Program Overview

Explore the Conference Schedule At-a-Glance.

It’s all here: From keynotes to collaborative sessions, Build Business brings you the best content every year. Get ready to stretch your mind, have some fun, and learn new skills to build business. This will be a place for the non-traditional and unexpected. This year, we’re looking ahead and beyond 2020 with the themes outlined below.

Raging War for Talent

Embracing Innovation

Emerging Technologies

Looming Economic Downturn

Rise of the Customer

2020+ Workplace

Time (CST)Activity
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Pre-Meeting Workshops
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Foundation Meeting (Invitation Only)
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.Registration
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.CPSM Forum
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.Fellows Leadership Symposium
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.Chapter Volunteer Forum
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.First Timers’ Orientation
3:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.Programming
5:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.Opening Keynote Presentation
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.Welcome Reception
8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
President’s Thank You Reception (Invitation Only)
Thursday, August 13, 2020
6:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.
Sunrise Yoga Networking Event
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.Registration
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.MAX Presentation Sessions
9:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.Programming
11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.R.I.S.E. Luncheon- Recognition|Inspiration|Success|Excellence
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.Evening of Excellence Social Hour
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.Evening of Excellence Dinner and Awards Show
8:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.The After Party
Friday, August 14, 2020
7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Registration
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.Closing Keynote Presentation
9:00 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. Programming (Lunch Included)
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.Society’s Past Presidents Lunch (Invitation Only)
2:45 p.m.Conference Wrapup
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.Closing Happy Hour Reception

Please note, the schedule is subject to change. Stay tuned for more exciting news about the conference program.