The source for continuing education and career development for members of the hose and hose accessory industry.
NAHAD's University of Innovative Distribution UID offers an annual, intensive fourday educational program focused on the unique needs of the wholesale distribution industry. Students select their own half or fullday courses each day, with classes focused on distribution management, territory sales, marketing, negotiation skills, inventory management, sales management, human resources, leadership, information technologies and many more.
The Institute provides Guidelines for proper hose assembly specification and fabrication and serves as a powerful forum for Distributors, Manufacturers, suppliers and endusers to support and promote hose assembly safety, quality, and reliability. Institute members have access to the following resources and exams, providing excellent employee training and recognition..
Proper recruitment, selection, on boarding and training of new employees and the ongoing education of current employees is critical to their success, and that of your business. It’s no secret that the cost of finding new hires is an expensive and time consuming chore; keeping qualified and enthusiastic employees is so much better for your company and so much more rewarding for the individuals who keep your business running. And, given the continuing exodus of retiring employees, attracting the next generation of business leaders is a timely imperative.
NAHAD offers insights and education on a variety of topics important to our membership and partners through our webinar series. Discover past, present, and future webinars to expand your industry knowledge.
Featuring industry leading speakers and sessions aimed at bringing the latest innovations in the hose industry, NAHAD's annual meeting and convention is the biggest industry event of the year. Don't miss your opportunity to learn and connect with fellow industry members.