University of Innovative Distribution

An Industry Education Event

March 5-8, 2017, in Indianapolis

The University of Innovative Distribution is a concentrated educational program focused on the unique needs of the industrial wholesale distribution industry. The 2017 schedule includes 43 outstanding classes to choose from!

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.

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. ECIA members receive a $1,000 discount off non-member rates. Take advantage of early bird registration before January 11th for an additional discount.

Registration is open and fills quickly, visit or download the brochure to review the selection of classes.

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.