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2011 NARMS Annual Conference

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Make reservations at the Portola Plaza Hotel on Monterey Bay - Monterey, California USA


DeadlineMember CostNon-Member Cost
March 1 – April 12, 2011$575$750

Spouse/Guest: $300 (includes all meal functions except for Closing Night Reception and Dinner)

Other costs for golf outing, dinner and club rentals are listed when you begin the application process at the upper right.

Registration Fees are refundable (minus a $75.00 processing fee) through March 4, 2011 All prices listed are in US Dollars

Agenda

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Saturday, April 14th, 2012
11:00 AM - 4:00 PMBoard of Directors Meeting - Light Lunch
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON437
 
12:00 PM - 5:00 PMNEW! Trade Show Exhibits Set-up
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON513
 
12:00 PM - 5:45 PMThe Retail Merchandising & Marketing Conference Registration
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON512
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PMNEW! NARMS Member Bonus Networking
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON521
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PMNEW! Town Hall Meeting with Board of Directors & Committee Chairs
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON438
 
6:00 PM - 8:30 PMNEW NARMS Grand Opening Reception & Buffet
All Retail Merchandising & Marketing Conference Attendees Welcome!

Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON444
 
Sunday, April 15th, 2012
7:30 AM - 1:30 PMNARMS Annual Charity Golf Tournament - Saddlebrook Golf Course
Proceeds to Creston J. Walker Foundation (www.crestonjwalkerfoundation.org)

Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON445
 
10:00 AM - 5:00 PMThe Retail Merchandising & Marketing Conference Registration
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON446
 
1:30 PM - 2:45 PMSpecial Welcome Information at NARMS Booth
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON514
 
1:30 PM - 7:00 PMTrade Show Open
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON450
 
3:00 PM - 3:45 PMOpening General Session
Video Clips, Conference Launch, Sharing of Board of Director Election Results
Introduction of Incoming/Outgoing Board Directors & Executive Committee
Acknowledgement of 15-Year NARMS Member Companies
Moderated by: Conference Chair Stefan Midford, NARMS Chair Mary Jo Bastuba, & NARMS Executive Director Tom Caddell,
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON454
 
3:50 PM - 5:00 PMOpening Session Keynote Address - Daniel Shapiro
“Teamwork: Building Effective Teams”

You will learn how organizational divisions naturally happen; what motivates these divisions and how to overcome them.
Moderated by: Daniel Shapiro
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON451
 
5:15 PM - 7:00 PMOpening Night Reception in Trade Show Area
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON515
 
7:15 PM - 8:50 PMNARMS Group Dinner on The Commons
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON516
 
9:00 PM - 11:00 PMNARMS Hospitality Provided by Natural Insight
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON522
 
9:00 PM - 11:00 PMNARMS Hospitality Provided by Natural Insight
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON523
 
9:00 PM - 12:00 AMRMMC Hospitality
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON524
 
Monday, April 16th, 2012
7:30 AM - 8:45 AMAll Committees’ Leadership HUDDLE Breakfast Moderated by: Tom Caddell, NARMS Executive Director & NARMS Board of Directors
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON458
 
7:30 AM - 8:45 AMNetworking Continental Breakfast on Trade Show Floor
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON459
 
7:30 AM - 5:00 PMThe Retail Merchandising & Marketing Conference Registration
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON457
 
7:30 AM - 6:15 PMTrade Show Open
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON519
 
9:00 AM - 10:10 AMNARMS Learning Session - Business #1
Business: Assessing Your Fiscal Health
Moderated by: Phil Lamers
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON474
 
9:00 AM - 10:10 AMNARMS Learning Session - Team Personnel #1
“New Policies in Government Mandates Affecting Your Business”
Moderated by: Russell Hollrah, Esq. & Craig Sherman, Esq.
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON499
 
9:00 AM - 10:10 AMNARMS Learning Session - Technology #1
“Seizing New Opportunities Through CRM”
Moderated by: TBD
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON500
 
10:10 AM - 10:30 AMNetworking Break
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON466
 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PMGeneral Learning Session - Keynote Address - Art Turock
“Competent is NOT an Option”
Moderated by: Keynote Speaker: Art Turock, Elite Performance Provocateur
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON472
 
12:00 PM - 1:15 PMLunch on The Commons
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON469
 
12:00 PM - 1:15 PMManufacturers’ Share Group Luncheon Moderated by: Mary Jo Bastuba & Art Turock
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON471
 
12:00 PM - 1:15 PMNEW! Retailers’ Share Group Luncheon
Exploring Accreditation & Certification Tools
Moderated by: Tom Caddell, Facilitator
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON473
 
12:30 PM - 6:15 PMTrade Show Open
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON518
 
1:30 PM - 2:40 PMNARMS Learning Session - Business #1 (repeat)
“Assessing Your Fiscal Health”
Moderated by: Phil Lamers
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON506
 
1:30 PM - 2:40 PMNARMS Learning Session - Business #2
“Experiencing Sales Growth — TITLE PENDING! “
Moderated by: Ron Apel & Panel
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON504
 
1:30 PM - 2:40 PMNARMS Learning Session - Team Personnel #2
“Exploring the Total Value of Tools That Go With Your NARMS Membership”

Including NARMS JobBank, NARMScertifyU, Expanded Listings
Moderated by: Chris Dammann, Facilitator

NARMS Membership: Paulette Blaskey

NARMScertifyU personnel

Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON505
 
1:30 PM - 2:40 PMNARMS Learning Session - Team Personnel #3
“Can Coaching Help You Attain the Next Level”
Moderated by: Art Turock, Elite Performance Provocateur
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON507
 
2:40 PM - 3:00 PMBreak on Trade Show Floor
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON475
 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PMGeneral Session
“How to Make $ / Save $ / Become More Effective Through Use of Social Media”
Moderated by: Chris Dammann, Facilitator with assistance from UW-Madison and possible Surprise Retailer
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON508
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMLearning Session - Keynote Address - Vince Lombardi, Jr.
“Motivation, Commitment, Mental Toughness”

Goals without commitment are nothing more than good ideas. In this presentation Vince talks about the qualities, attributes and habits of a winner. How clear, vivid goals and dreams combined with commitment and mental toughness can take you from where you are to where you want to be. There are no lazy people, just people who don’t knwo what they want to be or how to get it!
Moderated by: Vince Lombardi, Jr.
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON509
 
5:00 PM - 6:15 PMExhibitor Reception
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON477
 
6:45 PM - 10:00 PMNARMS Dine-Around Outing
Bus Departure Location TBA

Ybor City Dining - old Tampa

Pier 60 area Dining - Clearwater Beach

Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON503
 
Tuesday, April 17th, 2012
7:30 AM - 8:30 AMConference Registration
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON479
 
7:30 AM - 8:15 AMNARMS Committees HUDDLE Follow-Up
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON478
 
7:30 AM - 8:15 AMNetworking Continental Breakfast on Trade Show Floor
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON470
 
7:30 AM - 11:30 AMTrade Show Open
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON517
 
8:30 AM - 9:30 AMNARMS Annual Business Meeting
NARMS Financial Review
NARMS Strategic Direction Sharing
Conference Chair Recognition & Intro to 2013 RMMC
Moderated by: Mary Jo Bastuba, NARMS Board Chair Presiding
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON510
 
9:45 AM - 11:45 AMManufacturer/Retailer Connection Session
Connection Forum Panel of Manufacturers/Retailers
Moderated by: Art Turock, Facilitator
Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON511
 
12:00 PM - 12:00 PMThe Retail Merchandising & Marketing Conference Ends!
See you next year!

Twitter hashtag: #NARMSCON520
 

Hotel/Travel

Room reservations 888-222-5851

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Make reservations at the Portola Plaza Hotel on Monterey Bay - Monterey, California USA

Shuttle to/from the airport
Welcome to Monterey Airbus, the safe, affordable & convenient passenger service between the Monterey Peninsula, and San Jose (SJC) and San Francisco (SFO) International Airports 365 days a year, starting at 4am. Hotel or home pickup service available. You can reserve a seat 24 hrs a day on-line and we have 30 professional drivers ready to serve. Click here to reserve at their web site.

Sponsorship

Learn how to sponsor the NARMS Conference
Download the Sponsorship Opportunities brochure (updated: Feb 2, 2011)

Your Sponsorship Return on Investment

  • A successful Spring Conference
  • A more robust Retail Marketing Industry
  • Your company logo listed on www.narms.com with over 2 million views per month
  • Your company logo listed in September, December & March NARMS Today which has 1,400 circulation per edition
  • Your company Logo listed in all promotional literature and e-mails distributed to NARMS members and attendees (the earlier you sign up… The more exposure you get!)
  • Signage exposure at the conference
  • Corporate Ad in thrice weekly Newsfeed*
  • Corporate Ad in Conference Attendee Book*
  • The opportunity to insert your one-page flyer into every Attendee Packet*
  • Introduction of Keynote Speakers (for Speaker Sponsors/Platinum Sponsor)
  • Invitation to the NARMS Spring Conference Chairman’s Reception
  • Access to Sponsors/Exhibitor Lounge
  • Your Industry’s Eternal Gratitude

Friends

Download the brochure
Advanced Retail Merchandising, Inc.
Clifton Gunderson LLP
CSN Retail Services
DigiCopy, Inc.
Insurance First, Inc.
KMP Marketing, Inc
Komtel, Inc.
LP In-Store Services, LLC
MAP (Multi-Merchandising Action Professionals)
Merchandise & Audit Services, Inc.
Notable Impressions
Rhodes Retail Services, Inc.
Rocky Mountain Merchandising & Services
Set and Service Resources
SPAR Group, Inc.
StarWorks Marketing & Communications, Inc.

Exhibitors

Booths include pipe and drape, name sign, carpeting, and electricity. Exhibitors are responsible for ordering their own booth furniture. Information about furniture and internet will be emailed to exhibitors prior to conference. Exhibitors are encouraged to attend general sessions, workshops, receptions, and lunches – please view the agenda for current information.

Dates: Saturday, April 9 - Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Location: Portola Hotel & Spa – Monterey, CA

Exhibitor set-up:
Saturday, April 9, 2011, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Sunday, April 10, 2011, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Trade Show Schedule:
Sunday, April 10, 2011
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM Trade Show Open
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Opening Night Reception on Trade Show Floor

Monday, April 11, 2011
12:30 PM - 6:00 PM Trade Show Open
Lunch on Trade Show Floor 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Exhibitor Reception on Trade Show Floor

Tuesday April 12, 2011
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Trade Show Open
Lunch on Trade Show Floor 12:45 PM – 2:00 PM
2:00 PM Trade Show Teardown (please no early teardown)

Exhibit Fees - NARMS Member
- 10 × 10 Booth; $1,450.00
- 10 × 20 Booth; $2,400.00

Exhibit Fees - Nonmember
- 10 × 10 Booth; $2,460.00
- 10 × 20 Booth; $4,100.00

Registration for booth personnel - per person; $250

Monday and Tuesday’s lunch will be served on the Trade Show Floor as are the Evening Receptions.

Sunday Morning Golf Classic – each person $175
Golf Club Rental – Left or Right Paid at Course$45
Tuesday Closing Night Reception & Dinner – each person$75
Friend of NARMS – Notation on the Website and at Conference$100


Registration Fees are refundable (minus a $75.00 processing fee) through March 4, 2011
All prices listed are in US Dollars

Register using the form in the gray sidebar upper right of this page.

   
Register
Attendee Registration
Register as a NARMS Member Company
Register as a Non-Member Company
Register as a Spouse/Guest
Spouses and guests can only attend conference social events. Registration does not include conference sessions, workshops, consults, breakfasts with experts


Exhibitor Registration
Register to exhibit as a NARMS Member Company
Register to exhibit as a Non-Member Company
Register as an Exhibitor Attendee

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