3.10.2017 - 3.12.2017
Join The Rising Stars of the Jewelry Industry
You're fearless, empowered, smart, fun, innovative, tech savvy and hungry.
You are the industry's next generation taking the center stage of your business. Are you prepared?
This years theme is #nextgenup and it is all about equipping the rising star owners and managers of the jewelry industry to navigate the future of their business and succeed.
- Network with your peers
- Learn from the thought leaders
- Grow for Success
It's All About Your Future
Friday, March 10, 2017
Before 6:00 pm: Arrive and get settled in hotel
6:00 pm: Welcome to Tampa reception
- Get to know your new best friends in the industry.
Saturday, March 11, 2017
9:00 am: - 6:00 pm Jammed packed with spectacular speakers. Get ready for your heads to explode with insights and information.
6:30 pm: Dinner & Debrief
Sunday, March 12, 2017
8:30 am: Breakfast and Next Steps to Your Success
10:00 am: Check-out and catch your flight or hang-out and soak up some sun.
Session 1: "If I had it to do all over again..."
A first generation retailer, Mike grew his business through trial and error into one of the best bridal jewelry stores in the world. The Wedding Ring Shop is a Tacori "Diamond Level" store and was recognized as Hearts On Fires "Global Retailer of the Year." Mike is excited to share the wisdom and knowledge he has gained and what he would do differently if he could begin anew. This is a unique and amazing opportunity for the #nextgenup to learn one-on-one from a mastermind of the jewelry industry.
Session 2: Success Is All About Your Systems
Mike had a revelation after reading Michael Gerber's book "The E-Myth." He began to develop and implement systems for client acquisition, conversion to keeping customers for life. He attributes his success to his systems. You will leave this session with actionable ideas to "Be Like Mike!"
Founder - Garage Barre, Nashville, TN
Session 3: Build Your Tribe!
What does a fitness program have in common with a jewelry store? Lacey shares how she grew her start-up fitness program from her garage to a multi-state fitness community. Today's retail environment demands that your people become effective self-marketers. You will learn to move your people beyond old-school clienteling and start growing their tribe.
Chief Exsellerator, Exsellerate, Tampa, FL
Session 4: Entrepreneurs, Not Employees
Stop selling "like it's 1999." Empower your people to become entrepreneurs, not employees. Unless you can transform your people from clerks to entrepreneurs you will never achieve your ultimate success. In this session, Terry shares how to transform your people into sales generating entrepreneurs.
Session 5: Hiring Winners
A wrong hire decision costs money and is a huge headache. Terry, a Certified Professional Behavior Analyst shares the behavioral benchmark he created and uses with clients to accurately identify and hire superstars with a 94% accuracy rate! It is also used to transform existing staff from high potentials to superstar status.
Imagine a store full of super achievers.
The hotel is beautifully located minutes from Tampa International Airport (TPA). It is attached to Tampa's premier shopping experience.
Two nights lodging are included in the conference fee.
Check-in: Friday, March 10 after 3:00 pm
Check-out: Sunday, March 12 before 12:00 pm
Free Shuttle information
After picking up your bags simply call +1-813-877-9200 and request shuttle pick-up. The airport is an easy five minute shuttle ride away from the hotel.
Fly into Tampa International Airport (TPA).