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2016 FSEA National Conference

April 3-5 | Rosen Shingle Creek Resort | Orlando, Florida | USA

The Foil & Specialty Effects Association has planned a mix of amazing programming, networking opportunities and a trade fair with industry suppliers – along with a little fun in the sun – while you are in Orlando.

Schedule of Events

Sunday, April 3
Registration 2 to 6 p.m.
FSEA Young Alliance (first meeting) Networking Reception 3 to 3:30 p.m.
Workshop: Strategic Transition (organic growth and exit/succession planning)
Rock LaManna, LaManna Alliance
3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception and Supplier Trade Fair 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Monday, April 4
Continental Breakfast 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.
Keynote: The Cadence of Your Leadership
Troy Nix, First Resources
8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Ignite Session (Member company presentations) 9:30 to 9:45 a.m.
Break 9:45 to 10 a.m.
The Value of Print Enhancements
Panel: Andrew Hurley, Clemson; Scott Richey, Futura Marketing; David Hutchison, BrightMARKS
10 to 11 a.m.
Haptic Brain/Haptic Brand - The Neuroscience of Touch
Daniel Dejan, Sappi Paper
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Lunch 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Open Forum to Metallic Foil Decorating: Balancing the New with Traditional Methods
Panel: Tim Self, Compact Foilers; Jim Rutt, Keystone Paper & Box Co.; Kevin Abergel, MGI USA; Jeff Peterson, FSEA
1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Optional Events
  • Facility Tour: Sundance Marketing (bus leaves at 3 p.m.)
  • Sand Volleyball Tournament: "Battle of the Foil Companies"
    • Foil companies will recruit attendees and other suppliers to play on their teams for an all-out battle
      between the suppliers! Beer, wine and water provided.
3 to 5 p.m.
FSEA Gold Leaf Awards Event & Reception (food, drink and fun) 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Tuesday, April 5
Continental Breakfast 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.
Roundtables/Peer Discussions - Production and Management Challenges 8:30 to 9:45 a.m.
Break 9:45 to 10 a.m.
Keynote: Innovating the Customer Experience
Steve Riddell, Blinds.com
10 to 11 a.m.
Ignite Session (Member company presentations) 11 to 11:15 a.m.
Solving Finishing Challenges with Digitally Printed Materials
Panel: Michael Aumann, Brandtjen & Kluge; Vic Stalam, Highcon
11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Optional Event
  • Golf Outing (casual gathering a clubhouse after golf)
1:30 p.m.