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Position yourself for success and experience The Summit

In 2021, It’s time
to Double Down!

Get the latest product updates, discover current solutions, and expand your network within the BrandSource community of resilient business owners, dedicated vendors, and invested industry experts as we double down and drive the solution, together.

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Days of Fun

Agenda

*All times are shown in Central Daylight Time  (CDT)
Agenda last updated on 3/17/21

9:00am – 5:30pm

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Education Sessions

On Demand
● “Turn Your Showroom into a Selling Machine using Neuroscience” with Robb Best
● FULLY STAFFED: How to Find & Keep Great Employees in the Worst Labor Market Ever” with Eric Chester
● “Connect More, Convince Less” with Ryan Avery
● “Leading a Culture of Service Excellence” with Dennis Snow
● “Resilience Reset” with Anne Grady
● UASA: Successfully Dealing with Angry Customers and Turning Them into Your Biggest Fans
● PSA: “Driving Technician Development” Powered by Skills
● Reliable Parts: “What You Need to Know About R600 Refrigeration” (Highly Recommended Session for Service Dealers)

10:30am – 8:30pm

Region Lounge Open

10:30am – 5:30pm

Manufacturer Product Trainings

Manufacturer Product Training Schedule

12:00pm – 12:30pm

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777 Lunch & Learn Key Vendor Session

Hosted by Chad Evans

A 777 Session is a short-form panel discussion featuring 7 Key Vendors, answering 7 Questions, in 7 Minutes. Learn from a different set of vendors each day and don’t forget, lunch is on us! The first 50 people who join and attend the full session will receive a gift card after the event.

5:00pm – 6:00pm

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Mega Canada State of the Union

With Richard Wall, Kim Yost, and Kevin Leier
Available in both French and English

Please join our Chairman of the Board, CEO and CFO for an address to the report of the current pulse of Mega Group Canada. In this segment, Richard Wall, Kim Yost and Kevin Leier will be discussing our view on the condition and progress of Mega in 2021.

5:45pm – 6:00pm

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NEAEG: Steve Moran’s Presidential Address

6:00pm – 6:30pm

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Jim Ristow’s State of the Union

6:30pm – 8:30pm

Stampede

6:30pm – 8:30pm

Mega Canada Virtual Buy Fair

Our first high paced buying event of the year that allows member to buy products at the best discounted rate. A sure-fire event that cannot be missed.

8:30am – 10:00am

NEAEG: New England Membership Meeting

9:00am – 5:30pm

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Education Sessions

On Demand
● “Turn Your Showroom into a Selling Machine using Neuroscience” with Robb Best
● FULLY STAFFED: How to Find & Keep Great Employees in the Worst Labor Market Ever” with Eric Chester
● “Connect More, Convince Less” with Ryan Avery
● “Leading a Culture of Service Excellence” with Dennis Snow
● “Resilience Reset” with Anne Grady
● UASA: Successfully Dealing with Angry Customers and Turning Them into Your Biggest Fans
● PSA: “Driving Technician Development” Powered by Skills
● Reliable Parts: “What You Need to Know About R600 Refrigeration” (Highly Recommended Session for Service Dealers)

9:00am – 11:00am

BrandSource Canada Meeting

Sponsored By:

9:30am – 10:00am

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Coffee Chat with Nolan Pike and Benjamin Liebert

Electrolux

10:00am – 11:00am

Region Meetings

11:00am – 12:00pm

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Keynote, The Digital Customer: How Today’s Buyer Has Changed and What Your Business Must Do About It

12:00pm – 5:30pm

Region Lounge Open

12:00pm – 12:30pm

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777 Lunch & Learn Key Vendor Session

Hosted by Chad Evans

A 777 Session is a short-form panel discussion featuring 7 Key Vendors, answering 7 Questions, in 7 Minutes. Learn from a different set of vendors each day and don’t forget, lunch is on us! The first 50 people who join and attend the full session will receive a gift card after the event.

12:00pm – 5:30pm

Summit Expo

12:00pm – 5:30pm

Manufacturer Product Trainings

Manufacturer Product Training Schedule

12:00pm – 5:00pm

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Education Sessions

12:00pm – 1:00pm
“DEEP DIVE: THE DIGITAL CONSUMER, How Today’s Buyer Has Changed and What Your Business Must Do About It” with Marcus Sheridan
1:00pm – 2:00pm
NEAEG: Preparing Your Online Store for the New Virtual Shopper, Hosted by Brian Wattier (Sign Up Required)
2:00pm – 3:00pm
“THE VISUAL SALE: How to Embrace the Visual Revolution and Create a Culture of Video in Your Organization” with Marcus Sheridan
3:00pm – 4:00pm
Intercounty: Preparing Your Online Store for the New Virtual Shopper, Hosted by Brian Wattier (Sign Up Required)
4:00pm – 5:00pm
“GOING VIRTUAL: How to Evolve Your Digital Sales and Marketing to Meet the Demands of Today’s Buyer” with Marcus Sheridan

12:00pm – 2:00pm

Reunion BrandSource Canada (In French)

5:30pm – 6:30pm

Member Social Hours (Choose One to Attend)

● Young Professionals Comedy Night Sponsored by Samsung
● Happy Hour with Electrolux Leadership (Moderated by Chad Evans)
● Virtual Magic Show Sponsored by New Leaf
● Dog Lovers Happy Hour Sponsored by Coaster
● Around the Campfire Sponsored by DuPage Industries
● Bingo Night Sponsored by Wells Fargo
● Mixing It Up for Our Whirlpool Exclusive Dealers Sponsored by Whirlpool
● Social Hour with Serta Simmons Bedding Hosted by Derek Miller, CSO, Melanie Huet, CMO, and the SSB AVB Partner Team

6:30pm – 7:30pm

Member Social Hours (Choose One to Attend)

● Women in Business “Ladies Night” Cooking Demo Event Sponsored by Anvil Appliances
● Margs with Mary & Ritas with Rick with Mary Putman, VP of Marketing and Rick Hasselbeck, CCO of GE Appliances (Moderated by Paul Roth)
● A Night Cap + Trivia with TempurSealy Sponsored by TempurSealy

9:00am – 3:00pm

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Education Sessions

On Demand
● “Turn Your Showroom into a Selling Machine using Neuroscience” with Robb Best
● FULLY STAFFED: How to Find & Keep Great Employees in the Worst Labor Market Ever” with Eric Chester
● “Connect More, Convince Less” with Ryan Avery
● “Leading a Culture of Service Excellence” with Dennis Snow
● “Resilience Reset” with Anne Grady
● UASA: Successfully Dealing with Angry Customers and Turning Them into Your Biggest Fans
● PSA: “Driving Technician Development” Powered by Skills
● Reliable Parts: “What You Need to Know About R600 Refrigeration” (Highly Recommended Session for Service Dealers)

10:30am – 11:00am

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Chad Evans’ Merchandising Session

11:00am – 3:00pm

Summit Expo

11:00am – 3:00pm

Region Lounge Open

11:00am – 3:00pm

Manufacturer Product Trainings

Manufacturer Product Training Schedule

12:00pm – 12:30pm

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777 Lunch & Learn Key Vendor Session

Hosted by Chad Evans

A 777 Session is a short-form panel discussion featuring 7 Key Vendors, answering 7 Questions, in 7 Minutes. Learn from a different set of vendors each day and don’t forget, lunch is on us! The first 50 people who join and attend the full session will receive a gift card after the event.

3:00pm

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Tom Bennett’s Virtual Pool Party & Award Ceremony

3:00pm – 4:00pm

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Mega Canada ALL IN to Win!

Sponsored by Whirlpool – Canada
Whirlpool Canada

A rally to conclude the Canadian participation of the AVB Summit 2021: Double Down. Hosted by our Executive Vice-President, Michael Vancura, we close the virtual Summit with our gratitude and appreciation to all members and vendors for their participation. There will be an awards ceremony to honor our outstanding vendors and retailers of the year.

4:00pm

Double Down Contest Announcements by YourSource News on BrandSource Facebook LIVE

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why is Summit 2021 virtual?

To see more information regarding our decision to host Summit 2021 online, Click Here

What scheduled events are planned for The Summit?

Members and exhibitors will find many of the same hallmarks of the on-site event that they’ve come to expect and look forward to, including a kickoff presentation, keynote addresses, a product expo, one-on-one vendor meetings, and plentiful buying opportunities at this critical time of the year. For the latest agenda updates, Click Here

Is there a cost to participate?

BrandSource member ticket prices are $99 per AVB ID. Additional tickets are complimentary so don’t forget to register as a group!

Exhibitor Ticket prices are $99 each. If you are interested in exhibiting at the virtual expo, please complete the Booth Inquiry Form

How will we receive Fast Cash?

BrandSource members are eligible to receive Fast Cash after the show, just be sure to attend all main stage presentations and connect with exhibitors throughout the Expo! For any additional questions regarding Fast Cash, please email chad.evans@brandsource.com

Will Education be offered?

Yes, we are happy to announce that both education sessions and product trainings will be offered throughout The Summit! View the featured speakers by clicking here.

Since Summit is offered virtually, can additional people from my store attend?

Definitely! We would love to have additional people from your store attend and experience the Summit. For $99 you can sign up as many people as you wish from the same AVB ID at no additional charge. When you register, make sure to add each additional staff member into your group, so everyone is included in the $99 ticket price.

If you have already registered and need assistance adding the rest of your group, you can login and modify your registration here.

Networking with other dealers is a big reason I attend, what opportunities will be featured throughout the event?

Summit will be hosted on an all-new platform, with endless ways to engage and interact with exhibitors, members, and industry leaders during the event. Both instant messaging as well as on-demand video chat are available to communicate with any event attendee one-on-one. Stay tuned for additional features throughout the event, like Virtual Exhibitor Booths, Session Chats, Polls, and Q&A’s.

How do I access and navigate the event platform?

Upon completing your registration, you will receive a series of emails containing tips and tricks in the coming weeks leading to Summit. Additionally, we will provide a video detailing the navigation and features of the event platform so you are ready by the time you log in.

I am interested in Exhibiting at the Summit, how can I get more information?

Complete our Booth Inquiry Form to speak with an event specialist and receive further information like available booth features along with ticket pricing.

Who do I contact for more info?

Please reach out to eventsupport@avb.net with any additional questions and a member of our team will respond within 24 hours.

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