Schedule of Events – FINAL UPDATE January 7, 2019

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. ServSafe Certification Class & Exam
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Meet n Greet

Thursday, January 31, 2019

9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Registration
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Coffee Break
10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. Digital Marketing and Social Media
11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. Service Animals and ADA Act
11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. Handcrafted Ice Cream Treats and Staying Competitive
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Luncheon Buffet with Roundtable Discussions, ticket required
1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. Creating a Customer Loyalty Program
1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. All About Employees, Panel Discussion
2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. Youth Employment, Under 18
2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. Decorating Ice Cream Cakes and Pies
3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. Sizing Up Your Equipment Needs
3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. Sundaes, 3-Tier Pricing for Profits
4:00 p.m. – 4:50 p.m. 1st Timers and Trade Show Rookies
4:00 p.m. – 4:50 p.m. Round Table with Industry Experts
Education Sessions, Sponsored By Prairie Farms and Taylor Freezer of Michigan
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Welcome Reception, Sponsored By Lipari Foods
Live and Silent Auction
All Proceeds to Benefit the Ward J Anderson Scholarship Program

Friday, February 1, 2019

8:00 a.m.- 8:45 a.m. Good Morning Breakfast, ticket required
8:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Keynote Speaker, “Jimmy G” Graham of MindPower
MasterMIND Your Business & Your Life!
9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Registration
10:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. Trade Show, Show Floor Demonstrations & Sessions
Must be 14 years and older to enter.  Open to industry professionals only.
11:30 a.m.- 11:50 a.m. Making Hawaiian Ice – Demonstration
12:30 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. Store Signage – Breakout Session
1:30 p.m.- 1:50 p.m. “MY MO” New Japanese Ice Cream – Demonstration
2:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. Dressing Up Cones For Profits – Demonstration
3:40 p.m. – 4:40 p.m. Keynote Speaker,  “Jimmy G” Graham of MindPower
How to Create More Success in Your Life While You Sleep
4:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Roundtable – You Have Questions, We have Answers
Education Sessions Sponsored By Prairie Farms and Taylor Freezer of Michigan
6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Founder’s Dinner, 2019 Ward J. Anderson Scholarship Winners,
Live Auction of “The Andy” trophy
Evening Sponsored By Ashby’s Sterling Ice Cream, ticket required
8:00 p.m.
Dinner Door Prize
Sponsored by Frozen Solutions, ticket required
8:00 p.m. Founder’s Dinner Entertainment
Hypnotist Jimmy G’s MindPower Comedy Show, ticket required

Saturday, February 2, 2019

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. National Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day – Breakfast,
Sponsored By Michigan Electro Freeze, ticket required
8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Annual Membership Meeting & Election of Board of Directors
9:00 a.m. – 3:30 a.m. Registration
9:15 a.m.- 10:30 a.m. Keynote Speaker, Kara Beer, President,
Battle Creek Chamber of Commerce
Your Business and Your Chamber of Commerce
10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Trade Show, Show Floor Demonstrations & Sessions
Must be 14 years and older to enter.  Open to industry professionals only.
11:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. Gift Baskets – Breakout Session
12:30 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. How to Drive Customers Back with Text Message Marketing – Breakout Session
1:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. Pastries, Donuts & Coffee, Do You Have the Customers? – Breakout Session
2:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. Flavored Waffle Cones & Bowls – Demonstration
Schedule Subject To Change