The event was held May 1-4 at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort in Indian Wells, Calif., drawing 172 people from 42 distributor firms and 171 people from 73 vendor companies. The PWDA was co-sponsored by the Pacific Southwest Distributors Association and the Western Suppliers Association.
Inaugural PWDA Convention Earns High Marks
A post-convention questionnaire sent to distributors and vendors who attended the first Pacific Western Distributors Association annual meeting revealed that of those responding, 79% of distributors and 91% of vendors rated the utility and enjoyment of the event as very good or excellent. Also, 89% of distributors and 96% of vendors said they plan to attend next year.