Distribution Solutions Conference
The Distribution Solutions Conference is the one place where operations takes center stage. As we approach planning for the 2014 conference, we want your ideas for workshops! The DSC Workshop Session Proposal Form allows you to submit topics you think should be on the agenda in 2014. The online form will be open through January 17. Every proposal will be considered by the Planning Council during the planning meeting in early February, and all submitters will be notified whether their topic was selected. To access the site, click here. We look forward to hearing your ideas!
2014 Distribution Solutions Conference
DSC 2013 in Orlando was a great success with lots of interaction, information, insights, and even inspiration.
Planning for DSC 2014 takes place in early 2014, and as soon the agenda takes shape, we will get it posted.
Exposure to New Ideas + Latest Technologies = Superior Operations that are a Competitive Edge
Utimately, that is the DSC value equation. It's takeaway. It's a solution to a problem. It's meeting peers. It's about getting outside of your four walls.
More than 40 Cutting Edge Workshops
Distributors and other experts talk about the latest solutions and innovations to improve your operations. The workshops are designed specifically for foodservice and convenience distributors and feature peers and other knowledge experts.
Approximately 150 Leading Vendors at the Solutions Exposition
Discuss the latest warehousing and transportation solutions with top vendors supplying hardware, technology, and services that make your operations more efficient and give your company a competitive edge. Year after year, attendees testify about finding valuable solutions that solve real challenges.
Relationship Building with Peers
Opportunities to meet peers include session breaks, meal events, receptions, or introducing yourself to speakers at the conference. Building your professional network is one of the great benefits of this industry-wide conference.
Who Should Attend?
Whether your title is President, VP, Director, or Manager, this conference puts you in touch with new technologies, new practices, and new ideas that can help you improve operations. The conference also includes sessions that will help you be better prepared for new regulations or changes in regulations that impact your business, plus a number of sessions on the agenda address key executive leadership subjects from the economy to leadership development.
If you distribute food, this conference is for you! The subjects discussed are appropriate for company leadership and decision makers in:
– Human Resources
– Risk Management
– Supply Chain
Monday, October 14
Opening Day Keynote, Workshops & Expo
DSC 2013 opens with a keynote speaker, followed by concurrent workshops and the DSC Expo Grand Opening. The Expo includes a closing reception.
Tuesday, October 15
Expo, Education, Tours, and Networking
Day 2 of DSC 2013 includes breakfast and then our Expo, followed by concurrent workshops, facility tours of two local DCs, and the ever popular Tuesday Networking Reception.
Wednesday, October 16
Final Day Workshops
The final day features breakfast and a general session, followed by two series of Super Sessions.