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*Last year's info below

Friday

Time Class Room
8:00am Registration Opens
8:00am VIP Lounge Opens Cocoa Terrace
9 - 10am Day Long Programs Part 1
9 - 10am Optimize Your Business Series: Care and Keeping of a Groomer - Chris Anthony Crystal A
9 - 10am Drop Coat Series: Drop Coats Made Easy - Cheryl Purcell Trinidad
9 - 10am Social Media Bootcamp: Social Media Marketing - Allison Sebastian Wild Rose
9 - 10am Cat Grooming Summit - Dana Chavez-Rey Empire CD
9 - 10am Canine Massage Certificate Course - Malissa Conti-Diener Aztec
9 - 10am Super Styling the Poodle - Jay Scruggs & Sue Zecco Magnolia
9 - 10am Groomer Assistant Certificate Course - Michell Evans Empire AB
10:00am Trade Show Opens
10:30am Newbie Tour of the Show Registration Area
11 - 12pm Day Long Programs Part 2
11 - 12pm Optimize Your Business Series: Ways to Make More Money in Your Salon - Shannon Tupes Crystal A
11 - 12pm Drop Coat Series: Grooming Straight, Flowing Coats - Victor Rosado Trinidad
11 - 12pm Social Media Bootcamp: Social Media Science - Blake Hernandez Wild Rose
11 - 12pm Cat Grooming Summit - Dana Chavez-Rey Empire CD
11 - 12pm Canine Massage Certificate Course - Malissa Conti-Diener Aztec
11 - 12pm Super Styling the Poodle - Jay Scruggs & Sue Zecco Magnolia
11 - 12pm Groomer Assistant Certificate Course - Michell Evans Empire AB
12 - 2pm Luncheon (Meal Served 12-1 followed by Survey Says Gameshow) Nigerian
1:00pm Newbie Tour of the Show Registration Area
2 - 3pm Day Long Programs Part 3
2 - 3pm Optimize Your Business Series: Making Employees Salary - Corina Stamworthy Crystal A
2 - 3pm Drop Coat Series: Asian Fusion 101: Drop Coat - Olga Zabelinskaya Trinidad
2 - 3pm Social Media Bootcamp: Tips & Tricks for Next Level Social Media Marketing - Evan Gummo Wild Rose
2 - 3pm Cat Grooming Summit - Dana Chavez-Rey Empire CD
2 - 3pm Canine Massage Certificate Course - Malissa Conti-Diener Aztec
2 - 3pm Super Styling the Poodle - Jay Scruggs & Sue Zecco Magnolia
2 - 3pm Groomer Assistant Certificate Course - Michell Evans Empire AB
3:15pm Newbie Tour of the Show Registration Area
4 - 5pm Day Long Programs Part 4
4 - 5pm Optimize Your Business Series: How To Get More Clients By Saying 'No' - Jennifer Bishop-Jenkins Crystal A
4 - 5pm Drop Coat Series: Drop Coats from the Blue Lagoon - Blake Hernandez Trinidad
4 - 5pm Social Media Bootcamp: Growing Your Business Through Social Media - Chanel Owens Wild Rose
4 - 5pm Cat Grooming Summit - Dana Chavez-Rey Empire CD
4 - 5pm Canine Massage Certificate Course - Malissa Conti-Diener Aztec
4 - 5pm Super Styling the Poodle - Jay Scruggs & Sue Zecco Magnolia
4 - 5pm Groomer Assistant Certificate Course - Michell Evans Empire AB
6:00pm Trade Show Closes

Saturday

Time Class Room
8:00am Registration Opens
8:00am VIP Lounge Opens Cocoa Terrace
9 - 10am Session 1
9 - 10am Burnout: How to Spot This Career Killer - Chris Anthony Empire CD
9 - 10am SHED Happens! What Clients Must Know - Dave Campanella Aztec
9 - 10am Maintain Your Mobile - Judi Cantu-Thacker Wild Rose
9 - 10am Techniques for Using Shears and Thinners - Jonathan David Trinidad
9 - 10am Building the Perfect Schedule - Angela Kumpe Crystal A
9 - 10am Super Styling the Schnauzer - Jay Scruggs Empire AB
9 - 10am Dealing with “The Delusional Client” - Kelsey Ann Sexton Magnolia
10:00am Trade Show Opens
10:30am Newbie Tour of the Show Registration Area
11 - 12pm Session 2
11 - 12pm 10 Ways to Get More Done as a Small Business Owner - Malissa Conti-Diener Aztec
11 - 12pm Determine Your Own Salary (for Business Owners) - Michell Evans Wild Rose
11 - 12pm Dental Disease - Dr. Cliff Faver Crystal A
11 - 12pm Unleash Your Potential Through a Healthier Lifestyle - Amanda Fouche Empire CD
11 - 12pm Poodle Pet Trims with Personality - Anne Francis Magnolia
11 - 12pm Asian Fusion - Mindy Dinwiddie Trinidad
11 - 12pm Super Styling the Cocker - Sue Zecco Empire AB
12 - 2pm Luncheon (Meal Served 12-1 followed by In-It-To-Win-It Gameshow) Nigerian
1:00pm Newbie Tour of the Show Registration Area
2 - 3pm Session 3
2 - 3pm Looking Out for #1! Groomer Health Issues - Teri DiMarino Crystal A
2 - 3pm How to Build your Brand - Adrian Smith Wild Rose
2 - 3pm Handstripping Basics - Ashley Julien Empire AB
2 - 3pm Cut Drying Times - Angela Kumpe Aztec
2 - 3pm The New Consumer: Pet Owners & The Grooming Industry - Melissa Mitchner Empire CD
2 - 3pm Solo Handling for Cat Grooming - Lynn Paolillo Magnolia
2 - 3pm Jay Scruggs on Golden Retrievers - Jay Scruggs Trinidad
3:15pm Newbie Tour of the Show Registration Area
4 - 5pm Session 4
4 - 5pm Holistic Grooming; It’s Only Natural - Malissa Conti-Diener Magnolia
4 - 5pm Intro to Abstract Design and Coat Carving - Jilly Mucciarone Aztec
4 - 5pm Rollin’ 25 Years with Adriane’s Groom and Go - Adriane Pope Empire CD
4 - 5pm Talking to Owners About Behavior Problems - Chrissy Neumyer Smith Wild Rose
4 - 5pm A Pet Terrier - Victor Rosado Empire AB
4 - 5pm Solving the Doodle Problem - Corina Stammworthy Trinidad
4 - 5pm Put Some Pizzazz in Your Poodle Pet Trims - Shannon Tupes Crystal A
6:00pm Trade Show Closes

Saturday Evening

Time Event
6 - 7pm National Alliance of Grooming Association meeting Wild Rose
7:00pm Dinner followed by the Best In Show Awards, Abstract Creative Runway
and Barkleigh Honors Awards
Aztec
9:30pm One Hit Wonder Karaoke Cocoa Terrace
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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
9:00am VIP Lounge Opens Cocoa Terrace
10:00am Trade Show Opens
10:45am Newbie Tour of the Show Registration Area
11 - 12pm Session 5
11 - 12pm Clipper & Blade Clinic - Diane Betelak Trinidad
11 - 12pm It's a Snap! Snap-On Combs to Simplify Your Everyday Grooms - Anne Francis Empire AB
11 - 12pm Supercharge Your Grooming - Victor Rosado Magnolia
11 - 12pm Hypoallergenic, Tearless & Puppy Shampoos: Clarification and Proper Usage - Dr. Dale Sanson Empire CD
11 - 12pm Bichon Geometry - Philip Schafmayer Crystal A
11 - 12pm Full-Body Coloring with The Color King - Adrian Smith Aztec
11 - 12pm You Need to Calm Down - Mindy Dinwiddie Wild Rose
12:00pm Newbie Tour of the Show Registration Area
2 - 3pm Session 6
2 - 3pm Dog Bites and On-The-Job Injuries - Judi Cantu-Thacker Magnolia
2 - 3pm Creating the Ideal Grooming Salon - Teri DiMarino Crystal A
2 - 3pm Handstripping for the Everyday Groomer - Victor Rosado Empire AB
2 - 3pm Poodles in Black & White - Macie Pisa Trinidad
2 - 3pm Mobile Grooming Success - Jay Scruggs Aztec
2 - 3pm Add-Ons and Pricing - Joey Villani Empire CD
4 - 5pm Session 7
4 - 5pm Introduction to the Finer Race: The Feline Face - Blake Hernandez Empire AB
4 - 5pm Cultivate Your Business Mindset - Jess Rona Magnolia
4 - 5pm “Short but Not Shaved" and Other Things Owners Say: Making First-Timers into Your Biggest Fan - Helen Schaefer Trinidad
4 - 5pm Skin and Coat for Groomers - Susan Sholar Aztec
4 - 5pm Tips, Tricks, and Tools for Grooming the Poodle and Scissored Coat Types - Allison Alexander Crystal A
5:00pm Trade Show Closes
6:00pm Show Close Auction
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