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ISA ConvergeTM Schedule of Events

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

12:30 pm – 6:30 pm Golf Tournament (1:00 pm Shotgun Start)
Willows Run Golf Complex
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm Starbucks Roastery Tour
Starbucks Reserve Roastery

The Starbucks Roastery is where Starbucks cultivates new ideas, pushes the boundaries of coffee innovation, and where coffee lovers from around the world come to learn, teach, and convene. 

The Starbucks Roastery Tour will allow you to experience the Roastery, watch the beans get roasted, learn about the coffee, have a tasting of the coffee with dessert pairing, and enjoy the atmosphere.

6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Opening Dinner with Speed Dating


Wednesday, June 20, 2018

7:30 am – 9:00 am Breakfast
8:00 am – 9:00 am Purchasing Power Hour
9:10 am – 10:30 am Keynote Speaker: Cal Fussman

Change Your Questions, Change Your Life

Using his decades of experience in interviewing some of the world's most influential individuals including Jeff Bezos, Muhammad Ali, Serena Williams and Mikhail Gorbachev, Cal will share stories and lessons about how the specific questions you choose to ask can break down barriers, foster understanding and build deeper relationships with everyone you meet.

10:40 am – 11:40 am Purchasing Power Hour
11:45 am – 12:30 pm ISA Update and Networking Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:20 pm Purchasing Power Hour in Reverse
National Sign Companies select appointments with suppliers and distributors
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm General Session: Galen Emanuel
Creating a "Yes, And" Culture of High-Level Performance & Engagement

Galen’s dynamic keynote teaches leaders and organizations how to apply the improv concept of “Yes, And” to radically improve communication, team performance, and engagement. Through thought-provoking activities aimed at enhancing leadership and building cohesive team culture, attendees come away with tools to skyrocket leadership and communication within their organizations. Participants laugh and learn together while gaining actionable skills that will permanently change the way they show up and lead their teams in business.
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm CEO Circle: Chat with Galen Emanuele
National Sign Companies Only
3:40 pm - 4:00 pm Networking Appointment
One (1) Slot
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Networking Purchasing Happy Hour
Each National Sign Company will have a cocktail table to allow the group to mix and mingle with everyone
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Dinner on Own
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Networking Nightcap
Pike Brewing Company


Thursday, June 21, 2018

7:30 am – 8:00 am Breakfast
8:00 am – 9:00 am Keynote Speaker: Scott Stratten
UnMarketing: Stop Marketing and Start Engaging!

The tried and true ways of marketing have turned into tired and old, not to mention ineffective. The ability to build relationships and be heard by your market has never been greater, but overwhelming when trying to determine what tools to use. This session covers both online and offline methods of staying in front of your target audience, so when they have the need to buy, they choose you. From social media, to traditional local events, there are proven ways to connect more than ever before and after this session you have the practical tools to implement the tactics right away.
9:10 am- 10:10 am CEO Circle: Chat with Scott Stratten
9:20 am- 11:20 am Purchasing Power Hours
11:30 am- 12:30 pm Separate Supplier/Distributor and Direct Sign Company Meetings with Lunch
12:30 pm Adjourn