Dive Back In, This Summer - 10 Tips to Make the Most of Your Membership

Did you know NACD has tools and resources available to all employees within a member company? Accessing these tools is as easy as setting up individual logins for you and your colleagues. Our members who use these resources tend to be more knowledgeable in the industry, safer operators, and better performers.

Start improving your industry skills today with these 10 tips!

1. Create Logins for You or Other Team Members

Anyone on your team can receive a login to access NACD resources and information! Just send the contact information to or visit our website to create a member profile.

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2. Sign Up for Weekly News to Stay Abreast of Key Information

NewsBrief is sent every Tuesday and has the latest legislative and regulatory news you need to be aware of. ChemBytes is sent every Thursday and includes information on education, events, Responsible Distribution, and more. Email Sudina Shakya, Coordinator of Communications at NACD, to be added to these email lists.

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3. Understand Industry-Related Economic Trends

NACD publishes a monthly economic newsletter—Industry Watch, containing the latest economic trends and indicators surfacing for the chemical distribution industry. Find past editions of Industry Watch



4. Quickly Access Regulatory Reference Materials and More

NACD produces an annual Member Toolkit packed full of tools for members including three documents at your fingertips that make referencing vital regulations much less overwhelming: the 2022 Regulatory Resource Guide, the Regulatory Checklist, and the Regulatory Acronym List. Check out these incredible resources in the 2022 Member Toolkit.



5. Attend ChemEdge!

ChemEdge is tailored to chemical distribution operations – all parts of the supply chain.  Topics for the 2022 event this August 16-19 in Indianapolis include EHS&S, compliance, inventory control, purchasing, HR, emergency response, and more. Send a few people from your team each year. Having multiple employees at the event allows for them to attend the concurrent session, talk to each other about what they are learning and bring teamwork back to the office. Additionally, ChemEdge offers in-depth workshops on regulatory compliance issues and Responsible Distribution. Attending these workshops, while at ChemEdge saves travel dollars and enhances the ROI.



6. Complete Online Training in 30 Minutes or Less with NACD U

With hundreds of courses to choose from, NACD U courses provide operational training from entry-level to advanced skilled professionals, and they can be completed around your schedule.



7. Review Past Editions of Chemical Distributor Magazine

This magazine contains the most recent industry developments. Review two to three of the most recent ones to get up to speed. Find past editions of Chemical Distributor.



8. Never Stop Learning

Whether in person or online, NACD provides Responsible Distribution training your company needs to continuously improve your operations and set you up for success during the next verification cycle.



9. Find Partners and Services in NACD’s Membership Directory

NACD offers a comprehensive Membership Directory with details on the services and products offered by each company. It’s a great resource when you need to solve equipment, production, or servicing challenges.

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10. Connect with Activities in Your Region

The leadership on our newly formed Regional Programming Committee continues to program outstanding events in every region to provide local events allowing your team to connect with other professionals in the industry, hear from top-notch speakers, and expand your network. 

NACD Leadership