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Agenda

STAFDA's 43rd Annual Convention & Trade Show

November 10-12, 2019

Music City Center, Downtown Nashville, TN

Registration opens from the members-only section

at 8:00 a.m. (Central) on June 24, 2019.


Saturday, November 9

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.     STAFDA Registration     Outside Halls BC
                                                                         

7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.     Exhibitor Move-In     Halls BCD
                                                                         

Sunday, November 10

7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.   STAFDA Registration     Outside Halls BC
 

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Exhibitor Move-In     Halls BCD

 

Continental Breakfast, 8:00 - 8:30 a.m. before workshops

 

8:30 a.m. - Noon          Four Concurrent Educational Workshops

                                       Jeff Butler: Authentic Marketing: How Authenticity is Best to Market to Millennials     104AB
                                       JJ DiGeronimo: Women in Business: Career Strategies to Increase Impact     105AB
                                      Peter Leyden: Our Age of Global Transformation     104DE
                                      Don Yaeger: Three Ways to Improve Employee Engagement     106BC

(Programs run 8:30 - 10:00, break from 10:00 - 10:30, Programs repeat 10:30 - Noon)  

Lunch on Own

Noon - 1:30 p.m.    Young Professionals Lunch     102 AB

Noon - 6:00 p.m.      Manufacturer Meetings (Various)

1:00 - 3:00 p.m.        Economic Update with Alan Beaulieu     101 ABCDE

1:45 - 4:00 p.m.        Speed Interviewing Opportunity     103 AB

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.       Spouse/Companion Event: Patsy Cline Museum & GooGoo Bar Tour

6:30 – 9:30 p.m.       STAFDA Opening Party: Big & Rich Concert     Municipal Auditorium/Musicians Hall of Fame

                                    

Monday, November 11

7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.   STAFDA Registration     Outside Halls BC

 

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.           General Session Seating      Grand Ballroom BC                              

                                                         

8:30 – 11:00 a.m.         General Session: State-of-the-Industry reports and Keynote Speaker: David Goggins     Grand Ballroom BC

                              

11:00 a.m. – Noon       Exhibitors/Reps in Hall for final show prep     Halls BCD

Lunch on Own


Noon – 6:00 p.m.        Trade Show     Halls BCD 

Evening                        Open to Associate Hospitality

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Tuesday, November 12

7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.    STAFDA Registration     Outside Halls BC

8:00 – 10:00 a.m.            Two Targeted Workshops  (with breakfast)

                                           Jeff Butler: The Next Generation/Millennials     104A
                                           J Schneider: Smaller Equals Strong: Double Down on Profits     105A
                

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.     Spouse/Companion Tours: Jack Daniels Distillery 

10:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Trade Show     Halls BCD 

Lunch on Own   

5:00 – 6:30 p.m.              Closing Party      Grand Ballroom C

 

4:00 – 11:45 p.m.            Exhibitor Move Out     Halls BCD
 

 

Wednesday,  November 13

7:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.      Exhibitor Move Out     Halls BCD