CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, Nov. 9, 2017 – Registration for NSCA’s 20th annual Business & Leadership Conference (BLC) is open – and the early-bird discount rate for all BLC 2018 registrations is set to expire after Dec. 15, 2017. Beginning on Dec. 16, 2017, registration fees for members and non-members will increase by $400.
NSCA’s BLC has become the industry’s most notable platform for executive-level education and networking. The event brings executives together annually to share stories, learn from other leaders, and hear about new ways to embrace technology and motivate employees. The 20th annual Business & Leadership Conference will be held on Feb. 28-March 2, 2018, at Four Seasons Resort & Club Dallas at Las Colinas in Irving, TX. Atlas/IED is the event’s exclusive Host Sponsor, celebrating its 20th year of supporting BLC.
First-time BLC attendees may apply for a Randy Vaughan Founder’s Award to receive free registration. To qualify, applicants must be in a management or decision-making role. Applications are available at www.nsca.org/awards.
BLC 2018 keynotes and breakout sessions include:
- Scaling Up by Verne Harnish
- The Age of the Customer (presented by Insperity) by Jim Blasingame
- Innovation by Design: Digital Leadership by Erik Qualman
- The Hero Effect by Kevin Brown
- Creating Business Value Using Third-Box Thinking by Gary Kunath
- Economic Outlook 2018 by Chris Kuehl
- Storytelling to Fast-Track Trust by Kindra Hall
“We’ve never been more excited to announce our speaker lineup,” says Chuck Wilson, NSCA executive director. “To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Business & Leadership Conference, we hope to have someone from each NSCA integrator member company represent his or her firm at this event – making it the biggest and best yet. We’re also offering four industry-specific tracks focused on sales/marketing, operations, finance, and next-generation topics to help everyone do their jobs better.”
Attendees are also encouraged to register now for the annual NSCA Education Foundation Industry Charity Golf Outing at the TPC Four Seasons Las Colinas Golf Course on Feb. 28, 2018.
BLC 2018 sponsors include alliantgroup, Atlas/IED, Biamp, Bose, BTX, Chief, Community, Crestron, Da-Lite, Digital Projection, FSR, GreatAmerica, Harman, Herman, Indarra Cyber Security, Insperity, Kramer, Liberty AV Solutions, Milestone AV Technologies, Rauland, Shure, Solutions360, Stanley Healthcare, Stealth Acoustics, SurgeX, Synnex, Vaddio, and West Penn Wire. BLC is endorsed by Commercial Integrator, PSA Security, and USAV.
Take advantage of early-bird pricing for just $1,099. Registration will go up to $1,499 starting on Dec. 16, 2017, for NSCA members; registration for non-members will increase to $1,799. To register, visit www.nsca.org/blc.
The National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA) is the leading not-for-profit association representing the commercial low-voltage electronic systems industry. NSCA is a powerful advocate for all who work within the low-voltage industry, including systems contractors/integrators, product manufacturers, consultants, sales representatives, architects, specifying engineers, and other allied professionals. NSCA is dedicated to serving its contractor members and all channel stakeholders through advocacy, education, member services, and networking designed to improve business performance. For more information, visit www.nsca.org.