Independent Distributor Resource Center

Independent Distributors makeup a large portion of HIDA’s membership base. We work every day at HIDA to elevate the voice of our independent distributors and highlight the important role they play in our industry.

Council Information↓ Government Resources+Updates↓ Strategic Resources+Data↓


Independent Distributors Leadership Council

The Independent Distributors Leadership Council provides networking for owners and leaders of independently owned distribution companies. Council members also provide strategic direction for HIDA’s annual Independent Distributors Leadership Summit and other matters related to small distributors. The council meets once a year at the Independent Distributors Summit in the fall and has 3 conference calls throughout the year.

Council Details►

Independent Distributors Summit

Annual Summit for owner-to-owner interaction and learning. The Summit is exclusively for owners and leaders of independent distribution companies.


Resources From Government Affairs

Your Washington Office. The latest regulatory and legislative news in a quick, easy to understand format.
See the following HIDA Government pages, and related resources collected below.

HIDA Government Affairs►  Government Affairs Insights (members)►

HIDA outlines business provisions from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES):

Small Business Resources: COVID-19

HIDA has collected resources from various sources to provide a consolidated document that contains information on small business programs to aid in the response to COVID-19. This information is not intended to be considered legal or financial advice from HIDA.

Small Business Resources►
(Adobe PDF File)

Recent HIDA Activity

COVID-19 Resource Center From HIDA

HIDA has set up an information clearinghouse on the COityVID-19 outbreak for supply chain news and resources of particular interest to distributors, manufacturers and other industry stakeholders.


Strategic Resources

HIDA provides resources and analytics to support the specific strategic needs of small businesses.

Independent Advisor E-Newsletter

Strategies and tactics for small business owners.

Research And Data

HIDA Research & Analytics supports independent distributors by providing original insights into healthcare markets and with timely data output on issues impacting the supply chain. Members, use your HIDA login to be sure you can view all available resources.


Kelley Taft»
Director, Membership
HIDA, 703-838-6127