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MAIN CONVENTION SCHEDULE

The following is the outline for the IFEA's 66th Annual Convention, Expo & Retreat.

Main Convention Day 1
Monday, October 9, 2023

  • 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Convention Opening and Keynote Speaker
  • 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – IFEA Expo Day 1 (Lunch Served)
  • 2:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. - Affinity Group Sessions
  • 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards Presentation
  • 7:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. - Attendee Free Evening
  • 9:00 p.m. – Close - dfest Hospitality Suite

Main Convention Day 2
Tuesday, October 10, 2023

  • 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. - 'Inspire the Industry' General Session
  • 9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. - Educational Breakout Sessions
  • 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - IFEA Expo Day 2 (Lunch Served)
  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Educational Breakout Sessions
  • 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. - Educational Breakout Sessions
  • 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Educational Breakout Sessions
  • 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. - Educational Breakout Sessions
  • 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. - IFEA Foundation Party & Auction
  • 10:30 p.m. - Close - dfest Hospitality Suite

Main Convention Day 3
Wednesday, October 11, 2023

  • 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - 'Inspire the Industry' General Session
  • 10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. - Educational Breakout Sessions
  • 12:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. – IFEA Awards Luncheon
  • 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Educational Breakout Sessions
  • 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. - Educational Breakout Sessions
  • 4:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. - Closing General Session and Keynote Speaker
  • 5:45 p.m. - Attendee departure or Free Evening
(Registration does not include CFEE Certification Classes or Expo Exhibitor Registration. Separate registration required for each.)

Note: The IFEA 66th Annual Convention, Expo & Retreat runs 3 full days, be sure to make your travel arrangements accordingly. Note: Schedule is subject to change up until the Convention.

PRE-CONVENTION SCHEDULE

Note: The dates below are exact. Which of the 3 classes below will be held on which specific date is still to be finalized.

Friday, October 6, 2023

  • 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    CFEE Core Class: Administration / Management
    Separate Registration Required
(Schedule Subject to Change)

Saturday, October 7, 2023

  • 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    CFEE Core Class: Marketing & Media Relations
    Separate Registration Required

Sunday, October 8, 2022

  • 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    CFEE Core Class: Sponsorship & Sponsor Service
    Separate Registration Required
  • 7:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Exhibitor Set-Up
  • 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Industry Ancestry: Come Meet the IFEA Family
  • 6:00 p.m. - Close - dfest Hospitality Suite Welcome

Presenting Sponsor of the IFEA Convention & Expo. 
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