Inspiration for Distributors!

Where the industry comes to see the latest solutions, find best practices, and make operations a competitive edge. October 21 - 23, 2014 | Indiana Convention Center | Indianapolis, IN

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:
– Operations
– Transportation
– Technology/IT
– 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.


Registration & Brochure

Register Today!

Download the conference brochure and register your team.

Hotel & Travel

October 14-16, 2013

Marriott World Center

This year's DSC takes place at the Marriott World Center in easy to reach sunny Orlando.