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2014 Convention Schedule

Tours and events noted with an asterisk * require pre-registration

FRIDAY, April 25
 
Early Arrivals  
8:00 am–1:00 pm Hose Safety Institute Committee Meeting
1:00 pm–5:00 pm Board of Directors Luncheon and Meeting
2:00 pm–5:00 pm Convention Registration Desk Opens

SATURDAY, April 26

 
5:15 am–9:15 am Hot Air Balloon Tour*
7:30 am–10:30 am Board of Directors' Breakfast Meeting
8:30 am–6:30 pm Convention Registration Desk Open
9:00 am–11:00 am Tennis Round Robin*
9:30 am–1:30 pm            Desert Botanical Garden Tour*
10:30 am – 5:00 pm Hose Safety Institute Kiosk
11:00 am – 1:30 pm Membership Committee Luncheon and Meeting
12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Lunch and Learn for NAHAD Young Executives*
Action is Everything: How to Grow Your
Organization in
15 Minutes per Day or Less
Alex Goldfayn – Evangelist Marketing Institute

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

General Session
The New Standard for Hose Assembly Safety-
Your High Impact Sales Tool
Institute Advisory Council & Market Leaders

5:15 pm

First Time Attendees, Board of Directors and Past
Presidents depart for Musical Instrument Museum
(MIM)*

5:45 pm – 8:30 pm

Attendees’ Shuttle Buses Depart for MIM

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Opening Reception at MIM


SUNDAY, APRIL 27
 
7:00 am – 8:45 am Buffet Breakfast for Delegates
7:15 am – 8:45 am Speed Networking*
8:00 am – 6:00 pm Convention Registration Desk
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Hose Safety Institute Kiosk
9:00 am – 11:30 am

UID-in- a Day Morning Sessions (choose one):
1. The Profit Sandwich – Steve Deist, Indian River
Consulting Group
2. Personnel Productivity Improvement –
Kathryne Newton Ph.D., Purdue U.
3. The Revenue Mindset – Referral Business,
Up-Selling & Why You Can’t Out-market Your
Mindset

Alex Goldfayn, Evangelist Marketing Institute

9:30 am – 11:30 am Spouse Brunch and Program
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Luncheon/Carver Award Presentation & Keynote
Speaker - Why it Takes The Heart and The Fist
Eric Greitens – The Mission Continues
2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

UID-in-a-Day Afternoon Sessions (choose one):
1. Max Out Margins with Effective Pricing
Steve Deist, Indian River Consulting Group
2. Preparing for 2020 – The Manager’s Guide to
Dealing with the New Workforce –
Kathryne Newton Ph.D., Purdue U.
3. How to Grow Your Business with Simple,
Powerful Marketing: No-Cost Techniques for
Revenue Growth

Alex Goldfayn, Evangelist Marketing Institute

6:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Manufacturer and Associate Hospitality Suite
Evening


MONDAY, APRIL 28
 
6:45 am – 7:30 am 16th Annual Fun Run/Walk*
7:30 am – 2:00 pm Convention Registration Desk Open
7:30 am – 12:00 pm Hose Safety Institute Kiosk
7:30 am – 8:30 am

Member Continental Breakfast & Annual
Meeting
of Members

8:30 am – 10:00 am

General Session
SWAT Team Selling – Lead Your Sales
Force Forward
Jim Pancero – Jim Pancero, Inc.

9:00 am – 10:00 am Morning Yoga Spouse Activity*
10:00 am – 10:15 am Coffee & Networking Break
10:15 am – 11:45 am

Experts Panel of Key Business Trends:
The Case for Reshoring - To Offshore or Reshore?
How to Objectively Decide

Harry C. Moser - Reshoring Initiative
The Shale Energy Revolution – Latest Market
Research Findings

Toby Mack – Energy Equipment and Infrastructure
Alliance
U.S. Tax, Healthcare and Regulatory Policy
Updates

NAHAD Policy Analyst

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Golf Warm Up (Box Lunch, Range and Putting
Practice)
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Cosanti Tour*
1:00 pm – 6:00 pm Annual Golf Tournament*
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Cattle Drive Activity*
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Taliesin West Tour*
1:30 pm – 5:30 pm Tomcar Tour with Firearms Experience*
1:30 pm – 8:30 pm Exhibitors may set up for Showcase*
Evening                Open to Entertain and Relax

TUESDAY, APRIL 29

 
7:00 am – 9:00 am Delegate Buffet Breakfast
7:30 am – 3:00 pm Convention Registration Desk Open
8:30 am – 3:00 pm Hose Safety Institute Kiosk
9:00 am – 2:30 pm Showcase of Hose Solutions – Product & Services
Exhibition
10:00 am – 2:00 pm Spouse Shopping Shuttle*
2:30 pm – 6:30 pm JW Marriott Pool & Spa Networking Opportunity
6:30 pm – 10:30 pm Children’s Party and Dinner*
6:30 pm – 10:30 pm Fancy-Dress Western Reception, Dinner &
ShowThe Michael Martin Murphey Band

WEDNESDAY, April 30
 
Departures  
   
* Requires Pre-registration  

  


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