The Association of Independent Manufacturers'/Representatives will host its 32nd annual Management Conference at Paradise Point Resort and Spa in San Diego April 29-May 1.

Chip Hornsby, CEO of Ferguson, is scheduled to be the keynote speaker, discussing Ferguson and how manufacturers reps can work more closely with his company.

Tom King will provide tax-saving tips and fresh performance/profit enhancing management strategies.

Educational segments will cover a range of topics from negotiating commissions with principals to managing a sales force.

AIM/R also will host a session for spouses who work in the business. For more information, visit