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Agenda

Saturday, October 16, 2021

11:00am – 4:00pm

Arrival Ground Transportation

4:00pm – 6:00pm

Badge and Event Material Pick-Up

5:30pm – 6:30pm

Cocktails and Conversation

Sunday, October 17, 2021

7:00am – 2:00pm

Golf Tournament
Registration, practice, and breakfast will run from 7:00am – 8:00am. We will tee-off at 8:00 a.m. Wildfire Golf Club, Palmer Course. Breakfast and lunch included. Pre-registration is required.

7:45am – 1:45pm

Desert Hiking Tour – Optional Outing
McDowell Mountain Regional Park: Nestled in the lower Verde River basin, the 21,099-acre park is a desert jewel in the northeast Valley. Elevations in the park rise to 3,000 feet along the western boundary at the base of the McDowell Mountains. Guests will enjoy a casual, scenic hike through the natural Sonoran Desert. We’ll gather for Continental Breakfast and check in at 7:45am before leaving the hotel at 8:30am, returning by 1:45pm. Lunch included. Pre-registration required.

11:00am – 7:00pm

Arrival Ground Transportation

2:00pm – 7:30pm

Badge and Event Material Pick-Up

4:00pm – 4:30pm

Women in Technology Reception
Join us to meet, network and celebrate Women in Technology.

Open to all women!

co-sponsorOneView Commerce

4:30pm – 5:00pm

New Chain Executive Orientation
For Chain Executives attending for the first time. Learn how to navigate the Event and maximize your time at NextPoint!
Chain Executives Only

5:00pm – 5:30pm

Solution Provider Executive Reception and Orientation

Scheduling enhancements, navigation tools refresher and update. Peer discussions.

5:00pm – 5:30pm

All Chain Executive Introduction/Reception
Join your peers, meet your group, and hear what’s new.

5:30pm – 6:00pm

NextPoint Happy Hour

6:00pm – 6:45pm

Opening Keynote: Embrace the Shake

Phil HansenPhil Hansen
“The Artist for the People”
Artist Phil Hansen suggests that we can increase our creativity by “Embracing the Limitation.” During art school, Phil developed nerve damage in his hand which caused a constant tremor, which prevented him from working in his preferred style of art. His commitment to “embrace the shake,” as he calls it, helped him be a far more innovative artist. Phil will share his personal journey of challenge and triumph and will inspire you to rise above any obstacle to succeed. This is more than just a talk, it’s an experience!

6:45pm – 9:00pm

Welcome Reception and Dinner

co-sponsorszebra-reflexis

Connors Group

Monday, October 18, 2021

7:00am – 9:00am

Solution Provider Breakfast

7:30am – 8:00am

​Chain Executive Boardroom Breakfast Meeting

8:05am – 12:30pm

Boardroom Presentations

12:35pm – 1:30pm

Group Lunch

co-sponsorsAllPoint

Mastercard

1:45pm – 2:15pm

ViewPoint Session

2:20pm – 2:40pm

Break

2:45pm – 6:00pm

Private One-on-One Appointments

co-sponsorsopi

 
Telaid

6:00pm – 7:00pm

Break

7:00pm – 10:00pm

Dinner

sponsorMerchLogix-Logo

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

7:00am – 9:00am

Solution Provider Breakfast

7:30am – 8:10am

Chain Executive Peer Breakfast Meeting

8:15am – 8:40am

​Chain Executive Boardroom Meeting

8:20am – 12:55pm

Boardroom Presentations

1:00pm – 1:45pm

Group Lunch

co-sponsorsPricer
1:50pm – 2:00pm

Break

2:00pm – 2:25pm

ViewPoint Session

2:30pm – 2:40pm

Break

2:45pm – 5:35pm

Private One-on-One Appointments

co-sponsorsopi

 
Telaid

5:40pm – 6:25pm

Break

6:30pm – 7:00pm

Closing Cocktail Reception

7:00pm – 9:30pm

Closing Dinner Celebration and Entertainment

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

4:00am – 11:00am

Airport Departure Shuttle and Grab & Go Breakfast
Complimentary transportation will depart every 1/2 hour.

Preliminary Schedule. Subject to Change.