HIGH POINT — Welcome to our viewer’s guide to the online Bedding Conference. We have three great days of content planned for you. In this handy guide, we will give you the key information you need to watch the conference.
HOW TO WATCH THE CONFERENCE:
Click here: https://hopin.to/
HOW TO LOG IN:
To log in to our virtual event platform, Hopin, your username is your registered email address and your password is your last name (all lowercase) followed by bedcon2020.
Example: Jane Smith
***IMPORTANT*** You must receive the confirmation email direct from Hopin first! After receipt, you’ll be eligible to login, preview a portion of the event, and complete your online profile.
Consider your online profile similar to your badge in an in-person event. Your personal profile identifies you to other attendees, with name, company, social profiles (LinkedIn, etc.) and a short bio.
WHAT’S ON THE AGENDA? (Click here for a printable version: Viewers Guide )
Tuesday, Aug. 18
Social Media Live Broadcast Kick-off!
Featuring Mark Jones, HSM; David Binke, King Koil; Jeff Harris, Furnitureland South; Gerry Borreggine, Therapedic.
Bedding Producer Panel
Featuring Melanie Huet, Serta Simmons Bedding; Gerry Borreggine, Therapedic; David Binke, King Koil; and Mike McQuiston, Symbol Mattress. Includes live Q&A.
Keynote speaker Doug Lipp: Lessons from Disney U: The Wonderful World of an Enduring Brand
Sponsored by King Koil
Warren Kornblum: It’s Time for More Out of the Box Thinking
Sponsored by Spring Air
Featuring Becky Greene, Furnitureland South; Mark Jones, HSM
Includes a live Q&A.
Sponsored by Sierra Sleep
Special appearance: Drew and Jonathan Scott
Sponsored by Restonic
Featuring Carson Kressley, The Design Network; Bob Muenkel, Resident; Michael Faus, Carpenter; Jason Harris, Furnitureland South; Melanie Huet, Serta Simmons Bedding
Gene Marks: Beyond the Pandemic and After the Election
Sponsored by Therapedic
Live Dos Marcos podcast with Mark Kinsley of Englander and Mark Quinn of Sherwood Bedding
CBD Panel: Fad or Opportunity?
Featuring Scott Carr, Malouf; Susan Mathes, Therapedic; Shane Mutter, Seed2System. Includes a live Q&A.
Featuring Craig Schmeizer, Idle Group; charity event with King Koil CEO David Binke at Camp Carefree.
Bedding Awards Gala
Join us as we honor the 2020 Retail Giant Award winners and the Lifetime Bedding Achievement Award recipient. The Retail Giants of Bedding are: Mattress Firm franchisee Harry Roberts, Sweet Dreams Mattress and Furniture and Brooklyn Bedding. The Lifetime Bedding Achievement Award recipient is: Rick Anderson. Sponsored by Serta
Thursday, Aug. 20
Featuring Eric Rhea and Holt Montgomery, Leggett & Platt; Jeff Rose, Nationwide Marketing Group; Mark Akerman, Enso Sleep Products
Mattress Shopping Today
Featuring Mary Helen Rogers, Better Sleep Council
Mike Magnuson: Welcome to the Omni-Channel World: The New Rules of Engagement
Includes a live Q&A.
Retail Panel: The Critical Role of Brick & Mortar
Featuring Alan VonderHaar, Miskelly Furniture; Bob Muenkel, Resident. Includes a live Q&A.
Featuring Max McWey, GBS Enterprises; Kara Dunlay, Furniture Today; Dave Perry, Furniture Today