Schedule of Events

Note: All times are Central Standard Time

Monday, November 1

12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.   NBMDA Executive Committee & Lunch (invitation only)
3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. NBMDA Board of Directors Meeting (invitation only)

Tuesday, November 2

8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.  Registration & Information Desk Open 
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Supplier-Hosted Distributor Meetings (invitation only) 
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 a.m.  NAFCD Executive Committee (invitation only) 
1:00 a.m. - 3:30 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. - 6:30 p.m. NAFCD Networking Reception (invitation only) 
Evening Supplier-Hosted Receptions & Dinners (invitation only) 


 

Wednesday, November 3

7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Registration & Information Desk Open
7:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

NBMDA Breakfast & Membership Meeting
7:30 a.m. Breakfast Start                                                                                                                    8:00 a.m. Presentation Start 

7:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

NAFCD Breakfast & Membership Meeting                                                                                  7:30 a.m. Breakfast Start                                                                                                                    8:00 a.m. Presentation Start 

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Exhibitor Set-Up 
9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Annual Convention Kick-Off & Opening Remarks
9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Keynote Address
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. General Session
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. General Luncheon & Networking Cafe
2:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. General Session
3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions: Choose One
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall
Evening Supplier-Hosted Dinners (invitation only)

Thursday, November 4

7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Registration & Information Desk Open
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. General Breakfast​
8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Opening Remarks
8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. General Session
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Exhibit Hall Open 
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Working Luncheon in Exhibit Hall
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Exhibitor Teardown
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Networking Happy Hour: "Beers with Peers"
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Closing Reception and Dinner
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