University of Innovative Distribution

Registration is Now Open!

March 11-14, 2018 in Indianapolis

The University of Innovative Distribution is a concentrated educational program focused on the unique needs of the industrial wholesale distribution industry. Known worldwide for excellence in education, UID is sponsored by the leading industrial distribution professional associations, in cooperation with the Industrial Distribution Program of Purdue University. The 2018 schedule includes over 40 outstanding classes to choose from! Download the ECIA-UID_2018_brochure.

CEO’s, Branch Managers, Sales & Marketing Managers, Purchasing Managers, Sales Personnel, Human Resources Directors, Operations Managers, Manufacturers Personnel working with Distributors, Inventory Managers and Training Managers will benefit from attending UID.

Registration Savings for ECIA Members

ECIA members receive a $1,000 savings on their registration fee! The early registration fee is $1,095 for members and $2,095 for non-members. This fee will increase by $200 on January 10, 2018

More Information

To find out more visit To see a sampling of speakers and their topics, visit the UID YouTube site.

Hotel Accomodations:

JW Marriott Indianapolis Hotel
10 S West Street | Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

Professional Certificate of Industrial Distribution

ECIA Members can also obtain Continuing Education Units (CEUs) that will count toward their Professional Certificate of Industrial Distribution by attending the University of Innovative Distribution.