Co-producers International Market Centers and Eller Enterprises have opened online registration for the inaugural Gift & Home CEO Summit at giftandhomelv.com/ceosummit. The first-of-its kind executive-level meeting will run concurrently with GIFT+HOME at the Winter Las Vegas Market, beginning on Thursday, January 31, and finishing on Friday, February 1 at World Market Center Las Vegas.
“We invite CEO’s, presidents and owners of gift and home décor manufacturing companies to come together for two days of discussion and insight into the critical issues facing our industry and its leaders today,” said conference organizer Randy Eller, president of Eller Enterprises.
The registration fee— $395 for individuals whose company exhibits in an IMC property in both High Point, NC, and Las Vegas, $595 for individuals whose company exhibits in an IMC property in either High Point or Las Vegas and $895 for individuals whose company does not currently exhibit at any IMC property— includes two full days of programming, including keynote addresses by Jon Huntsman, Jr., former United States ambassador to China, and Robert Reich, one of the world’s most recognized economists, as well as an address from Claire Shipman, best-selling author and senior contributor for ABC News.
Additional panel discussions and presentations will cover topics such as the effects of China’s economy and the European economic crisis, preparing a company for sale and exit strategies, building corporate culture and other issues impacting the U.S. gift and home marketplace.