MARCO ISLAND, FL – More than 600 members of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) descended on Marco Island, Florida, for the association’s 48th Annual Meeting. An impressive lineup of speakers discussed a range of issues facing chemical distribution, including transportation concerns throughout the supply chain, changes in the economy, and the regulatory environment in Washington.   

This year’s NACD Annual Meeting focused on the importance of delivering trusted value throughout all stages of chemical distribution. Attendees explored platforms being used to better provide value, as well as opportunities to collaborate on industry challenges and best practices.

Kicking off the meeting with a keynote address was Dallas Cowboys’ Head Coach Jimmy Johnson. Johnson discussed the lessons he learned from his storied career in sports and how they apply to both business and life.

Attendees had a chance to give back to the local community during a "Filling Station Packing Party." Partnering with Food Angels, a local nonprofit that seeks to address hunger and homelessness in Collier County, Annual Meeting attendees packed kid-friendly, accessible, shelf-stable foods for homeless students in South Florida.