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Calendar of Buying Group Dates

As of January 2014

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2014 Group

Date

Location

ABC

April 29 - May 2
ABC Spring Conference
Portola Hotel and Spa
Monterey, CA
  October 20-22
ABC Fall Conference
Westin/Yorktown
Lombard, IL
EXCELL February 12-14
Excell Vendor Education Training Seminar (VETS)
Royal Sonesta
New Orleans, LA
  April 1-5
Excell Annual Conference
Hyatt Hill Country
San Antonio, TX
  July 9-11
Excell Vendor Education Training Seminar (VETS)
Doubletree Suites Downtown
Detroit, MI
FEDA March 26-30
Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa
Indian Wells, CA
IFED April 9-11
IFED Spring Conference
Dallas, TX
October 22-24
IFED Fall Conference
Chicago, IL
NAFED April 24-26
Spring V/P Conference
Embassy Suites - Airport & Convention Center
Charleston, SC
  Aug 21-23
NAFED Workshop
Hyatt Regency St Louis at the Arch
St Louis, MO
  Nov 13-15
Fall V/P Conference
Embassy Suites Omaha - Downtown/Old Market
Omaha, NE
NESA March 13-15
NESA Spring Conference
Embassy Suites Tampa Convention Center
Tampa, FL
  October
NESA Fall Purchasing
TBA
NexGen February 3-7
NexGen Leadership Meeting
TBD
  September 15 - 18
NexGen Fall Leadership Meeting
Hilton O'Hare
Chicago
NISSCO March 19-22
NISSCO RDG Buying Group Conference
Hilton Americas
Houston, TX
PRIDE April 23-27
Spring Conference
Marriott 25th Celebration Jazz Fest
New Orleans, LA
  Oct 6-10
Fall Conference
Renaissance Center
Detroit, MI
R.E.D. March 4-8
2014 Conference
Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort
Clearwater, FL
SEFA March 12 - 15
National Sales Conference
The Westin La Paloma
Tucson, AZ
  April 27- May 1
28th Annual Partnership Conference
Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa, Gainey Ranch
Scotsdale, AZ
  October 8 - 11
National Sales Conference
The Westin La Paloma
San Antonio, TX


2015 Group

Date

Location

ABC

April 28 - May 1 ABC Spring Conference
TBD
  October 12-14 ABC Fall Conference
TBD
EXCELL April 15-18
Excell Annual Conference
Fiesta American Grand Coral Beach
Cancun, Mexico
IFED Apr 15 - Apr 17
IFED Spring Conference
Dallas, TX
Oct 14 - Oct 16
IFED Fall Conference
Chicago, IL
PRIDE April 19-22
Spring Conference
The Broadmoor
Colorado Springs, CO
  Oct 18-21
Fall Conference
Renaissance Esmeralda Resort and Spa
Indian Wells, CA
SEFA April 19-23 29th Annual Partnership Conference
Location TBD


2016 Group

Date

Location

ABC May 3-6 TBD
  Sept. 26-28 TBD
EXCELL April 5-9
Annual Conference
TBD
IFED Apr 20 - Apr 22
IFED Spring Conference
Dallas, TX
Sep 28 - Sep 30
IFED Fall Conference
Chicago, IL
PRIDE April 11-15 Spring Conference
TBD
  Oct 24-28
Fall Conference
TBD
SEFA April 10-14 30th Annual Partnership Conference
Location TBD


2017 Group

Date

Location

ABC May 2-5 TBD
ABC Oct 16-18 TBD
EXCELL April 4-8
Annual Conference
TBD
IFED Apr 19 - Apr 21
IFED Spring Conference
Dallas, TX
Oct 18 - Oct 20
IFED Fall Conference
Chicago, IL
PRIDE April 24-28 Spring Conference
TBD
  Oct 23-27
Fall Conference
TBD
SEFA April 23-27 31st Annual Partnership Conference
Location TBD


2018 Group

Date

Location

ABC May 1-4 TBD
ABC Oct 15-17 TBD
IFED April 18 - Apr 20
IFED Spring Conference
Dallas, TX
Oct 17 - Oct 19
TBD
TBD
SEFA May 6-10
Annual Partnership Conference
TBD
PRIDE April 23-26 Spring Conference
TBD
  Oct 22-25
Fall Conference
TBD
EXCELL April 10-14
Annual Conference
TBD




2019 Group

Date

Location

ABC April 30 - May 3 TBD
  Oct 28-30 TBD
EXCELL April 9-13
Annual Conference
TBD
IFED Apr 17 - Apr 19
IFED Spring Conference
Dallas, TX
Oct 30 - Nov 1
TBD
TBD
SEFA May 5-9
Annual Partnership Conference
TBD
PRIDE April 13-18 Spring Conference
TBD
  Oct 21-24
Fall Conference
TBD

2020 Group

Date

Location

ABC

May 5-8
Spring Meeting
TBD

Oct. 12-14
Fall Meeting
TBD
EXCELL March 30 - April 4
Annual Conference
TBD
IFED Apr 22 - Apr 24
IFED Spring Conference
Dallas, TX
Oct 14 - Oct 16
TBD
TBD
SEFA April 26-30
Annual Partnership Conference
TBD
PRIDE April 20-23 Spring Conference
TBD
  Oct 26-29 Fall Conference
TBD


2021 Group

Date

Location

ABC

April 27-30
Spring Meeting
TBD

Oct. 4-6
Fall Meeting
TBD
EXCELL April 13-17
Annual Conference
TBD
IFED Apr 7 - Apr 9
IFED Spring Conference
Dallas, TX
Oct 6 - Oct 8
TBD
TBD
SEFA April 18-22
Annual Partnership Conference
TBD


2022 Group

Date

Location

ABC

May 3-6
Spring Meeting
TBD

Oct. 24-26
Fall Meeting
TBD
EXCELL April 5-9
Annual Conference
TBD
IFED Apr 13 - Apr 15
IFED Spring Conference
Dallas, TX
Oct 26 - Oct 28
TBD
TBD
SEFA April 24-28
Annual Partnership Conference
TBD