PRO Group Welcomes New Distributor Member J & J Bagging

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Denver (7/9/2021) – PRO Group is excited to welcome a new distributor member, J & J Bagging. Located in Yazoo City, Mississippi, the company was founded in 2015 to provide a facility for packing and fertilizer storage. Since then, J & J has expanded into a manufacturing and distribution center specializing in farm supply and…

PRO Group Hosts the Second Virtual Group Merchandising Conference

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Denver (June 30, 2021) – As the nation and hardlines industry continues to grapple with the lingering effects of the pandemic, PRO Group, Inc. held the second virtual Group Merchandising Conference (GMC) using the Zoom breakout rooms feature on June 21-24. With over 1,300 scheduled one-on-one appointments, attendees enjoyed one of the most interactive virtual…

Distribution America and PRO Group to Hold In-Person Executive Planning Conference in November

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Charlotte, NC and Denver, CO (6/25/2021) – After a year of virtual events, Distribution America and PRO Group are excited to announce the annual Executive Planning Conference (EPC) will be held in-person at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa November 16-18, 2021. With the opportunity to meet face-to-face once again, attendees can expect all…

2021 Group Merchandising Conference Goes Virtual

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Denver (1/12/2021) – In response to the ongoing impact of COVID-19, PRO Group Inc. has announced that the 2021 Group Merchandising Conference (GMC) will be a virtual event. After the resounding success of the 2020 virtual GMC, PRO Group will once again utilize the breakout rooms feature of the Zoom platform to facilitate over 1,000…

Distribution America and PRO Group Host First Virtual Executive Planning Conference

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November 23, 2020 – To provide attendees with invaluable one-on-one interactions amidst the pandemic, Distribution America and PRO Group, Inc. have hosted the first ever virtual Executive Planning Conference using the Zoom platform. From November 16-19, distributor and vendor attendees had the opportunity to meet in 1,818 private, pre-scheduled appointments through the breakout rooms function….

Distribution America and PRO Group Annual Executive Planning Conference Moves to Virtual Format

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Denver, Charlotte (8/17/2020) – This year boasts the 17th straight year Distribution America and PRO Group, Inc. will join forces to host the Executive Planning Conference (EPC). The event, still slotted for November 17-19, will utilize the Zoom Meetings platform in place of the in-person event originally scheduled in take place in Tucson. This virtual…

PRO Group Hosts the First Ever Virtual Group Merchandising Conference

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Denver (June 29, 2020) – In response to the extraordinary impact of COVID-19, PRO Group, Inc. hosted the first ever virtual Group Merchandising Conference using the Zoom platform. On June 22-24, 40 PRO Group member distributors and 63 vendor attendees participated in 1,140 scheduled, one-on-one appointments through the breakout rooms function available on the Zoom…

PRO Group Announces Promotion of Shari Kalbach to Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

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Denver (May 18, 2020) – PRO Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that Shari Kalbach has been promoted to Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Kalbach will now direct PRO Group’s operational improvements while working to strengthen customer focus. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing/International Business from the University of Tulsa, Kalbach has…

PRO Group Zooms Ahead with a Virtual Group Merchandising Conference

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Denver (4/13/2020) – As COVID-19 continues to have a profound effect on the hardware industry, PRO Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Group Merchandising Conference will move to a digital format using the Zoom platform. Originally scheduled to take place in Atlanta, the digital format will still allow partner manufacturers and distributor members…

Home Improvement Manufacturers, Distributors Meet to Strategize the Year Ahead

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  St Petersburg, FL (December 2, 2019) – The 2020 Executive Planning Conference, hosted by Charlotte-based Distribution America (DA) and Denver-based PRO Group Inc., was held November 19-21 at the historic Vinoy Renaissance Resort. The conference united over 350 of the nation’s top suppliers and distributors that serve the independent home improvement industry with the…