Conference Schedule

What follows is the basic schedule for the 2018 Annual Conference and Product Showcase, but please don't hesitate to check back here since we will be updating the schedule as we confirm speakers and finalize the conference content.  Also be aware that there may still be some changes happening to the schedule as we get closer to the start of the event

Wednesday, October 10th:
10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Golf Outing at the TPC Sawgrass Stadium Golf Course (optional activity)
4 to 9 p.m. Awards Committee St. Augustine Food & Wine Tour (optional activity)
Thursday, October 11th:
7 a.m. to Noon Board of Directors Meeting (Players A Meeting Room)
11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Exhibitor Move-in (Champions Ballroom)
1 to 3 p.m. Marketing Committee Meeting (Commissioners Meeting Room)
1 to 3 p.m. Education Committee Meeting (Governors Meeting Room)
3:15 to 5:15 p.m. Awards Committee (Commissioners Meeting Room)
3:15 to 5:15 p.m. Council of Fellows Meeting (Governors Meeting Room)
5:30 to 6:30 p.m. DPHA 5K Fun Run/Walk
Friday, October 12th:
7:30 to 9 a.m. Product Showcase Open (Champions Ballroom)
7:30 to 9 a.m. Breakfast (Champions Ballroom)
9:00 to 10 a.m. Opening, President's Welcome, and Product of the Year Awards Announcement (Masters DE)
10 a.m. to Noon Keynote Address: Ding Happens! How to Improvise, Adapt and Innovate in an Ever-Changing World!, presented by Avish Parashar (Masters DE)
Noon to 1:30 p.m. Lunch (Champions Ballroom)
1:30 to 3:00 p.m. Product Showcase Open (Champions Ballroom)
3:15 to 4:45 p.m. Friday Afternoon Speaker: Partnership is the New Leadership, presented by Ty Bennett (Masters DE)
5:00 to 7:30 p.m. Reception in Exhibit Hall (Champions Ballroom)
Saturday, October 13th:
8:00 to 9 a.m. Breakfast in Exhibit Hall (Champions Ballroom)
8:00 to 11:45 a.m. Product Showcase (Champions Ballroom)
Noon to 1:30 p.m. Awards Luncheon (Masters DE)
2 to 3:30 p.m.

Saturday Afternoon Speaker: Selling Like a Pro, presented by Bob Phibbs (Heritage Ballroom)

3:45 to 4:45 p.m.

Sales Intensive Training Program Breakout: You Can Compete, presented by Bob Phibbs

6:30  to 10:00 p.m. Saturday Night Beach Bash (Resort Pool Deck)
Sunday, October 14th:
7:30 to 9 a.m. Program & Showcase Committee Meeting (Governors Meeting Room)
9 to 11 a.m. Board of Directors Meeting (Gallery AB)

Mark your calendars — we hope to see you there!


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  • House of Rohl
  • Gold Sponsors
  • Elkay
  • Franke
  • Lacava
  • Silver Sponsors
  • Bain Ultra
  • Barber-Wilsons
  • Keuco
  • Lenova
  • MTI
  • Bronze Sponsors
  • Alno
  • AMBA
  • Americh
  • BACI
  • Blanco
  • California Faucets
  • Fairmont Designs
  • Graff
  • Hamilton Sinkler
  • Hansgrohe
  • Hastings
  • Hydro Systems
  • Kartners
  • Mountain
  • Mr Steam
  • Perrin & Rowe
  • Riobel
  • Rohl
  • Shaws Since 1897
  • Top Knobs
  • Ultimate Marketing
  • Victoria and Albert