2024 Annual Meeting – Wholesalers

The Southern’s 101st Annual Meeting
June 17 – 20, 2024 (Vendor Events June 19 and 20)

Why attend the Southern Annual Meeting?

  • Learn from industry experts the latest profit-making techniques in small, highly interactive education sessions.
  • Take advantage of awesome opportunities for networking with other distributors, brokers, manufacturers and suppliers.
  • Learn about the latest products and services from and conduct business with the nation’s top convenience store manufacturers, brokers and suppliers.

For participating wholesalers:

  • Online Meeting Registration Site -You will need to register each of your attendees and family members for name badges and provide dinner R.S.V.P.s.  Your registration includes all breakfasts, education sessions, Ten-2-Profit, House of Deals, (2) breakfast, (2) receptions. (1) dinner, and golf outing.  You can add your spouse and children (under 18) for no additional cost. You will also be able to purchase raffle tickets, and sign up for events such as the golf outing. Registration is opening soon!
  • Hotel Reservations – The Southern does NOT make your room reservations. Please reserve your rooms directly from the Naples Grande by following this link.  NOTE:  The deadline for our group rate of $259++ is May 29, 2024. 
  • Ten-2-Profit – Please let us know as soon as possible if you will be having one or two tables. All 2024 Confirmed Distributors will be receiving a list of appointments in early June.
  • Show Deals – This year’s Show Deals will be sent to Distributors starting in early June..
  • Magazine Advertising Invitation
    For advertising information, please click the appropriate form (PDF file).

    Distributors & Brokers View Ad Specifications


    Click here to view our 2023 Southern Magazine.

    NOTE: The Southern’s Annual Meeting is a members-only event.  If you are interested in becoming a member of the Southern Association of Wholesale Distributors (The Southern), please click here for more information.  If you have any questions on becoming a member or need to confirm your membership status, please call us at 770-932-3263 or email us at info@the-southern.org.