• HARDI 2010 Professional Development Retreat

    Nov. 17, 2009
    Value Creation Strategies with Michael Marks

    When: January 11, 2010 - January 13, 2010

    Where: Vail Mountain Marriott Resort & Spa

    Value Creation Strategies with Michael Marks

    Based on his new NAW book of the same title, Value Creation Strategies for Wholesaler-Distributors, Mike Marks will provide highly actionable insights about how wholesaler-distributors can use a market-driven strategy to increase enterprise value for customers and shareholders. He’ll use the first day to walk through the principles that drive successful strategy development and execution for wholesaler-distributors of all sizes and lines of trade.

    Through his research findings and the real-world distribution examples provided throughout the sessions, Marks will explain how value creation strategy can produce significant and rapid financial benefits. A market-driven approach is the key to creating true competitive advantage, permanently improving organizational performance, and making real productivity gains. Learn the value creation strategies needed to maintain your competitive advantage within your market and to increase your profitability. Wholesale distribution and supplier top executives, directors, and those who are on the path to top leadership will gain value from this retreat.

    2010 Professional Development Retreat Schedule

    The 7-hour educational program will be presented over the course of two days with strategic level focus on new research strategies for the new norm.

    Monday, January 11

    4:30 — 6:00 p.m.


    5:00 — 7:00 p.m.

    Cocktail Welcoming Reception

    Tuesday, January 12

    6:00 — 6:30 a.m.


    6:15 — 9:30 a.m.

    Working Breakfast & Interactive Workshop - New Market Future - homework question given for evening session.

    9:30 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.

    Slopes Networking/On own

    5:30 p.m.

    Cocktail reception

    6:00 — 7:00 p.m.

    Roundtable discussions - answers from homework question.

    7:00 — 9:00 p.m.

    Group Dinner

    Wednesday, January 13

    6:15 — 9:30 a.m.

    Working Breakfast & Action Planning Session - Custom presentation on the specific needs and outcomes of participants.

    9:30 a.m. — 6:00 p.m.

    Slopes Networking/On own

    6:00 — 7:00 p.m.

    Networking Reception

    7:00 p.m.

    Networking/On Own

    Thursday, January 14


    CLICK HERE for more information and to register.