The Charlotte Convention Center is poised to become the epicenter of the industrial supply industry as the Industrial Supply Association prepares for its annual convention, ISA24, April 15-17, 2024.
More than just a meeting of industry professionals, ISA24 is the place where business is done, connections are made and the future of the industry is shaped.
The innovative and enjoyable networking activities at ISA24 promise to reshape conventional norms, aiming not only to build relationships but also solidify existing partnerships, providing an unparalleled experience of networking excellence that goes further.
Brendan Breen, CEO of ISA, highlighted the importance of ISA24.
“This event is the heart of the industrial supply sector, where diverse companies come together to connect, collaborate and chart a path to collective success. We increase excitement by providing unique opportunities for interactions that are both fun and meaningful, raising the bar for all industry events. Get ready for an incredible experience that redefines how we network and succeed together.
ISA24 is also committed to responding to industry trends vital to ISA member companies and overall business success. The event’s training sessions and three pre-conference workshops will cover cutting-edge topics, providing insight into the rapidly evolving landscape of the industrial supply sector.
ISA24 highlights include:
- Elevated Exhibit Hall Experience: Experience an expanded exhibit hall footprint in anticipation of more booths this year, extended exhibit hours and a dynamic networking lounge designed for spontaneous interactions with exciting activities like receptions , a cornhole tournament and an auction directly on site. the exhibition hall. An advanced appointment scheduling tool with AI-based matchmaking technology and a meeting bell notification system ensures attendees stay on track at ISA24.
- Defining Networking Excellence: At ISA24, networking excellence means creating dynamic, meaningful connections that go beyond the ordinary. We go the extra mile to ensure that networking activities are not only enjoyable, but also impactful and fun. Participate in a diverse range of networking activities, including an opening night at the NASCAR Hall of Fame, a charity golf outing, a 5K charity run/walk, a happy hour and a cornhole tournament “Toss & Toast,” a cocktail party for women in the industry, interactive networking luncheon, legislative luncheon featuring the National Association of Wholesale Distributors (NAW), a silent auction featuring “Beers on Wheels” and other interesting activities.
- Opening Night at the NASCAR Hall of Fame: Rev up your engines for ISA24’s opening night at the NASCAR Hall of Fame, offering an evening of great food, drinks and exciting activities including car simulators racing, hands-on experiences with the pit crew and broadcasting a race. This is the perfect opportunity to mingle with industry peers in an iconic setting.
- Main Stage Keynotes: Jim Craig, the legendary goaltender of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey gold medal team, will harness the power of inspiration, teamwork and hope in sharing his thoughts on this iconic victory and much more. Alan Beaulieu, Chairman of ITR Economics, will unpack the complexities of the ever-changing industrial supply landscape, providing clarity and confidence for navigating the future.
- A Focus on Industry Trends: NEW THIS YEAR: ISA24 boosts its program by partnering with DSG’s MDM SHIFT and Applied AI for Distribution industry events, providing ISA24 audiences with cutting-edge information on future sales strategies, industrial culture and the transformative power of artificial intelligence.
- Pre-Conference Workshops: Prior to the main event, ISA24 is hosting three pre-conference workshops: Increasing Profitability – Strategies for Distributor and Supplier Success, Manufacturer and Distributor Alignment – Bridging the Gap Between March and Venus and Fostering Success – Cultivate a high-performance culture for exceptional results. These interactive workshops provide an in-depth look at critical industry topics.
- Registration for ISA24 is officially open and attendees are encouraged to take this opportunity to be part of the industry’s best networking event where deals are made, connections are made and we lead the way to collective success.
For more information and to register, visit ISA24.isapartners.org.