“We have truly become a global economy.  Social media and technology have paved the way for us to conduct business overseas as easily as doing so in our hometown.  The GFC2017 Conference & Expo provides essential education and training for all global businesspeople to succeed.”  – Elinor Stutz, www.smoothsale.net

Program/Agenda


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Program subject to change without notice.

CONCURRENT SESSION TRACKS:

  • Professional Development
  • Banking and Finance
  • Credit and Collections
  • International
  • Management
  • Sales and Business Development
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Exhibitor Move In
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Registration
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Welcome Opening Reception in Front Foyer
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Registration
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Global New Beginnings Park
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Networking Breakfast in Mahogany Foyer
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Opening Ceremony & Welcome Keynote Address – Sapphire Pavilion
The 1.2% Factor
Bob Davies, Performance Coach and Motivational Speaker
10:00 AM -10:30 AM Morning Coffee Break – Mahogany Ballrooms
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open – Mahogany Ballrooms
Uninterrupted Exhibit Time
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Presentation Stage A – Open for Sessions on Show floor
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Presentation Stage B – Open for Sessions on Show floor
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Networking Lunch in Sapphire Pavilion
2:15 PM – 3:30 PM General Session in Sapphire Pavilion
If Disney Ran Your Business What Would It Look Like?
John Formica, Professional Speaker, Business Consultant and Coach, Top Selling Author
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Afternoon Coffee Break – Sienna Foyer
3:45 PM – 5:00 PM

Concurrent Educational Sessions

6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Theme Party – Chicago Cubs- World Champions
Thursday, August 24, 2017
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Registration
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Global New Beginnings Park
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Networking Breakfast in Mahogany Foyer
8:15 AM – 10:00 AM General Session
Manager as Coach
Bob Davies, Performance Coach and Motivational Speaker
10:00 AM -10:30 AM Morning Coffee Break in Mahagony
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open

Uninterrupted Exhibit Time
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Presentation Stage A – Open for Sessions on Show floor

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Presentation Stage B – Open for Sessions on Show floor

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Networking Lunch in Sapphire Pavilion
2:15 PM – 3:30 PM

Concurrent Educational Sessions

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Afternoon Coffee Break Ivory Foyer
3:45 PM – 4:45 PM

Concurrent Educational Sessions

5:00 PM – 5:45 PM

Concurrent Educational Sessions

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Evening Reception/Theme Party – Sapphire Pavilion
Featuring the “Blooz Brothers”, Check Presentation to Make A Wish, and Contest Winner Announcements!
Friday, August 25, 2017
7:00 AM – 2:00 PM Registration
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Global New Beginnings Park
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Networking Breakfast in Mahogony Foyer
8:15 AM – 9:30 AM

Concurrent Educational Sessions

9:30 AM -10:00 AM Morning Coffee Break
9:45 AM – 11:00 AM

Concurrent Educational Sessions

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open

Uninterrupted Exhibit Time
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Presentation Stage A – Open for Sessions on Show floor

11:00 AM – 11:45 AM, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Presentation Stage B – Open for Sessions on Show floor

11:00 AM – 11:45 AM, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Networking Lunch in Mahogany Foyer
2:00 PM Exhibit Hall Closed
Exhibitor Move out and Strike

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Program subject to change without notice.

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