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NBWA's Seventh Annual Next Generation Success in Leadership Conference will take place Nov. 6 - 8, 2019, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Here's what to expect: 
Wednesday, Nov. 6  - Welcome Reception
Thursday, Nov. 7 - Conference Content begins at 8 a.m.
Friday, Nov. 8 - Conference Content ends at 3 p.m.

Register now for the conference (requires member sign-in).

Sign up to be a Next Gen speaker or leader here. Share a “best practice” from your company that you are proud of with NBWA’s Next Generation Group!

Potential topics include: 
Delivery, Finance, Management, Sales, Technology and Warehouse.

The Sheraton New Orleans Hotel is the official hotel for the Next Generation Success in Leadership Conference and will be directly handling all room reservations.

There are two ways to register:

  1. Call the Sheraton at 1-888-627-7033 and identify yourself as a NBWA participant.
  2. Use the following reservations link:

The room rate is $239 + tax per night. Based on availability, you can upgrade your room to a higher floor at the rate of $249 + tax per night. NBWA encourages you to make your reservations early. The last day to make reservations and receive the group rate is Oct. 11, 2019; however, the NBWA guest room block at the Sheraton can sell out prior to that date. Once the block is sold out, rooms and rates cannot be guaranteed.

We look forward to seeing you in New Orleans!

Check out some of the sites and sounds from the 2018 conference:


Keynote Speakers

Jessica Yellin, former chief White House correspondent for CNN and an Emmy award-winning political journalist 

Beth Cabrera, Ph.D, Senior Scholar, Center for the Advancement of Well-Being, George Mason University 

Brent Schutte, Chief Investment Strategist, Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company 


Photos from the 2018 conference

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How to Join NBWA's Next Generation Group

If you are a next generation leader in your business, we invite you to join the NBWA Next Generation Group. All NBWA distributor members are eligible to become members of the group. 

To join, please contact NBWA Membership and Meetings Assistant Jenna Sugg at Once added to the group, members will receive next generation newsletters, member communications and information about upcoming events.