Speakers have been announced or the NAFCD + NBMDA Annual Convention, taking place Nov. 2 through 4 in Dallas, Texas.

These established speakers will lead sessions on the latest trends in leadership, economics, marketing, sales and technology.

• Dirk Beveridge: Dirk Beveridge, the founder of UnleashWD, is a leading advocate of change and innovation in distribution. During his keynote session, he will share inspirational stories and lessons from the COVID-19 era that are bound to inspire future generations of distribution leaders. 

• Robert Tucker: Robert Tucker, the founder and president of Innovation Resource Consulting Group, is a renowned global futurist with a client list that includes over 200 of the Fortune 500 companies. Tucker's fast-paced session will unleash the forward-thinker in all attendees and touch on the driving forces of change. 

• Scott Klososky: Scott Klososky, a founding partner of Future Point of View, specializes in assisting business leaders see the world in new ways through his speaking, consulting and books. Klososky's presentation will help attendees gain a clear picture of the future of cybersecurity. 

• Mike Regan: Mike Regan is the president of TranzAct Technologies and has great authority within the world of logistics. During Regan's session, he will help attendees identify the inefficiencies in their supply chains and how they can be corrected. 

• Chris Wallace: Christopher Wallace is the president and co-founder of InnerView Group, a marketing consulting firm that helps companies align their brand and product stories with their customer-facing employees. Wallace plans to use his expertise to help distribution partners understand how customer expectations have changed during the pandemic and the overall power of customer experience. 

• Brian Beaulieu: Brian Beaulieu of ITR Economics has been a long-time distribution favorite. Beaulieu will deliver a presentation that focuses on the opportunities and risks ahead in terms of government initiatives, consumer trends, market opportunities, labor issues and production costs.

For more information, visit distributorconvention.org.