Schedule

Registration

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Sponsorships        Spouse and Guest Program

AIMR-2017-theme-v3Check out the schedule from 2017. 


Photography & Video Recording: Photography and video recording will be used throughout AIM/R’s Annual Conference and at related activities. Registration and attendance at and/or participation in AIM/R’s Annual Conference or other activities constitutes an agreement and consent by each registrant or participant for AIM/R and/or its licensees to use and distribute (both now and in the future) the image, likeness and voice of each registrant or participant (or family members) in photographs, videotapes, printed material, electronic reproductions and audio recording that are taken or recorded at such event or related activities.

Tuesday, October 17
1:00pm – 7:00pmRegistration
1:00pm – 5:00pmBoard of Directors Meeting
2:00pm – 5:00pmVendor Exhibits Set-up
5:30 pm - 6:00 pmFirst Timer Reception (First Time attendees only)
6:00pm - 7:00pmWelcome Reception
Reception Sponsored by The Wholesaler
7:30pmDinner on Your Own
Wednesday, October 18
6:30am – 7:30amBREAKFAST
Reps, Manufacturers, Vendors, Speakers, and Rep Spouses/Guests are welcome.
6:30am – 5:00pmRegistration
6:30am – 5:00pmVendor Exhibits
7:30 am - 8:30 amFITNESS WALK of Seattle (Spouses/Guests)
7:45am – 8:00amOpening Remarks
Presenter: Rick Root, Conference Chairman 2017
8:00am – 9:00amKICK-OFF PRESENTATION: The Game-Winning 3
Presenter: Dave Davlin
9:00am – 9:30amCoffee Break & Book Signing
9:30am – 10:30amSESSION

Presenter: Robb Best, Elkay Manufacturing
10:00 am - Noon
Meet in lobby at 9:00 am for walk to market
PRIVATE TOUR - GROUP #1: Pike Place Market (an official Savor Seattle Tour)
Advance purchased ticket is required for Spouses/Guests.
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Meet in lobby at 9:30 am for walk to market
PRIVATE TOUR - GROUP #2: Pike Place Market (an official Savor Seattle Tour)
Advance purchased ticket is required for Spouses/Guests.
10:30am - 10:45amASA Update


Presenter: Doug Dillon, American Supply Association (ASA)
10:45am – NoonLOT/T SESSION: Evolving with e-commerce
Presenter: Colin Puckett, Senior Marketing Manager, Amazon Business
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Meet in lobby at 10:00 am for walk to market
PRIVATE TOUR - GROUP #3: Pike Place Market (an official Savor Seattle Tour)
Advance purchased ticket is required for Spouses/Guests.
Noon – 1:00pmLUNCH
Reps, Manufacturers, Vendors, Spouses/Guests, and Presenters are welcome to join.
1:00pm - 3:30pmROUNDTABLE: R.A.M.
Moderators: Alan Guidish and Michelle Lewnes-Dadas, Preferred Sales, Inc.

There are table assignments for this event. Check the Attendify MobileApp.
2:00pm – 2:15pmCoffee Break
5:00pm – 7:30pmReception, Dinner, & Awards
Hall of Fame Awards
Golden Eagle Award Presentation
Location Announcement for 2018

Reception sponsored by The Supply House Times
7:30pm - 8:30pmAIM/R Comedy Lounge
Comedian: Don Friesen - dad. husband. idiot.
Thursday, October 19 (Reps Only)
7:00am – 8:00amBREAKFAST
Reps, Vendors, Speakers, Rep Spouses/Guests are welcome.
7:00am – 8:00amPast Presidents' Breakfast


Invitation only
7:00am – 5:00pmVendor Exhibits
8:00am - 8:15amOpening Remarks
Presenter: Rick Root, Conference Chairman 2017
8:00 am - 9:00 amFITNESS WALK of Seattle (Spouses/Guests)
8:15am – 9:30amKICK-OFF PRESENTATION

Leading in 2017 and Beyond...

Presenter: Sandra Long, Achievements Through Coaching
9:30am – 10:00amCoffee Break
10:00am - 11:15amSESSION
Fundamentals for Healthy Rep - Principal Relationships
Panelists:
Stew Chaffee, President, Rich-Tomkins Co., Inc.
Bill Freeman, Spirit Group, Inc.
Tim Morales, Tim Morales & Associates, Inc.
10:00am - 2:00pm
Meet in lobby for shuttle at 9:20am
PRIVATE TOUR - Chihuly Garden & Glass, Space Needle, and Lunch at Arbor Cafe
Advance purchase ticket is required for Spouses/Guests.
11:15am - 11:30amSPECIAL PRESENTATION:
What MRERF Can Do for You

Presenter: Liz Beerman, Executive Director, MRERF
11:30am - 11:45amSPECIAL PRESENTATION:
CIPH Update

Presenter: Andrew Dyck, Chair of Manuf. Agents & 2nd VP CIPH; VP of Sales, Barclay Sales Ltd.
11:45am - 1:00pmLUNCH
Reps, Vendors, Spouses/Guests, and Presenters are welcome to join.
1:00pm – 2:00pmLOT/T SESSION
Knowing Your Business Facts

Moderator: Tobi Gibson, LOT/T Representative

Panelists: Rick Banner, Keyline Sales, Inc. and Kelly Michel, Michel Sales Agency
2:00pm – 3:00pmKEYNOTE PRESENTATION
How Great Leaders Think: Inside the Minds of the Best
Presenter: Dave Mitchell, the Leadership Difference
(Author of Live and Learn or Die Stupid)
3:00pm – 3:30pmCoffee Break & Book Signing
3:30pm – 4:15pmMembership Town Hall Meeting
6:00pmGroup Dinners
See "Rick's Picks" on the official Annual Conference MobileApp for Restaurant Options in the Seattle area. Individuals organize groups and reservations. There will be a reservations desk onsite on Wednesday and Thursday.
6:00pm - 8:00pm LOT/T’s of Brews Networking Happy Hour
Pike Brewing Co. - Off-site Venue
LOT/T Members, New Membesr, and First-timers are welcome to attend.


Sponsored by Keyline Sales, Inc.
Friday, October 20 (Reps Only)
7:00am – 8:00amBreakfast
Reps, Vendors, Speakers and Rep Spouses are welcome.
7:00am – 12:00pmVendor Exhibits
8:15am – 10:30amRep Roundtable, formerly Rep Cafe

Rep Information/Solution Exchange 2017

There are table assignments for this event. Check the Attendify MobileApp.
10:30am – 11:00amCoffee Break
11:00am – NoonSESSION
Ready or Not!
It's Showtime!

Presenter: Bill Stainton
Noon - 12:15pmCLOSING REMARKS
12:15pmDepartures