International. Registrations have been opened for the new Cedia Awards and Leadership Conference. The conference, designed for executive leadership, will offer attendees a full day of educational sessions followed by the Cedia Awards Celebration.
The Leadership Conference will begin with a keynote address by David Rendall, who will provide a seven-part unconventional framework for achieving competitive separation by accepting defects, rather than correcting them. After the opening speech, attendees will have the opportunity to choose the two courses that most interest them.
During the general lunch session, attendees will hear the latest economic and housing forecasts from Mark Boud, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist at Metrostudy, a Hanley Wood company.
The afternoon session offers two additional courses for attendees to choose topics that include how to attract and retain talent, navigate successfully in the lighting business and create a great brand.
After the Leadership Conference, attendees have a break before the Celebration of the Cedia Awards. The cocktail hour starts at 7: 00 pm With the presentation of the awards from the 8: 00.
"The Drake will provide such an iconic fund to recognize the winners of this year's Cedia Award, and we look forward to celebrating with our members at this event and throughout the process through Cedia Expo," said Giles Sutton, senior vice president of participation in the industry.
As part of the "Road to Cedia Expo," Cedia and Emerald Expositions will award category winners in the Americas region with a Cedia Expo travel package that includes reimbursement of flights of up to US $ 500 and a three-night stay. at this year's Cedia Expo hotel.
The Cedia Awards and Leadership Conference will be held at the Drake Hotel in Chicago from the 24 to the 25 in July.