COLUMBUS, OHIO — HARDI has officially announced the dates and locations for the 2015 Focus Conferences. According to the association, the HARDI Focus Conferences are a distributor's chance to network with fellow distributors and suppliers while receiving insightful content from speakers and industry experts.

• The Strategic Leadership Conference is hosted by the Western region and will be held at the Surf & Sand Resort in Laguna Beach, California, March 22-24, 2015. The hotel cutoff date is Feb. 19, 2015.

• The Marketing and Sales Optimization Conference, hosted by the Southeastern region, will be held at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina, April 12-14, 2015. The hotel cutoff date is March 12, 2015.

• The Purchasing Optimization Conference will be held at the Lake Lawn Resort in Delavan, Wisconsin. Hosted by the Central and Great Lakes regions, the conference is June 7-9, 2015, and the hotel cutoff date is May 5, 2015.

• The Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions are hosting the Operations and Logistics Conference Sept. 20-22, 2015, at the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court in Baltimore. The hotel cutoff date is Aug. 20, 2015.

Along with the four Focus Conferences, the Southwestern region will host its own conference June 14-17, 2015, at the Horseshoe Bay Resort in Horseshoe Bay, Texas.

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