Join your CEO colleagues at the strategic and networking event of the year—a senior-level conference for industry decision-makers! Access industry experts directly...share information and ideas with other housewares and home goods leaders...wine and dine with your industry colleagues.
October 7-8, 2014 | Chicago, IL USA InterContinental Chicago O’Hare, Rosemont



CHESS IS SET FOR 2014:
CONSUMER PATH TO PURCHASE


The Strategic & Networking Event of the Year!

Save the Date October 7-8, 2014
InterContinental Chicago O’Hare, Rosemont

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WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND CHESS?

Attend CHESS 2014, designed exclusively for you and your top decision-maker colleagues. Where else can you spend two days communicating directly with industry experts, service providers and your peers?


LET PAST ATTENDEES TELL YOU:


PREMIER NETWORKING

The most valuable part of the program according to past participants. Network with colleagues and high-profile industry experts during breaks and Cocktail Reception/Dinner at Capital Grille.


ONE-OF-A-KIND EVENT

Where else can you invest time away from your business…to work on your business?


STRATEGIC GENERAL SESSIONS…

INSPIRED LEADERSHIP IN CHALLENGING TIMES…Keynote by former Navy SEAL and best-selling author, Eric Greitens. BONUS: complimentary signed copy of “The Heart & the Fist.”

THE PATH TO PURCHASE…the big picture… new ways to engage the consumer and change behavior from marketing guru and TV personality Tony Chapman.

SOCIAL MEDIA…three experts focus on social media marketing & engagement and its impact on sales.

DESIGN INNOVATION… bring new product to market leveraging the Maker Movement…from a top designer’s and supplier’s perspectives.

RETAIL UPDATE…the Secret Sauce of Modern Retail & The New Omni-Channel Retail Landscape…revealed by two recognized retail industry leaders.

TWO EXPERT PANELS...learn from successful chief housewares executives
Housewares Hot Seat: Securing Your Place Along The Purchase Path
“So You Don’t Want to Sell Your Business…How Do You Get the Capital to Grow It?”


CONVENIENT

5 minutes from O’Hare Airport…24-hour complimentary shuttle service.


REASONABLE

$500 until August 15th…$500 for first-time CHESS attendees…compare this to other strategic events!


CHESS was a Success in 2013!

2013 CHESS attendees can still view presentations from a very successful 2013 CHESS event. Log in to view the presentations. If you do not have the password to access the presentations, please email jcolitz@housewares.org.