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Friday

August 16, 2024

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
General

Exhibit Hall Installation

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Exhibit Hall
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
General

Registration & Information Desk

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, North Lobby
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
By Invitation

Maximize Your NACDS Relationships & Outcomes

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Room 151
First-time Attendees, Meet the Market Retailers & Exhibitors

Attendees can network with their peers and trading partners, understand the role of NACDS in the industry, as well as hear tips on how to maximize the value of your membership and TSE.

Saturday

August 17, 2024

7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
General

Registration & Information Desk

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, North Lobby
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
General

Meet the Market Networking Continental Breakfast

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Ballroom Foyer
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
General

Meet the Market Information Desk

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Ballroom Foyer
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
General

Exhibit Hall Installation

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Exhibit Hall
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
General

Meet the Market

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Ballroom

Exhibitors introduce their latest innovative products, technology and services to Retailers through a series of 10-minute appointments.

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Meet the Industry

Meet the Industry

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Room 253
1:45 PM – 3:00 PM
Meet the Industry

Ageless Ambition – How Industry Leaders are Paving the Way for Gender Inclusion

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Room 253

During this panel discussion led by the WE organization and moderated by Kristine Urea, attendees will hear from key industry leaders who will showcase their approach to empowering Women of all Ages to drive Inclusion at their companies. Attendees will hear about concrete examples they can take back to their organization to drive Gender representation in terms of talent acquisition, succession planning and enabling leadership development opportunities for Women.

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
General

NACDS Institute: Building Sustainable Care Models

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Room 252

The nationwide footprint of pharmacies and the clinical expertise of pharmacy teams offer unique opportunities to meaningfully improve community health – from providing routine healthcare services to linking patients in need with “food is medicine” interventions. Join us for an engaging discussion of pharmacy and healthcare experts to explore key opportunities to advance health and build sustainable strategies to scale pharmacy services.

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
By Invitation

NACDS Political Involvement Reception

Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport, Momentum Ballroom C, Level 5
NACDS-PAC Donors
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
NACDS Foundation

26th Annual NACDS Foundation Reception & Dinner

Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport, Ensemble Ballroom, Level 2
Ticket Holders

The Annual NACDS Foundation Dinner provides a special evening to celebrate our shared commitment to communities and advancing public health. Proceeds from the Dinner support the Foundation’s groundbreaking research, pharmacy education, and related philanthropic initiatives.

Sunday

August 18, 2024

7:00 AM – 9:30 AM
General

Exhibitor Final Prep

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Exhibit Hall
7:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Registration & Information Desk

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, North Lobby
7:30 AM – 8:00 AM
General

Networking Continental Breakfast

Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport, Ensemble Ballroom Foyer, Level 2
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
General

Business Program

Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport, Ensemble Ballroom, Level 2

Hear from NACDS leadership and an informative and probing discussion of domestic and world events.

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
General

Exhibit Hall Open

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Exhibit Hall

Cyber Stations Supported by IQVIA

11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
General

Lunch

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Exhibit Hall

Supported by GESKE Beauty Tech Inc.

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
General

Total Store Expo Reception

Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport, Ensemble Ballroom, Level 2

This is the perfect opportunity to network and catch up with business associates.

Supported by iA

Monday

August 19, 2024

7:30 AM – 8:00 AM
General

Networking Continental Breakfast

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, 150 Rooms Foyer & 250 Rooms Foyer
7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
General

Registration & Information Desk

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, North Lobby
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Insight Session

Industry Outlook: Challenges, Opportunities & Strategies

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Room 252

Advantage Solutions along with some industry experts will share the latest insights from the quarterly Advantage Outlook report, which focuses on the challenges, opportunities and strategies manufacturers and retailers are expecting over the next 6 months.

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Insight Session

Leveling Up Pharmacy’s Role in Value-Based Care

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Room 258

As pharmacies continue to prove their beneficial impact on healthcare quality, key partnerships can accelerate opportunities for pharmacies in value-based care.

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Insight Session

Leveraging Diabetes Care Research to Drive Impact 

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Room 257

As half of Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes, exploration of effective healthcare delivery models that turn this tide are more important than ever.

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Insight Session

Future of Commerce

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Room 151

The movement from the era of digitalization to intelligence and from the age of cooperation to co-opetition disrupts every industry. Leaders must plan for the future and be ready to respond to what cannot be anticipated.

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Insight Session

Testing Stabilization – How the Industry is Progressing Towards DSCSA Interoperability

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Room 153

Last August, the FDA announced it was granting the pharmaceutical supply chain an additional 12 months of stabilization before the law would become effective. This time would allow for more companies to serialize product and have enough serialized product in the supply chain to be able to test how well the interoperable tracing system works.

9:30 AM – 6:00 PM
General

Exhibit Hall Open

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Exhibit Hall

Cyber Stations Supported by IQVIA

11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
General

Lunch

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Exhibit Hall

Supported by GESKE Beauty Tech Inc.

6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
General

Exhibit Hall Dismantle

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Exhibit Hall
7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
General

Boston Extravaganza

Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport, Ensemble Ballroom, Level 2

Connect with new and existing business partners while enjoying a variety of Boston inspired cuisine.

Supported by Force Factor

Tuesday

August 20, 2024

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
General

Exhibit Hall Dismantle

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Exhibit Hall

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