Sunday, August 22
Early arrivals and optional recreational activities on Sunday afternoon.
Monday, August 23
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Officers' Council Meeting
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.: Registration
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.: First-Time Attendee Lunch
12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.: Formal Welcome
Emerging Leaders Council members welcome attendees, giving a quick rundown on what to expect for the next few days and how to make the most of them.
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.: State of the Industry - Panel Presentation and Q&A
John McKenzie, Winsupply
Rick Hawk, A. O. Smith
Tim Morales, Tim Morales & Associates
Moderated by Michael Maloney, Coburn Supply
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.: Break
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.: Roundtable Discussions
Maintaining a competitive advantage that helps to ensure successful growth requires companies and individuals to use best practices. These informative roundtable discussions are excellent opportunities for all attendees to learn from one another about direct and efficient practices focused on sales, marketing, purchasing and vendor relations. Registered attendees will be surveyed prior to the event to compile specific topics of interest in each area.
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.: Welcome Reception & Dinner
David Chisolm, Vice President of Marketing, A. O. Smith
Michael Maloney, 2021 Emerging Leaders Chairman
Tuesday, August 24
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.: Breakfast Session - "Us vs. Them!" with Jeff Havens
Understanding, recognizing and resolving every generational issue facing today's workforce with four different generations.
View Jeff's Bio
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.: Break
9:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.: Roundtable Discussions
More in-depth roundtables, with tables sorted by distributors, manufacturers, and manufacturer representatives.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Networking Lunch
ASA President's Report - Chris Fasano
Operation Rise & Conquer Presentation
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: A. O. Smith Virtual Tour Experience
Experience the first-class virtual tour of A. O. Smith's innovative facilities, viewed from Yee-Haw Brewery
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.: Night Out Closing Event