7:30 am - 5:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open Exhibit Hall
Exhibit Hall Highlights
7:30 am - 8:30 am Registration Opens 1st Floor | Palazzo
Will-call only.
7:30 am - 4:00 pm QVC Next Product Search QVC Stage | Exhibit Hall
An Opportunity to Pitch Your Product to QVC!
8:30 am - 9:45 am Opening Keynote Session 1st Floor | Keynote Sessions
Seating for the Opening Keynote session is first-come, first-served.
9:45 am - 10:15 am Author Book Signings Next to Bookstore | Exhibit Hall
9:45am Author Appearances
10:00 am - 11:00 am Breakout Session I Meeting Rooms

Session Key:

W = Workshop. Interactive sessions that include exercises, role-plays and other activities which offer practical advice

POE = Panel of Experts. Led by a thought leader in the space, these sessions will offer a brief “state of the climate” followed by a sharing of best practices and lessons learned from experts in the trenches

LP = Life Perspective. These sessions offer a mix of advice and inspiration by sharing real life stories to offer a perspective on managing life experiences

Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace (POE)
Strategies to Win: Tackling the Invisible Barriers to YOUR Success (POE)
Using Setbacks to Build Resilience and Succeed (POE)

How to Get Taken Seriously as a Woman in Tech (POE)
Draw Your Big Idea: The Ultimate Creativity Tool for Turning Thoughts into Action (W)
Your Own Sweet Time: Building a Life That Works for You (W)
The Future of Modern Love (LP)
Making the Transition on Social Media from Personal to Professional (W)
11:00 am - 11:30 am Author Book Signings Next to Bookstore | Exhibit Hall
11:00 am Author Appearances
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Breakout Session II Meeting Rooms

Session Key:

W = Workshop. Interactive sessions that include exercises, role-plays and other activities which offer practical advice

POE = Panel of Experts. Led by a thought leader in the space, these sessions will offer a brief “state of the climate” followed by a sharing of best practices and lessons learned from experts in the trenches

LP = Life Perspective. These sessions offer a mix of advice and inspiration by sharing real life stories to offer a perspective on managing life experiences

Power, Parity & Influence: Driving Change in the Workplace (W)
Creative Change: Strategies for Fostering Innovation (W)
Branding Yourself to Achieve your Career Goals (POE)
Stand Out, Step Up and Get Noticed (POE)
Extreme You: Embracing Your Talents to Find Success
Creating YOUR Meaningful Life: Avoiding Burnout & Finding Joy (POE)
Achieving More by Doing Less (LP)
Think Differently: Feeling Confident About Taking the Lesser Known Path (POE)
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Author Book Signings Next to Bookstore | Exhibit Hall
12:30 pm Author Appearances
1:00 pm - 2:40 pm Keynote Luncheon Keynote Sessions
Please refer to your printed badge for your table assignment.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Breakout Session III Meeting Rooms

Session Key:

W = Workshop. Interactive sessions that include exercises, role-plays and other activities which offer practical advice

POE = Panel of Experts. Led by a thought leader in the space, these sessions will offer a brief “state of the climate” followed by a sharing of best practices and lessons learned from experts in the trenches

LP = Life Perspective. These sessions offer a mix of advice and inspiration by sharing real life stories to offer a perspective on managing life experiences

ENCORE: The Future of Modern Love (LP)
Financial Security: Why You Need to Own It (POE)
Gender Partnership: Engaging Men as Advocates to Pioneer Gender Equity (POE)
Working with Difficult People: Navigating Different Personalities for Career Success (POE)
Networking to Where You Want to Go: Building the Relationships YOU Need to Succeed
Innovation & Entrepreneurship: Pushing the Boundaries for Success (POE)
Living with Intent: Your Guide for Moving From Action to Outcome (LP)
3:00 pm - 4:40 pm Small Business Roundtables Exhibit Hall
Led by an expert facilitator, roundtables offer an informal and intimate setting to share best practices around a focused and specific topics within the small business and entrepreneurial space. Roundtables are discussion based and will not feature a formal presentation. We encourage attendees to come with questions. Each roundtable will be offered a total of three times to allow attendees the opportunity to participate in multiple discussions on different topics. Roundtables will take place at the following times: 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm; 3:35 pm – 4:05 pm; 4:10 pm – 4:40 pm
Roundtable 6 | Creating Your Company’s Culture
Roundtable 5 | A Gaffe Survival Guide
Roundtable 1 | Crowdfunding Best Practices
Roundtable 2 | Taking Your Business from Idea to Reality
Roundtable 3 | Adapting Your Sales Strategy to Your Audience
3:00 pm - 4:40 pm Social Media Roundtables Exhibit Hall
Roundtable 8 | Run a Smarter Multichannel Social Campaign
Roundtable 7 | Maximizing Social Media in the Job Search
Roundtable 6 | How to Create Compelling Web Content
Roundtable 1 | Snapchat: Use This “Living in the Moment” App to Brand Your Business
Roundtable 2 | Video 101: The Ultimate Guide to Creating Social Video that Drives Results
Roundtable 3 | Turn your Blog into Your Business
Roundtable 4 | Leverage your Social Media to Impact Traditional Media
Roundtable 5 | Create Influence with Instagram
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Camp Gladiator Workout Meeting Room 12
The best workout of your life.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Author Book Signings Next to Bookstore | Exhibit Hall
4:40 - 5:00 pm Author Appearances
4:00 - 4:30 pm Author Appearances
5:00 pm Conference Closes
Thank you for joining us!