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DCKAP Round-Up 2024, Chicago IL | Distributors Conference

Tuesday, August 27
Chicago, IL


Gathering for Distributors.

DCKAP Round-Up is all about connecting and learning from fellow colleagues and distribution community leaders. Come be a part of the excitement, grab a drink, enjoy some fun activities and hear from industry experts on important topics that will be the highlight of your night!



See it for yourself:


DCKAP Round-Up 2024 is an evening gathering and celebration of the distribution community.

Attendees of our Round-Up event can expect to share in unique networking opportunities, engage with peers, hear from industry leaders, learn about cutting-edge tools and technologies, be inspired by stories of success and better understand what comes next for distribution.

Enjoy the company of your fellow colleagues, cheers your drinks, satiate your palate, and discover the wonders of the universe. Take part in this unique experience to connect with industry professionals, learn how leading distributors are tackling challenges, gain valuable insights you can put into action, and have a lot of fun while doing it!

This is what Round-Up 2024 is all about.

We look forward to seeing you at this special event!

Round-Up is all about (fun) networking

Every time we wind down from such an incredible event, it’s not just the sessions that stick in our minds – it’s the people.

This venue is going to be packed with some ambitious folks across operations, strategy, marketing and more. DCKAP brings together the best people across B2B distribution. So, when you step out of the venue, you will carry great memories and even better connections.

Leave your laptop & notebook in your room 😎

No, really, we’re serious. Just come and meet your friends.


At Round-Up, you will:

  • Meet executives and build your network
  • Feel inspired with new ideas
  • Learn from what’s already working
  • Leave with a community that will last

Did we tell you this is our 6th year?

Here's a peek into our very first Industrial Distribution event back in 2019:


Tuesday, August 27, 2024
Evening Event

Registration Opens

Cocktails & Appetizers

Welcoming, Company & Product Updates

Karthik Chidambaram
– Founder & CEO, DCKAP

Panel Discussion

How is AI Changing Distribution?

Tom Gale
– CEO of Modern Distribution Management

Shiva Kumaar
– Head of Strategy at DCKAP

End Session with Closing Note

Catherine Sulskis
– Partner Manager at DCKAP

Explore Museum & Sky Show



Located on Chicago’s lakeshore since 1930, the Adler Planetarium connects people to the universe and each other. The first planetarium in the western hemisphere, the museum typically hosts more than half a million visitors each year and reaches millions more through youth STEAM programs, neighborhood skywatching events, online citizen science, and other outreach efforts.


This event is specifically tailored for those working in the distribution industry. Whether you specialize in marketing, operations, ecommerce, strategy, or IT at a B2B Distribution company – this evening is meant for you.

Why? You can learn how to:

  • Make more online sales
  • Identify working strategies
  • Experiment with new technology
  • Streamline your applications
  • Steer your future towards success

Round-Up is a one of a kind event where the industry unites to strengthen our community, discuss ongoing challenges and figure out how to grow.

Attendees of the P21 Connect event are especially welcome!