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Registration ends on July 5th 

*Convention Schedule

Monday, July 11

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm:  Registration

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm: BE in the MOMENT
Welcome by Visit Bentonville and Breakout Session from Improv Lab

The Improv Lab will host a workshop to help us hone skills we need to be innovative problem solvers and fast-thinking decision makers.  Learn to think faster off the top of your intelligence and improve your paying-attention skills while having a really good time!
(1.5 CAE Credit)

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm:  ENJOY the MOMENT
Welcome Reception hosted by Visit Bentonville
Don’t miss this kickoff to the ASAE Convention to enjoy moments to savor, sip and see Bentonville!

8:00 pm: RELAX a MOMENT
Hospitality Suite hosted by Tunica Partners

Tuesday, July 12

6:00 am – 9:00 am: SAVOR the MOMENT
Complimentary breakfast at your leisure in the DoubleTree’s Bistro 301

8:00 am:  Registration

8:00 am – 9:00 am:  PERK up the MOMENT
ASAE Coffee Lounge sponsored by Fort Smith CVB and Fort Smith Convention Center

9:00 am – 10:30 am: RESPOND to the MOMENT
Responding in a Crisis:  Aaron Mullins will lead a panel of expert communications officials in a discussion on best practices for identifying risk exposures and implementing effective and practical responses. 
(1.5 CAE Credits)

10:30 am
Break
Hosted by Fairfield Bay Conference Center

10:45 am - 12:00 pm: SEIZE the MOMENT
Next Generation Leaders:  Talent Attraction and Development in Arkansas.  Discuss how to bring in and reinvest in talent.  Gain a better understand what Millennials and Generation Whos ComingZ want out of work and how to attract them. 
Breakout Session (1 CAE Credit): Heartland Forward

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: SAVOR the MOMENT
Lunch
Sponsored by Embassy Suites by Hilton Hot Springs

1:15 pm - 2:30 pm: CREATE your MOMENT
Create a Game Plan that Works.  Expert buyers from Sam's and WalMart will lead us through a hands on session to help you build your best sales and marketing pieces for your members and partners.
(1.5 CAE Credits)

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm:  LIVE in the MOMENT
Experience Bentonville with a variety of fun activities designed to fit your current mood and moment

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm: SIP a MOMENT
Reception
Hosted by Explore Branson

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm: CELEBRATE the MOMENT
Awards & Installation Banquet
Hosted by Fort Smith CVB and Fort Smith Convention Center
 
RELAX a MOMENT
Hospitality Suite hosted by Tunica Partners
 
Wednesday, July 13

6:00 am – 9:00 am: SAVOR the final MOMENTS
Complimentary breakfast at your leisure in the DoubleTree’s Bistro 301 before you travel home safely!

 
Important Details:
Sessions, lunch and banquet will be held in the Doubletree Hotel Bentonville
Dress for sessions is smart casual and dress for banquet is semi-formal/cocktail
*Any updates made to schedule or meeting locations will be listed online

 

 
Our special rate at  Doubletree Bentonville expired last week.  Please contact the hotel directory for room information.

Special Thanks to Our Partners!