2023 Events and Features

Buy, Network, and Increase Your Knowledge

For the last ten years, ASD Market Week has offered free educational seminars for retailers. Hosted by Nicole Leinbach, the Independent Retailers Conference is held twice a year during ASD on the show floor.

The topics include everything from selling online, selling on Amazon, managing systems and operations, shipping and logistics, and more. While you may come to buy the best merchandise for your store, you may want to add a few classes to your schedule.

Morning Power Up Coffee & Donuts

Power your day with complimentary coffee and donuts and discover what SourceDirect offers. Stick around for exclusive tips on how to shop the show from Nancy Yamada.

Date: Sunday, February 26
Time: 9:30am – 11:30am
Location: West Hall at Source Direct

New Year. New HeadShot.

Stop by and get your complimentary headshot with Two Dudes Photo.

Date: Monday, February 27
Time: Show Hours
Location: West Hall at Source Direct

It’s Vegas Baby Happy Hour

It’s Vegas, baby! Wind down your Monday with a true Vegas-style happy hour on the Alternative Lifestyle concourse.

Date: Monday, February 27
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Location: Central Hall, Lifestyle Lounge, Booth C33423

ASD After Party

Don’t miss our official ASD After Party at Las Vegas’s hottest club, Jewel. Feel like a VIP with a dedicated ASD line and no cover charge by showing your ASD Badge.

Date: Monday, February 27
Time: 10:30pm – 3:00am
Location: Jewel Nightclub @Aria

ASD Swag Store

Pick up cool ASD swag and enter DAILY for your chance to win one of 8 Louis Vuitton prizes. Every entry receives a special ASD swag item. *Valid for ASD registered attendees only*.

Date: Sunday- Wednesday, February 26 – March 1
Time: Show Hours
Location: North Hall, Booth N22604

Get Social Photo Booth

Give them all FOMO, snap a shot in our new ASD photo booth and tag us on Instagram using #asdshow for a chance to win $500.

Date: Sunday- Wednesday, February 26 – March 1
Time: Show Hours
Location: Skywalk between North & West Halls

Alternative Lifestyle Lounge

Take a break or purchase a cocktail in our Alternative Lifestyle Lounge. Enjoy the view of our many vendors including the latest in Convenience Store Items, CBD, Hemp, Herbal, Smoke, Vape, Adult Novelty, and many more.

Date: Sunday- Wednesday, February 26 – March 1
Time: Show Hours
Location: Central Hall Concourse, Booth C33423

Product Showcases

Looking for something new? Don’t miss our Product Showcases located throughout ASD highlighting must-see vendors and on-trend products.

Date: Sunday – Wednesday, February 26 – March 1
Time: Show Hours
Location: North & West Hall Lobbies

Match Making Service

Let us help you connect with the vendors and products you are looking for.  ASD provides match-making stations throughout the show floor to help connect buyers with the right suppliers. Look for the match-making stations throughout the show floor or schedule an appointment with our Buyer Concierge today and get help finding vendors even before the show.

Schedule At A Glance

TIME SESSION TITLE LOCATION
10:00 AM 10:15 AM Welcome to the IRSC at ASD: What to Expect Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
10:30 AM 10:45 AM Tips to Drive External Traffic to Your Amazon Listings Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
11:00 AM 11:15 AM You Agreed to Let Amazon Take Money out of Your Account… Now What? Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
11:30 AM 11:45 AM Get to Know Shopware Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Prospering in Turbulent Times: Strategies to Pull Customers Close, Maximize Sales & Increase Profits! Indeprendent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
1:15 PM 1:30 PM Rebounding from Account Suspension: The Importance of Expert Assistance in the Appeal Process Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
1:45 PM 2:30 PM Discover How to Save Money for Your Business & Build Long Term Wealth Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
2:45 PM 3:15 PM How to Navigate ASD as an Amazon Seller Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
3:30 PM 3:45 PM Taking Full Advantage of the Other Side’s Mistakes: How Sellers & Brands Can Take No Prisoners Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
4:00 PM 4:15 PM Curated Commerce: Identifying the Right Product Assortment for Consumers Today Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
4:15 PM 4:30 PM How Digitalization Can Optimize Your International Shipping & Supply Chain Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
TIME SESSION TITLE LOCATION
10:00 AM 10:15 AM Why is Amazon Paying 10% for External Sales? Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
10:30 AM 11:00 AM Navigating Amazon’s Intellectual Property Policies as a Reseller Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
11:15 AM 11:30 AM The Ultimate Amazon Trivia Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
11:30 AM 11:45 AM How Digitalization Can Optimize Your International Shipping & Supply Chain Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Tapping Into The Six Senses of eCommerce Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
1:15 PM 1:30 PM Recession Proof: Why Sexual Wellness Products Should Be Introduced Into Your Product Assortment (& How) Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
1:45 PM 2:00 PM You Don’t Have to Sell Millions to be Sued For Millions… What You Need
to Know
Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
2:15 PM 3:15 PM Takeover My Makeover: How to Re-invent Your Retail Space! Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
3:30 PM 3:45 PM How Digitializtion Can Optimize Your Interntal Shipping & Supply Chain Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
4:00 PM 4:15 PM 7 Quick Ways to Increase Retail Sales Online Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
TIME SESSION TITLE LOCATION
10:00 AM 10:15 AM How Digitalization Can Optimize Your International Shipping & Supply Chain Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
10:30 AM 11:00 AM Navigating the Risks of Purchasing Closeout Goods: Protecting Your Business and Ensuring a Solid Chain of Custody Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
11:15 AM 11:30 AM Understanding Your Right to Sell Whatever You Want vs. Brands’ Rights to Stop Unauthorized Sales: Amazon and Walmart Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
11:30 AM 11:45 AM Marketplace Sellers Sell Key Words, Not Products Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Maximizing Sales with AI: From Product Titles to SEO, Learn How to Use Artificial Intelligence to Grow Your Business Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
1:15 PM 1:30 PM You Don’t Have to Sell Millions to be Sued For Millions… What You Need Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
1:45 PM 2:15 PM Across the Generations: A Panel Discussion on Best Practices to Reach Various Consumers Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
2:30 PM 3:00 PM Secret Online Marketing Secrets: How to Stand Out from Your Competition Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
3:15 PM 4:00 PM Visual Merchandising 101: How to Increase Your Shelf Esteem Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
TIME SESSION TITLE LOCATION
10:00 AM 10:15 AM How to Effectively Communicate Online to Get More Customers Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
10:30 AM 11:15 AM Discover How to Save Money for Your Business & Build Long Term Wealth Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby
11:30 AM 12:00 PM A Panel Discussion: Leveraging Amazon to Your Advantage – Expert Tips on How to Achieve This Independent Retailer Conference West Hall – Lobby

Register now to connect with buyers and vendors live.

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