular updates and Show news.
•E-Z Mart’s Sonja Hubbard to Kick Off AWMA Show
Would you like to submit a topic or be a presenter at our 2011 Show? Send your ideas to Jane Berzan at [email protected]
Interesting in exhibiting? Contact Julie Sullivan at AWMA Exhibits at (703) 631-6200 or at
Other Show information, contact Robert Pignato, at 703 208-3358, ext. 642 or at [email protected]