Present at ChemEdge 2021

For a limited time, NACD staff is opening a window of opportunity for members to submit your own presentation topics and speaker suggestions for the 2021 ChemEdge meeting. These can be speakers you’ve seen that you’d recommend or presentations you and/or your team would like to present yourself.

NACD’s meetings provide members the ability to network with industry peers from inside and outside a company’s competitive marketing area. Conferences, webinars, and other educational events provide member companies with opportunities to expand their knowledge in a variety of applicable areas to the chemical distribution industry, including sales, regulatory, legislative, and other general business issues. ChemEdge offers common-space to share best practices and learn from experts about the most significant, practical, and current topics in the chemical distribution industry. Be a part of that shared knowledge by submitting your idea today!

Educational Session Options:

  • General Session: Topic should be universal and appeal to professionals within and outside of the chemical distribution industry.
    • 60 minutes
  • Breakout Sessions: Topic should be focused in areas applicable to the chemical distribution industry, including but not limited to sales, regulatory, legislative, and other general business issues.
    • 60 minutes
    • Interactive sessions are encouraged
  • Workshop: Topic should be highly focused in areas applicable to the chemical distribution industry, including but not limited to sales, regulatory, legislative, and other general business issues.
    • Minimum 120 minutes
    • Teaching and coaching in an interactive environment

Additional criteria for session types listed above:

  • May utilize a single presenter, multiple presenters, or a panel format
    • Panels should consist of three to four participants and must include a moderator
  • Employing experience-based learning with interactions, hands-on activities, and demonstrations
  • Presenting innovative techniques or best practices to a content area listed above
  • Thoughtfulness and creativity

NACD expects all speakers to:

  • Deliver content as developed and agreed upon
  • Submit all program materials, including handouts and PowerPoint slides, electronically by June 9, 2021
  • Grant NACD the right to distribute conference materials to attendees electronically

Speaker Expenses: Selected speakers will not be reimbursed for any expenses incurred in developing content or materials for their presentations, travel to/from the conference, or accommodations.
Submission Form: Your completed presentation proposal form should be submitted by close of business on Friday, January 29, 2021.

For more information, please contact Joseph Gallier.


Diamond Corporate Sponsors
& Strategic Partners

AIG echosystem


Platinum Corporate &
NACD Program Sponsor



Platinum Corporate

Chemformation SkyBitz 

Gold Corporate


Platinum Event

BarentzBrenntag Harcros Univar

Gold Event

Azelis Brainerd Chemisphere Superior

Silver Event

 chemgroup   chemserv  lbb   Lintech Norfox PVS sealand  webb   whitaker


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