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Why Attend

The NACDS Total Store Expo is the industry’s largest gathering of its most influential leaders. It is a combination of both strategic and tactical business meetings between existing and new trading partners and is attended by industry decision-makers. It will give you and your company a unique opportunity to gain new insights into today’s evolving marketplace and set your course for the future. This is also an excellent opportunity for retail media executives to engage the supplier community.

Special Offer to Qualified Retailers

What is the Cost?

We can’t put a price on the tremendous value of attending the NACDS Total Store Expo. It’s FREE! There is NO registration fee for retail attendees. In addition, by participating in Meet the Market, a program of prearranged appointments, you may be eligible for a travel subsidy, subject to our approval and limitations.

Who Should Attend

Anyone in your company who might benefit from surveying potential products, categories, concepts, technologies, consumer trends, and collaboration opportunities.  There is no limit to your company personnel who will benefit from participation in the NACDS Total Store Expo.

  • CEOs, presidents, owners
  • Senior executives in pharmacy, consumer product goods merchandising, digital, automation technology, supply chain logistics, operations, purchasing, marketing, retail media networks, and loss prevention
  • Pharmacy executives, directors, managers – in purchasing, operations, technology, and marketing
  • CPG divisional merchandise managers, category managers, buyers
  • Category analysts, planogram managers, marketing specialists
  • Social Media Managers
  • Directors and managers of inventory management, logistics, vendor compliance, transportation, reverse logistics, and distribution
  • District, regional, store managers, pharmacists

Benefits of Attending

  • Preview the latest innovations in consumer-packaged goods, store/pharmacy technology, pharmaceutical products, and more entering the market
  • Meet with a majority of your suppliers and their senior sales staff at one time
  • Review a comprehensive company profile of each exhibitor exclusively on the NACDS Market Exchange
  • Obtain that special niche product for your customers
  • Enhanced collaboration with key trading partners
  • Learn about new merchandising programs, promotional offers, and “market specials”
  • Review and enhance current programs and make mid-course product and merchandising adjustments
  • Stay abreast of the emerging market: new people, new products, technology, services, new thought processes, new styles, colors, trends, and packaging
  • Our education programs are without parallel, covering the latest on state-of-the-art pharmacy operations, practice and clinical issues, distribution and marketing
  • Build upon key discussions that were initiated during the NACDS Annual Meeting

Networking Opportunities

NACDS has carefully formatted the Total Store Expo to create opportunities for Exhibitors and Retailers to interact. Retailers can take full advantage of these opportunities to meet with Exhibitors and start conversations.

The daily Networking Continental Breakfasts, Exhibit Hall Lunches, and evening receptions are great opportunities to meet new prospects and reconnect with partners.

NACDS Total Store Expo has been one of the most important events that we participate in each year. The combination of meetings with retailers at Meet the Market and on the trade show floor has yielded us deeper relationships and increased business. We have successfully closed deals each year that started with first interactions at TSE.

Ian Stone

Senior Vice President, Mesmerize

I’ve attended every Total Store Expo since its inception. TSE is a great platform to launch and introduce new items as well as have very productive meetings with our retail and vendor partners. At E & J Gallo Winery, we find the show to be as valuable as Annual.

Herb Smith

Vice President Customer Development Retail & Category Management & Control States at E & J Gallo Winery

Total Store Expo is the venue to ensure that you are meeting with all the right functions to bring your business plans to life! We enjoy meeting the customers each year to shore up the plans and share updates on all the new innovations.

Lisa Paley

President, North America, Haleon

Register Now! Don’t be left out of the biggest, most productive drug, food, and mass market event of the year!