Wholesale Distributor

The AWMA Show – Feb 8 – 10, 2011

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.A� It provides up to date discussion of the issues, a forum

for idea sharing, a new focus on education and an expo where the industrya��s top manufacturers introduce new products, offer deals and discuss their latest programs.A� Each year hundreds of distributors attend the show, and for 2011 AWMA has designed programs for the entire management team a�� with reduced registration pricing for your team members!

a�?A�A�A� National, regional and local wholesale distributors who are serving the convenience industry, small format grocery and drug chains
a�?A�A�A� Brokers who are working with distributors and manufacturers to serve the needs of their clients with new products and programs
a�?A�A�A� 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 a�� 10, 2011
The Paris Hotel
Las Vegas, Nevada
Focused EducationA�A� a�SA�A�A�A� Exceptional NetworkingA�A� a�SA�A�A�A� One of a Kind Expo +A� Show Deals

AWMAa��s 2010 Show delivered many changes and improvements that received rave reviews from exhibitors and attendees.A� But, our job is not finished a�� in fact we are committed to continuing on the path to enhance the value proposition for attendees and exhibitors each year.A� Based on the feedback from both manufacturers and distributors a�� there is overwhelming agreement that we are on the right track.A� 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.A�

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……..

a�?New venue a�� the AWMA Show moves to the Paris Hotel, a world class resort located right on the Las Vegas Strip.A�
a�?February DatesA� — the Show moves back to our traditional dates and best timing for the industry
a�?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.

a�?More exhibits — based upon distributor demand, we will continue our efforts to attract more exhibitors in the candy, snacks, technology and foodservice areas a�� the top categories that distributors are eager to see more of!
a�?Show deals that drive onsite buying decisions and provide significant value to distributors
a�?And much more…………….you wona��t want to miss the 2011 AWMA Show…….check back for regular updates and Show news.

a�?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?A� Send your ideas to Jane Berzan at [email protected]

Interesting in exhibiting?A� Contact Julie Sullivan at AWMA Exhibits at (703) 631-6200 or at
[email protected]

Other Show information, contact Robert Pignato, at 703 208-3358, ext. 642 or at [email protected]

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