CATHOLIC MARKETING NETWORK
RETAIL EDUCATION DAY SCHEDULE CMN 2018 TRADE SHOW JULY 31 - AUG 3 LANCASTER, PA
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 Retailer Education Day “The Incredible Catholic Store: Setting the World on Fire One Soul at a Time”
8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast Sponsored by Catholic Book Publishing.
8:30 a.m. Prayer and Opening Remarks and comments by Catholic Book Publishing.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. “Workshop on the Why and Story of your Store”. Steve Duran, Director of Business Development at 5 Stones/St. Joseph Communications; (extension of last year’s session—"Story of an Incredible Store, 5 Easy Ways to connect with your Customers”).
9:45 a.m. to - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. “The Next Generation of the Incredible Catholic Store . Movement” by Barb Gaskell, Store Director of St. Raphael Book Center.
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. “Share your Best Practices and Success of 2017” Carolyn 'Lynn' Klika Lynn’ was the Founder and former President of Catholic Word Publisher Group for 20 years and led sales teams for Ascension, Ignatius, St. Benedict Press and 40 other companies.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 She is the Founder of a Catholic gift shop, currently works in her parish gift shop and is a Certified Catholic Life Coach & Business Consultant. Come prepared with one presentation of your best success or your most successful best practice in 2017 to share with your fellow stores. Write your notes on a 3 X 5 card. Sign the card with your name and store name and telephone number. The cards will be collected and the results will be posted on Wild Apricot Member Resources.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Speaker, sponsored by Ave Maria. Father Edward Looney, pastor, Marian theologian, writer, and speaker, will share his message of Marian devotion with all”. His most recent book is, A Heart Like Mary’s: 31 Meditations to Help You Live and Love as She Does.”
Lunch offers a time to network with other stores and share ideas.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Be a Faithful, Authentic Resource and you will go FAR by Allison Gingras, Catholic Blogger, author, special media evangelist, retreat leader, inspirational speaker, and podcaster.
1:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
“Let’s make a Deal” … Magnificent merchandising with Fun and Games hosted by Cathy Gilmore, Founder, Executive Director of Virtue Works Media. Backed by Popular Demand for a fun presentation.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 2:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
CLOSING 2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Prepare to depart hotel on chartered bus to the Padre Pio Shrine.
MAY GOD BLESS YOU ABUNDANTLY.
Retail Education Day Schedule