Furniture Technology Source

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Furniture Technology Source


Sunday, August 22

11:00am Mattress University

Join Melanie Huet, Chief Commercial Officer for Serta Simmons Bedding, as she goes through the changes in the consumer shopping journey and how mattress consumers are buying in-store, while researching online. Melanie was recently promoted to the CCO Title and focuses on the marketing, innovation and sales channels for all SSB Brands.

12:00pm Lunch & Learn

Enjoy lunch while learning how BrandSource’s newest partnership with CareerPlug can help you and your furniture / mattress business find and recruit new employees to your business.

1:00pm AVB Marketing

Alisha Starelli will review the future of Furniture retailing in a post-pandemic environment. Learn how to market your store and stay top of mind with the changing consumer behavior.

2:00pm Supply Chain Fireside Chat

Join David Crimmins, Senior VP of Sales for Flexsteel and Derek Miller, Chief Sales Officer for Serta Simmons Bedding, as we have an open and honest conversation about the supply chain in our industry.

Monday, August 23

8:00am Furniture Town Hall Breakfast

The highlight for most of our in-person events! Our Furniture Town hall is your chance to meet new furniture and mattress retailers, discuss trends and topics that you want to discuss. Vendors are not invited to this event, so feel free to bring fresh opinions and ideas!