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Mar 8 – 11, 2020
Las Vegas, NV

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Registration Options

3-Night Package
*Package Price Includes Hotel Stay, (2) Badges

HOTEL SOLD OUT

*Package Price Includes Hotel Stay, (2) Badges

4-Night Package
*Package Price Includes Hotel Stay, (2) Badges

HOTEL SOLD OUT

*Package Price Includes Hotel Stay, (2) Badges

Attendance Only
*No Hotel Reserved. (2) Badges

Nov 1 – Jan 15
$649 US
Jan 16 – Mar 8
$849 US

*No Hotel Reserved. (2) Badges

Cancellation Policy

Until Jan 15, 2020:

If paying via credit card: $50 US cancellation fee

After Jan 15, 2020:

If paying via credit card: $315 US cancellation fee

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Summit Agenda

Agenda is subject to change and may not be final. For the most up-to-date agenda and room details please download the “AVB Events” App which goes live Feb 1st.

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  • Mon
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  • Wed
  • 10AM-8PM
    Registration Level 5 Palazzo Ballroom Main Foyer
  • 12PM-5PM
    BrandSource Manufacturer Product Training Fred’s Appliance Academy (Zeno 4801-4802)
    Sharp (Zeno 4805-4806)
    Reliable Softworks (Zeno 4704-4705)
    LG (Zeno 4601-4603)
    Samsung (Zeno 4606-4608)
    Electrolux (Zeno 4701-4703)
    Whirlpool (Zeno 4610)
    GE (Zeno 4706-4708)
    Serta (Zeno 4709-4710)
    Podium (Marco Polo 703-704)
  • 1PM-4PM
    AVB Marketing One on Ones Marcello 4503
  • 6PM-8PM
    Canada Welcome + Meet the Candidate Reception Palazzo Ballroom P
  • 6:30AM-7:45AM
    Summit Member Breakfast Palazzo Ballroom J-L
  • 8AM-5PM
    Registration Level 5 Palazzo Ballroom Main Foyer
  • 8AM-9:45AM
    General Session Jim Ristow’s State of the Union + Keynote
    KEYNOTE JEREMY GUTSCHE // “BETTER + FASTER”
    Palazzo Ballroom E
  • 10AM-10:50AM
    BrandSource Education “How to Succeed at Social Media Marketing When Everyone Else is Failing” w/ Jenn Herman (Marcello 4402)
    “Communicate in Full Color” w/ Scott Schwefel (Marcello 4403)
    “The Critical Customer: How to Get a Consumer to Love Your Business in 7 Seconds” w/ Jon Schallert (Marcello 4404)
    “Creating Spectacular Events” w/ Dr. V (Marcello 4405)
  • 10AM-11AM
    brandsource canada vendor TOWN HALL Marcello 4506
  • 11AM-11:50AM
    BrandSource Education “Marketing to the Different Generations” w/ Jenn Herman (Marcello 4402)
    “Communicate in Full Color” w/ Scott Schwefel (Marcello 4403)
    “Be the Expert in Your Field: Simple Steps to Signal to Customers that You Know More than Your Competition” w/ Jon Schallert (Marcello 4404)
    “Delivering the Superior Consumer Experience” w/ Dr. V (Marcello 4405)
  • 12PM-1PM
    Summit Member Lunch Palazzo Ballroom J-L
  • 1PM-1:45PM
    Canada CEO Address – Kim Yost Palazzo Ballroom P
  • 2PM-6PM
    Canada Mega Shareholder AGM Palazzo Ballroom P
  • 2PM-3:30PM
    Canada Marketing Training (Non-Shareholders) Zeno 4706-4708
  • 7PM-9:30PM
    Summit Dinner Reception TAO Las Vegas
  • 7AM-7PM
    Luggage Storage Venetian Ballroom E After 7PM, please check with bellman at front desk
  • 7:30AM-9AM
    Summit Member Breakfast Palazzo Ballroom J-L
  • 7:30AM-9AM
    women in business breakfast “A rising tide lifts all boats – Working together we all achieve more” w/ Kate wood Palazzo Ballroom N
  • 7:30AM-9AM
    Furniture Town Hall Breakfast w/ Seth Weisblatt Palazzo Ballroom O
  • 8AM-11AM
    Registration Level 5 Palazzo Ballroom Main Foyer
  • 8AM-12PM
    BRANDSOURCE canada MEETING Palazzo Ballroom P
  • 9AM-11AM
    AVB MARKETING One on ones Marcello 4503
  • 9AM-9:50AM
    BrandSource Education “The Future of Consumer Engagement: Leveraging the Millennial Mindset® to Grow Your Business” w/ Jeff Fromm (Marcello 4402)
    “Better Communication For Your Team and Your Customers” w/ Phil Gungor (Marcello 4403)
    “Discover the Possibilities with Laser-Focused Selling” w/ Eric Papp (Marcello 4404)
    “Creating a Profitable Retail Environment” w/ Lyn Falk (Marcello 4405)
  • 10AM-10:30AM
    Snack Break Palazzo P Foyer
  • 10AM-10:50AM
    BrandSource Education “Engage your employees and they will engage your customers.” w/ Kate Wood (Marcello 4406)
    “How to Market to Gen Z and Develop Customers for Life” w/ Jeff Fromm (Marcello 4402)
    “Better Communication For Your team and Your Customers” w/ Phil Gungor (Marcello 4403)
    “Discover the Possibilities with Laser-Focused Selling” w/ Eric Papp (Marcello 4404)
    “Creating a Profitable Retail Environment” w/ Lyn Falk (Marcello 4404)
  • 11AM-5PM
    Registration Show Floor Entrance
  • 11AM-6PM
    Expo Floor is Open Sands Expo Halls A + B
  • 11AM-6PM
    Allstate Protection Plans – iPhone Screen Repair Show Floor Entrance
  • 12PM-1PM
    summit MEMBER LUNCH on expo floor Sands Expo Halls A + B
  • 4PM-6PM
    Spousal Event “Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage” w/ Phil Gungor Marcello 4403
  • 4:30PM-6PM
    Expo Cocktail Reception Sands Expo Halls A + B
  • 8PM-10PM
    BrandSource Young Professionals Networking Event Palazzo M
  • 7AM-1PM
    Luggage Storage Venetian Ballroom E (After 1PM, please check with bellman at front desk)
  • 7AM-8AM
    Summit Member Breakfast Palazzo Ballroom J-L
  • 8AM-12PM
    registration Show Floor Entrance
  • 8AM-12PM
    Expo Floor is Open Sands Expo Halls A + B
  • 8AM-12PM
    Allstate Protection Plans – iPhone Screen Repair Show Floor Entrance

Summit Speakers

Speaker Focus (Click to Filter)

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Kim Yost

President + CEO, Mega Group

  • Speaker icon general retail
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Jeremy Gutsche

CEO, Trend Hunter

  • Speaker icon general retail
  • Speaker icon marketing education
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Eric Papp

Speaker/Author

  • Speaker icon general retail
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Jeff Fromm

President, FutureCast LLC

  • Speaker icon marketing education
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Jenn Herman

Social Media Strategist, Jenn’s Trends

  • Speaker icon marketing education
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Jon Schallert

President, The Schallert Group, Inc

  • Speaker icon general retail
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Kate Wood

Co Founder, Engage Your People

  • Speaker icon general retail
  • Speaker icon hands on training
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Lyn Falk

President, Retailworks, Inc

  • Speaker icon general retail
  • Speaker icon bedding/furniture
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Phil Gungor

COO, Laugh Your Way

  • Speaker icon general retail
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Scott Schwefel

CEO, DiscoverYourself.com

  • Speaker icon general retail
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Seth Weisblatt

Director of Furniture, AVB / BrandSource

  • Speaker icon bedding/furniture
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Dr. V (Alan Vonderhaar)

Director of Strategic Development and Growth / Dr. V / Mattress Buyer – Miskelly Furniture

  • Speaker icon bedding/furniture
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John White

CMO, AVB, Inc.

  • Speaker icon general retail
  • Speaker icon marketing education
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Brian Wattier

General Manager of Marketing, AVB, Inc.

  • Speaker icon general retail
  • Speaker icon marketing education

Travel + Hotel

Nearest Airport

McCarran International Airport (LAS) 5757 Wayne Newton Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 261-5211

Air Canada

Book Now
Up to 12% Discount
To book a flight with the discounted rate, access aircanada.com and enter code JJQDKDR1 into the “Promotion Code” feild in the search panel. Only valid on flights purchased on aircanada.com to the following destination city: Las Vegas, LAS (NV). Discount can be used for airfare scheduled Sunday, March 01, 2020 and ends Wednesday, March 18, 2020.

Delta Airlines

Book Now
Up to 10% Discount
Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts for Associated Volume Buyers BrandSource. Please click here to book your flights! Please enter the meeting code NMTQF if it isn’t already entered for you by following the link.

You may also call the Delta Meeting Network® Reservations at 1-800-328-1111. Discount can be used for airfare scheduled March 3, 2020 to March 16, 2020 to Las Vegas, NV (LAS). SkyMiles may be earned but redemptions are not permitted.

United Airlines

Book Now
Up to 10% Discount
You may book online by clicking here, then click on “Book Meeting Reservations” and enter your Offer Code ZHPR302641 when searching for your flights. If booking through a travel professional, or you would like to call United Meetings at 1-800-426-1122, give them the “Z” Code ZHPR and Agreement Code 302641. Discount can be used for airfare scheduled March 5, 2020 to March 14, 2020 to Las Vegas (LAS).

American Airlines

Book Now
4% Discount
4% off published fares (excluding basic economy and non-discountable fares). The discount can be booked on-line at www.aa.com for AA/AE flights only, without a ticketing charge. Use the Authorization Number 4530DW as the AA.com Promotion Code. Discount can be used for airfare scheduled March 5, 2020 to March 14, 2020 to Las Vegas (LAS).

Hotel Information

The Venetian

The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(866) 659-9643

Check-In + Check-Out

  • Check-In: 3:00 PM
  • Check-Out: 11:00 AM
  • Express Checkout Offered

Internet Access

  • Guest Rooms: Free Tier 1 Wifi
  • Tier 1: Complimentary – 3MBps – Email, Internet Browsing, Standard Streaming for Netflix
  • Upgrade To Enhanced Wifi:
  • Tier 2: $20 – 5MBps – Email, Internet Browsing, High-Definiton Streaming for Netflix
  • Tier 3: $30 – 10MBps – Email, Internet Browsing, High-Definiton Streaming for Netflix, Online Gaming, Video Teleconferencing, Faster File Download

Rental Car + Parking Information

  • Car Rentals: Hertz
  • Complimentary Valet + Self Parking
  • The Palazzo Parking Garage
  • Free – 4 Levels
  • Accessed by Sands Avenue
  • Valet + Hertz located on P2 level
  • 4 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
  • The Venetian Parking Garage
  • Free – 14 Levels
  • Accessed by Las Vegas Boulevard
  • Valet located on 3rd floor
  • Hertz Center located on 10th floor
  • 8 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

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