Countdown to Convention 2017

Agenda

Saturday, January 14, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration
Location: Panzacola Registration Lounge
 
Sunday, January 15, 2017
7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Registration
Location: Panzacola Registration Lounge
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Networking Session – registration required (details below)
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Welcome Dinner/Entertainment
Location: Gatlin Ballroom
10:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. After Hours Entertainment: Brothers Outlaw
Location: Conway
10:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. After Hours Entertainment: Dance Party
Location: Butler
 
 Monday, January 16, 2017
6:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Breakfast
Location: Panzacola Ballroom
6:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Registration
Location: Panzacola Registration Desk
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. General Session
Location: Gatlin Ballroom
10:00 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. Expo
Location: Sebastian Ballroom
11:00 a.m. - 4:50 p.m. Breakout Sessions – registration required (details below)
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch Networking Session – registration required (details below)
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
Location: Panzacola Ballroom
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Mega Breakout – registration required (details below)
Location: Gatlin C&D
6:30 p.m. Departure - Park Night
Location: Sebastian Foyer
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Universal Island of Adventure
   
 Tuesday, January 17, 2017
6:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
Location: Panzacola Ballroom
6:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration
Location: Panzacola Registration Desk
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Mega Breakout with Breakfast – registration required (details below)
Location: Gatlin C & D
7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Expo
Location: Sebastian Ballroom
9:30 a.m. - 4:50 p.m. Breakout Sessions – registration required (details below)
11:00 a.m. - 12:40 p.m. Lunch
Location: Panzacola Ballroom
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. General Session- Don't Miss This One..
FEATURING A FIRESIDE CHAT WITH
MR. WARREN BUFFETT
Location: Gatlin Ballroom
2:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Expo
Location: Sebastian Ballroom
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Dinner/Entertainment 
Location: Gatlin Ballroom
10:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. After Hours Entertainment:
Brothers Outlaw preforming 10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location: Conway
11:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. After Hours Entertainment: Dance Party
Location: Butler

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Departure - Thank you for Attending! Safe Travels!

**The below includes details on Networking & Breakout Sessions

NETWORKING SESSIONS
*Please Register through the App
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sunday, January 15, 2017
        Speed Networking: Get to know the Network! Led by the SFN Dealer Council
        Location: Gatlin Terrace  

11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Monday, January 16, 2017
         Lunch Networking Session (Tables will be marked) Led by the SFN Dealer
         Council
         Location: Panzacola Ballroom
 
 MEGA BREAKOUTS
*Please Register through the App
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday, January 16, 2017
                     CHANGE: Our New Reality
        Location: Gatlin C & D
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 17, 2017
        MEGA with BREAKFAST: Making Specialty Speical by Making Social, Social
        Location: Gatlin C & D               
 
 Monday January, 16, 2017
BREAKOUT SESSIONS

*Please Register through the App
 EDUCATIONAL TRACK: BUILDING VALUE IN YOUR BUSINESS
11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Financial Benchmarking
Location: Suwanee 11 & 12
11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Strengths Finder: Understanding the strengths of your team.
Location: Suwanee 13 & 14
12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m. Creating your Lasting Legacy
Location: Suwanee 11 & 12
12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m. Consumer Financing: Why offering credit is good for your long-term growth AND the consumer
Location: Suwanee 13 & 14
1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. Creating your Lasting Legacy
Location: Suwanee 11 & 14
1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. Consumer Financing: Why offering credit is good for your long-term growth AND the consumer
Location: Suwanee 13 & 14
4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. Financial Benchmarking 
Location: Suwanee 11 & 12
4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. Strengths Finder: Understanding the strengths of your team
Location: Suwanee 13 & 14
 
 EDUCATIONAL TRACK: CONSUMER FOCUS
11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
Keeping it REAL: REAL Consumers, REAL Insights, REAL Change
Location: Wekiwa 5
11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
Understanding and applying Shaw marketing services to your business could change everything
Location: Wekiwa 6
12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.
Becoming THE place to buy floorcovering in my local market
Location: Suwanee 15
12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.
Influence the Influencer: Tapping into the power of the blogger
Location: Suwanee 18 & 19
12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m. Consumer through the Looking Glass
Location: Wekiwa 5
1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
Influence the Influencer: Tapping into the power of the blogger
Location: Suwanee 18 & 19
1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
Becoming THE place to buy floorcovering in my local market
Location: Suwanee 15
1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.Consumer through the Looking Glass
Location: Wekiwa 5
4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
Understanding and applying Shaw marketing services to your business could change everything
Location: Wekiwa 5
4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
Keeping it REAL: REAL Consumers, REAL Insights, REAL Change
Location: Wekiwa 6
 
 EDUCATIONAL TRACK: ELECTIVES
11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
Technology Buzz
Location: Suwanee 18 & 19
11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
Telling your story with video
Location: Suwanee 15
11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
We know JACK: Former HGTV Dream Home and Smart Home planner, Jack Thomason, talks shop on how flooring impacts the whole house
Location: Wekiwa 3 & 4
12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.
Hold for US Floors
Location: Wekiwa 6
1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
HOUZZ: Planning the house and everything in it
Location: Suwanee 20 & 21
1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
Hold for US Floors
Location: Wekiwa 6
4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
Technology Buzz 
Location: Suwanee 18 & 19
4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
HOUZZ: Planning the house and everything in it
Location: Suwanee 20 & 21
4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.Telling your story with video
Location: Suwanee 15
4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.We Know JACK: Former HGTV Dream Home and Smart Home planner, Jack Thomasson, talks shop on how flooring impacts the whole house
Location: Wekiwa 3 & 4
 
 EDUCATIONAL TRACK: INNOVATION
11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
Showroom or Showplace?
Location: Wekiwa 1 & 2
11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
Design Thinking
Location: Suwanee 16 & 17
12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.
Creating the Social Momentum
Location: Wekiwa 1 & 2
12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.
Selling Innovation: It's just worth more
Location: Wekiwa 3 & 4
1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
Creating the Social Momentum
Location: Wekiwa 1 & 2
1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
Selling Innovation: It's just worth more
Location: Wekiwa 3 & 4
4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
Design Thinking
Location: Suwanee 16 & 17
4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
Showroom or Showplace?
Location: Wekiwa 1 & 2
 
 EDUCATIONAL TRACK: OPERATIONS
11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
Google and Shaw Partner together to drive leads
Location: Wekiwa 7 & 8 
11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
ShawNOW: Connect in one click
Location: Wekiwa 9 & 10
12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.
Connecting to Your People and Business Through Shaw HR Business Partners
Location: Wekiwa 7 & 8
12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.
Found Money: Harvesting Leads
Location: Wekiwa 9 & 10
1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
Connecting to Your People and Business Through Shaw HR Business Partners
Location: Wekiwa 7 & 8
1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
Found Money: Harvesting Leads
Location: Wekiwa 9 & 10
4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
Google and Shaw Partner together to drive leads
Location: Wekiwa 7 & 8
4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
ShawNow: Connect in one click
Location: Wekiwa 9 & 10 
 
 Tuesday, January 17, 2017
BREAKOUT SESSIONS

*Please Register on the App
 EDUCATIONAL TRACK: BUILDING VALUE IN YOUR BUSINESS
9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Financial Benchmarking
Location: Suwanee 11 & 12
10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Creating Your Lasting Legacy
Location: Suwanee 11 & 12 
10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Consumer Financing: Why offering credit is good for your long-term growth AND the consumer
Location: Suwanee 13 & 14
11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. Financial Benchmarking 
Location: Suwanee 11 & 12
11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
Strengths Finder: Understanding the strengths of your team
Location: Suwanee 13 & 14 
3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. Creating Your Lasting Legacy
Location: Suwanee 11 & 12
3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.
Strengths Finder: Understanding the strengths of your team
Location: Suwanee 13 & 14
4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. Consumer Financing: Why offering credit is good for your long-term growth AND the consumer
Location: Suwanee 13 & 14
 
 EDUCATIONAL TRACK: CONSUMER FOCUS
9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
Keeping it REAL: REAL Consumers, REAL Insights, REAL Change
Location: Wekiwa 5
10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Becoming THE place to buy floorcovering in my local market
Location: Suwanee 15 
10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Understanding and applying marketing services to your business could change everything
Location: Wekiwa 6
10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.Consumer through the Looking Glass
Location: Wekiwa 5
11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
Influence the Influencer: Tapping into the power of the blogger
Location: Suwanee 18 & 19
11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
Becoming THE place to buy floorcovering in my local market
Location: Suwanee 15
3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.
Understanding and applying marketing services to your business could change everything
Location: Wekiwa 6
3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.
Influence the Influencer: Tapping into the power of the blogger
Location: Suwanee 18 & 19
3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.Consumer through the Looking Glass
Location: Wekiwa 5
4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
Keeping it REAL: REAL Consumers, REAL Insights, REAL Change
Location: Wekiwa 5
 
 EDUCATIONAL TRACKS: ELECTIVES
9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
Telling your story with video
Location: Suwanee 15
9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
We Know JACK: Former HGTV Dream Home and Smart Home planner, Jack Thomasson, talks shop on how flooring impacts the whole house
Location: Wekiwa 3 & 4
9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
Hold for US Floors
Location: Wekiwa 6
10:30 a.m. - 11:20 p.m.
Technology Buzz
Location: Suwanee 18 & 19
10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
SFN Dealer Council: Peer Led Session
Location: Suwanee 20 & 21
11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
HOUZZ: Planning the house and everything in it
Location: Suwanee 20 & 21
11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
Hold for US Floors
Location: Wekiwa 6
3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.
We know JACK: Former HGTV Dream Home and Smart Home planner, Jack Thomason, talks shop on how flooring impacts the whole house
Location: Wekiwa 3 & 4
3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.HOUZZ: Planning the house and everything in it 
Location: Suwanee 18 & 19
4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.Technology Buzz
Location: Suwanee 18 & 19
4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.SFN Dealer Council: Peer Led Session
Location: Suwanee 20 & 21
4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.Telling your story with video
Location: Suwanee 15
 
 EDUCATIONAL TRACK: INNOVATION
9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
Showroom or Showplace?
Location: Wekiwa 1 & 2
10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Selling Innovation, It's just worth more
Location: Wekiwa 3 & 4
10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Design Thinking
Location: Suwanee 16 & 17 
10:30 a.m. - 11:20 p.m.
Creating the Social Momentum
Location: Wekiwa 1 & 2
11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
Showroom or Showplace?
Location: Wekiwa 1 & 2
3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.
Creating the Social Momentum
Location: Wekiwa 1 & 2
4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
Selling Innovation, It's just worth more
Location: Wekiwa 3 & 4
4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. Design Thinking
Location: Suwanee 16 & 17
 
EDUCATIONAL TRACK: OPERATIONS
9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
Google and Shaw Partner together to drive leads
Location: Wekiwa 7 & 8 
10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Connecting to Your People and Business Through Shaw HR Business Partners
Location: Wekiwa 7 & 8
10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
ShawNOW: Connect in one click
Location: Wekiwa 9 & 10
11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.  Google and Shaw Partner together to drive leads
Location: Wekiwa 7 & 8
11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
Found Money: Harvesting Leads
Location: Wekiwa 9 & 10
3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.
Connecting to Your People and Business Through Shaw HR Business Partners
Location: Wekiwa 7 & 8
3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.
ShawNow: Connect in one click
Location: Wekiwa 9 & 10
4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
Found Money: Harvesting Leads
Location: Wekiwa 9 & 10
   

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