This is where deals get done.

An integral part of HDAW, the One-on-One Business Meetings matches you with the companies you want to do business with. Here, you’ll get a personalized experience with products and solutions tailored to your situation and focused on your business needs.  

Participation in these extensive private meeting opportunities is limited to distributor companies and supplier manufacturers who are members of a sponsoring or affiliated organization. Meetings take place on Tuesday, January 21, Wednesday, January 22, and Thursday, January 23.

Questions?  For One-on-One Process questions, contact Leah Jones at 240-333-1061, or email  For registration questions, please contact HDAW Conference Management at 708-226-1300, or email

Important Dates & Deadlines

Below are sample dates and key steps to help prepare for HDAW’24 One-on-One Business Meetings. Keep an eye out for the HDAW’25 schedule!

Supplier DeadlinesDistributor Deadlines
By Tuesday, 
November 21, 2023
Deadline to Sign Up For the One-on-One Business Meetings (Suppliers Must Also Request Meeting Rooms)By Tuesday, 
November 28, 2023
By Tuesday,
November 28, 2023
Access Scheduling Software (MeetMax) to
Create Profile
Dec. 6 – 11, 2023Select/Rank CompaniesNovember 29 – December 5, 2023
By Friday Dec. 8, 2023Vendors Receive Meeting Room Assignmentsn/a
December 15, 2023Receive Schedule With Meeting Rooms NotedAfternoon of
December 12, 2023 (1st right of refusal until December 14, 2023)
December 15, 2023 – January 12, 2024Self-Scheduling
(request / edit / cancel)
December 15, 2023 – January 12, 2024
January 15 – 19, 2024All Changes/Edits Now Sent to HDAW StaffJanuary 15 – 19, 2024
Tuesday, January 23
Wednesday, January 24 Thursday, January 25
One-on-One DatesTuesday, January 23
Wednesday, January 24 Thursday, January 25