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Converge Schedule of Events

All events take place at The Peabody Memphis, unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

12:30 pm – 6:30 pm

 

Golf Tournament at Mirimichi Golf Course ($130)

Our signature course provides over 7,400 yards of championship-level golf. Faced with deep pit bunkers, elevated greens, swathes of native grassland, waterfalls, and meandering creeks, you will be challenged by its design and inspired by the beauty that surrounds you.

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Graceland Tour ($130)

COME HOME TO GRACELAND -  Experience 120 acres dedicated to the life and career of an American legend, Elvis Presley, the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. See his mansion, the gold records, the jeweled jumpsuits, the classic cars and interactive exhibits that let you experience Elvis like never before.

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Opening Dinner, Sponsored by GSG
 
 


 


Wednesday, June 15, 2022

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Breakfast
 

9:05 am – 10:05 am

Purchasing Power Hour (3 Appts)
One-to-One business-powered meetings between Suppliers/Distributors and National Sign Companies.
20 minutes each. 

10:15 am – 11:15 am Keynote Speaker: Shawn Kanungo

Why The Best Get Disrupted

Shawn Kanungo is a strategist who operates at the intersection of creativity, business, and technology. He has been recognized nationally and globally for his work in the innovation space after 12 years of working at Deloitte. Shawn's mandate at the firm was to help corporate executives to better understand and plan for the opportunities and threats associated with disruptive innovation.

He is a practitioner who has worked hand-to-hand with hundreds of organizations on their journey to digital transformation, and he has adopted the concepts of behavioral economics, user-centered design, crowdsourcing, artificial intelligence, drones, and film to help create world class client experiences. Learn this and more from Ken Kanungo’s presentation. Don’t miss it!

11:25 am – 12:25 pm

CEO Circle with Shawn Kanungo
 

11:25 am – 12:25 pm

Purchasing Power Hour (3 Appts.)
 

12:25 pm – 1:20 pm

ISA Update and Networking Lunch
Sponsored by SloanLED

 

1:25 pm – 3:45 pm

Purchasing Power Hour  (6 Appts.)
Includes a 20 minute break in middle of power hour sets

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Happy Hour and Reception at Rendezvous
Sponsored by Tubelite Denco and Plaskolite

 

6:30 pm Open for you to explore Memphis on your own
 

Thursday, June 16, 2021

8:00 am – 9:00 am Breakfast
 
9:00 am – 10:00 am

Keynote Speaker: Don Rheem
Thrive by Design

Don leads the team at E3 Solutions and oversees the firm’s diverse array of training initiatives on Employee Engagement. He is the author of Thrive By Design: The Neuroscience That Drives High-Performance Cultures published by ForbesBooks.

Don lectures on employee engagement throughout North America and Europe, helping thousands of CEOs understand the key drivers of exceptional workplace behavior. Don is a former science advisor to Congress and the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.

10:10 am- 11:10 am CEO Circle with Don Rheem
 
10:10 am- 11:50 am Purchasing Power Hours (5 Appts.)
 
12:00 pm- 1:00 pm Lunch, ISA Update and Separate Supplier/Distributor and National Sign Company meetings
 
1:00 pm Adjourn
 

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