Educational Sessions

Expand your knowledge, grow your business, and get inspired from 40+ complimentary educational sessions taking place at ASD Market Week. Presented by Nice Find Wholesale, Retail Minded, Gild Creative Group, and The Boutique Training Academy, the ASD Market Week Educational Series features three robust days of sessions covering topics from selling online, digital marketing, and merchandising to shipping and logistics, management systems, closeouts and liquidations, and more.

We’ve also brought the SourceDirect Educational Sessions featuring tips ranging from the basics of sourcing internationally and logistics to compliance and policies.

Educational Sessions at Glance

TIME SESSION TITLE PRESENTED BY SPEAKER LOCATION
9:30
AM
10:00 AM The Retail Mindset: A Retail Entrepreneur’s Guide to Reduce Stress, Have Fun & Make More Money Boutique Training Academy Emily Benson Central Hall, Grand Lobby
10:10 AM 10:50 AM Mastering the Mix: High-Performing, Profitable Retail Assortments Boutique Training Academy Darlene Mitchell Central Hall, Grand Lobby
11:00 AM 11:50 AM 8 Figure Retail Branding Secrets + 8 Figure Retail Branding Audits Workshop Boutique Training Academy Christine Amerman Central Hall, Grand Lobby
11:00 AM 11:30 AM How to Shop the Show: Buyers’ Intro Guide to SourceDirect (w/Guided Tour) SourceDirect Nancy Yamada C4, SourceDirect
12:00 PM 12:30 PM Navegando SourceDirect (en Español) SourceDirect Elkin Rodriguez C4, SourceDirect
12:00 PM 12:45 PM High Converting Ecommerce Websites in Three Easy Steps Boutique Training Academy Angela Froschl Central Hall, Grand Lobby
1:00
PM
1:35 PM Elevated Ecommerce: 4 Key Strategies to Winning With Paid Ads Boutique Training Academy Danielle Fewings Central Hall, Grand Lobby
1:45
PM
2:15 PM How to Build Your Retail Business in 10 Hours a Week Boutique Training Academy Jessica Ulrich Central Hall, Grand Lobby
2:00 PM 2:30 PM An Amazon Reseller’s Journey SourceDirect Karen Wood C4, SourceDirect
2:30
PM
3:30 PM KEYNOTE: Advanced Strategies for Enhancing Outreach & Securing More Wholesale/Brand Direct Accounts to Support Rapid Growth in Your Amazon Business Retail Minded Eric Castellano and Sebastian Swick Central Hall, Grand Lobby
3:45 PM 4:15 PM Retail Business Q&A Boutique Training Academy Emily Benson Central Hall, Grand Lobby

 

 

TIME SESSION TITLE PRESENTED BY SPEAKER LOCATION
9:00 AM 9:20 AM Empire Building 101: Mastering the Foundations for Entrepreneurial Success Nice Find Wholesale Damian Polak Central Hall, Grand Lobby
9:30 AM 9:50
AM
Tackling Liquidation – a Beginner’s Crash Course to the Liquidation Industry Nice Find Wholesale John Dugan Central Hall, Grand Lobby
10:00 AM 10:20 AM Optimizing Returns & Unleashing Potential Nice Find Wholesale Kyle Graves Central Hall, Grand Lobby
10:30 AM 10:50 AM An invitation to Velocity as a Core Metric: Naturally Attracting All The Resources You Need for Boundless Success in the Liquidation Space Nice Find Wholesale Travis Vosika Central Hall, Grand Lobby
11:00 AM 11:20 AM Strategic Closeouts: Unveiling Profitable Paths for Buyers in the Exhibitor Marketplace Nice Find Wholesale Kole Imports Central Hall, Grand Lobby
11:30 AM 12:00 PM Beyond the Horizon: Unveiling the Evolution of Space in Retail and Harnessing the Power of Surprise & Delight for Merchant-Led Success Nice Find Wholesale Seth Marks Central Hall, Grand Lobby
12:00 PM 12:30 PM The Harrows of Importing and Exporting SourceDirect Kimberly Daniels C4, SourceDirect
12:15 PM 12:45 PM Fixing the Amazon Seller Support Problem: How to Get Things Solved 5x Faster & Free Up Your Team’s Time Retail Minded John Cavendish Central Hall, Grand Lobby
1:00 PM 1:30
PM
Your 2024 Profitable Inventory Cheat Sheet Retail Minded Cathy Wagner Central Hall, Grand Lobby
1:00 PM 1:30
PM
India & Vietnam: Strategic Sourcing in Emerging Manufacturing Hubs Retail Minded Meghla Bhardwaj C4, SourceDirect
1:45 PM 2:15
PM
Simplify Your Social: The Proven Framework for Consistent, Meaningful Social Media Success Retail Minded Crystal Vilkaitis Central Hall, Grand Lobby
2:00 PM 2:30 PM Growing Your Retail Business: Strategies for Hotel Gift and Sundries Shops SourceDirect Mercedes Gonzalez C4, SourceDirect
2:30 PM 3:15
PM
KEYNOTE: Account Health – The Foundation of a Successful Amazon Business Retail Minded Joy Williams Central Hall, Grand Lobby
3:30 PM 4:00 PM Marketing Tactics and Hidden Secrets No One Tells You Retail Minded Eric Grindley Central Hall, Grand Lobby
4:15 PM 4:45 PM Ecomm AI Boss Unleashed: Disrupt the Market and Elevate Your Brand! Retail Minded John Lawson Central Hall, Grand Lobby
TIME SESSION TITLE PRESENTED BY SPEAKER LOCATION
9:15
AM
9:45 AM Get VISIBLE! Building Brand Stories That People Love Gild Creative Group Tiffany Hardin Central Hall, Grand Lobby
10:00 AM 11:05 AM Next-Level Influence: Crafting Viral Marketing Campaigns Gild Creative Group Tiffany Hardin, Rick Schirmer, and Macala Rose Central Hall, Grand Lobby
11:00
AM
11:30
AM
Sourcing Responsibly with Fair Trade Certified™ SourceDirect Olga Preston C4, SourceDirect
11:15
AM
12:15 PM Beyond Virality: Winning Strategies for Increasing Sales Gild Creative Group Netta Dobbins Central Hall, Grand Lobby
12:00
PM
12: 45
PM
Drop Shipments, Imports and Quotas SourceDirect Scott Allman and Jose Villasenor C4, SourceDirect
12:25
PM
1:30 PM From Bedroom to Boardroom: Dominate Social Media & Get Your Business Boomin! Gild Creative Group John Santos and Medin Gebrezgier Central Hall, Grand Lobby
1:40
PM
2:25 PM Like, Love, Sold: Turning Posts Into Profits Gild Creative Group Tiffany Hardin and Jacqueline Snyder Central Hall, Grand Lobby
2:30
PM
3:30 PM KEYNOTE: Optimizing Ecommerce Excellence: Strategies for Small Business Success Retail Minded Kim Wren Central Hall, Grand Lobby
3:45
PM
4:30 PM Ask Me Anything Mixer Gild Creative Group Tiffany Hardin Central Hall, Grand Lobby

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