CHARLOTTE, N.C.–ART Conference 2014 has added a “Speed Dating ART Style” line-up of subjects and coaches for its annual conference in May. This year, ART Conference will be held May 1-4 at Paradise Point in San Diego, and the inaugural Speed Dating ART Style program is scheduled for the afternoon of Friday, May 2. Attendees will get to choose up to four business and fun sessions to explore, including public speaking, interviewing and hiring, and relaxation.
Each session will be 25 minutes long and is designed as an overview of the subject but will provide information and tools for the participant to take away for more in-depth study. All of the presenters are from the San Diego area and are experts in their subject. Topics include: “Quick Tips For Interviewing And Hiring,” by Ann Fitzgerald, Keneticom, Inc.; “Designing a Blueprint for the Biggest Financial Event of Your Life!” by Tanya Scott, Hutchinson & Bloodgood, LLP; “Obama Care in 25 Minutes – What You Need To Know,” by Diana Twadell, principal SBU, Barney & Barney; “Your Public Speaking Toolbox,” by Edna Nerona, ednaspeaks.com; “Time CAN Be On Your Side,” by Linnea Blair, Advisors on Target; “Relaxation For The Busy Mind,” by Tony Montijo, Chi-Spree.com.
Immediately following the coaching sessions, attendees will head to Hold It Home, a local furniture store, for a merchandising workshop and cocktail party. Paul Thompson, of Paul Thompson Signature, will be the merchandising workshop leader. Attendees will be treated to cocktails while several areas of the store are remerchandised and strategies for store planning are presented and discussed.
Registration for the conference is open to anyone in the home accents industry. To register for conference and more information, visit accessoriesresourceteam.org and click on the conference tab. Registration for conference should be received by April 7 to be guaranteed of a hotel reservation at Paradise Point.