May 15th (Wednesday)

8:00 a.m. (EST)

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (EST)
Main Stage

12:30 p.m. (EST)

Starting at 9am
Featured keynote, presentations, and panel discussions 

Keynote by Captain Chris Cassidy

NASA Astronaut, U.S. Navy SEAL, CEO and President of the National Medal of Honor Museum

Sponsored by

King Koil

AI and the role it can play in the sleep industry

We sit down with experts in the field of AI and mattress players that are using the latest
technology tool to market, sell and connect with consumers.

What can retailers learn from DTC mattress brands?

A panel of traditional direct-to-consumer brands take the stage to share information on keeping
consumer engaged and buying.

Speakers: Joe Megibow – CEO of Casper , Eric Hutchinson -CEO of Resident Home

Game Show

It’s back! Industry executives compete in a rousing round of interactive games for prizes.

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Finding opportunities in a changing industry landscape

Mergers and ongoing consolidation are shifting the industry as we know it. What lies ahead and
strategies for navigating the uncertainty. A panel of experts weigh in.

Speakers : Darlene Leonard –  partner with Smith Leonard, Mike Watson – partner Mann Armistead & Epperson

The economy of sleep

The National Sleep Foundation shares insights and the latest data on sleep health and how
bedding executives can incorporate the knowledge to help drive sales.

Speakers: John Lopos – CEO of National Sleep Foundation,
Dr. Joe Dzierzewski – Vice President of Research & Scientific Affairs of the National Sleep Foundation

6:30 p.m. (EST)
Cocktail Hour

7:30 p.m. (EST)
Retail Giants of Bedding Dinner Reception