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2017 NAHAD Convention Schedule

Use this schedule to plan your San Antonio arrival and departure. Tours and events noted with an asterisk * require pre-registration, as noted on the Convention Registration Form.

Saturday, April 1  
Early Arrivals  
8:00 am – 12:00 pm NAHAD Board of Directors Breakfast & Meeting
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm NAHAD Convention Registration Desk Open
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Company Meetings – Space Available*
   
Sunday, April 2  
8:00 am – 7:00 pm NAHAD Convention Registration Desk Open
8:00 pm - 12:00 pm Company Meetings – Space Available*
8:00 am – 11:30 am NAHAD Standards Committee Breakfast & Meeting
8:30 am – 12:30 pm World Heritage Missions Tour*
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Explore Texas and the Great Outdoors*
12:30 pm – 1:45 pm NAHAD Emerging Leaders Luncheon*
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm


General Session - Facing the Forces of Change:
Navigating the Seas of Disruption

Presented by NAW/IBM with Industry Panelists
3:45 pm – 5:00 pm Fish Bowl Networking - with a New Twist!
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Opening Reception Under the Stars of Texas
   
Monday, April 3  
7:00 am – 7:00 pm NAHAD Convention Registration Desk Open
7:00 am – 7:30 am 19th Annual Fun Run Walk*
7:30 am – 9:00 am Attendee Continental Breakfast
8:00 am – 11:45 am Company Meetings – Space Available*
9:00 am –11:30 am







UID-in-a-Day Morning Sessions (choose one)
1. Today’s Top Five Sales Fails…and How to Avoid Them!
Jim Pancero
2. How DO They Do That? Secret Tech Weapons for Work and Home
Beth Ziesenis
3. The Top Ten HR Challenges Looming this Year
Nancye Combs

12:00 pm – 2:15 pm


Members’ Luncheon, George Carver Award & Keynote Presentation - Endeavor to Succeed: A Conversation with NASA Astronaut Mark Kelly
2:30 pm – 5:00 pm







UID-in-a-Day Afternoon Sessions (choose one)
1. Grow Your Business While Others Shrink
Jim Pancero
2. How DO They Do That? Secret Tech Weapons for
Sales & Marketing
Beth Ziesenis
3. Attracting, Engaging and Retaining Millennials
Nancye Combs

2:30 pm – 5:00 pm Company Meetings – Space Available*
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Experience Texas - Line Dancing and Margaritas
Program for NAHAD Spouses and Guests
6:30 pm – 11:00 pm Manufacturer and Associate Hospitality Suites’ Evening
   
Tuesday, April 4  
8:00 am – 5:00 pm NAHAD Convention Registration Desk Open 
8:30 am – 9:30 am General Attendee Breakfast
8:30 am – 10:00 am Women in NAHAD (WIN) Breakfast Program*
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Company Meetings – Space Available*
9:00 am – 10:00 am NAHAD Spouses – Start Your Morning with Yoga*
9:30 am – 10:00 am NAHAD Annual Programs & Services Update
10:00 am – 11:00 am


General Session - Maintaining Relevance in
Changing Times
Ross Shafer

11:30 am – 4:00 pm Passport to Flavor*
12:00 pm – 4:15 pm The Full Texas Experience: The Immersive Alamo Tour*

12:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Caverns & Cabernet Tour*
12:00 pm Golfers Lunch and Warm Ups*
1:00 pm NAHAD Annual Golf Tournament Shotgun Start*
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Company Meetings – Space Available*
Afternoon Exhibitors may set up for Showcase of Hose Solutions
Evening Open Evening – NAHAD Complimentary Shuttle to RiverWalk and Downtown San Antonio* 
   
Wednesday, April 5  
6:30 am – 4:30 pm NAHAD Convention Registration Desk Open
6:30 am – 8:30 am Breakfast Buffet
8:30 am – 2:00 pm Showcase of Hose Solutions
10:30 am – 2:15 pm

Spouses Enjoy Cooking with Blanca: Demonstration and
Lunch*
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Company Meetings – Space Available*
4:30 pm – 9:00 pm

True Texas Experience: Reception and Dinner at Knibbe
Ranch*
   
Thursday, April 6  
Departures  

* Requires Pre-Registration 

The NAHAD Annual Convention is open to members of NAHAD only. If you are not a member and wish to attend future meetings, please visit our Join page.