​​Garry Adams Tri-State Memorial Award

The Tri-State Convention and the industry as a whole lost a true friend and advocate in 2010 with the passing of Garry Adams, President of the Dittman Adams Company. Garry was part of the team that took the Tri-State Convention from a vision to reality. He never stopped believing in the opportunities that the future holds for the Tri-State Convention, the tobacco industry and the c-store distribution channel.

The annual Garry Adams Tri-State Memorial Award has been created with the encouragement and support of many of Garry’s friends and colleagues from all levels of the industry to recognize an individual who shares some of Garry’s strongest and most admirable traits …

Click here to download Garry Adams award.

20th Annual
​Tri-State Tobacco and Candy Distributors Convention

August 9-11, 2017

French Lick Resort - French Lick, INDIANA

Presented by

Indiana Wholesale Distributors Association

Kentucky Tobacco & Candy Association

Ohio Wholesale Marketers Association

The Tri-State Tobacco & Candy Distributors Convention is the premier networking event for CEO's, buyers and other top management of convenience store wholesalers who operate in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and the Midwest region. 2017 marks the 20th Annual Tri-State Convention and with so many industry events scheduled throughout the year, we are proud of the feedback that always ranks our event as a favorite among attendees.

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Click Here to Download the Brochure

Click Here to Download the Registration Form

Click Here to Download the Dealbook and Exhibits Form

Download the Garry Adams award here.

(read more about the Garry Adams Memorial Award below).

​If you have any questions, call us at 317-610-5997.

Tri-State Convention

Tobacco and Candy Distributors



Platinum Sponsors

Altria Group Distribution Company

ITG Brands LLC

R.J. Reynolds 

Swisher International 

Gold Sponsors​

The Hershey Company

JT International USA

Silver Sponsors

National Tobacco

Swedish Match

Bronze Sponsors

Farmers Tobacco of Cynthiana
​​Scandinavian Tobacco