NAED Education & Research Foundation Annual Campaign Surpasses Goal

ST. LOUIS, July 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NAED Education & Research Foundation announced today the results of the 2014-2015 annual campaign. The outstanding support continued as the campaign came to a close June 30, raising $318,675 – largest amount of contributions received in a decade. All funds will go toward the development and maintenance of industry focused training and education.

"We want to thank our dedicated membership for their financial commitments to the 2014-2015 Annual Campaign," said Larry Stern, NAED Education & Research Foundation chair. "Contributions are crucial to not only enhancing current resources, but also in developing new educational series, training courses and research."

"Response to the campaign's call was tremendous, as the Foundation received contributions from 92 member companies and individuals," commented Michelle McNamera, NAED senior vice president/executive director for NAED Foundation. "We are truly grateful for your support of this year's campaign."



The Foundation has worked to maximize channel growth with an ever-expanding selection of programs and training for 45 years. Every dollar raised goes directly to education and research to further solidify the industry's progress and prosperity for a brighter tomorrow. 

A complete list of contributors to the 2014-2015 campaign will available on the website soon.
Details regarding the kick-off of the 2015-2016 Annual Campaign will be out soon. Until then, visit http://www.naed.org/annualcampaign or contact the Foundation at 888-791-2512 to learn how to help drive the future of the electrical distribution industry.

NAED is the trade association for the $70+ billion electrical distribution industry. Through networking, education, research, and benchmarking, NAED helps electrical distributors increase profitability and improve the channel. NAED's membership operates in more than 5,100 locations internationally.

CONTACT: Cathy Bryson cbryson@naed.org

Source:National Association of Electrical Distributors