Scott Mckain

2018 SYMPOSIUM AGENDA


Subject to change – Details will be added as they are available.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 25 (open to all retail members and vendor partners)


Time Agenda

1:00 – 5pm

Registration Desk Open - (Office 5) Go up escalators to Emperors level – Office 5 is within sight

5:00 – 6:30pm

Opening Keynote Artist – (Palace Ballroom II)
What… if?
Mike Rayburn
Mike Rayburn is a Keynote Artist..an expert at inspiring innovation and virtuoso performance in your team. He is a two-time TED Talker and has headlined Carnegie Hall 8 times. Mike teaches artistic principles, in a business context, but uses guitar and comedy (rather than PowerPoint and statistics) to illustrate and literally prove his message before your eyes and ears.

6:30 – 9:00pm

Welcome Reception – (Palace Ballroom III) Heavy Hors d ‘Oeuvres w/ Open Bar & table top exhibits

FRIDAY, JANUARY 26


(open to all retail members and vendor partners) All sessions in the Palace Ballroom II (Topics subject to change)

Time Agenda

7:30 - 8:20am

Breakfast

8:20 - 8:30am

Intro

8:30 - 9:30am

TBA - speaker

9:30 - 10:30am

10:30 - 11:00am

Break – (Palace Ballroom III)

11:00am - 12:00pm

TBA - Panel

12:00 – 1:00pm

Lunch Buffet – (Palace Ballroom II)

1:00 – 2:00pm

Linda Thaler
Advertising Hall of Famer Linda Kaplan Thaler is responsible for some of America’s most famous and award-winning advertising campaigns, including the Aflac duck and the hilarious “Yes, Yes, Yes” commercials for Clairol Herbal Essences. She has composed jingles that are among the industry's gold standard, including “I Don’t Wanna Grow Up, I’m a Toys ‘ R’ Us Kid,” and “Kodak Moments." 

2:00 – 3:00pm

TBA – Panel ( TV spots)

3:00 – 3:15pm

Break – (Palace Ballroom III)

3:15 – 4:15pm

TBA

7:00 – 10:00pm

Vendor Partner Appreciation Party @ Drais Beach Club & Nightclub
Private party atop the stylish Cromwell Hotel, at Drai’s nightclub which provides an unrivaled view of the neon-drenched Las Vegas Strip. Drai’s rooftop oasis experience will rival some of the most impressive venues in the world.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 27


(Retail members only.)

Time Agenda

7:30 - 8:30am

Breakfast (Palace III)

8:30 - 9:00am

Digital Marketing – Real world results
Dennis Hoy – FMG Merchandise Director

9:00 – 10:15am

Best Advertising Session
Moderator: Charlie Horich, Partner, Horich Hector Lebow

(Concurrent Sessions) Capri & Anzio on Promenade Level

10:15-10:30am Break – (Ballroom III)

10:30am-1:00pm

Concurrent Merchandise Sessions –
(Group A - Capri)

10:30am– 1:00pm

Concurrent Merchandise Sessions –
(Group B - Anzio)

1:00pm-3:00pm

Networking Lunch / closing - (Verona/Turin/Trevi )

'High Point Market - October 14 – 18, 2017
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