Spring Meeting schedule

Check back often as the schedule will be updated frequently.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

1:30 pm – 5:00 pm         Executive CommitteeWindows Conference Room (Ground Level)

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm          Welcome reception sponsored by FCA US LLC - formerly Chrysler Group LLC  Pier Top (Penthouse Floor)

Thursday, April 16, 2015

7:00 am – 11:00 am       Registration –Crystal Marble Foyer (Lobby Level)

8:00 am – 9:00 am         Welcome followed by Keynote Address: – Dr. Jerry Teplitz “MANAGING THE STRESS OF CHANGE”  – Crystal 2 (lobby level) 

9:00 am – 9:15 am         Chapter Standards -- Crystal 2 (lobby level) 

9:15 am – 9:30 am         Meet the Candidates for Office – Crystal 2 (lobby level) 

9:45 am – 11:00 am       (Marketing Committee) – "How Chapters Can Promote the NARI Marketplace" and "The Ease of Online Marketing for Contractors" – Crystal 3 (lobby level)

9:45 am – 11:00 am       (Bylaws/Ethics Committee) – Crystal 4 (lobby level)

11:15 am – 12:45 pm     Lunch on Own

12:30 pm – 3:00 pm       Registration 

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm        (Strategic Planning & Research Committee) – "NARI's Strategic Renewal Update" and "30 Ideas in 30 Minutes: Remodeling’s (Current) Top Ideas for Boosting Your Business"

Crystal 3 (lobby level)

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm        (Awards Committee) – Crystal 1 (Lobby Level)

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm        (Membership Committee) – Crystal 4 (Lobby Level)

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm        (Contractor Council) – Techniques to increase the value of your company LT Gibson, CEO US LBM – Crystal 2 (lobby level)

4:15 pm – 4:45 pm        Incoming and outgoing Board of Directors Meeting – Crystal 1 (Lobby Level)

5:00 pm                    Evening on your own to enjoy Fort Lauderdale

Friday, April 17, 2015

NARI Pride Day -- Wear your NARI branded apparel

7:00 am – 11:00 am       Registration – Crystal Marble (lobby level)  

8:00 am – 4:00 pm         Chapter Executive Forum – Chart Room (ground level)

8:00 am – 9:15 am         (Certification Board) – Certification and Chapter Leaders – Crystal 1 (lobby level)

8:00 am – 9:15 am         (Finance & Audit Committee) – Crystal 4 (lobby level)

9:30 am – 10:45 am         (Education Committee) –  Help develop our workforce - Kayleen McCabe  – Crystal 1 (lobby level)

11:00 am – 12:30 pm     Lunch on Own

11:00 am – 12:30 pm     National Presidents Council – Crystal 4 (lobby level)

12:30 pm – 3:00 pm       Registration – Crystal Marble (lobby level)

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm       (Government Affairs Committee) – "Will There be Change in DC" and "Being an Activist Chapter"– Crystal 1 (lobby level)

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm       (National Member Council) – Crystal 4 (Lobby level)

2:15 pm – 3:30 pm        (The Remodeling & Home Technologies Council) –  2015 Trends in Home technology – Crystal 1 (lobby level)

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm        Evening of Excellence Reception (Business Attire Required) –  Crystal Ballroom (lobby level)

Saturday, April 18, 2015

8:00 am – 11:00 am       House of Delegates – Crystal 1,2 (lobby level)

11:00 am – 12:00 pm     Board of Directors – Crystal 1,2 (lobby level)