UPDATE: The 2021 University of Innovative Distribution (UID) will now be held virtually from March 15-17, 2021. Registration and Program details to come.
The University of Innovative Distribution (UID) is a concentrated educational program focused on the unique needs of the wholesale distribution industry. Known worldwide for excellence in education, UID is sponsored by the Association Education Alliance (AEA) a consortium of 40+ distribution professional associations, in cooperation with the Department of Technology Leadership and Innovation of Purdue University. Working together, these groups take great pride in providing a superior learning experience.
EMDA is a member of the AEA and is pleased to partner with them in bringing this key educational opportunity for the distribution industry to our membership. Our partnership with the AEA provides a $1,000 discount on registration fees.
Courses will be held Sunday, March 14, 2021 through Tuesday, March 16, 2021 from 8:00 am – 11:30 am. and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm. On Wednesday, March 17, 2021 there will be two 90-minute sessions and a Panel presentation at lunch. The program will end around 1:00 on Wednesday.
The UID experience is designed to enhance and fortify your knowledge, skills, and abilities with hands-on experience to support immediate application into your work environment. You do not want to miss a session! Download the Event Flyer today!
Take a look at detailed course descriptions by Education Track: Courses are grouped in one of six Education Tracks based on theme. Not all course content fits neatly into one track or another; use this classification more as a guide. These groupings give participants the option to plan their curriculum based on interests in one or more areas.
- Distribution Strategy Track
- Leadership / Professional Development Track
- Management Tack
- Marketing Track
- Operations Track
- Sales Track
UID is looking forward to bringing our members together again in person for UID 2021.