2011 Las Vegas Sports Card Industry Summit Schedule
|2011 Sports Card Industry Summit
March 20-23 - The Orleans Hotel - Las Vegas, Nevada
|The Las Vegas Sports Cards and Collectibles Industry Summit is an annual event that gathers businesses from across all segments of the market into one location. Many of the top manufactures have company employees who will give presentations and provide question and answer sessions. As of March 1st, over 100 independent hobby shops have registered and will be attending. Here is a schedule of events for the Las Vegas Industry Summit. We will be attending this event and will be providing insight into what takes place - stay tuned during and after the Summit for full write-ups and special editions of the Sports Card Show about this event.
10:30 - 11:30 AM Solution Session II
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM The Magazine Exchange Lunch
Tuesday March 22, 2011
8:00 - 8:45 AM Measuring Brick and Mortar Success
Use metrics and product diversification to help grow your business. Find un-tapped revenue streams in your market and boost sales.
9:00 AM - 9:50 Panel Discussions
10:00 AM - 10 Questions with TriStar
Jeff Rosenberg, CEO of Tristar Productions answers 10 key industry questions.
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Panel Discussions
Forecasting the future of brick-and-mortar hobby stores in an increasingly online world.
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM NHLPA, UD, Panini Presentations.
Over a working lunch employees from the NHLPA, Upper Deck and Panini America will give fast paced presentations about how they can help grow your business.
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Upper Deck Summit Address
Upper Deck officials discuss the hobby and business going forward.
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM Meet the Industry
Wednesday March 23, 2011
8:00 - 8:50 AM 10 Ways for Hobby Shop Success
10 unique ways to neasure success in a brick-and-mortar collectibles store. A must-attend seminar for everyone in the sales business. Moderator: Kevin Savage. Panelists: Steve Dickler, Gary Mills.
9:00 AM Agenda Update
Summit host Kevin Isaacson gives an overview of the agenda that was covered.
9:15 AM - 10 Questions with Special Guest
9:45 AM – 10:30 AM Micro Market Cards
Top executives from micro-market card and memorabilia companies share their success secrets and offer a unique take on the future of the sports, gaming and entertainment collectible business. Panelists include: Leaf Cards Brian Gray, Famous Fabrics Dr. Brian Price, Steve Charendoff, DJ Kazmierczak.
10:45 AM 5 Minute Idea Exchange
Each attendee is encouraged to share his or her best idea – including promotions, marketing tactics, business operations or anything else that can translate into success for an independent hobby business.
12:00 PM - 2 PM Business Builder
Online selling with Rob Veres and Don Joss, grading with Mark Anderson (BGS), auction consignment with Kevin Savage, leveraging promotions with Daryl McKay, lease and vendor negotiation with Gary Brison and much more.
NOTE: Stay tuned during and after the Summit for full write-ups and special editions of the Sports Card Show about this event.