2013 ALA Annual Conference Schedule

 

Saturday, September 21

2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Registration Open 

 

Sunday, Sept. 22

7 a.m. - 11 a.m. Registration Open 

8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Golf Tournament Wolfdancer 1 Course

9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Designing and Selling Landscape Lighting with Passion

10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Horseshoe Tournament

2 p.m. - 7 p.m. Registration Open 

5:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. New Member Orientation

6:15 p.m. - 7 p.m. New Member Reception )

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Welcome Reception 

 

Monday, Sept. 23

7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Registration Open 

8 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Opening Breakfast/General Session 

10 a.m. - Noon 

  • So You Think Your Showroom is a Destination? 
  • Proven Retailer Success Using Social Media 
  • Navigating the Maze of LED Dimming 
  • Tax Changes and Updates for the Manufacturers’ Rep 

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Gnocchi Guest Luncheon

12:15 - 2:15 Business Lunch

2:30pm - 4:30pm

  • Taking Your Showroom from Surviving to Thriving 
  • Beyond Store Marketing: Integrating Social and Mobile to Produce Big Results 
  • Using All That Technology Offers to be More Organized and Profitable 
  • Sales and Product Training: Best Practices for Manufacturers’ Reps 

5 p.m. - 6 p.m. Young Execs Reception 

6 p.m. - Midnight Open Evening - Shuttle Service to downtown 

 

 

Tuesday, Sept. 24

7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Registration Open 

8 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Breakfast/General Session 

10 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. 

  • Lighting for the Boomer Generation 
  • Just Say It: Making ANY Conversation Easy 
  • Tablet Turnaround: Increase Sales Success with Tablets 
  • Strategic Planning for Any Size Rep Firm 

Noon - 2:15 p.m. Exhibits/Luncheon 

2:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. 

  • Road Map to Marketing LEDs 
  • Implementing Showroom Best Practices 
  • Tax Code Changes Manufacturers Need to Know 

4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. Registration Open  

6:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. Reception 

7:30 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. Banquet 

 

 

 

 

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