SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


Wednesday, February 6, 2013
12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Set Up
Thursday, February 7, 2013
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Set Up
2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. MBNA Board of Trustees Meeting
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Presidential Kickoff! (Open Invite to Everyone!)
Friday, February 8, 2013
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Set Up
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Certified Memorialist® Workshop & Lunch (for CMs only)
12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Registration Open
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. MBNA Annual Business Meeting and Memorial Service
"Are You Smarter Than a CM?"
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Consumer Advocacy History & Steps to SuccessCarolyn Jacobi, MBNA Consumer Advocate & Consumer Advocacy Committee Members
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. It’s a Grave Situation
Jana Broglin, Certified Genealogist, OGSF
4:00 p.m. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Exhibit Entrance
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Opening Reception on Exhibit Floor
9:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. Hospitality Suite
Saturday, February 9, 2013
7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Certified Memorialist® Exam
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open with Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Finance 101 – Managerial Accounting for Memorialists
Scott A. Neal, Paradise Pictures LLC & Mark Johansen, NADCO Marble
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. MBNA Past President’s Meeting
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Safety – Best Practices and Culture
Timothy R. Roberts, Safety Alliance LLC
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Keynote: STAND OUT! Differentiate or Disappear
Larry Mersereau, Promo Power
1:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Stand Out…or Step Aside
Larry Mersereau, Promo Power
3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. MBFilms “Remember Project”
Bobby Mattos, AICA, Bras & Mattos Monument Co. & Brian Hawley, Memorialist Media
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Emerging Monument Technologies
Jon Reece, Quiring Monuments, Inc.
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. New Memorialist/ CM Mixer
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Supplier/Bronze Division Meeting
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Manufacturer/Wholesaler Division Meeting
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. State/Provincial Association Meetings
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Happy Hour/Reception
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Installation and Recognition/Recognition Dinner
Monument Builder's of North "America's Got Talent"
Aspire Awards & CM Recognitions
CA Auction
11:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. Hospitality Suite
Sunday, February 10, 2013
7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Registration Open
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Worship Service
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open with Brunch on the Floor
12:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Move-Out
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Board of Trustees Meeting, Power Lunch & Leadership Training
Monday, February 11, 2013
7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Move-Out

For your convenience, an information desk will be open throughout the Convention to assist attendees with any questions.  Schedule is subject to change.