Enhanced speaker lineup, vendor networking opportunities, open houses and table top networking sessions to highlight NetworkASA.

NetworkASA 2011 – ALL IN – Cashing in on the Recoveryis scheduled for September 13-16, 2011 at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, NV.  This year’s agenda has been the result of careful planning and will offer a whole new dimension of value for both the wholesaler and manufacturer. Attendees have told ASA that the last two events “hit the ball out of the park” in terms of offering attendees a superb variety of phenomenal speakers, valuable sessions and a chances to meet business leaders that are not available anywhere else in the industry. 2011 will be no exception.

“This year’s agenda is the most impressive that we have offered in recent years,” saidMike Adelizzi, ASA executive vice president. “From enhanced Plumbing and IPD Open Houses to Peer Networking Council Meetings to a fantastic speaker lineup to our newly organized Table Top Networking Session, ASA is offering an experience not available anywhere else in the PHCP and PVF industry.”

Featured Speaker: Chris Wallace

Chris Wallace is the host ofFOX News Sunday with Chris Wallace(FNS), FOX’s Sunday morning public affairs program. He also contributes to the network’s political and election news coverage. He joined the Fox Network in 2003. As host of FNS, Wallace has secured interviews with many leading newsmakers, including all the leading contenders for the 2008 Presidential campaign - top national and international figures - and is known for his controversial interview with former President Bill Clinton.   

Before joining Fox News, Wallace worked at ABC News for 15 years, where he served as the chief correspondent forPrimetime Thursdayand as a substitute host forNightline. Wallace will be providing attendees his take on what the future holds for public policy in the PHCP and PVF Industry.

Vendor Networking

Thursday’s schedule forNetworkASA 2011has been arranged to maximize vendor networking time.  This was done as a result of several direct requests from the ASA membership.

Thursday, September 15
8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Weldbend IPD Breakfast
9:30 – 12:30 p.m.
  • Wholesaler and Vendor Conference Appointments
  •  Peer Networking Council Meetings:  CFO, Warehouse & Operations, Trainers & Showroom Managers
    12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Future Trends Lunch with Chris Wallace
    2:15 – 4:30 p.m. Table Top Networking Session (NEW)
    5:00 – 7:00 p.m. IPD and Plumbing Division Open Houses

  • Specialty Open Houses

    ASA’s Plumbing and IPD Open Houses offerNetworkASA 2011attendees a very unique opportunity.  Discuss trends, complexities and other issues with industry leaders in these key specific market segments. It is the attendee’s chance to pick the brains of those in leading companies in an informal atmosphere.

    Table Top Networking Session (NEW)

    New for 2011 is an additional opportunity to meet with suppliers during Thursday’s Table Top Networking Session. This newly-created session is designed to allow wholesalers the opportunity to meet new suppliers that they normally do not do business with.

    Please visitwww.asa.netfor a full schedule and registration details.

    September 13-16, 2011
    Bellagio Hotel
    Las Vegas, NV