1,700-Plus Attend NEMRA in Atlanta

Marie-Christine Coisne-Roquette, chairman of Sonepar SA, offered some terrific insight into how she has built her company into the biggest electrical distributor in the world and one of the largest national chains in North America. One of the biggest challenges she sees for the North American electrical market will be the need to do more business electronically. 

This year’s NEMRA meeting in Atlanta, Feb. 5-8, provided a pretty accurate reflection of an electrical market on the move. In addition to the chances to chat with old industry friends in the jam-packed atrium bar at the sold-out Atlanta Marriott Marquis, and conduct business with marketing partners at the conference’s one-on-one sessions, attendees learned about the new NEMRA Network CRM (customer relationship management) software; got ideas on how to best use the RepFiles digital

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