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NBA’s Chris Mullin to Keynote DPA Buying Group Conference

The 2-time Olympic gold medalist and five-time NBA All-Star headlines the group's conference, set for May 1-3 in Indianapolis.
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Distributor Partners of America (DPA) — a buying group serving the janitorial, safety and industrial supply industries — has announced NBA legend Chris Mullin as the keynote speaker for the group’s upcoming buying and networking conference set for May 1-3 in Indianapolis.

Chris Mullin

Mullin played in the NBA from 1985 to 2001, playing for the Golden State Warriors and Indiana Pacers. His career accolades include being a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and five-time NBA All-Star. He was inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame twice, once in 2010 as part of the 1992 U.S. Olympic “Dream Team”, and in 2011 for his individual career. He was also elected into the College Basketball Hall of Fame in 2011, and was the head coach at St. John’s University from 2015-2019.

“Chris is a basketball icon, and in conjunction with our conference theme, ‘One Team, One Dream,’” DPA Chief Executive Zac Haines said in a news release. “Mullin was also a part of the original gold medal-winning 1992 ‘Dream Team.’ We look forward to his inspirational remarks and utilizing his on-the-court strategies to help make our businesses more competitive and more profitable off-the-court.”

Following Mullin’s keynote at the JW Marriott Indianapolis on May 1, DPA members will be treated to a kick-off party at the NCAA Hall of Champions.

Later during the conference on May 3, DPA attendees will hear from presenters about the group’s new training initiatives, including an overview of the recently-launched DPA University and an introduction to DPA’s new partnership with JaniTrain.

Earlier in April, DPA shared that it had partnered with Distributor Data Solutions (DDS) to create a Product Content Hub that gives distributor members access to up-to-date product information from a network of manufacturers.

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