IAPD Small Distributor Roundtable

Tuesday, June 25, 2024  •  9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Hosted by: Tri-State Plastics, Inc.

Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCenter
10 W Rivercenter Blvd.
Covington, KY 41011

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Calling all IAPD small distributors: Join other small distributors and fabricators for a day of facilitated discussions on issues that are most important to your business  at the IAPD Small Distributor Roundtable. Hosted by Tri-State Plastics, Inc., you and your peers will have the opportunity to network, tour another’s warehouse and fabrication facility, learn from others and get solid business advice from those who do what you do.  

Come ready to share ideas, offer solutions, brainstorm strategies and tackle business challenges in a collaborative environment with your peers. 

Past Roundtable topics of discussion have included: 

  • Bonus and profit-sharing plans
  • Sales compensation strategies
  • New employee recruiting and training
  • Safety programs and injury claim management
  • Capital expenditure planning and financing
  • Business level strategy formulation
  • Exit strategies and succession planning
  • Freight and handling policies
  • Cybersecurity breaches
  • Tax planning 
  • SEO and social media implementation
  • Web design/development
  • Generalized SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunities and Threats) analysis for small distributors

This meeting is open to IAPD member distributors and fabricators whose annual plastics distribution sales are less than US$49.9 million. 

There is no registration fee to attend the IAPD Small Distributor Roundtable (the events are hosted by the sponsoring local host distributors); however, space is limited. Please register by clicking the button below. 

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2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tour of Tri-State Plastics, Inc. facility

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception hosted by Tri-State Plastics, Inc.

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Hotel Info:

Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCenter
10 W Rivercenter Blvd.
Covington, KY 41011


IAPD Group Rate is $199 per night. A limited number of rooms have been reserved.


For questions regarding the roundtable format, please contact Susan Avery