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October 17-19, 2017

Waldorf Astoria, Orlando, Florida


 

 

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

1:00pm-2:00pm............ SPECS/2018 Advisory Board Luncheon (Bull & Bear Steakhouse)

2:00pm-4:30pm............ SPECS/2018 Advisory Board Meeting (Sir Harry’s Lounge)

5:00pm............................. General Retailer Registration opens (Sir Harry’s Foyer)

6:00pm-6:45pm............ SPECS/2018 Advisory Board Cocktail Reception
                                      (Aquamarine – outdoors)

7:00pm-10:00pm......... Opening Cocktail Reception & Networking Dinner
                                     (Clubhouse Terrace and Lawns)

 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

7:30am.............................. Registration (Grand Ballroom Foyer II)

7:30am-8:00am............. Networking Breakfast (Central Park Gardens)

8:00am-9:00am............ Keynote Address (Grand Ballroom II)

9:05am-11:00am............ Solution Theatre presentations (Grand Ballroom II)

11:15am-12:00pm........... General Session (Grand Ballroom II)

12:00pm-12:45pm......... Networking Lunch (Central Park Gardens)

1:00pm-2:20pm............. Solution Theatre presentations (Grand Ballroom II)

2:30pm-4:00pm............. Face2Face Networking Event (Floridian Ballroom DEF)

4:00pm-5:30pm............. Free Time   

5:30pm-6:15pm............... Retailer-only Networking Cocktail Event (Central Park Gardens)

6:15pm............................... Buses load for off-site evening (Hotel entrance)

6:30pm-10:00pm.......... Dinner and entertainment at
                                      SeaWorld Dolphin and Shark Encounters and Underwater Grill 

 

Thursday, October 19, 2017

7:30am-8:00am............. Networking Breakfast (Central Park Gardens)

8:00am-8:45am............. Keynote Address (Grand Ballroom II)

9:00am-11:00am............ Solution Theatre presentations (Grand Ballroom II)

11:00am-12:30pm.......... Face2Face Networking Event (Floridian Ballroom DEF)

12:30pm............................ Golf Tournament/Lunch (Golf Course–1:00pm shotgun start)

12:30pm............................ Lunch for non-golfers (Bull and Bear Steakhouse)

1:30pm.............................. Bus boards for retail tour of Disney Springs
                                      (Disney Springs Orlando–Bus at hotel main entrance)                                                                                                 or enjoy Spa Day for non-golfers and non-tour participants
                                      (Waldorf Astoria Spa)

7:00pm-10:00pm.......... Evening Reception & Dinner (Signature Island)

10:00pm-midnight....... Sponsored After Party (Aquamarine)

 

FRIDay, October 20, 2017

8:00am............................ Complimentary bus departs for the airport (Hotel main entrance)
                                     (Available for those whose schedules permit, others may choose to take
                                                 taxis or airport shuttle)