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Schedule

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January 19, 2025

Sunday

12:00 PM – 6:30 PM
General

Registration

Calusa Ballroom Foyer
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM
General

First-Timers’ Orientation

Executive Boardroom
First-Time Attendees
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
General

Welcome Reception

Calusa Ballroom

Join your peers to celebrate the start of the Regional Chain Conference.

January 20, 2025

Monday

7:30 AM – 8:00 AM
General

Breakfast

Calusa Ballroom
7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
General

Registration

Calusa Ballroom Foyer
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM
General

Refreshment Break

Calusa Ballroom Foyer
9:15 AM – 10:45 AM
General Sessions

General Session

Calusa Ballroom
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM
General

Refreshment Break

Calusa Ballroom Foyer
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Insight Sessions

Insight Sessions (Concurrent)

Blue Heron and Great Egret
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM
General

Lunch

Calusa Ballroom
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
General Sessions

General Session

Calusa Ballroom
3:00 PM – 3:15 PM
General

Refreshment Break

Calusa Ballroom Foyer
3:15 PM – 4:15 PM
Insight Sessions

Insight Sessions (Concurrent)

Blue Heron and Great Egret
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
General

NACDS Networking Reception

Cypress Courtyard

Join your industry peers to recap on the day’s sessions and establish new connections.

January 21, 2025

Tuesday

7:30 AM – 8:00 AM
General

Breakfast

Calusa Ballroom
7:30 AM – 5:30 PM
General

Registration

Calusa Ballroom Foyer
8:00 AM – 9:45 AM
General Sessions

General Session

Calusa Ballroom

Supported by Cardinal Health

9:45 AM – 10:00 AM
General

Refreshment Break

Calusa Ballroom Foyer
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
General Sessions

General Session

Calusa Ballroom
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM
General

Refreshment Break

Calusa Ballroom Foyer
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Insight Sessions

Insight Sessions (Concurrent)

Blue Heron and Great Egret
11:45 AM – 12:30 PM
General

Lunch

Calusa Terrace
12:30 PM – 5:30 PM
General

One-to-One Business Conferences

Calusa Ballroom

Appointment-driven one-to-one business meetings between chain executives and key supplier trading partners set the stage for developing profitable marketing ideas and strengthening existing relationships.

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
General

NACDS Sunset Party

Calusa Ballroom and Terrace

Conclude Regional Chain by connecting with new and existing business partners while enjoying a grand assortment of cuisine prepared throughout the evening.

NACDS Regional Chain Conference

January 19-21, 2025 Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Bonita Springs, FL

The NACDS Regional Chain Conference is a working meeting that offers unique networking opportunities with both your peers and trading partners.