ARLINGTON, Va. — On the eve of the first in-person National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting in three years, Chain Drug Review executive editor Geoff Walden spoke with NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson about his expectations for the event. Anderson also talked about the most pressing issues facing NACDS and the chain
ARLINGTON, Va. — NACDS looks forward to welcoming back NACDS chain and associate members to the fast-approaching NACDS Annual Meeting, to be held April 23-26 in Palm Beach, Fla. The highly anticipated, in-person event will deliver one-of-a-kind opportunities for senior executives and team members — from NACDS-member retailers and suppliers — to strengthen relationships, connect
At this week’s NACDS Annual Meeting, Rick Keyes will conclude what is probably the most unusual and challenging term experienced by any of the association’s chairmen. Thrust into the role a year earlier than planned, when Richard Ashworth left Walgreens Boots Alliance to join Tivity Health, Keyes was tasked with guiding NACDS through myriad trials
ARLINGTON, Va. — NACDS has announced that Scott Gottlieb, M.D., Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from 2017-2019, and Jon Meacham, presidential historian and author, will be the featured speakers at the 2021 NACDS Annual Meeting, which will be held virtually April 26-28. Gottlieb and Meacham will speak during the virtual event’s
It happens every spring. Once more, without any preamble or prodding, the NACDS Annual Meeting is on the horizon. True, this seminal event, the week that annually brings the chain drug industry together, will be a bit different — and possibly a bit more confusing — this year. For one thing, it’s virtual. For another,
With the approach of February, the chain drug industry turns its collective eye toward April and the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting, that traditional harbinger of the industry’s spring, time of renewal, rebirth, new opportunities and, hopefully for some, new beginnings. And that’s as it should be. It is only fitting that
ARLINGTON, Va. — NACDS announced Wednesday afternoon that the 2021 NACDS Annual Meeting will be held virtually April 26-28. “The NACDS board of directors has been highly engaged in the decision to present a virtual format for the 2021 Annual Meeting that includes valuable programming and meetings with your expectations in mind, and these NACDS
ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced Monday that the 2020 Annual Meeting will not be held, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is the statement from NACDS president and chief executive officer Steven Anderson: An unwavering member focus defines NACDS and the NACDS Annual Meeting. As the COVID-19 situation evolved
PALM BEACH, Fla. — Former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake and Katherine Wintsch, founder and CEO of The Mom Complex will speak at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting, slated for April 27-30 at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida. Flake will address the chain members breakfast and NACDS PAC event on Monday,
ARLINGTON, Va. – Paul Ryan, former speaker of the House, will speak during the Tuesday, April 30, Business Program at the 2019 NACDS Annual Meeting, which will be held April 27-30, in Palm Beach, Fla. Ryan was elected as the 54th speaker in 2015 and served until January 2019. Ryan was first elected to the House
PALM BEACH — Lionel Richie, one of the world’s biggest stars in music, will headline the NACDS Annual Meeting, which will be held April 27-30 at The Breakers. The multi award winning singer/songwriter will perform on Tuesday, April 30 from 7:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Open to ticket holders only.
PALM BEACH, Fla. –The NACDS Foundation has distributed $220,000 in scholarships and grants as part of an ongoing commitment to advancing patient care through pharmacy education as part of the 23rd Annual NACDS Foundation Scholarship Program. The recipients were presented with their awards last night at an NACDS Foundation event during the NACDS Annual Meeting.
PALM BEACH, Fla. – Change – confronting it and creating it – has emerged as a powerful theme of the 2018 National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting. That fact was on display throughout Business Program remarks yesterday by NACDS chairman of the board Alex Gourlay, co-chief operating officer of Walgreens Boots Alliance and
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is gearing up for three big events in the coming months, each of which will offer stakeholders in community pharmacy an opportunity to advance the interests of their organization and the industry as a whole. Taken together, NACDS RxImpact Day on Capitol Hill, the NACDS Annual Meeting and