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Tuesday, May 18

10:30 a.m. (EST)
Welcome and Kick-off
Furniture Today Executive Editor Sheila Long O’Mara and Therapedic President and CEO Gerry Borreggine welcome attendees to the 2021 Bedding Conference. 

Therapedic International is the Headline Sponsor of the 2021 Bedding Conference.

11 a.m.-noon (EST)
Keynote: Doug Stephens, The Retail Prophet
Retail Prophet Doug Stephens provides an incisive look into the future of retail in a post-COVID-19 world. How will consumer, staff and executive behaviors be forever changed? What does it mean for the future of physical retail? How will digital commerce evolve to meet our new realities? A Q&A to follow. Featuring an introduction by David Binke, King Koil.

Sponsored by

Noon-12:45 p.m. (EST)
Networking Break: Please visit our sponsor booths at this time

12:45 p.m. (EST)
Bedding Influencer: A message from Tempur-Sealy International

1-2 p.m. (EST)
Retail Panel: Lessons Learned from 2020
Leading home furnishings and sleep retailers share lessons learned during 2020 and strategies implemented for success. Featuring Kyle Johansen, HOM Furniture; Katy Law, Sweet Dreams Mattress & Furniture; Harold Linebarger, Mor Furniture for Less.

Sponsored and moderated by

2-3 p.m. (EST)
Esquire Advertising: Digital Advertising that Works
Consumer shopping has shifted during the pandemic. Take a deep dive into digital marketing, consumer behaviors and more to elevate instore and online experiences. Featuring Eric Grindley, Esquire Advertising.

3-3:15 p.m. (EST)
Networking Break: Please visit our sponsor booths at this time

3:30-4:30 p.m. (EST)
Bedding Producers Panel
A roundtable discussion on issues impacting bedding manufacturing, featuring a Q&A session with leading executives. Featuring Nick Bates, Spring Air International; Frank Hood, Kingsdown; Bob McCarthy, Resident Home; Mark Kinsley, Englander.

4:30-5:30 p.m. (EST)
Trivial Dreams

A live game show sponsored by Resident Home


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