Master Schedule

We are still working on the 2016 Conference Schedule. Below is a tentative schedule. Please check back later for updates.
 
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Please note, times, locations and details are all subject to change. Final detailed schedule will be available onsite.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2016
     
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   Golf Tournament
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM   Registration - Phoenix Marriott Tempe at The Buttes
3:15 PM - 5:30 PM   Afternoon Mountain Bike Ride or Road Ride (Rider's Choice)
3:15 PM - 5:30 PM   Mann-U Session: Buying and Inventory Strategies
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM   Welcome Reception
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM   Welcome Dinner & Keynote - Phoenix Marriott at The Buttes, Main Room
Keeping IBD’s Ahead of the Game: Making the Impossible Possible
Speaker: Stephen Shapiro
     
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2016
     
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM   Breakfast - Phoenix Marriott Tempe at The Buttes, Top of the World Restaurant
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM   Group Bike Ride
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM   Networking Session
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM   Welcome & Opening Remarks
Speaker: Pat Hus
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM   Keynote Address: TBD
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM   Networking Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Industry Panel
Lessons Learned From The Motorcycle Industry: Takeaways for IBD’s
Moderator: Eric Anderson
Panelists: Scot Begovich, George Gatto, Robert Pandya
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM   Lunch - Phoenix Marriott at the Buttes, Top of the World Restaurant
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM   Mann-U Session: Visual Merchandising 101
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM   Group Meetings
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM   Dinner - Desert Botanical Garden
     
THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2016
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM   Group Bike Ride
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM   Breakfast - Phoenix Marriott Tempe at The Buttes, Top of the World Restaurant
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM   Opening Remarks
Speaker: NBDA
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM   Keynote Address:
How the Power of Authenticity Affects Your Employees, Your Customers and Your Business
Speaker: Mike Robbins
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM   Networking Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM   Industry Panel: Point Counterpoint
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM   Break
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM   Lunch - Phoenix Marriott at the Buttes, Top of the World Restaurant
1:15 PM - 3:00 PM   Mann-U Session: Measure and Evaluate Employees' Productivity
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM   Networking Break
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM   Group Meetings
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM   Dinner - La Hacienda

 


Group Bike Rides: Interested in participating in the group bike rides? Confirm your spot on the ride, and a demo bike, by emailing your name and bike size (both mountain and road bike sizes) to justin.gottlieb@emeraldexpo.com

Golf Tournament: Reservations are required and space is limited. Please check back later for reservation information.