Friday

Time Class
8:00am Registration & VIP Lounge Opens
Day Long Programs Part 1
9 - 10am Doodle Series: Doodle on Doodle - Helen Schaefer
9 - 10am Bichon Series: Bichons From the Best - Olga Zabelinskaya
9 - 10am Let's Talk Shop: Dealing with “The Delusional Client” - Kelsey Ann Sexton
9 - 10am Mental Health Series: The Grooming Industry: Managing Mental Health - Jay Batista
9 - 10am Feline Safe Handling Certificate Course - Dana Chavez-Rey
9 - 10am A Groomers Guide to the 15 Coat Types Certificate Course - Jennifer Bishop-Jenkins
9 - 10am AKC S.A.F.E. Grooming Certification Program - Susan Sholar
10:00am Trade Show Opens
10:30am Newbie Tour of the Show
Day Long Programs Part 2
11 - 12pm Doodle Series: Daily Doodle Dos - Blake Hernandez
11 - 12pm Bichon Series: The Bubbly Bichon - Jonathan David
11 - 12pm Let's Talk Shop: Money in the Bank: Retirement and Succession Planning - Elli Bultemeier
11 - 12pm Mental Health Series: Avoiding Business Owner Burn Out - Jeremy Stamper
11 - 12pm Feline Safe Handling Certificate Course - Dana Chavez-Rey
11 - 12pm A Groomers Guide to the 15 Coat Types Certificate Course - Jennifer Bishop-Jenkins
11 - 12pm AKC S.A.F.E. Grooming Certification Program - Susan Sholar
1:00pm Newbie Tour of the Show
Day Long Programs Part 3
2 - 3pm Doodle Series: Super Styling the Doodle - Jay Scruggs
2 - 3pm Bichon Series: Bichon Salon Style on Any Curly-Coated Breed - Shannon Tupes
2 - 3pm Let's Talk Shop: The Grooming Business: Not Just a Good Haircut! - Joey Villani
2 - 3pm Mental Health Series: Pet Business 101: How to Grow, Sustain and Plan Your Next Steps - Melissa Mitchner
2 - 3pm Feline Safe Handling Certificate Course - Dana Chavez-Rey
2 - 3pm A Groomers Guide to the 15 Coat Types Certificate Course - Jennifer Bishop-Jenkins
2 - 3pm AKC S.A.F.E. Grooming Certification Program - Susan Sholar
3:15pm Newbie Tour of the Show
Day Long Programs Part 4
4 - 5pm Doodle Series: Panda or Doodle? - Misty Gieczys
4 - 5pm Bichon Series: Super Styling the Bichon Frise - Sue Zecco
4 - 5pm Let's Talk Shop: Recognizing Red Flags - Mary Oquendo
4 - 5pm Mental Health Series: Mental Health in the Grooming Salon - Melissa Jepson
4 - 5pm Feline Safe Handling Certificate Course - Dana Chavez-Rey
4 - 5pm A Groomers Guide to the 15 Coat Types Certificate Course - Jennifer Bishop-Jenkins
4 - 5pm AKC S.A.F.E. Grooming Certification Program - Susan Sholar
6:00pm Trade Show Closes

Saturday

Time Class
8:00am Registration & VIP Lounge Opens
Session 1
9 - 10am The Dynamic Duo - Joey Villani & Jessica Adorno
9 - 10am The Schnauzer, From Standard to Salon Freestyle - Jay Batista
9 - 10am Demystifying the Drop Coat - Rachel Colant
9 - 10am Business 101 for the Faint of Heart - Dr. Cliff Faver
9 - 10am I Can't Quite Move It, Move It! Working with Mobility Challenged Dogs - Erin Flynn
9 - 10am Repeat After Me, Transparency Is Key - Michelle Hall
9 - 10am Understanding Fear, Frustration, and Stress - Chrissy Neumyer Smith
10:00am Trade Show Opens
10:30am Newbie Tour of the Show
Session 2
11 - 12pm Deep Dive & Master Conditioning Products - Dave Campanella
11 - 12pm Future-Proof Your Business - Donovan Gallagher
11 - 12pm Clients vs Customers - Juanita Harris
11 - 12pm Everyday Temporary Color and Accessories - Angela Kumpe & Adriane Pope
11 - 12pm Snap-On Combs: Love Em, Hate Em, Don't Know What to Do with Them - Cheryl Purcell
11 - 12pm The Many Faces of JRG - Jess Rona
11 - 12pm Specifying Pet Shampoo - Dan Williams
12 - 2pm Luncheon (Meal Served 12-1 followed by entertainment)
1:00pm Newbie Tour of the Show
Session 3
2 - 3pm Poodle Shaving Basics - Allison Alexander
2 - 3pm Scissors 101: Understanding Your Shears - Jonathan David
2 - 3pm Pet Westie - Janice Fehn
2 - 3pm Pathway to Ownership - Ashlee Moore
2 - 3pm Inventor to Business Owner: The Process of Bringing Your Ideas to Fruition - Chanel Owens
2 - 3pm Supercharge Your Grooming - Victor Rosado
2 - 3pm Adding Self-Service to Your Salon - Corina Stammworthy
3:15pm Newbie Tour of the Show
Session 4
4 - 5pm Providing Excellent Customer Service, Without Being a Doormat - Chris Anthony
4 - 5pm Introduction to Rabbits for Groomers - Anjie Coates
4 - 5pm Trick of the Tail - Jayne Gallagher
4 - 5pm How to Build and Retain a Strong and Loyal Team - Denise Heroux
4 - 5pm “Bad” Dogs Deserve to Be Cute Too - Markie James
4 - 5pm Quick and Trendy Abstract - Alyssa Kasiba
4 - 5pm Pet First Aid Kit Workshop - Mary Oquendo
6:00pm Trade Show Closes