From Vendors:

“The recent Pro Group conference was a great investment of our time and resources. The event was very well done and the members were engaged and ready to do business. It was a very cost-effective way to reach a number of quality prospects in a short period of time. Sign us up for next year!!” -Attending Vendor


“Being a new vendor, the interest in our company exceeded what we ever thought could happen in one show.” – Attending Vendor


“I truly believe this is the single most effective format going on anywhere in the industry. Other buying groups should learn from this.” – Attending Vendor


“The scheduled meetings during the PRO event allows us to better understand the needs of our customers and provide profitable solutions. The atmosphere created brings a personal feel to the time constrained, global environment in which we all compete.” Attending Vendor


“As a new PRO Vendor, our expectations were exceeded. We were very impressed with the professionalism provided by the Pro staff and distributors.” – Attending Vendor


“In all my years in the industry, and all of the meetings and conferences I’ve attended, this GMC has been the best ‘price value’ relationship I have experienced. I would highly recommend attending, especially to ALL new suppliers.” -Attending Vendor


“The mix of both business and social interaction across such a large and regionally dispersed array of distributor members for the time and expense of a single trip makes the Pro Group’s GMC a great value for Century’s business.” -Attending Vendor


“The most effective use of time and resources our company devotes to the trade show portion of our business.” – Attending Vendor


“I liked learning of the buyers’ needs & market place. This is the best way to show new products and explain WHY they should or shouldn’t offer our line.” – Attending Vendor


“As a first-time attendee, we have been stunned by the quality of the business opportunities we came across at the GMC. Time and money well invested!” – Attending Vendor


“The PRO Group GMC provides the perfect venue and time for the type of quality meetings that result in new business. It has proven itself to me over and over again.” -Attending Vendor


“Meeting with key industry buyers with undivided attention on our products, in a private setting, was an amazing opportunity.” – Attending Vendor

From Distributors:


“I was impressed with the energy and positive vibe from the entire group. The vendor community was as prepared as I have seen them. We had very productive meetings throughout and that should result in numerous growth opportunities for both HDI and many vendors. I would estimate that we will add 3-5 new vendors from this conference. Our time here was very productive. Thanks to the Pro team for pulling this together and for be so open to new ideas.” -Attending Distributor


“The PRO Group Merchandising Conference is an excellent way to accomplish quality business interaction between manufacturers and distributors. I know of no other industry event where so much business can occur in such a short period of time.” -Attending Distributor


“By far the best conference I have attended so far. The meeting format was excellent and the one-on-one attention from the manufacturers was very effective.” -Attending Distributor


“This meeting allowed me to meet one on one with old and new venders. The format of 30 min appointments was excellent use of my time.” -Attending Distributor


“Valuable tool for the manufacturer and the distributor. Finding new products and staying on the cutting edge is imperative. The vendors that attend this conference seem to keep that in mind.” -Attending Distributor


“Our company looks forward to the PRO Group Merchandising Conference as a chance to meet face-to-face with vendors, learn about new product lines, and walk away with the opportunity to save money on show specials.” -Attending Distributor


“It’s truly a pleasure to attend this conference. I enjoy meeting with potential new vendors as well as existing ones. The PRO Group Staff is always accommodating and friendly.” -Attending Distributor