The Southern Leadership Division (SLD) of SAWD was formed in 1979 to allow organizations to leverage the knowledge and resources of their fellow southern distributor, wholesale  and manufacturer leaders.  Members are offered a unique opportunity to participate in educational programs and networking events throughout the year that drive business opportunities.

Membership is free to all who meet the below requirements.

Click here for a list of current SLD Officers and Directors.

Requirements of membership:

  1. Must be in the tobacco, candy or allied lines industry or 
    must have family member in the industry
  2. Must be located in southern region
  3. Must be a member of SAWD

Click  here for a SLD Membership Application.

Please contact Karen Glass at 770-932-3263 or if you have any questions.