The NACDS Total Store Expo is the industry’s largest gathering of its most influential leaders. It is a combination of both strategic and tactical business meetings between existing and new trading partners and is attended by industry decision makers. It will give you and your company a unique opportunity to gain new insights into today’s evolving marketplace and set your course for the future.
MEET THE MARKET
Meet the Market is a special program designed to introduce the latest innovative products, technology and services to the retail audience at the NACDS Total Store Expo. Participating exhibitors present their company and products to retailers through a series of 10-minute appointments arranged by NACDS - thousands of presentations in this pre-exhibition event!
WHY RETAILERS SHOULD ATTEND
The NACDS Total Store Expo is a one of a kind opportunity for retailers and their suppliers to gather to create a new dialogue that will drive not only the top line, but also operational efficiencies. By coming together across multiple functions and encompassing all products and categories available in your stores, attendees will gain new insights into your own business as well as across your company.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Survey the potential products, categories, concepts and collaboration opportunities and there is no limit to your company personnel who will benefit from attending the NACDS Total Store Expo.
CEOs, presidents, owners
Senior executives in pharmacy, merchandising, supply chain logistics, operations, purchasing, marketing and loss prevention
Pharmacy executives, directors, managers – in purchasing, operations, technology, and marketing
Divisional merchandise managers, category managers, buyers
Category analysts, planogram managers, marketing specialists
Directors and managers of inventory management, logistics, vendor compliance, transportation, reverse logistics, and distribution
District, regional, store managers, pharmacists
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING
Preview the latest innovations in consumer packaged goods, store/pharmacy technology, pharmaceutical products and more entering the market
Meet with a majority of your suppliers and their senior sales staff at one event, in one place
Obtain that special niche product for your stores
Enhanced collaboration with key trading partners
Learn about new merchandising programs, promotional offers, "market specials"
Review and enhance current programs and make mid-course product and merchandising adjustments
Stay abreast of the emerging market: new people, new products, technology, and services, new thought processes, new styles, colors, trends, and packaging
Our education programs are without parallel, covering the latest on state-of-the-art pharmacy operations, practice and clinical issues, distribution and marketing
Follow up on key discussions that were initiated during the NACDS Annual Meeting
Over 350 Chains representing over 197,000 stores and $650 Billion in Retailer Buying Power!
The NACDS Total Store Expo allows you to maximize selling opportunities to retailers while getting the most out of your trade show investment. Included in your booth fee is the highly acclaimed “Meet the Market,” a value-added program open to new exhibitors and past exhibitors with new products and services. This opportunity guarantees appointments with key retail buyers in your category through a series of 10-minute pre-set meetings on the day prior to the opening of the exhibit hall.