NCA 2017 Annual Conference & Expo
 
CONFERENCE & EXPO AGENDA

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Tuesday, May 9
6:30 am - 2:00 pm Golf Event
11:00 am - 5:00 pm Expo Set-up
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Networking Lounge Open
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Expo Committee Meeting
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Conference Committee Meeting
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Trade Committee
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Membership Committee
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm Newcomers Reception
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Welcome Reception
Wednesday, May 10
7:00 am - 8:30 pm Networking Breakfast
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Networking Lounge Open
8:30 am - 12:00 pm Annual Business Meeting, including
  • Hall of Fame Award Presentation
  • Trade Update 2017: What's Happened and What to Expect - Karen McGee and David Spooner, Barnes & Thornburg
General Session: Keynote Speaker Marilyn Sherman
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Lunch for Exhibitors
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm Expo Open/ Lunch on Expo Floor
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Trend Sessions (30 mins. each + Q&A)
12:30 pm: A Forward Look into 2018/2019 Candle and Fragrance Trends - Jaye Anna Mize, Fashion Snoops
1:15 pm: Global Trends in Air Care Chuck Wohltmann Bob Hoyler, Euromonitor
2:00 pm: Spring/Summer 2018 Interior Macro TrendsAli Lind, WGSN
2:45 pm: A Forward Look into 2018/2019 Candle and Fragrance Trends - Jaye Anna Mize, Fashion Snoops
3:30 pm: Global Trends in Air Care Chuck Wohltmann Bob Hoyler, Euromonitor
4:15 pm: Spring/Summer 2018 Interior Macro Trends -Ali Lind, WGSN
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Expo Reception (Evening Open)
Thursday, May 11
7:30 am - 8:45 am Breakfast
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Networking Lounge Open
9:00 am - 12:00 pm General Session
9:00 am - 9:50 am: Color Forecast 2018 - Patti CarpenterPantone
10:00 am - 10:50 am: In the Air - Amy Marks McGee, Trendincite
11:00 am - 11:50 am: The Current State and Probable Future of the US Beekeeping Industry - Kim Flottum, Bee Culture Magazine, Root Candle Co.
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Expo Open
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Exhibitor-only Lunch
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch on Expo Floor
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Trend Sessions (30 mins. each + Q&A)
1:00 pm: A Forward Look into 2018/2019 Candle and Fragrance Trends - Jaye Anna Mize, Fashion Snoops
1:45 pm: Spring/Summer 2018 Interior Macro TrendsAli Lind, WGSN
2:30 pm: Global Trends in Air Care Chuck Wohltmann Bob Hoyler, Euromonitor
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Networking/ Free Time
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Expo Breakdown
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Closing Event
  • Dallas Stokes Award Presentation
Friday, May 12
9:00 am ASTM Meeting