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The Paper Distribution Conference was founded in 1959 with the purpose of uniting senior executives and thought leaders from the most prominent paper merchants and paper manufacturers to address issues and opportunities. Its primary goals are:

  • To be a forum for education and leading-edge information
  • To be a forum for the discussion of issues and potential solutions affecting the paper distribution channel
  • To facilitate business relationships and friendships amongst peers and trading partners

56th Annual Paper Distribution Conference

January 20-22, 2015
Ritz Carlton Golf Resort
Naples, FL

Attendance at the 56th Annual Paper Distribution Conference is by invitation only. The costs per group meals, functions, meeting rooms, speakers, etc. are shared equally by all participants. An invoice will be sent following the event. Each participant is responsible for the cost of their own hotel accommodations. 

2015 Meeting Agenda

 January 20 
 7:00 p.m.Opening Networking Reception 
 7:30 p.m.Opening Dinner
January 21 
 7:30 a.m.Breakfast
 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Educational Sessions 
 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.Golf (optional) 
 6:30 p.m.Networking Reception 
 7:30 p.m.Dinner & Golf Awards 
January 22 
 8:00 a.m.Breakfast
 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Educational Sessions













General Information

Invitation Policy: Your invitation is not transferable. It is unique to you, not your firm. 


Dress Code: Business casual dress is appropriate during the entire event. 


Guests: Your spouse/partner is welcome to attend the receptions, dinners and participate in the golf tournament on Wednesday. 


Cancellation Policy: Cancellation of your participation in the Paper Distribution Conference and/or golf tournament must be received in writing by Wednesday, January 14, 2015. Cancellations received after January 14 will be subject to share in the meeting and/or golf tournament costs. 


Hotel Information 

The Ritz Carlton Golf Resort Naples
2600 Tiburon Drive
Naples, Florida 34109
Phone: 239.593.2000


Please book your room by December 12, 2014 and mention the Paper Distribution Conference to take advantage of the $339 room rate.  



Recap of the 2014 PDC Annual Meeting

The 55th Annual Meeting of the Paper Distribution Council was held January 21-23, 2014, at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, Florida. The top industry leaders networked and shared ideas, examining current trends and discussing pressing issues facing the industry. 


2014 Speaker Presentations

Members can download the presentations from the 2014 PDC Annual Meeting. You must be logged in to access the presentations. 

Julie Schertell"NPTA provides the opportunity to network and to learn from leaders in our industry and leaders in other industries that are facing similar challenges."
Julie Schertell, President, Fine Paper, Neenah Paper, Inc.

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