Annual Convention & Exposition



2019 NAUMD/NAPED SUCCESS thru SYNERGY Convention: April 7-9th
Hyatt Regency Hotel,  New Orleans, Louisiana

Who Attends?

The association represents the entire supply chain of the uniform and image apparel industry. Our members consist of distributors, manufacturers, fabric mills and other suppliers to these companies.  Owners, executives and managers are primary attendees at the convention. So, you will meet decision makers.

This year we are Co-Hosting the convention and exposition with the National Association of Police Equipment Distributors (NAPED).  NAPED members include Public Safety Distributors and Public Safety Equipment Manufactures.

How Big is the Convention?

We expect about 150 companies to attend. There will be 325 to 350 attendees. We will have approximately 75 to 80 exhibitors and approximately 15 to 20 sponsors.

What happens at the convention?


The convention provides three areas of opportunity. Each morning, speakers and education sessions provide industry information and new ideas to help members manage their business. In the afternoons, business is conducted during the exhibit hall hours. Also, we plan various networking opportunities in a variety of social settings the include receptions, golf and Tuesday’s awards dinner.

Opportunities to promote your business

  • Exhibitor booths on the convention floor promote your products and services

  • Sponsorships provide a variety of ways to build your brand

  • Advertising in the convention guide, weekly newsletter or the NAUMD website

How do I register for a booth, sponsorship or advertising?

Go to the Convention Tab above.  Click on the form of choice and follow the prompts.  Contact Steve Zalkin, President, at [email protected] or (402) 639-0498 for any questions.