48th Annual Convention - Schedule of Events

 

Sunday, November 12

Enjoy your arrival day in sunny Phoenix and take advantage of activities that you can do on your own at the Sheraton Grand Wild Horse Pass including the Aji Spa, Whirlwind Golf Club, tennis, resort pools, Koli Equestrian Center, Rawhide and more! Click here to explore this AAA four-diamond resort.

Monday, November 13

10:00 AM - 6:30 PM Convention Registration Open Komatke Foyer
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Board Meeting with Lunch Gila Monster
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Exhibitor Set-up  Komatke ABCD 
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Vendor/Distributor Meeting Kave Ballroom
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Welcome Reception
Sponsored by Unilever Ice Cream
Komatke Patio
(Plan B: Kave)

Tuesday, November 14

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Convention Registration Open Komatke Foyer
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Breakfast & General Session
Breakfast hosted by Wells Enterprises, Inc.
Kave Ballroom

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Keynote Speaker: Jack L. Sinclair
Chief Merchandising Officer, 99 Cents Only Stores, LLC
Sponsored by Mars Ice Cream Inc.

Kave Ballroom
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM Coffee and Snack Break 
Sponsored by Mars Ice Cream Inc.
Komatke Foyer
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Educational Session 1:
FSMA: What You Need to Know
John Seidl, Integrated Risk Solutions
Komatke EFG
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM Coffee Break
Hosted by Nestlé / Dreyer's Ice Cream, Rich's Ice Cream,
Great Dane, High Road® Luxury Ice Cream
Komatke Foyer

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Educational Session 2:
Business Succession Continuity Planning
Joe Breslin, CFP & Roy Dixon, CFP, Armstrong Dixon

Komatke EFG
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM Exhibit Hall Luncheon
Hosted by Unilever Ice Cream
Komatke ABCD
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Happy Hour Komatke Patio
(Plan B: Komatke Foyer)
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Dinner, Drinks and Glow Golf
Attendees are invited to a fun, casual dinner with drinks
and a 6-hole light-up mini golf course.
Komatke EFG

Wednesday, November 15

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Registration Open Komatke Foyer
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Breakfast
Hosted by Unilever Ice Cream
Komatke Patio
(Plan B: Kave)
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Education Session 3:
ELD Compliance 101
John Seidl, Integrated Risk Solutions
Komatke EFG
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Coffee Break
Hosted by Nestlé / Dreyer's Ice Cream, Rich's Ice Cream,
Great Dane, High Road® Luxury Ice Cream
Komatke Foyer

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Educational Session 4:
Ice Cream Please! Technology & the Ice Cream Industry
Ryan Newton & Darren Bentz, Ice Cream Please

Komatke EFG
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Exhibit Hall Luncheon
Hosted by Wells Enterprises, Inc.
Komatke ABCD
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Exhibitor Break-down Komatke ABCD
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM  Closing Reception
Sponsored by Wells Enterprises, Inc.
Mesquite Terrace
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Closing Banquet & Awards Ceremony with Dinner
Entertainment will be a murder mystery dinner set in
the 1930's at the Godfather's 80th birthday party.
Kave Ballroom