From Home Furnishing Business
Registration Opens for CEO Summit at LV Market
Additionally, 10 sponsors have been confirmed to date for the executive-level conference for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries.
“Las Vegas Market is delighted to host this one-of-a-kind event during Summer Market,” said Bob Maricich, CEO of International Market Centers. “The CEO Summit offers an unparalleled platform for home and gift leaders to participate in executive-level discussions about the critical issues and opportunities facing the industry today.”
The one-day CEO Summit will include four high-level presentations by some of the nation’s leading minds in global business, innovation and economics. The Honorable Gary F. Locke will present China, the Next Five Years; Dr. Evan A. Feigenbaum will present South East Asia Expert Opinions; Stephen Shapiro will present Innovation for Innovators: Creating a Persuasive Culture of Innovation; and Ben Stein will present Ben Stein on the Economy. The schedule also includes a series of networking opportunities for participants.
Preferential pricing is offered for exhibitors in IMC-owned properties in High Point, Las Vegas and Atlanta. Individuals from non-IMC-exhibiting companies can register for $395; and individuals from IMC-exhibiting properties can register for $295. All retailers can register for $195.
The CEO Summit is co-produced by International Market Centers (IMC) and Eller Enterprises, and sponsored by industry-leading suppliers and sales agencies. To date, ten sponsors are confirmed, with digital marketing supplier Whereoware, sponsoring the breakfast; home furnishings manufacturer AICO/Michael Amini sponsoring the lunch; and gift and home décor manufacturer GiftCraft and sales agency OneCoast both sponsoring breaks. Other general sponsors are: Brandwise; Demdaco; DesignWorks Investments; Evergreen Enterprises; Ganz-Midwest CBK; and Grace Management. Additional sponsorships of the CEO Summit are available on a limited basis by contacting Randy Eller at firstname.lastname@example.org or Connie Lineberry at email@example.com.
The CEO Summit schedule is as follows:
• 7:45 – 8 a.m. - Conference opens, welcome remarks by Randy Eller and
• 8 – 9 a.m. - Breakfast/Meet& Greet
• 9 – 9:45 a.m. - Keynote: The Honorable Gary F. Locke
• 9:45 – 10:15 a.m. - Q&A
• 10:15 – 11 a.m. - Break
• 11 – 11:45 a.m. - Keynote: Evan Feigenbaum
• 11:45 a.m. – noon - Q&A
• Noon – 1 p.m. - Lunch Buffet
• 1 – 1:45 p.m. - Keynote: Stephen Shapiro
• 1:45 - 2 p.m. - Q&A
• 2 – 2:45 p.m. - Break
• 3 – 3:45 p.m. - Keynote: Ben Stein
• 3:45 - 4:15 p.m. - Q&A
• 4:15 - 4:30 p.m. - Closing Remarks
• 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. - Cocktail Networking Reception