Schedule of Events

Note: All times are listed in Mountain Time and subject to change.

Monday, November 13

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. NBMDA Executive Committee (invitation only)
2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. NBMDA Board of Directors Meeting (invitation only)

Tuesday, November 14

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Supplier-Hosted Distributor Meetings (invitation only)

9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

University of Innovative Distribution In-A-Day + Lunch –​ Jamie Turner and Jeremy Wall
(separate registration fee required)

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. NAFCD Executive Committee (invitation only)
12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Exhibitor Set-Up
1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. NAFCD Board of Directors Meeting (invitation only)
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. NBMDA Steering Committee Meeting
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. NBMDA First-Timer Reception (invitation only)
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. NAFCD Networking Reception (NAFCD Members only)
Evening Supplier-Hosted Receptions and Dinners (invitation only)

Wednesday, November 15

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Exhibitor Set-Up​
8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. NBMDA Breakfast & Membership Meeting
8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. NAFCD Breakfast & Membership Meeting
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Annual Convention Kick-Off & Opening Remarks
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Keynote Address: How to Market & Sell to People Not Like You – Kelly McDonald
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Making Artificial Intelligence a Competitive Advantage
12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. First-Time Exhibitor-Hosted Luncheon
1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. The Construction & Industrial Markets: Gauging the Risks Going Forward in 2024-25 –​ Connor Lokar
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The Science of Persuasion: How to Get What You Want (Without Being a Jerk) –​ Jamie Turner
4:15 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall
Evening Supplier-Hosted Dinners (invitation only)

Thursday, November 16

7:15 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. NAFCD’s Women’s Breakfast Club in partnership with
Women in the Flooring Industry (WIFI)
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. General Breakfast
8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Opening Remarks + General Session –​ Brian Beaulieu, ITR Economics
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Open

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Working Luncheon in Exhibit Hall
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Networking Happy Hour: Beers with Peers
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Exhibitor Teardown
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Closing Reception and Dinner

 

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