SSWA Executive Conference
September 11-14, 2023
Edgewood Tahoe • Stateline, NV
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“Please join us at the next SSWA Executive Conference at Edgewood Resort in beautiful Lake Tahoe, Nevada! SSWA is setting the pace for transitional learning, continuous improvement, and growth of wholesaling in the jan-san industry.
“I invite all manufacturers and wholesalers in the sanitary supply industry to GET More by being a part of the SSWA network of industry insiders focused on the strategic concepts and tactical solutions to efficiently and profitably compete in the future of wholesaling.”
Many Thanks to our Sponsors
SSWA recognizes and appreciates the sponsorships of our generous members! Through their support we are able to continue to provide outstanding educational programs, impactful speakers, and incredible special events at Executive Conferences. THANK YOU!!
Welcome to wonder…
Nestled on the shores of Lake Tahoe, North America’s largest alpine lake, and bounded by the majestic peaks of the Sierra, you’ll find Edgewood Tahoe Resort™, a one-of-a-kind boutique resort where luxury reaches new heights every day.
Be it gourmet dining, a soothing day at the spa, legendary golf, easy access to Tahoe’s fabled outdoor activities, or simply sitting back and basking in the wonder of it all, the experiences here are unequaled and the memories everlasting.
The discounted SSWA group rate is $345/night for the peak Conference nights, as well as 1 day before and after the Conference dates, should you wish to extend your stay. Room type, rates, and nights are based on availability – first come, first served. BOOK EARLY!!
To make reservations, call 888-965-7090 and mention SSWA, or click on the link below.BOOK NOW
Hotel Address is:
100 Lake Pkwy.
Stateline, NV 89449
Phone (888) 965-7090
Edgewood Tahoe Resort is located on the shore of South Lake Tahoe. Fly into the Reno / Tahoe International airport (RNO), which is approximately a 1 hour and 15-minute drive from the resort.
From Sacramento Airport (SAC): 2 hours
From Oakland International Airport (OAK): 3.5 hours
Lake Tahoe Airport (Private flights only): 25 minutes
Program / Agenda / Speakers
For those arriving on Sunday, OPTIONAL activities include full round of golf with your own foursome, or a horseback trail riding outing. (Details coming soon!)
The main Schedule outline is as follows:
Monday, September 11th:
Registration & Welcome
Most arrivals will take place on Monday. For those arriving on Sunday who may be interested in optional activities available Monday morning, please contact us.
Event registration will be open Monday afternoon starting at 3:00, followed by a Welcome Reception featuring entertainment, cocktails, and heavy hors d’ouerves in the evening.
**Spouses are encouraged to attend and participate in all social and networking activities!
Tuesday, September 12th:
Morning: Meeting and Speakers
Meetings will begin at 8:00 AM on Tuesday with breakfast offered at 7:00 AM, followed by speakers and educational content.
Keynote Speaker: TBA
Afternoon: Golf Tournament
The Herman Miron Good Guy Golf Tournament will take place on Tuesday afternoon at the Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. For non-golfers, Attendees could instead choose to participate in The Spa OR a Horseback Trail Riding Excursion (one activity is included for each registered attendee). [Click the Golf & Activities link (left) for details on these activities.] You will select your preferred activity when registering for the conference.
Tuesday evening dinner will be pre-assigned groups held at the Edgewood property, provided overlooking the lake.
Note: Spouses are welcome to participate in a 9:00AM breakfast set up just for them, to get to know each other. If participating in Spa as their included activity, they can schedule their appointment at a time most convenient for them. If playing golf, we will assign spouses together in foursomes (unless otherwise requested).
Wednesday, September 13th:
Wednesday will feature a networking breakfast, followed by a full day of Person-to-Person Conferences (8am to 5pm). A Dance Card Request Form will be available to submit your appointment requests. Appointments will be scheduled for you, and your completed Dance Card will be emailed prior to the Conference.
Wednesday evening will feature our grand finale sunset dinner cruise event on the M.S. Dixie II, with announcements and awards.
Thursday, September 14th:
You are free to depart anytime on Thursday, however remember the discounted rate is available 1 day before and after our conference dates (based on availability), should you wish to extend your stay and enjoy this fabulous getaway location!
SSWA will schedule all appointments for the Person-to-Person Conferences. Every effort will be made to accommodate all requests, however many time slots get fully booked, so the sooner we receive your Dance Card Request Form, the better.
A copy of each individual’s meeting schedule will be emailed before the conference, as well as available at the conference, confirming your appointments.
As in the past, wholesalers will be seated at designated tables, and manufacturers will rotate to meet with wholesalers at the appointed times.
Manufacturers: Please limit the product / merchandise you bring to only what you can carry with you from table to table. (Wireless internet will be available.) There will be no display tables for product displays and you will be responsible for any delivery expenses incurred for shipments.
Check back in early-August for Dance Card links and scheduling.
Attendees (both Delegates and their Guests) will select ONE of these included activities in which to participate with the group:
The annual SSWA Herman Miron Good Guy Golf Tournament will be hosted at the Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course, the official home of the biggest show in celebrity golf. It features over 80 of the brightest stars in sports and entertainment vying for a prize purse of $600,000 and the coveted American Century Championship Cup before a nationwide television audience – watch live July 12-16, 2023. For the latest details on the 2023 American Century Championship, click here.
The SSWA Golf Tournament will take place Tuesday afternoon with tee time starts in a shamble format.
Golf is different up here. Beautifully so. But what do you expect when you’re playing at an altitude of more than 6,200 ft. on the shores of America’s most majestic alpine lake? From the first hole to the last, every Edgewood moment has been designed to provide you with one-of-kind challenges, natural marvels, and enduring, championship-caliber memories.
Since its creation by George Fazio in 1968, and its later renovation by his nephew, world-renowned golf architect Tom Fazio, Edgewood has captured the imaginations and tested the mettle of golfers of all skill levels from around the globe. 1980’s USGA US Public Links Championship was held here, as was 1985’s US Senior Open Championship and it is home to the American Century Championship.
Rated as one of Golf Digest’s top public golf courses, Edgewood has welcomed some of the biggest names in the game. Players like Tiger Woods, Arnold Palmer, Phil Mickelson, John Daly, and Lee Trevino have all teed up here, adding their masterful strokes to this mighty legend on the lake.
Breathe, feel, relax, heal. Make friends with the serene while getting your body and mind back on speaking terms. The Forbes Travel Guide 4-Star rated Spa Edgewood is the ideal place to do it all. New and oh-so soothing additions to our already acclaimed menu of treatment offerings are our exclusive gemstone rituals. As the only spa in the region to provide these specialized, holistic massages, we utilize locally-sourced stones such as Smoky Quartz, to deepen the relationship between body and earth, leaving you feeling enlightened and wonderfully alive.
Horseback Trail Ride
At South Lake Tahoe, all trails lead to fun! Zephyr Cove Resort Stables guided horseback trail rides are a great way to experience the area’s serenity and beauty in summer. As you amble over forested scenic trails you’ll enjoy amazing vistas of the crystal clear blue lake and the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains. Box lunch included. Minimum age requirement is 7 years of age or older. Weight limit is 225 lbs.
Attend the SSWA Executive Conference to participate in one of the most well-connected programs in the industry with individuals focused on the business of wholesaling. In the three days at the Executive Conference you will spend your valuable time with colleagues, customers, friends and family building those critical relationships that get you connected. The Executive Conference allows you to meet face to face, in a relaxed setting, and enjoy the camaraderie that only SSWA can provide. The true value of SSWA appears in those unique personal relationships you develop and nurture in the meeting rooms, during our evening functions, and on the golf course. In one conference you can get all the information you need to excel in your job and the connections you need to help you feel part of something special. Fill out the form below to register today. You’ll be glad you did!