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Sept. 20, 2021
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The 2021 FEDA Annual Conference is Here!
Make sure to check your inbox for information on how to sign into the conference platform and phone apps.
Two FEDA Members Receiving Leadership Awards from the American Jewish Council
Singer M. Tucker’s Michael Greenwald and The Sam Tell Companies’ Jeff Hoffman will be honored at a diner tribute in November.
Wood Stone Hires VP of Innovation and Strategic Marketing
Paul Humphreys will oversee all marketing, product management and culinary functions for the manufacturer.
Stop Struggling and Start Prioritizing Mental Health
The Distribution Team’s Jason Bader observes that many distribution professionals are languishing as the pandemic drags on, but there are solutions that can improve their outlook.
CFESA Training Courses for November
Classes to focus on commercial refrigeration repair and new technician training.
Take Action Alert
U.S. Chamber providing template letters for businesses to urge their representatives to support $1 trillion infrastructure bill.
NAW Says Businesses and Workers Can't Afford $2.9 Trillion Tax Hike
Draft plan would impose higher tax rates on wealthy individuals and large businesses.
NAW Supports Bill Requiring Government to Expand Testing of
E-Commerce Portals Beyond Amazon

The proposed legislation would prevent Amazon from being both a platform manager and supplier to federal agencies.
Additional Legislative Updates
See all recent legislative updates, including the NAW's latest statements on the Biden Administration's spending proposals.
FEDA Learn Institute Resources

Learn Institute Course of the Week: Young Industry Leaders - Making Yourself Essential
In this digital-forward environment, young professionals are well-positioned to make their mark. The Young Industry Leaders Open Forum discusses how young professional can make themselves essential to their organizations and how they can move their career forward during these uncertain times.

FEDA Associate Member FitForCommerce Digital Tip
Don’t forget about threshold messaging.

Upcoming Webinars
These upcoming webinars are available to help companies learn about and implement best practices.

New Employer Resources
These new employer resources are designed to help companies manage their businesses.

Additional Learn Resources: learn.feda.com
FEDA 2021 Events
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