NAILD Innovation

 

 ​NAILD Innovation 2019

 

What is NAILD Innovation?

NAILD Innovation isn’t just our annual conference, it’s a movement!

We bring together both lighting pioneers and trendsetters for unparalleled learning, networking, idea-sharing and fun. Experience jam-packed lighting education sessions from industry experts with takeaways to enhance your business growth.

Become immersed in an atmosphere where distributors and manufacturers come together to create lasting business relationships and friendships. The Biggest Little Light Show will offer multiple opportunities for one-on-one networking.

Join us April 15-18 at the Nugget Casino Resort in Reno, Nevada for the top-quality lighting education you need to evolve in an ever-changing industry.

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Become immersed in an atmosphere where distributors and manufacturers come together to create lasting business relationships and friendships. The Biggest Little Light Show will offer multiple opportunities for one-on-one networking.

Join us April 15-18 at the Nugget Casino Resort in Reno, Nevada for the top-quality lighting education you need to evolve in an ever-changing industry.

 

Registration Fees

Distributor (member): $950

Distributor (non-member): $1,525

Vendor Tabletop (members only): $1,550

Additional attendee (member):$395

Addition attendee (non-member): $795

Spouse: $295

One Day Pass: $395

There are no refunds for registrations or other activities cancelled after March 16, 2019. All cancellations must be sent in writing. If payment is not received upon your arrival on-site, you will be required to pay by cash or credit card. All 2019 NAILD membership dues must be paid prior to entry to NAILD Innovation 2019.

Steve Epner, Corporate Strategist, Outside Inside Thinking: Innovation in an Industry 

David Gordon, Channel Marketing Group, Capturing Greater Share of the Renovation Market

Axel Pearson, LC, Design Lights Consortium, The DLC in 2019 & Beyond

Paul Pompeo, President, The Pompeo Group:  The War for Talent

Randy Reid: Editor, The Edison Report: State of the Industry

Adam Lillien, UL, Circadan-Effective Lighting from a Distributor's View

 


NAILD Innovation 2019 Hotel

Nugget Casino Resort
Reno, Nevada

Reserving your room through the NAILD room block at the Nugget Casino Resort helps NAILD meets its room block requirement that gives attendees at $99 per night room rate (resort fee included). Follow this registration link or call 800-648-1177 and reference the NAILD Conference before the cut-off date of March 25, 2019

The Nugget Casino Resort offers beautiful accommodations, a 24-hour casino, eight restaurants, an atrium pool, a new, expanded fitness center, and two live entertainment  venues. Enjoy stunning views of the sparkling Reno city skyline and Sierra Nevada Mountains from each guest room and suite. The cost per room is $99 per night.

 

3rd Annual Garry Haverland Golf Outing

Join us as we tee off on Thursday, April 18th at 9 a.m. for the 3rd Annual Garry Haverland Golf Outing. Named to honor NAILD Past President and longtime NAILD member Garry Haverland, the outing brings together members and non-members to play in a fun, non-competitive networking environment.

For 2019, we're headed to the Red Hawk Golf Resort on the Lakes Course. Enjoy a morning amid natural lakes and cottonwood trees on this Robert Trent Jones Jr. designed course. The 7,410 yard course offers a multitude of dramatic scenes as the natural desert landscape flows in and around the green expanse of the course. The course puts the perfect amount of water, sand and grass together to give you an experience you won’t soon forget.


Spouse Program

Reno Food Tours

Reno’s #1 Walking Food Tours through the best neighborhoods and local restaurants

Tease your taste buds on Wednesday, April 16th as we bring to life Reno's Downtown and Midtown districts while you enjoy delicious food served from several fabulous local restaurants.

https://youtu.be/wZLs0cZm0iE

 

NAILD Innovation Exhibition 

Vendor table tops will be in general session room allowing manufacturers the opportunity to have much interaction with attendees as well as learn from the expanded educational sessions.

The Exhibition portion of NAILD Innovation features leading industry manufacturers whose target customers are lighting distributors and will offer the latest product innovations and equipment advances. This provides the perfect setting for these participants to meet potential clients and customers face-to-face, and become closer to closing the deal on profit-making transactions and partnerships. NAILD Innovation offers you and your company tremendous networking opportunities and education that will lead you on the road to success.

Table tops are exclusively for NAILD vendor members. To register, please call NAILD HQ at 609-297-2216 or email info@naild.org

Who's exhibitng in Reno?

 

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NAILD Product Sprint Awards 

The Product Sprint award honors lighting manufacturers with the best products in five (5) categories. Exhibitors will have an opportunity to showcase their newest product with distributors during the Product Sprint session. NAILD Distributor members are encouraged to vote for those they feel are the best product in each category. Learn about the best products in the industry and recognize your peers for their achievement. 

 

NAILD Innovation 2019 Schedule 

Monday April 15, 2019
1:00-5:00 pm Registration Open
1:00-5:00pm Exhibitor Set Up
4:30-5:30pm Past Presidents Council Meeting
6:30-8:30pm Kick-Off Party
8:30pm Hospitality

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
7:30-8:30am Breakfast and Meet our Exhibitors
8:30-8:45am Opening Remarks
8:45-10:15am Keynote Address: Sparking Innovation in an Industry, Steve Epner
10:15-10:45am Break
10:45-11:45am Educational Session: The DLC in 2019 and Beyond, Axel Pearson, LC
11:45-12:15pm Educational Session:The War for Talent, Paul Pompeo, The Pompeo Group
12:00pm Spouse Lunch and Event
12:15-1:15pm Lunch
1:15-2:15pm Product Sprint
2:15-2:45pm Networking Break
2:45-3:30pm Educational Session: Caputring Greater Share of the Renovation Market, David Gordon, Channel Marketing Group
3:30-5:30pm OCCs – at Exhibitor Table Top stations
6:30pm Off-Site Dinner
9:00pm Hospitality

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
7:00-8:30am Breakfast and Table Top Exhibits
8:30-9:15am Educational Session: State of the Industry, Randy Reid, The Edison Report
9:15-10:30am OCCs – at Exhibitor Table Top stations
10:45-11:45am Educational Session: Circadian-Effective Lighting from the Distributor's View, Adam Lilien, UL
12:00-1:00pm Lunch
1:00-1:45pm Educational Session
1:45-2:30pm Educational Session
2:30-3:30 pm OCCs – at Exhibitor Table Top stations
5:00-7:00pm Exhibitor tear-down
7:00pm NAILD Innovation 2019 Awards Dinner
9:15pm Hospitality

Thursday, April 18, 2019
8:00am 2019 Garry Haverland Golf Outing


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