2021 Group Merchandising Conference Goes Virtual

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

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

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

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

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

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

  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…

PRO Group Recognizes Outstanding Businesses

Denver (September 13th, 2019) – A willingness to change with the times and a deep commitment to their customers are two qualities retailers must have if they are going to succeed. They are also just a couple of the reasons Denver-based PRO Group Inc. is honoring three home improvement businesses this year with its annual…

Distribution America and PRO Group Kick Off Annual Executive Planning Conference in Tucson, Arizona

  Tucson, AZ (November 19, 2018) – “Bringing the best together from Manufacturing and Distribution!” That’s how Jim Hegner, Corporate Accounts Manger from Midwest Fastener, described this year’s event which was staged at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort. More than 350 distributors and manufacturers attended the annual Executive Planning Conference (EPC) and participated in…