Preliminary Schedule. Subject to Change.

  • saturday, february 23

  • 11:00am – 4:00pm

    Arrival Ground Transportation

  • 4:00pm – 6:00pm

    Chain Executive and Supplier Badge and Event Material Pick-Up

  • sunday,february 24

  • 7:00am – 1:15pm

    Rancho Cortez Texas Dude Ranch
    With a broad array of wildlife species and ruggedly beautiful landscape as far as the eye can see, the ranch is the perfect escape from urban life. Trail ride on horseback, learn to throw a lasso and help feed the longhorn cattle on a wagon ride. Located in the “Cowboy Capital of the World” Rancho Cortez Texas ranch is in the heart of the Hill Country. End the day with lunch in the Ranch Hand’s dining hall!

    Buses will depart the Hotel 7:00am.

  • 9:00am – 1:15pm

    River Walk Cruise
    Take a private tour of the San Antonio River Walk while enjoying fine Mexican cuisine and the finest Mexican spirit north of the border. Enjoy the beautiful San Antonio River Walk. It’s the most luxurious and intimate lunch experience in San Antonio!

    Buses will depart the Hotel at 9:00am.

  • 11:00am – 7:00pm

    Arrival Ground Transportation

  • 2:00pm – 7:00pm

    Chain Executive and Supplier Badge and Event Material Pick-Up

  • 4:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

    New Retailer Orientation

  • 4:30pm – 5:45pm

    Supplier Executive Reception and Orientation/What’s New?
    Scheduling enhancements, navigation tools refresher/update, and peer discussion.

  • 5:00pm – 5:45pm

    All Retailer Reception
    Meet your peer group and learn how to navigate the Event this year!

  • 6:00pm – 6:45pm

    Opening Keynote

  • 6:45pm – 9:00pm

    Welcome Dinner

  • monday, february 25

  • 7:00am – 9:00am

    Supplier Breakfast

  • 7:15am – 8:00am

    Chain Executive Boardroom Breakfast Meeting

  • 8:05am – 12:55pm

    Boardroom Presentations

  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm

    Group Lunch

  • 2:10pm - 2:50pm

    Daily Keynote

  • 3:00pm – 5:55pm

    Private One-on-One Appointments

  • 6:00pm – 7:00pm

    Break

  • 7:00pm – 10:00pm

    Dinner

  • tuesday, february 26

  • 7:00am – 9:00am

    Supplier Breakfast

  • 7:15am – 8:00am

    Chain Executive Group Breakfast Meeting

  • 8:15am – 8:25am

    Chain Executive Boardroom Meeting

  • 8:30am – 1:00pm

    Boardroom Presentations

  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm

    Group Lunch

  • 2:00pm – 2:55pm

    Viewpoint Café
    Grab a latte or some dessert. Take time to connect or take a break.

  • 2:40pm – 2:55pm

    Break

  • 3:00pm – 5:35pm

    Private One-on-One Appointments

  • 5:35pm – 7:30pm

    Break

  • 7:30pm – 8:00pm

    Closing Cocktail Reception

  • 8:00pm – 10:00pm

    Closing Dinner Celebration and Entertainment

  • wednesday, february 27

  • 5:00am – 11:00am

    Grab and Go Breakfast

  • 5:00am – 11:00am

    Departure Ground Transportation