Monday, October 15th


7:00am – 6:00pm          | Registration Open

8:00am – 6:00pm         | Arrivals – Airport Transportation – Sponsored by Acco

8:30am – 4:30pm          |  Sales Boot Camp ($)

8:30am – Times Vary    | Optional Activities ($)*

3:00pm – 5:00pm          |  IS Member Young Executives Meeting

5:00pm – 6:00pm          |  Southern Bayou Scavenger Hunt, Benefiting City of Hope ($)*

6:00pm – 8:00pm         |  Welcome Reception – Sponsored by Smead * 

* Exhibitors invited to attend

Tuesday, October 16th


7:00am – 6:00pm     |  Exhibitors – Tradeshow Set up

7:00am – 6:00pm     |  Registration Open

7:30am – 8:30am     |  Breakfast & Welcome – Sponsored by S.P. Richards *

8:45am – 11:30am    |  IS Member Meeting

8:45am – 11:30am    |  TriMega Member Meeting

11:30am – 12:15pm  |  Lunch*

12:30pm – 1:30pm   |  IS-Only Seminars

12:30pm – 1:30pm   |  TriMega-only Board Town Hall

1:40pm – 5:20pm     |  Joint Seminars *

6:30pm – 9:30pm    |  “Mardi Gras in the Big Easy” Reception * at Mardi Gras World & Grand Oaks Mansion – Sponsored by Essendant – buses start departing at 6:00pm

* Exhibitors invited to attend

 Wednesday, October 17th


7:30am – Noon        |  Registration open

8:15am – 9:00am    |   “Jackson Street” Breakfast  – Sponsored by Domtar *

9:00am – 10:30am  |  Helping Hands Give Back Event *

10:45am – 4:30pm   |  Tradeshow Open

11:30am – 1:30pm    |  Lunch – Sponsored by Avery *

3:30pm – 4:30pm     |  Tradeshow Power Hour *

4:30pm – 5:15pm      |  “Let the Good Times Roll” Prize Drawing Reception – Sponsored by 3M *

6:30pm – 10:00pm   |  Shuttles to/from the French Quarter and Frenchman Street * (you will need to find your own transportation after 10pm)

* Exhibitors Invited

 Thursday, October 18th


6:00am – 12:00pm Airport Transportation for Departures  – Sponsored by Acco*

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