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*Last year's info below

Friday

Time Class Room
8:00am Registration & VIP Lounge Opens
9 - 10am Day Long Programs Part 1
Mobile Series: The Passionate Mobile Groomer - Lisa Leady Crystal A
Poodle Series: Diane on Poodles - Diane Betelak Aztec
A Day with the Creative Legends - Angela Kumpe, Adriane Pope & Lori Craig Empire AB
Grooming Around the World - Victor Rosado Empire CD
Super Styling Summit: Popular Shop Dogs - Jay Scruggs & Sue Zecco Trinidad
AKC S.A.F.E. Grooming Certification Program - Susan Sholar Magnolia
Sign of the Times: Are You Changing With What Is Going on Around You? - Joey Villani Wild Rose
10:00am Trade Show Opens
10:30am Newbie Tour of the Show
11 - 12pm Day Long Programs Part 2
Mobile Series: Why Forecasting Is Important in the World of Mobile Grooming - Jameson Kon Crystal A
Poodle Series: The Beautiful Poodle Pet Trim - Chris Pawlosky Aztec
A Day with the Creative Legends - Angela Kumpe, Adriane Pope & Lori Craig Empire AB
Grooming Around the World - Victor Rosado Empire CD
Super Styling Summit: Popular Shop Dogs - Jay Scruggs & Sue Zecco Trinidad
AKC S.A.F.E. Grooming Certification Program - Susan Sholar Magnolia
Sign of the Times: Are You Changing With What Is Going on Around You? - Joey Villani Wild Rose
12 - 2pm Luncheon (Meal Served 12-1 Followed By Entertainment) Nigerian
1:00pm Newbie Tour of the Show
2 - 3pm Day Long Programs Part 3
Mobile Series: Git'er Done in a Mobile! - Judy Hudson Crystal A
Poodle Series: Poodle in Sporting Trim - Michell Evans Aztec
A Day with the Creative Legends - Angela Kumpe, Adriane Pope & Lori Craig Empire AB
Grooming Around the World - Victor Rosado Empire CD
Super Styling Summit: Popular Shop Dogs - Jay Scruggs & Sue Zecco Trinidad
AKC S.A.F.E. Grooming Certification Program - Susan Sholar Magnolia
Sign of the Times: Are You Changing With What Is Going on Around You? - Joey Villani Wild Rose
3:15pm Newbie Tour of the Show
4 - 5pm Day Long Programs Part 4
Mobile Series: Mobile Grooming 411 - Jessica Adorno Crystal A
Poodle Series: Poodle in a Teddy Bear - Jonathan David Aztec
A Day with the Creative Legends - Angela Kumpe, Adriane Pope & Lori Craig Empire AB
Grooming Around the World - Victor Rosado Empire CD
Super Styling Summit: Popular Shop Dogs - Jay Scruggs & Sue Zecco Trinidad
AKC S.A.F.E. Grooming Certification Program - Susan Sholar Magnolia
Sign of the Times: Are You Changing With What Is Going on Around You? - Joey Villani Wild Rose
6:00pm Trade Show Closes

Saturday

Time Class Room
8:00am Registration & VIP Lounge Opens
9 - 10am Session 1
The Savvy Employer - Michell Evans Empire CD
The Itchy Dog - Jennifer Greene Aztec
The English Cocker - Nicole Kallish Empire AB
Let’s Airbrush! No Talent Needed! - Milena Kon Magnolia
Pet Business 101: How to Grow, Sustain and Plan Your Next Steps - Melissa Mitchner Crystal A
Going Mobile with Adriane Pope - Adriane Pope Wild Rose
Grooming the Difficult Dog - Sue Watson Trinidad
10:00am Trade Show Opens
10:30am Newbie Tour of the Show
11 - 12pm Session 2
Building Better Teams: Strategies to Build, Improve and Empower - Khris Berry Crystal A
Speed Tricks on Mixed Breeds - Diane Betelak Trinidad
The Maze of Products - Mindy Dinwiddie Empire CD
Barkleigh's Marketing Tips Revealed! - Evan Gummo Wild Rose
Handstripping the Terrier - Lisa Leady Aztec
Groomer Fitness - Ryan Mulcahy Empire AB
Behavior Change Strategies for the Grooming Table - Chrissy Neumyer Smith Magnolia
12 - 2pm Luncheon (Meal Served 12-1 followed by entertainment) Nigerian
1:00pm Newbie Tour of the Show
2 - 3pm Session 3
Clipper and Blade Clinic - Michell Evans Aztec
The Healthy Groomer: Mind, Body and Spirit - Laura Hearn & Chris Anthony Magnolia
Effective Client Communication - Melissa Jepson Crystal A
Today's Grooming - Joshua Morales Empire AB
Super Styling the Mixed Breed - Jay Scruggs Trinidad
Vaccines 101 - Corina Stammworthy Wild Rose
Your Brand Is Your Business - Joey Villani Empire CD
3:15pm Newbie Tour of the Show
4 - 5pm Session 4
HV Dryer Tech: Essential Force Drying Facts & Methods - Dave Campanella Magnolia
The Art of Dog Grooming: Make the Right Decisions for Every Dog - Laverne Campbell Trinidad
Meow, Wow! with Dana: Feline Aggression and Behavior - Dana Chavez-Rey Empire CD
The Care and Feeding of Your Business Finances - Jeri Ann Cook Crystal A
Caring for the Challenging Dog - Melissa Jepson Empire AB
Flea and Tick Control: Which Grooming Products Should I Be Using? - Dr. Dale Sanson Wild Rose
Modern Styles - Olga Zabelinskaya Aztec
6:00pm Trade Show Closes

Saturday Evening

Time Event
7:00pm Doors Open for Barkleigh Honors Aztec/Nigerian
7:30pm Dinner Served followed by the Wahl Best In Show Awards, E-Z Groom Abstract Creative Runway
and Barkleigh Honors Awards
Aztec/Nigerian
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Sunday

Time Class Room
8 - 10am Gospel Concert & Breakfast (Meal Served 8-9 Followed by Entertainment) Nigerian
9:00am Registration Opens
10:00am Trade Show Opens
10:45am Newbie Tour of the Show
11 - 12pm Session 5
How Much Should You Charge for Your Grooming Services? - Michell Evans Aztec
Ears, Butts, and Teeth, Oh My! - Dr. Cliff Faver Magnolia
It’s About Time!: Anne’s Shop Shortcuts - Anne Francis Trinidad
"Who Am I?" - Blake Hernandez Wild Rose
Temporary Color Secrets with The Creative Legends - Angela Kumpe, Adriane Pope & Lori Craig Empire AB
Don’t Underestimate the Bath! - Chris Pawlosky & Judy Hudson Crystal A
The Retro Clip - Julie Pantages Empire CD
12:00pm Newbie Tour of the Show
2 - 3pm Session 6
Left Out: Tools and Tips for Left-Handed Groomers - Nadia Bongelli Wild Rose
Meow, Wow! with Dana: Live Feline Grooming Demonstration - Dana Chavez-Rey Trinidad
Rehabilitating the Difficult Dog - Barb Hoover Aztec
They Said It Couldn’t Be Done.... - Judy Hudson Empire CD
Sanitation for Grooming Shops, Kennels, and Pet Retailers - Chris Quinlan Crystal A
Make It 3D - Philip Schafmayer Empire AB
I Want That: Find Out What's Hot and How to Use It - Cheryl Purcell Magnolia
4 - 5pm Session 7
Bringing Everything but the Kitchen Sink: House-Call Grooming - Laura Hearn Empire AB
Everyday Teddy Bear Trim - Macie Pisa Trinidad
Grooming on the Island of Misfit Dogs - Helen Schaefer Aztec
Running Your Business to Its Maximum Potential - Joey Villani Magnolia
5:00pm Trade Show Closes
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