Network2015, held Oct. 27-29 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, again far exceeded expectations on all levels. With 123 wholesaler-distributor companies and 89 manufacturing companies represented, the event has easily doubled in attendance since 2009. The record number of participants enjoyed jam-packed educational sessions covering topics such as negotiation skills, disaster preparedness, leadership strategies, succession planning and aging infrastructure, plus the return of the popular “Meet the Pros” session. 



Network2016 will be held Sept. 28-30 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. Speaking at ASA’s IPD Industry Educational Forum and Breakfast, brought to you by Anderson Metals Corp., will be Dana Perino, former George W. Bush White House Press Secretary and co-host of the “The Five” on Fox News. Presenting at the Kohler & ASA Plumbing Industry Educational Forum Breakfast will be Neil Cavuto, senior vice president, managing editor and anchor for both FOX News Channel and FOX Business Network. Former CIA Director and the country’s first Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence General Michael Hayden will speak at the A. O. Smith Future Trends Luncheon. Watch your mail and ASA’s homepage in the coming weeks for more details on Network2016.

For more Network2015 coverage and a full event wrap-up, please see pages 6 and 38 of this issue of Supply House Times.