Your Place to Build Power Ops!

Insights and resources that can help strengthen your operational performance.
October 21 - 23, 2014 | Indiana Convention Center | Indianapolis, IN

Distribution Solutions Conference

To be a power in the market, you need powerhouse operations. That means operations that are efficient and that deliver the highest level of customer service. Think about the Distribution Solutions Conference like a good workout. Whether you’re committed to stay at peak performance or you realize you need to seriously tone up, this conference brings together insights and resources that can help strengthen your operational performance.

2014 Distribution Solutions Conference

Highlights on this year's agenda:

Alison Levine will open the conference with a discussion on leadership. She was Captain of the First American Women's Everest Expedition, is an adjunct West Point instructor on leadership, and is author of On the Edge: The Art of High-Impact Leadership.

Mike Ditka joins us on Day 2 of the conference. This legendary NFL coach, player, and commentator will be with us to share lessons he has learned through a life of commitment and attention to the fundamentals.
 
Opening Day Super Sessions on Big Issue Topics
• Amazon.com: The Potential Impact on Foodservice Distribution
• Leadership Development that Works
• Back to the Future II: A Look at the U.S. Economy
 
All Things Energy - Post Conference Fuel & Energy Summit
Understanding energy technology, costs, choices, and policy are essential issues for distributors and we have a serious post conference crash course to bring you up to date and help you make more informed decisions. A separate fee is required to attend.
 
Plus Our Conference Core & Two Specials Events
> Workshops on warehouse, transportation, technology, HR, and executive topics.
> Exposition with the latest equipment & technology + top service providers.
> Roundtable Intensives on Employee Recruitment & Retention and Safety & Risk Management
> Networking with peers from across the industry.
> Pre-Conference Golf Tournament at Brickyard Crossing
> Opening Members-Only Receptions
 
Who Should Attend?
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

Agenda

Tuesday, October 21

Opening Keynote, Super Sessions, Workshops & Expo

DSC 2014 opens with a leadership message from Alison Levine, followed by Super Sessions, Workshops, and the Expo Grand Opening. The Expo includes a closing reception.

Wednesday, October 22

Mike Ditka, Expo, Workshops, and Networking

Day 2 of DSC 2014 opens with NFL Legend Mike Ditka, followed by the DSC Expo, concurrent workshops, and a Networking Event at Victory Field.

Thursday, October 23

Workshops and Inspiring Closing Session

The final day features workshops, a closing session with Paralympics Gold Medalist Mike Schlappi, and an optional post conference Fuel & Energy Summit

FULL AGENDA

Registration & Brochure

Opening Sale

Take advantage of the online opening registration sale and save.


Hotel & Travel

October 21-23, 2014

Marriott Indianapolis

This year's DSC takes place in Indianapolis, home of the Indy 500.