Tri-State Convention

Tobacco and Candy Distributors

About the Associations

Indiana Wholesale Distributors Association
The Indiana Wholesale Distributors Association is a statewide trade association which has served the wholesale candy and tobacco distributors and vendors of Indiana for over half a century. The Association is engaged in legislative issues that impact its membership and provides members with industry updates and networking programs.

Contact Information:
Indiana Wholesale Distributors Association

Ann Ninness, Executive Vice President
2346 S. Lyndhurst Drive, Suite D101
Indianapolis, IN 46241
Phone: (317) 610-5997

Kentucky Tobacco and Candy Association
The Kentucky Tobacco and Candy Association was formed to promote the general business welfare of all persons, firms or corporations engaged in the business of distributing, marketing or selling tobacco, candy and related products at wholesale. The Association continues to serve this purpose today through legislative advocacy and members programs.

Contact Information:
Kentucky Tobacco & Candy Association

Ron Morris , Executive Director

7014 Hughes Avenue
Crestwood, Kentucky 40014
Phone: (502) 243-9280

Ohio Wholesale Marketers Association
Founded in 1942 as the Ohio Association of Tobacco Distributors, today's Ohio Wholesale Marketers Association has a core membership of wholesalers who supply candy, tobacco products and a broad range of food products and general merchandise to retailers in Ohio and the Midwest region. Associate members include brokers, manufacturers and service providers to the distribution industry. The Association serves as the voice for the industry before the state legislature and regulatory agencies, and also provides members with a range of valuable services including networking opportunities and communications about industry issues.

Contact Information:
Ohio Wholesale Marketers Association

Beth Wymer, Executive Director
88 East Broad Street, Suite 1240
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 224-3435