Preliminary Schedule. Subject to Change.

saturday, february 9

11:00am – 4:00pm

Arrival Ground Transportation


3:00pm – 6:00pm

Retailer and Supplier Badge and Event Material Pick-Up

badge pouches

tote bags

key cards

pens

sunday, february 10

8:00am – 1:00pm

Golf Tournament

Registration, practice, and breakfast will run from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

We will tee-off at 8:00 a.m. Pre-registration was required. Breakfast and lunch included.
Pre-registration is required.


9:30am – 2:30pm

Scenic Road Biking Tour – McDowell Mountain Regional Park

Nestled in the lower Verde River basin, the 21,099-acre park is a desert jewel in the northeast Valley. Elevations in the park rise to 3,000 feet along the western boundary at the base of the McDowell Mountains.

 

Guests will enjoy a casual, scenic ride on a paved trail through the natural Sonoran desert. Following the bike ride, guests will enjoy a boxed lunch at picnic tables under shade awnings. Duration: Approx. 2 Hours Biking

 

Continental Breakfast to be provided, Pre-registration required.


11:00am – 7:00pm

Arrival Ground Transportation


2:00pm – 7:00pm

Retailer and Supplier Badge and Event Material Pick-Up

badge pouches

tote bags

key cards

pens


4:30pm – 5:00pm

New Retailer Orientation (optional)


5:00pm – 5:45pm

Supplier Reception and Orientation

What’s new. Meet your peers. Engage in roundtable discussions and learn how to navigate the Event.


5:00pm – 5:45pm

Retailer Executive Reception

Learn how to navigate the Event this year! Meet your peer group.

beverages

Kinter


6:00pm – 6:45pm

Opening Keynote: DREAM MAKERS – “Never give up on your dreams.”

Jim “The Rookie” Morris


6:45pm – 9:00pm

Tee It Up Welcome Reception and Dinner
Swing by and join the fun! Brush up on your short game with some of our challenge games and you’ll have a “shot” at a prize!

monday, february 11

7:00am – 9:00am

Supplier Breakfast


7:15am – 7:50am

Retail Executive Boardroom Breakfast Meeting


8:00am – 12:55pm

Boardroom Presentations


1:00pm – 1:45pm

Group Lunch

co-sponsor


2:00pm – 2:40pm

ViewPoint:Retail’s Radical Transformation

Alison Embrey Medina, Editor in Chief/Associate Publisher


2:50pm – 5:45pm

Private One-on-One Appointments

co-sponsors


6:30pm – 9:00pm

Dine-Around Dinner Party

A hop, skip and short walk from the Westin Kierland is Kierland Commons where we’ll dine at four uniquely and distinct restaurants. Mastro’s Ocean Club, The Greene House, Morton’s, and Tommy Bahama’s. Bon Appetite!


9:30pm – 10:30pm

Monday Night After Party

Join us back at the hotel for night caps and dessert following dinner.

tuesday, february 12

7:00am – 9:00am

Supplier Breakfast


7:15am – 8:00am

Retail Executive Peer Breakfast


8:00am – 8:25am

Retail Executive Boardroom Meeting


8:30am – 12:45pm

Boardroom Presentations


1:00pm – 1:45pm

Group Lunch

co-sponsor


2:00pm – 2:40pm

Giving Back Team Building
Join us for a fun team building challenge with a purpose! For this activity, we will attempt to build 25 Bikes in 25 Minutes!!  Test your speed,  assembly skills and work as a team in this race against the clock! Win prizes, have fun, and most importantly, leave with a sense of accomplishment and the good feelings that go along with lending a hand to those in need.   Bicycles to be donated to Arizona Helping Hands, the largest provider of essential needs for children in foster care in the state of Arizona.


2:50pm – 5:25pm

Private One-on-One Appointments

co-sponsors


5:30pm – 7:00pm

Break


7:00pm – 7:45pm

Closing Cocktail Reception


7:45pm – 10:00pm

Closing Dinner Celebration and Entertainment

Stephen Kellogg

An intimate evening with singer, songwriter Stephen Kellogg, Armed Forces Entertainer of the Year.

wednesday, february 13

4:00am – 11:00am

Grab and Go Breakfast


4:00am – 11:00am

Departure Ground Transportation