Tues, Nov 8
2:00pm – 5:00pm

Executive Committee Meeting

Wed, Nov 9

8:00am - 9:15am

9:30am – 10:45am

9:30am – 10:45am

11:00am - 12:00pm

11:00am - 12:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 4:30pm

5:00pm – 6:00pm

CTDA Marketing/PR Committee

CTDA Education Committee

CTDA Convention Committee

CTDA Membership Committee

CTDA Certification Task Force Committee

CTDA Stone Committee

CTDA Mold Committee

Board of Directors Meeting (directors only)

New Member Orientation

Thur, Nov 10

7:30am - 8:30am

8:30am - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am

10:00am - 10:30am

10:30am - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:30pm

3:30pm – 4:30pm

6:00pm – 7:30pm


Hall of Fame Presentation #1

Best Practices: Technology and Leadership
Keynote Address: Jim Carroll “Coping with Ketchup:
How To Adapt to a World of Constant Change”

Networking Break

Best Practices: Marketing and Value Added Services
James Feldman: “Shift Happens”


Hall of Fame Presentation #2

CTDA Annual Business Meeting

Best Practices: Sales
Mac Fulfer: Every Face Tells a Story

CTDA Best Practices Session
The Growing Concern about Mold

Opening Cocktail Reception
Sponsored by Turkish Ceramic Association

Fri, Nov 11
7:00am - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am

10:00am - 10:30am

10:30am - 12:00am

1:00pm - 5:00pm

12:30pm - 4:30pm

Manufacturer Breakfasts

Distributor Forum (distributors only)

Networking Break

Company Performance Report: Al Bates

Tour Palm Springs Aerial Tram with a City Tour and Shopping

Tour Indian Cultural & Lost Legends Jeep Adventure

Sat, Nov 12

7:00am - 8:30am

8:30am – 9:30am

9:30am – 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am

12:30pm - 5:00pm

12:30pm - 5:00pm

12:30pm - 5:00pm

7:00pm – 10:00pm

Manufacturer Breakfasts

The Porcelain Jungle

Networking Break

Best Practices: Human Resources
Eric Chester: The Aliens Have Landed – Meet Generation Why

Golf Tournament

Tour Living Desert Wildlife and Botanical Park

Tour Hiking in the Indian Canyons

President's Dinner Celebration