February 26-28, 2024
Tampa, Florida

JW Marriott Water Street

Marketplace Schedule

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*Schedule is subject to change. All times are Eastern Time Zone.*

Sunday, February 25, 2024

3:30 pm–5:30 pm Executive Committee
5:30 pm–6:00 pm Finance & Audit Committee

Monday, February 26, 2024

7:00 am–5:00 pm Registration
7:00 am–7:00 pm Exhibitor Move-In
7:00 am–8:00 am InfoMetrics Advisory Council
8:00 am–8:30 am Governance & Nominating Committee
8:30 am–9:30 am Events Planning Committee and
  Manufacturers Advisory Council
9:30 am–10:45 am Education & Research Committee
  Government Affairs Committee
  Industry Affairs Committee
10:45 am–11:00 am Break
11:00 am–12:00 pm CDA & DEF Board of Directors Meeting
11:45 am–1:15 pm Opening Lunch
12:30 pm–1:15 pm Emerging Products Task Force
1:30 pm–2:45 pm Opening Keynote: Inspiring Excellence with Joe Theismann
2:45 pm–3:00 pm Break
3:00 pm–4:00 pm Education Session: The Evolving Economic and Supply Chain Climate with Gene Marks
4:00 pm–4:15 pm Break
4:15 pm–5:15 pm Education Session: Value-Added Selling with Paul Reilly
5:15 pm–6:30 pm Welcome Reception

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

7:00 am–9:00 am Exhibitor Move-In
7:00 am–5:30 pm Registration
7:00 am–8:00 am Breakfast
8:00 am–9:00 am Leadership Keynote: Extreme Ownership and Leadership with Jocko Willink
9:00 am–2:45 pm The Marketplace Trade Show
    9:00 am–2:00 pm         Community Activation
    9:30 am–10:30 am         Meet & Greet with Jocko Willink
    10:30 am         1st Trade Show Prize Wheel Drawing
    11:30 am         2nd Trade Show Prize Wheel Drawing
    12:30 pm         3rd Trade Show Prize Wheel Drawing
    12:00 pm–1:30 pm         Lunch in the Dining & Refreshments Area
              of the Trade Show
    1:30 pm         4th Trade Show Prize Wheel Drawing
    2:30 pm         Marketplace Grand Prize Giveaway
2:45 pm–8:00 pm Exhibitor Move-Out
3:00 pm–4:00 pm Education Session: Tobacco Product Regulations - Insights from the Director of
          FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products with Dr. Brian King
4:30 pm–5:00 pm Past Chair's Advisory Council
5:30 pm–9:00 pm Awards Reception, Dinner & Afterglow
    5:30 pm–6:00 pm         Reception
    6:15 pm–7:45 pm         Dinner
    7:45 pm–9:00 pm         Afterglow

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

7:00 am–8:00 am Breakfast
8:00 am–9:15 am Education Session: Industry Leaders Panel - State of the Industry
9:15 am–9:30 am Break
9:30 am–11:00 am Education Session: Whole-Person Leadership with Thomas Bagwell, GRITT Business Coaching
11:00 am Marketplace Wraps