Webinars

The Education Committee selects webinar topics of interest to both Manufacturers and Distributors. The schedule for 2020 can be viewed below. If you missed one of these live sessions, the chances are good the webinar was recorded. Check out NAHAD's Webinar Library below.

Upcoming Webinars: 

October

Wed
14
2020
October 14, 2020
3:00-3:35PM

ITR Economics Monthly Briefing

Presenters: Ian Heller and Alex Chausovsky

Join us for the first of six interview-style economic updates with ITR. Ian Heller will host ITR economist and forecasting expert Alex Chausovsky for this dynamic program. Alex will answer questions covering industry trends, business to business activity, trade, inflation, interest rates, and more.

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NAHAD is offering a monthly interview-style presentation series to help your company plan during these unpredictable times. Join economist and forecasting expert Alex Chausovsky, Senior Business Advisor, ITR Economics, who will provide data and analysis on what to expect for the remainder of the year and Q1 2021.

During this six-month series, Alex will cover industry trends, business to business activity, trade, inflation, interest rates, and more. Using leading indicators, attendees will learn how to identify where they are in the business cycle and which inputs should guide their strategy to make the right decisions at the right time.  

Register today for the October 14 presentation.


You can also submit any curious questions you may have before the meeting. Submit questions by October 7
Submit Your Questions Here

This program series is made possible through your association's membership and active participation in the Association Education Alliance (AEA)

SPEAKERS:

AlexAlex Chausovsky is an accomplished Speaker and the Director of Speaking Services at ITR Economics. He is a highly experienced market researcher and analyst with more than a decade of expertise in subjects that include macroeconomics, industrial, manufacturing, automation, and advanced technology trends.

He has consulted and advised companies throughout the U.S., Europe, Brazil, China and Japan for the last fifteen years and has been featured on NPR, the BBC, and in the Wall Street Journal.

 

 

Ian

Ian Heller is the Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer for Distribution Strategy Group, a research, consulting, analytics and thought leadership firm that provides marketing and strategic planning expertise to the distribution industry. Ian started his career as a truck unloader at a Grainger branch and left fifteen years later as the VP Marketing.

Since then, Ian has served in similar roles at GE Capital, HD Supply, Corporate Express and Newark Electronics. Ian holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and is a popular writer, speaker and consultant in the distribution industry.

Wed
21
2020
October 21, 2020
1:00-3:00PM

Hose Attachment: Preformed Clamps

Presenters: James Cameron & Kevin Wagner

Review the NAHAD “STAMPED” acronym and how it relates to preformed clamping. Examine 3 common applications and why preformed clamps work well. Examine different material types for clamps and their varying levels of corrosion resistance.Wrap up with clamping tips and tricks for the audience.

Review the NAHAD “STAMPED” acronym and how it relates to preformed clamping. Examine three common applications and why preformed clamps work well. Examine different material types for clamps and their varying levels of corrosion resistance. Wrap up with clamping tips and tricks for the audience.

At the end of this webinar, you will be able to determine which applications performed clamps are best suited for and choose the right clamp for the job.

Register Here

Speakers Bio: 

James CameronJames Cameron has been with BAND-IT for ten years starting with tool assembly and moving into technical sales. He is well acquainted with preformed clamps and the applications they are used in.

 

 

 

Kevin Wagner CroppedKevin Wagner has been with BAND-IT for three years as a product engineer. He works closely with the automotive industry with a focus on steel selection and tool improvements.

November

Tue
10
2020
November 10, 2020
1:00-2:00PM

UID Year-Round -Preparing Your Distribution Business for a Successful Transition to the Next Generation

Presenter: Dirk Beveridge, President, Beveridge Consulting Group

You’ve given just about every waking hour over the last three to four decades to your business, and now your thoughts have turned to successfully transitioning leadership of the day-to-day to the next generation.  This webinar is for those distribution leaders who are still playing the long-game as they prepare themselves and the business for a successful transition of the business to the next generation.

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Wed
18
2020
November 18, 2020
3:00-3:35PM

ITR Economics Monthly Briefing

Presenters: Ian Heller and Alex Chausovsky

Join us for the first of six interview-style economic updates with ITR. Ian Heller will host ITR economist and forecasting expert Alex Chausovsky for this dynamic program. Alex will answer questions covering industry trends, business to business activity, trade, inflation, interest rates, and more.

NAHAD is offering a monthly interview-style presentation series to help your company plan during these unpredictable times. Join economist and forecasting expert Alex Chausovsky, Senior Business Advisor, ITR Economics, who will provide data and analysis on what to expect for the remainder of the year and Q1 2021.

During this six-month series, Alex will cover industry trends, business to business activity, trade, inflation, interest rates, and more. Using leading indicators, attendees will learn how to identify where they are in the business cycle and which inputs should guide their strategy to make the right decisions at the right time.  

Register today for the November 18 presentation.

 
Submit questions by November 11
Submit Your Questions Here

This program series is made possible through your association's membership and active participation in the Association Education Alliance (AEA)
 

SPEAKERS:

AlexAlex Chausovsky is an accomplished Speaker and the Director of Speaking Services at ITR Economics. He is a highly experienced market researcher and analyst with more than a decade of expertise in subjects that include macroeconomics, industrial, manufacturing, automation, and advanced technology trends.

He has consulted and advised companies throughout the U.S., Europe, Brazil, China and Japan for the last fifteen years and has been featured on NPR, the BBC, and in the Wall Street Journal.

 

 

Ian

Ian Heller is the Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer for Distribution Strategy Group, a research, consulting, analytics and thought leadership firm that provides marketing and strategic planning expertise to the distribution industry. Ian started his career as a truck unloader at a Grainger branch and left fifteen years later as the VP Marketing.

Since then, Ian has served in similar roles at GE Capital, HD Supply, Corporate Express and Newark Electronics. Ian holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and is a popular writer, speaker and consultant in the distribution industry.

December

Wed
16
2020
December 16, 2020
3:00-3:35PM

ITR Economics Monthly Briefing

Presenters: Ian Heller and Alex Chausovsky

Join us for the first of six interview-style economic updates with ITR. Ian Heller will host ITR economist and forecasting expert Alex Chausovsky for this dynamic program. Alex will answer questions covering industry trends, business to business activity, trade, inflation, interest rates, and more.

NAHAD is offering a monthly interview-style presentation series to help your company plan during these unpredictable times. Join economist and forecasting expert Alex Chausovsky, Senior Business Advisor, ITR Economics, who will provide data and analysis on what to expect for the remainder of the year and Q1 2021.

During this six-month series, Alex will cover industry trends, business to business activity, trade, inflation, interest rates, and more. Using leading indicators, attendees will learn how to identify where they are in the business cycle and which inputs should guide their strategy to make the right decisions at the right time.  

Register today for the December 16 presentation.

Submit questions by December 9
Submit Your Questions Here

This program series is made possible through your association's membership and active participation in the Association Education Alliance (AEA)
 

SPEAKERS:

AlexAlex Chausovsky is an accomplished Speaker and the Director of Speaking Services at ITR Economics. He is a highly experienced market researcher and analyst with more than a decade of expertise in subjects that include macroeconomics, industrial, manufacturing, automation, and advanced technology trends.

He has consulted and advised companies throughout the U.S., Europe, Brazil, China and Japan for the last fifteen years and has been featured on NPR, the BBC, and in the Wall Street Journal.

 

 

Ian

Ian Heller is the Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer for Distribution Strategy Group, a research, consulting, analytics and thought leadership firm that provides marketing and strategic planning expertise to the distribution industry. Ian started his career as a truck unloader at a Grainger branch and left fifteen years later as the VP Marketing.

Since then, Ian has served in similar roles at GE Capital, HD Supply, Corporate Express and Newark Electronics. Ian holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and is a popular writer, speaker and consultant in the distribution industry.

January

Wed
20
2021
January 20, 2021
3:00-3:35PM

ITR Economics Monthly Briefing

Presenters: Ian Heller and Alex Chausovsky

Join us for the first of six interview-style economic updates with ITR. Ian Heller will host ITR economist and forecasting expert Alex Chausovsky for this dynamic program. Alex will answer questions covering industry trends, business to business activity, trade, inflation, interest rates, and more.

NAHAD is offering a monthly interview-style presentation series to help your company plan during these unpredictable times. Join economist and forecasting expert Alex Chausovsky, Senior Business Advisor, ITR Economics, who will provide data and analysis on what to expect for the remainder of the year and Q1 2021.

During this six-month series, Alex will cover industry trends, business to business activity, trade, inflation, interest rates, and more. Using leading indicators, attendees will learn how to identify where they are in the business cycle and which inputs should guide their strategy to make the right decisions at the right time.  

Register today for the January 20 presentation.

Submit questions by January 13
Submit Your Questions Here

This program series is made possible through your association's membership and active participation in the Association Education Alliance (AEA)
 

SPEAKERS:

AlexAlex Chausovsky is an accomplished Speaker and the Director of Speaking Services at ITR Economics. He is a highly experienced market researcher and analyst with more than a decade of expertise in subjects that include macroeconomics, industrial, manufacturing, automation, and advanced technology trends.

He has consulted and advised companies throughout the U.S., Europe, Brazil, China and Japan for the last fifteen years and has been featured on NPR, the BBC, and in the Wall Street Journal.

 

 

Ian

Ian Heller is the Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer for Distribution Strategy Group, a research, consulting, analytics and thought leadership firm that provides marketing and strategic planning expertise to the distribution industry. Ian started his career as a truck unloader at a Grainger branch and left fifteen years later as the VP Marketing.

Since then, Ian has served in similar roles at GE Capital, HD Supply, Corporate Express and Newark Electronics. Ian holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and is a popular writer, speaker and consultant in the distribution industry.

February

Wed
17
2021
February 17, 2021
3:00-3:35PM

ITR Economics Monthly Briefing

Presenters: Ian Heller and Alex Chausovsky

Join us for the first of six interview-style economic updates with ITR. Ian Heller will host ITR economist and forecasting expert Alex Chausovsky for this dynamic program. Alex will answer questions covering industry trends, business to business activity, trade, inflation, interest rates, and more.

NAHAD is offering a monthly interview-style presentation series to help your company plan during these unpredictable times. Join economist and forecasting expert Alex Chausovsky, Senior Business Advisor, ITR Economics, who will provide data and analysis on what to expect for the remainder of the year and Q1 2021.

During this six-month series, Alex will cover industry trends, business to business activity, trade, inflation, interest rates, and more. Using leading indicators, attendees will learn how to identify where they are in the business cycle and which inputs should guide their strategy to make the right decisions at the right time.  

Register today for the February 17 presentation.

Submit questions by February 10
Submit Your Questions Here

This program series is made possible through your association's membership and active participation in the Association Education Alliance (AEA)
 

SPEAKERS:

AlexAlex Chausovsky is an accomplished Speaker and the Director of Speaking Services at ITR Economics. He is a highly experienced market researcher and analyst with more than a decade of expertise in subjects that include macroeconomics, industrial, manufacturing, automation, and advanced technology trends.

He has consulted and advised companies throughout the U.S., Europe, Brazil, China and Japan for the last fifteen years and has been featured on NPR, the BBC, and in the Wall Street Journal.

 

 

Ian

Ian Heller is the Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer for Distribution Strategy Group, a research, consulting, analytics and thought leadership firm that provides marketing and strategic planning expertise to the distribution industry. Ian started his career as a truck unloader at a Grainger branch and left fifteen years later as the VP Marketing.

Since then, Ian has served in similar roles at GE Capital, HD Supply, Corporate Express and Newark Electronics. Ian holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and is a popular writer, speaker and consultant in the distribution industry.

March

Wed
17
2021
March 17, 2021
3:00-3:35PM

ITR Economics Monthly Briefing

Presenters: Ian Heller and Alex Chausovsky

Join us for the first of six interview-style economic updates with ITR. Ian Heller will host ITR economist and forecasting expert Alex Chausovsky for this dynamic program. Alex will answer questions covering industry trends, business to business activity, trade, inflation, interest rates, and more.

NAHAD is offering a monthly interview-style presentation series to help your company plan during these unpredictable times. Join economist and forecasting expert Alex Chausovsky, Senior Business Advisor, ITR Economics, who will provide data and analysis on what to expect for the remainder of the year and Q1 2021.

During this six-month series, Alex will cover industry trends, business to business activity, trade, inflation, interest rates, and more. Using leading indicators, attendees will learn how to identify where they are in the business cycle and which inputs should guide their strategy to make the right decisions at the right time.  

Register today for the March 17 presentation.

 
Submit questions by March 10
Submit Your Questions Here

This program series is made possible through your association's membership and active participation in the Association Education Alliance (AEA)
 

SPEAKERS:

AlexAlex Chausovsky is an accomplished Speaker and the Director of Speaking Services at ITR Economics. He is a highly experienced market researcher and analyst with more than a decade of expertise in subjects that include macroeconomics, industrial, manufacturing, automation, and advanced technology trends.

He has consulted and advised companies throughout the U.S., Europe, Brazil, China and Japan for the last fifteen years and has been featured on NPR, the BBC, and in the Wall Street Journal.

 

 

Ian

Ian Heller is the Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer for Distribution Strategy Group, a research, consulting, analytics and thought leadership firm that provides marketing and strategic planning expertise to the distribution industry. Ian started his career as a truck unloader at a Grainger branch and left fifteen years later as the VP Marketing.

Since then, Ian has served in similar roles at GE Capital, HD Supply, Corporate Express and Newark Electronics. Ian holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and is a popular writer, speaker and consultant in the distribution industry.

NAHAD's Webinar Library

September 2020

Thu
24
2020
September 24, 2020
1:00-2:00PM

Cleveland Research Industrial/Macroeconomic Update

Presenter: Owen Flanagan

Tue
15
2020
September 15, 2020
1:00-2:00PM

UID Year-Round -Gaining More Control of the Sales Process

Presenter: Jim Pancero, CSP, CPAE

July 2020

Wed
29
2020
July 29, 2020
2:00-3:00PM

Hose + Coupling World Webinar

Management of Change

Wed
29
2020
July 29 - August 7, 2020

How to Strategically Power Ahead in Unprecedented Times

Online Strategy Bootcamp Specifically for Distributors

June 2020

Thu
4
2020
June 4, 2020

UID Year Round: Professional Sales Management Coaching and Training Skills

Presenter: Colleen Stanley, President, SalesLeadership

Strong sales organizations have a defined sales playbook. However, a playbook is only as good as the execution of the plays. Too many sales leaders get caught up attending internal meetings and analyzing endless reports which limits time that should be invested in training and coaching their salespeople

May 2020

Wed
13
2020
May 13, 2020
2:00-3:00PM

NAHAD’s Virtual 2020 Meeting of Members

Presenters: Sam Petillo, Jeffrey Scheininger, Jason Westad, Molly Alton Mullins, and Karen Brandvold

NAHAD’s Annual Meeting of Members took place virtually! NAHAD's Executive Committee spoke on the state of the industry, the association’s key initiatives, deliverables in 2020 and beyond, the financial forecast for now and the future.

Tue
12
2020
May 12, 2020
2:00-3:00PM

Overcome Barriers and Capture Your Value-Added Savings

Presenter: Tim Underhill

When businesses reopen, many of your customers will be focused on ways to cut cost and increase profits. Price is going to be their major focus. Distributors and manufacturers need to be able to show savings based on Total Cost, not just price. In this webinar will review the top four barriers in capturing your value-added services and how to overcome them.

April 2020

Tue
21
2020
April 21, 2020
2:00-3:00PM

How To Coach, Lead And Motivate Your Sales Team Through Today’s Virus-Impacted World

Presenter: Jim Pancero

Business has been disrupted and is struggling to restart. How are your team members handling all of the stressors and roadblocks facing any sales rep today? This timely webinar offers you and your team ideas and solutions to help you maximize any opportunities available with your buyers.

Tue
14
2020
April 14, 2020
2:00-3:00PM

UID Year Round: 10 Ways to Attract and Retain Employees to Increase Productivity and Profits

Presenter: Mary Kelly, PhD, CSP, CDR, US Navy (ret)

We hear the word leadership a lot around the office. But do we understand what it means to be a leader – regardless of our job title or our place on the ladder? Leadership isn’t just a plan for the supervisors and CEOs. Leadership is a set of principles that affects every employee, every team member, and every consumer. Leadership is what differentiates the ordinary from the amazing.

Thu
2
2020
April 2, 2020
2:00-3:00PM

Take Advantage of Federal Resources to Help Your Business

Presented by: Alex Ayers

The recently passed Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the CARES Act include many provisions that will affect small businesses around the U.S. This webinar will share the new requirements on employers to offer paid sick and family leave, opportunities for federal forgivable loans, and changes to help with cashflow as the economy moves into a temporary slowdown.

Wed
1
2020
April 1, 2020
2:00-3:00PM

How to Sell in Tough Times and Tough Markets

Presented by: Paul Reilly

This tone-setting program introduces participants to the inspirational and practical message of hanging tough mentally and hanging on to profit in tough times. You fight this battle on two fronts. One, you fight it on the streets with your knowledge and skills. Two, you fight it in your mind—your thinking and your attitude.

March 2020

Wed
25
2020
March 25, 2020
2:00-3:00PM

Be Focused, Not Frenzied : Navigating Business Through Uncertainty

Presented By: Steve Yastrow

How are you dealing with your business situation? Are you in the driver’s seat or the passenger seat? Sit in the driver’s seat, where you can navigate and steer, instead of in the passenger seat, where the route and destination are out of your hands.

Tue
17
2020
March 17, 2020
2:00-3:00PM

Three Ways a NAHAD Manufacturer Can Drive More Sales Leads

Presented By: Larry White

Free Online Webinar

The NAHAD webinar series is designed to promote professional development and continuing education. We request that the content presented be free of solicitation, advertising or promotion of any product or services. Presenters will have the opportunity to provide a brief statement about their company at the end of the educational portion of the program.

January 2020

Thu
23
2020
January 23, 2020
2:00-3:00PM

3 Ways a NAHAD Distributor Can Drive More Sales Leads

Presented By: Larry White

FREE Live Webinar

In our webinar, “3 Ways an NAHAD Distributor Can Drive More Sales Leads”, we will explain 3 ways to drive more sales leads in your business so that you can drive your sales opportunity funnel higher!

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