ASA and its network of Regional Affiliates are busy planning their calendars for 2007 to offer you more opportunities to get together for networking and training throughout the year. Although many dates are waiting to be finalized, here is just a sampling of what’s in store for you in 2007:

January 31-February 2
SWA Profit Enhancement Institute
Westin Atlanta North, Atlanta, GA
The very popular annual program returns in 2007 featuring three of the most
popular distribution experts on its faculty: Mike Workman, Al Bates and Kathryn Newton, who will be offering 3 full days of instruction in Sales and Sales Management, Financial Management and Personnel Management. Wholesale distributors from around the country are invited to participate.   For more information,, or contact Terry Shafer at 615-771-3131;

February 21-23
ASA Winter Forum
Breckenridge, CO
See related article.

March 4-7
University of Industrial Distribution
Indianapolis, IN
See related article.

April 19-21
AIM/R Annual Management Conference
Newport Beach, CA
Contact Helen Degliangeli at 877-626-2776 or

May 2
MwDA Town Hall Meeting
Oak Brook, IL
Contact Chris Murin at 312-464-0090, ext. 223 or

May 3-6
PWDA Annual Convention
Indian Wells, CA
Contact Bob Bluth at 480-991-5703 or Debbie Wagner at 650-341-7222

June 10-11
WANE Channel Partners Reunion
Cooperstown, NY
Contact Chris Murin at 312-464-0090, ext. 223 or

June 14-15
NCWA Annual Convention
Maumee Bay, OH
Contact Dan Schlosser at 513-895-0695 or