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January 4, 2012

Chain Drug Marketing Association later this month will be hosting its 86th Annual Trade Expo at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee, Fla. Drug Store News caught up with Brianne Johnson, CDMA director of business development, to talk about what’s new at the show this year.

AUDIO Q&A: DSN caught up with Brianne Johnson, Chain Drug Marketing Association director of business development, to talk about what’s new at its 86th Annual Trade Expo at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee, Fla.,  later this month.

October 1, 2013

CDMA on Monday announced that its 88th Annual Trade Expo will be held at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Fla., from Jan. 28 to 31, 2014.

TAMPA, Fla. — CDMA on Monday announced that its 88th Annual Trade Expo will be held at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Fla., from Jan. 28 to 31, 2014. The annual event brings together front-end suppliers with buyers from regional drug chains, regional drug wholesalers, independent pharmacies, grocery stores and convenience stores.

The event includes a welcome reception and a Lunch & Learn with Dr. James Rouse from BackJoy, who will be speaking about “Optimum Wellness” and the 88th Annual Chairman’s Reception and Dinner. 

October 11, 2012

The Chain Drug Marketing Association on Wednesday announced its 87th Annual Trade Expo will take place Feb. 19-22 at the Hilton Atlanta in Atlanta.

 NOVI, Mich. — The Chain Drug Marketing Association on Wednesday announced its 87th Annual Trade Expo will take place Feb. 19 to 22 at the Hilton Atlanta in Atlanta.

A “Lunch and Learn” for buyers is planned with Bruce Kneeland, of Epicor Software Solutions, speaking about “How successful Pharmacy Owners use the Front-End to Build Sales and Improve Their Image."

CDMA is owned by more than 100 regional drug chains, independent pharmacies, regional drug wholesalers, specialty distributors and buying groups.

February 17, 2012

The Chain Drug 
Marketing Association last month showcased 110 front-end suppliers for its members at the 86th Annual Trade Expo held here.


KISSIMMEE, Fla. — The Chain Drug 
Marketing Association last month showcased 110 front-end suppliers for its members at the 86th Annual Trade Expo held here.


CDMA buyers voted ENB Science’s True-Dose this year’s Product Showcase winner for “its innovative and unique product line with great packaging.” The full True Dose line features 12 liquid pet supplements that are added to a pet’s feeding dish through a dose-control pump. The Product Showcase this year featured more than 45 companies, representing 82 products. 


February 7, 2012

The Chain Drug Marketing Association last month recognized several members at the association's 86th Annual Trade Expo in Kissimmee, Fla.

NOVI, Mich. — The Chain Drug Marketing Association last month recognized several members at the association's 86th Annual Trade Expo in Kissimmee, Fla.

CDMA awarded Powhatan Pharmacy Member of the Year; Today’s Optical was awarded Associate Member of the Year; Guardian Drug Company was named Store Brand Supplier of the Year; and Rochester Drug Company was named Store Brand Member of the Year.

November 21, 2011

The Chain Drug Marketing Association once again will host its annual trade exposition, bringing together suppliers, regional drug chains, regional drug wholesalers, independent pharmacies, grocery stores and convenience stores.

NOVI, Mich. — The Chain Drug Marketing Association once again will host its annual trade exposition, bringing together suppliers, regional drug chains, regional drug wholesalers, independent pharmacies, grocery stores and convenience stores.

November 1, 2011

Supermarket chain Brookshire Bros. gave its Private Label Vendor of the Year Award to the Chain Drug Marketing Association, CDMA said Tuesday.

NOVI, Mich. — Supermarket chain Brookshire Bros. gave its Private Label Vendor of the Year Award to the Chain Drug Marketing Association, CDMA said Tuesday.

Brookshire Bros. nonfood category manager Doug Barnett presented the award to CDMA president James Devine and director of store brands Susan Barry.

Brookshire Bros. operates 72 supermarkets in the Houston metropolitan area and rural areas of Texas.

August 5, 2011

The Chain Drug Marketing Association recently announced that the debut of its “Make More Money Table Top Show” will take place in Philadelphia from Sept. 23 to 24.

NOVI, Mich. — The Chain Drug Marketing Association recently announced that the debut of its “Make More Money Table Top Show” will take place in Philadelphia from Sept. 23 to 24. The show will provide CDMA-member regional drug chains, regional drug wholesalers and independent pharmacies an opportunity to preview table-top displays of CDMA's hot items, with items from various categories, including seasonal, health-and-beauty and soft goods, among others. 

December 8, 2010

A coalition owned by 125 regional drug chains, independent pharmacies, regional drug wholesalers and specialty distributors will host its annual trade expo next month at the Hilton Orlando in Orlando, Fla.

NOVI, Mich. — A coalition owned by 125 regional drug chains, independent pharmacies, regional drug wholesalers and specialty distributors will host its annual trade expo next month at the Hilton Orlando in Orlando, Fla.

The Chain Drug Marketing Association said it will celebrate its 85th year of uniting suppliers with its members, allowing buyers to discuss business opportunities with exhibitors, meet and exchange ideas with other buyers and learn about new CDMA programs that can help to increase profitability in the front end of their stores.

August 25, 2010

The Chain Drug Marketing Association last week named Bob Messick to the newly created position...