NACD Annual Meeting to focus on core values for businesses.

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NACD members will meet in La Quinta, CA, for association's 39th Annual Meeting, which focuses on NACD's strategic plan of: Advocacy, Responsible Distribution, and Member Value. Event will include review of mid-term elections by political experts Pat Buchanan and Mark Shields, and address of economy and markets by Alan Beaulieu. Dr. Herb Greenberg and Patrick Sweeny will give presentation, The Psychology of the Sports Champion, while Jay Rifenbary will talk about no excuse leadership.

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NACD Focuses on Core Values at 39th Annual Meeting

LA QUINTA, Calif. - Members of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) are meeting in La Quinta, CA this week for the Association's 39th Annual Meeting. NACD's Annual Meeting, the premier gathering of chemical distributor, manufacturer and industry partner company executives and their senior leadership will draw a near record of 600 attendees. The theme for the week focuses on three key pillars of NACD's strategic plan: Advocacy, Responsible Distribution, and Member Value.

Some session highlights of the Annual Meeting:

- Well-known political experts Pat Buchanan and Mark Shields will review
the recent mid-term elections from both sides of the aisle and offer
their thoughts on how this may impact the chemical distribution

- Alan Beaulieu of the Institute for Trend Research will address the
economy and markets: what is going on now and what will happen in the

- Dr. Herb Greenberg and Patrick Sweeny of Caliper will speak about the
"The Psychology of the Sports Champion." They will use examples from
professional sports teams to illustrate what works and what doesn't in

- Jay Rifenbary of Training & Development will talk about "No Excuse"
leadership. He will discuss how incorporating core values,
accountability, and balance into your life and career will keep company
leadership and employees focused.

"By attending the Annual Meeting this week, our members are being proactive about acquiring ideas that will help them strengthen their businesses," said Annual Meeting Chairman Andrew Skipp, President, Hubbard Hall Inc. "They will also acquire a keen understanding of how recent changes in Congress may impact legislation and how that may affect their businesses."

NACD and its 390 member companies and affiliates are vital to the chemical supply chain providing products to over 750,000 end users. They make a delivery every five seconds while maintaining a safety record that is more than twice as good as the safety standards set by DOT. NACD members are leaders in health, safety, security, and environmental performance through implementation of Responsible Distribution, established in 1991 as a condition of membership and is a third-party verified management practice. For additional information on our members, their safety record or NACD, visit NACD's website -


National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD)

CONTACT: Matthew Glaser of NACD, +1-703-527-NACD(6223)

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