September 28, 2021

IDEA Announces eBiz 2022 is in Partnership with NAED


NAED Brings Data Intelligence to eBiz 2022, March 7–9, Chantilly, Va.

Arlington, VA – IDEA, The Industry Data Exchange Association, is pleased to announce that eBiz 2022 is partnering with the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) to bring even more content and value to IDEA eBiz conference attendees. NAED will provide data intelligence programming and insights.

Scheduled for March 7–9 in Chantilly, VA, the IDEA eBiz conference brings together the digital and technology decision makers in electrical distribution and manufacturing. Through networking, education, and one-on-one sessions, attendees gain a competitive edge while learning how and why to enhance their product data syndication and digital automation processes.

“eBiz is a powerful forum for distributors and manufacturers to gain a competitive edge in the ever-changing landscape of digital business,” said Tom Naber, president and CEO of NAED. “By joining with IDEA, NAED is helping our members to succeed and thrive in today’s marketplace.”

Distributors and manufacturers gain the most value by bringing key team members in e-business, IT, operations and marketing. All IDEA customers are recommended to send at least one key associate to participate.

Sessions include information on digital transformation, product data management, eCommerce, EDI, product data standards, business intelligence, IDEA Connector roadmap, scaling digital operations, and a distributor/manufacturer panel discussion.

In previous years, eBiz has attracted 200+ attendees and numerous sponsors from top-performing, innovative companies. eBiz also hosts a popular expo with technology service providers and manufacturers.

“With the digital shift in business due to the pandemic, eBiz 2022 is an important collaborative opportunity to discuss industry challenges, ideas, and solutions. I want to personally invite your decision makers and digital staff to participate,” said David Oldfather, IDEA president and CEO.

The eBiz 2022 early bird registration deadline is January 31, 2022. First-time attendees can receive an additional $100 off now.

For additional information or to register, visit the IDEA eBiz website.

About NAED

NAED is the trade association for the $70+ billion electrical distribution industry. Through networking, education, research, and benchmarking, NAED helps electrical distributors increase profitability and improve the channel. NAED’s membership operates in approximately 5,100 locations internationally.

About IDEA

The Industry Data Exchange Association, Inc. (IDEA) is the official technology service provider and eBusiness standards body of the electrical industry. IDEA helps hundreds of manufacturers and distributors effectively and efficiently exchange transactional and eCommerce content on a day-to-day basis. IDEA was founded in 1998 through a partnership formed by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) and the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED). Their applications also bring value to vertical markets such as industrial, retail, and consumer-packaged goods. IDEA is headquartered in Arlington, VA (

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