Schedule of Events

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Whether you attend our educational sessions, take advantage of exclusive networking opportunities, or explore the show floor, you will come away with valuable knowledge to help expand your business.

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TUESDAY | MARCH 17, 2020

8:00AM – 5:00PM

Registration Open

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4:30PM – 5:30PM

ISPA Women’s Network Reception

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An event exclusively for women from all sectors of the mattress industry! Relax and enjoy light refreshments while you network, catch up with old friends and meet new ones.

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WEDNESDAY | MARCH 18, 2020

7:00AM – 6:00PM

Registration Open

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8:00AM – 9:00AM

Opening Keynote

Boost Your RQ – Rockstar Quotient!

Mark Schulman

ISPAEXPO Keynote Speaker, Mark Schulman, Music Legend Fresh off a world-wide tour with P!NK, Mark Schulman is a legend in the music world with a strategic business mind. Using music and real-world experience as a teaching tool, he’ll unlock strategies to help you “Hack the Rockstar Attitude” and boost your R.Q. (Rockstar Quotient). His engaging keynote is an audio and visual feast, featuring live drum performances — an incredible show that will empower and inspire you, while getting practical, innovative business strategies.

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9:00AM – 6:00PM

Exhibit Hall Open

See the latest innovations and technology from around the world.

12:00PM – 1:00PM

Lunch & Learn

How Today’s Business Environment Impacts the Sleep Products Industry

With tariffs and regulatory changes, to ongoing economic challenges, the business environment continues to shift. This session will address how these factors and more may impact strategic decision-making and the profitability of the industry and your business. 

6:00PM – 7:30PM

ISPA Welcome Reception

ISPA EXPO Welcome ReceptionHeld on the first day of the conference, and conveniently located at the Sugar Mill directly across from the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, the Welcome Reception offers the perfect opportunity to catch up with colleagues, create valuable new connections and have a bit of fun.

 

THURSDAY | MARCH 19, 2020

7:00AM – 6:00PM

Registration Open

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8:00AM – 9:00AM

Business Session

Economic Reality Check — Forewarned is Forearmed

Ron Insana, CNBC Senior Analyst, Financial Journalist and Bestselling Author

ISPA EXPO Keynote Speaker, Ron Insana, CNCB Senior AnalystWhat are the forces driving the economy and how will they impact you, your business, and your industry? With change and disruption everywhere, every day can feel like uncharted territory for business leaders. Ron Insana leans on more than three decades of experience covering and analyzing business and economic news to connect the dots to paint a picture of the economic future for business. Don’t miss this powerful look at the U.S. and global economies and the political, social, technological, and market forces that are driving them.

9:00AM – 6:00PM

Exhibit Hall Open

See the latest innovations and technology from around the world.

2:00PM – 3:00PM

Business Session

The Latest News from the Mattress Recycling Council

Join us to hear the latest from the Mattress Recycling Council including program highlights and updates. Learn how MRC and its Bye Bye Mattress program is expanding recycling, growing its collection network and fostering education and outreach. Experts and staff will share the results of recent research to improve system efficiencies and develop new markets for recycled mattress commodities. You will also hear about the launch of the Sleep Products Sustainability Program (SP2), designed by ISPA and MRC to help manufacturers reduce waste and energy consumption. Don’t miss this important session!

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FRIDAY | MARCH 20, 2020

7:30AM – 4:00PM

Registration Open

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9:00AM – 4:00PM

Exhibit Hall Open

See the latest innovations and technology from around the world.

3:00PM – 4:00PM

Happy Hour in the Exhibit Hall

Mix, mingle and enjoy refreshments while you continue to browse the show floor.

 

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