HDAW One-on-One Business Meetings Information for Distributors

WHAT are the One-on-One Business Meetings?
This is where deals get done!  An integral part of HDAW, the One-on-One Business Meetings match distributors to the suppliers they want to meet with for private, focused business meetings off the Product Expo floor,

Participation in these extensive private meeting opportunities are limited to distributor companies and exhibiting suppliers who are members of a sponsoring or affiliated organization and are officially registered for HDAW'23.

WHEN are the One-on-One Business Meetings?
Meetings take place the morning of Tuesday, January 17, the afternoon of Wednesday, January 18 and all day Thursday, January 19.  They do not conflict with any Product Expo hours.  There are a total of 20 time slots (5 on Tuesday, 6 on Wednesday, 9 on Thursday morning and 4 optional time slots Thursday afternoon) and each time slot is 35 minutes in length.

WHERE are the One-on-One Business Meetings?
The One-on-One Business Meetings will be held in the convention center area adjacent to the Product Expo floor and on the third floor meeting rooms of the convention center where education is held and meals are served.

WHY participate in the One-on-One Business Meetings?

  • Premier distributors and suppliers registered for HDAW will engage in private, focused business meetings.
  • There is no cost for distributors to participate in the One-on-One Business Meetings.
  • Computer automated scheduling uses your company's selections and preferences to create an unbiased, quality schedule.

All distributor companies participating in the One-on-One Business Meetings must be registered for HDAW'23.

  • Distributors can opt to defer their registration payment until January 3, 2023.
  • Distributors who register prior to November 1, 2022, are eligible for one of four upgraded packages.

HOW to register:

  • Registration for the One-on-One Business Meetings is now closed.  Late registrations may be accepted, dependant on timing.  Please contact leah.jones@autocare.org for inquiries.

Click here for the One-on-One Business Meetings FAQs.

PROCESS & KEY DATES
Below are helpful dates and key steps to keep track of as you enagage in the HDAW '23 One-on-One Business Meetings.

Questions?  For One-on-One Process questions, contact Leah Jones at 240-333-1061, or email leah.jones@autocare.org.  For registration questions, please contact HDAW Conference Management at 708-226-1300, or email info@hdaw.org.

Supplier Deadlines

Distributor Deadlines

By Friday, 
November 18, 2022

Deadline to Sign Up For the One-on-One Business Meetings (Suppliers Must Also Request Meeting Rooms)

By Friday, 
November 18, 2022

By Friday,
November 18, 2022

Access MeetMax/
Create Profile

n/a

Thursday, December 1-
Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Select/Rank Companies

Monday, November 21-
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

By Friday, December 9, 2022

Vendors Receive Meeting Room Assignments

n/a

Monday, December 12, 2022

Receive Schedule With Meeting Rooms Noted

Afternoon of Wednesday,
December 7, 2022

(1st right of refusal until Friday, December 9, 2022)

Monday, December 12-
Friday, January 6, 2023

Self-Scheduling
(request / edit / cancel)

Monday, December 12-
Friday, January 6, 2023

Monday, January 9 –
Friday, January 13, 2023

All Changes/Edits Now Sent to HDAW Staff

Monday, January 9 –
Friday, January 13, 2023

Tuesday, January 17,
Wednesday, January 18-
Thursday, January 19, 2023

One-on-One Dates

Tuesday, January 17,
Wednesday, January 18-
Thursday, January 19, 2023