>> Pacific Western Distributors Association, the first joint annual meeting of the Pacific Southwest Distributors Association and the Western Suppliers Association, is scheduled for May 1-4 at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort in Indian Wells, Calif. For information, call Bob Bluth at 480-991-5703.

>> North Central Wholesalers Association, which will replace the Central Wholesalers Association and the Michigan Association of Distributors conventions, is scheduled to meet at Maumee Bay Resort near Toledo, Ohio June 26-27. For information, call Dan Schlosser at 419-845-2023 or email: assnhq@gte.net.