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March 11 - 14, 2018   Indianapolis, Indiana

RPA Announces NEW Scholarship Program

UID 2018Through a partnership with UID, The University of Innovative Distribution, RPA will now offer two $625 scholarships to RPA members to attend this exceptional conference and learn the latest in the world of wholesale distribution and manufacturing.  Any RPA member in good standing is eligible to apply.


RPA's University of Innovative Distribution - UID offers an annual, intensive four-day educational program focused on the unique needs of the wholesale distribution industry. Students select their own half or full-day 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.

Since 1994, UID has been known worldwide for excellence in education. Over 10,000 distribution and manufacturing professionals from around the globe have attended this program.

UID is offered each March and is sponsored by RPA and 40 other leading industry associations, in cooperation with Purdue University's Department of Innovative Technology. Working together, these groups take great pride in providing a superior learning experience. 

Learn more about the program