February 15 - 17, 2021

JW Marriott Tampa Water Street

Tampa, FL

Schedule at a Glance

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*Schedule subject to change

Monday, February 15, 2021

7:00 am–5:30 pm Registration Open
8:00 am–12:15 pm CDA Committee and Board Meetings
11:30 am–1:00 pm Welcome Lunch
1:00 pm–2:00 pm Opening KeynoteKnowledge Is Power: Using This Economic Outlook to Your Advantage, Mary Kelly, PhD
2:00 pm–2:15 pm Networking Break
2:15 pm–3:45 pm Education SessionSix Things You Can Do to Gain a Competitive Edge During This National Reboot, Jim Pancero
3:45 pm–4:00 pm Networking Break
4:00 pm–5:00 pm Education SessionTobacco: The State of the Industry, Tom Briant
5:00 pm–7:00 pm Gasparilla Fest: A Tampa Tradition

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

7:00 am–5:30 pm Registration Open
7:00 am–7:45 am InfoMetrics Advisory Council
7:00 am–8:00 am Breakfast
8:00 am–9:00 am Business KeynoteDemography Is Destiny: What It Means for Your Business, Ken Gronbach
9:00 am–4:00 pm Marketplace Trade Show Floor Open
9:00 am–4:00 pm         CDA Lounge (with refreshments and distributor attendee chances to win with a spin of the Prize Wheel)
12:30 pm–2:00 pm         Lunch on Trade Show Floor
3:45 pm         Grand Prize Drawing for distributor attendees
5:00 pm-5:30 pm Past Chair’s Advisory Council Meeting
5:30 pm–9:00 pm CDA Industry Awards Reception, Dinner and Afterglow

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

8:00 am–9:00 am Breakfast and Learn SessionCBD & Cannabis: The State of the Industry
9:00 am–9:15 am Networking Break
9:15 am–11:00 am Closing SessionSeizing Profit Opportunities in Foodservice
11:00 am Marketplace Adjourns