Our education and online networking tools bring dealer principals and key sales, marketing and operations managers the practical information they need to thrive in today’s highly-competitive office products industry.
Capitol Hill Day Fly-In’ Event - NOPA's annual legislative event allows independent dealers to make their voices heard on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. With guidance and talking points, pre-arranged meetings at state representatives's offices flow smoothly and allow dealers to not only focus on their own state-wide issues but highlight critical federal issues that affect the entire industry.
Professional Development and Networking – NOPA members are invited to attend the annual Dealer Strategies Conference & Expo, hosted by its sister association OFDA. This is the premier education, networking and leadership event in the commercial furniture industry and a definite “must-attend” program for all office products dealers who sell office furniture!
Webinars and Online Training - NOPA offers a variety of educational resources and tools to help members increase sales, operations and profitability. These tools include a comprehensive online management and business skills training program and periodic interactive educational webinars on a variety of industry topics, facilitated by industry consultants and others with proven expertise in the presented subjects.
Social Networking - NOPA is active on LinkedIn and Twitter with groups dedicated to sharing knowledge, growing business and exploring new opportunities for dealers.
Members are able to take full advantage of these extensive NOPA educational resources, which are offered either at no additional charge or at preferential commercial rates exclusively to association members through NOPA’s endorsed service providers.