Apr 22, 2019
CEO Summit at Summer Las Vegas Market opens registration

Registration for the CEO Summit at Summer 2019 Las Vegas Market is now open at lvmkt.com/ceosummit. Additionally, 10 sponsors have been confirmed to date for the executive-level conference for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. The CEO Summit is scheduled for Tuesday, July 30, during Summer Las Vegas Market, which runs July 28–August 1, 2019.

The one-day CEO Summit will include four high-level presentations by some of the nation’s leading minds in global business, innovation and economics. The Honorable Gary F. Locke will present China, the Next Five Years; Dr. Evan A. Feigenbaum will present South East Asia Expert Opinions; Stephen Shapiro will present Innovation for Innovators: Creating a Persuasive Culture of Innovation; and Ben Stein will present Ben Stein on the Economy. The schedule also includes a series of networking opportunities for participants.

The CEO Summit is co-produced by International Market Centers (IMC) and Eller Enterprises, and sponsored by industry-leading suppliers and sales agencies. To date, ten sponsors are confirmed, with digital marketing supplier Whereoware, sponsoring the breakfast; home furnishings manufacturer AICO/Michael Amini sponsoring the lunch; and gift and home décor manufacturer GiftCraft and sales agency OneCoast both sponsoring breaks.

Other general sponsors of the CEO Summit are Brandwise; DEMDACO; DesignWorks Investments; Evergreen Enterprises; GANZ-Midwest CBK; and Grace Management.

Online registration is now open, with preferential pricing for exhibitors in IMC-owned properties in High Point, Las Vegas and Atlanta.

The CEO Summit schedule is as follows:

  • 7:45 to 8:00 a.m.: Conference opens, welcome remarks
  • 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.: Breakfast/Meet & Greet
  • 9:00 to 9:45 a.m.: Keynote with The Honorable Gary F. Locke
  • 9:45 to 10:15 a.m.: Q&A
  • 10:15 to 11 a.m.: Break
  • 11:00 to 11:45 a.m.: Keynote with Evan Feigenbaum
  • 11:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.: Q&A
  • 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.: Lunch Buffet
  • 1:00 to 1:45 p.m.: Keynote: Stephen Shapiro
  • 1:45 to 2:00 p.m.: Q&A
  • 2:00 to 2:45 p.m.: Break
  • 3:00 to 3:45 p.m.: Keynote with Ben Stein
  • 3:45 to 4:15 p.m.: Q&A
  • 4:15 to 4:30 p.m.: Closing Remarks
  • 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.: Cocktail Networking Reception



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