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2016 NAHAD Convention Schedule

See some of the great events that took place during this year's NAHAD Convention. Tours and events noted with an asterisk * required pre-registration

Friday, April 29  
Early Arrivals  
8:00 am – 11:00 am Hose Safety Institute Committee Meeting
11:00 am – 5:00 pm Board of Directors Luncheon and Meeting
2:30 pm – 5:00 pm Convention Registration Desk Open
   
Saturday, April 30  
8:30 am - 6:30 pm Convention Registration Desk Open
8:30 am - 6:30 pm NAHAD Program Kiosks Open
8:30 am – 10:30 am Membership Committee Breakfast and Meeting
9:00 am - 10:45 am Golf Clinic*
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Tennis Round Robin*
9:30 am - 12:30 pm Foothills Jeep Tour*
11:30 pm – 1:00 pm NAHAD Young Executives Luncheon - NAHAD Shark Tank*
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Speed Networking*
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Company Meetings*
2:30 pm Opening Session - Welcoming Remarks
Jim Reilly, NAHAD President
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Market Signals: What Financial Markets are Telling Us Now
Peter Ricchiuti, Tulane University
3:45 pm – 5:00 pm Industry Leaders Panel: Critical Issues for the Hose Industry 
Tom Gale, MDM Analytics, Moderator
6:00 pm – 6: 30 pm First Time Attendees Welcoming Reception
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Children's Dinner and Party*
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Members’ Welcoming Reception
7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Gala Dinner & George Carver Award Presentation
Guest Speaker - Amy Purdy - On My Own Two Feet
   
Sunday, May 1  
5:30 am - 8:30 am Hot Air Ballooning*
7:00 am - 6:30 pm Convention Registration Desk Open
7:00 am - 5:00 pm NAHAD Program Kiosks Open
7:00 am - 7:45 am 18th Annual Fun Run/Walk*
7:00 am – 8:45 am Member Breakfast
9:00 am – 11:30 am UID-in-a-Day – 3 Concurrent Morning Sessions (Pick One):
Paul Reilly – Inside Sales 101
Sam Richter – Know More! Reputations
Dr. Al Bates – Improving the Bottom Line
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Company Meetings* 
9:30 am – 11:30 am Spouse Brunch and Program
Tom Weber, SMILE Photography – Let’s Talk About Your Photos
12:00 pm – 2:15 pm Members’ Luncheon, Annual Meeting of Members,
Guest Speaker –
Keven ‘Kal’ Kallaugher – Editorial Cartoonist for The Economist
2:30 pm – 5:00 pm UID-in-a-Day – 3 Concurrent Afternoon Sessions (Pick One):
Paul Reilly – Value Added Selling
Sam Richter – Know More! Selling
Dr. Al Bates – The Real Profit Drivers
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm Company Meetings*
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm Spouse Activity - Jewelry Making Class*
6:30 pm – 11:00 pm Manufacturer and Associate Hospitality Suites
   
Monday, May 2  
8:00 am - 7:00 pm Convention Registration Desk Open
8:00 am – 9:00 am Member Breakfast
9:00 am – 10:00 am General Session – Cybersecurity: Protecting Your Business Assets
Mark Weatherford, The Chertoff Group
9:30 am - 10:30 am Spouse Morning Yoga Class*
10:15 am – 11:30 am Concurrent Workshops:
- Distributor Performance Dashboards Workshop
- Hose Safety Institute Workshop
- NAHAD Fish Bowls
11:00 am - 7:00 pm Exhibitors may set up for Showcase* 
12:15 pm - 5:00 pm Pikes Peak Cog Railway with Box Lunch*
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm Jeep & Horseback Riding* 
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Company Meetings*
1:00 pm – 6:00 pm Annual Golf Tournament*
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Guided Hike to Seven Bridges* 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Garden of the Gods Segway Tour*
Evening Open to Entertain and Relax
   
Tuesday, May 3  
7:30 am - 2:30 pm Convention Registration Desk Open
7:30 am – 9:00 am Delegate Breakfast
8:30 am – 1:00 pm Showcase of Hose Solutions
10:30 am - 3:00 pm Spouse Tour, Shopping and Luncheon*
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Company Meetings*
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Closing Reception: Western Evening Under the Stars*
   
Wednesday, May 4  
Departures  
* Requires Pre-Registration 

The NAHAD Annual Convention is open to members of NAHAD only. If you are not a member and wish to attend future meetings, please visit our Join page.