Registration for the inaugural ASA Central Summit is now open. ASA is bringing together distributors, manufacturers and manufacturers’ reps from Minnesota to Texas and Colorado to Illinois, to form this new, expanded ASA Central region networking and educational event.

ASA Central has become one of the industry’s largest and most diverse networking regions with some of the most progressive, leading firms doing business in this territory.

The 2024 ASA Central Summit conference in Kansas City is a great opportunity for leaders and their teams to gather, network, learn and share best practices. We selected Kansas City and its new airport and proximity/ease of access to 80 ASA-member distributors throughout this 13-state region.

When:Tuesday, June 19, Wednesday, June 18 (event ends at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday)

Where: InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza

Who should come: All ASA member distributors, manufacturers, reps, master distributors and service providers in the 13 ASA Central states of Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin. =

Central Summit highlights include:

  • Education sessions on leadership mistakes (Dave Kline) and the art of negotiating (Anthony Huey), as well as an economic update from ASA Chief Economist Dr. Chris Kuehl.
  • Best practices roundtable session: Talk to fellow ASA Central members about best practices, challenges and solutions.
  • Industry panel discussion: Come armed with questions for a panel of your customers’ brightest minds, who will tackle a variety of hot-button topics.
  • Networking: Inaugural ASA Central Golf Open (at Tiffany Greens) on Tuesday morning plus a Tuesday evening mega-networking event at Gram & Dun, one of the premier dining establishments on the Plaza.

For schedule and registration information, click here.