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Economic conditions continue to challenge consumers and businesses; our members and leadership confirm that BPAMA delivers the difference in helping marketers press on during turbulent economic conditions. The BPAMA Convention and Business Expo has been a compass of success during these stormy times, and will continue to be so in 2012.

Today's environment underscores the importance of learning from experts and from one another as we work together to create the strategies and solutions for success today and tomorrow. The BPAMA Convention and Business Expo provides the forum, the experts, the peer-to-peer learning and the environment to facilitate the learning that will navigate BP Branded Marketers through the challenges to continued success.

The 2012 BPAMA Convention and Business Expo will provide opportunities for marketers to take part in:

  • Business discussions, including:
    - Industry outlook
    - Brand outlook
    - Changing consumer behaviors
    - Economic forecast
  • Valuable networking
  • Educational opportunities
  • Entertainment activities

This is your chance to contribute and learn. Register Now!

AGENDA AT A GLANCE

A quick overview of the agenda:
Business meetings begin on Monday and conclude on Wednesday.

MONDAY, JANUARY 30
2:00 – 3:30pm Opening General Session
3:45 – 5:15pm Regional Forums
7:00 – 10:00pm Opening Ceremonies
TUESDAY, JANUARY 31
8:00 – 11:30 am General Session
1:00 – 5:00pm Breakout Sessions
7:00 – 10:00pm Reception/Dinner
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1
8:00 – 9:00 am General Session
9:00 am – 2:00 pm Business Expo
2:15 – 3:45 p.m. Regional Forums
4:00 – 5:00 pm Closing General Session
7:00 – 10:00 pm Closing Ceremonies and Awards Dinner

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General Session
MONDAY, JANUARY 30
2:00 – 3:30pm Opening General Session
TUESDAY, JANUARY 31
8:00 – 11:30 am General Session
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1
8:00 – 9:00 am General Session
4:00 – 5:00 pm Closing General Session

The time together in General Session will provide the marketer with the economic and industry insights necessary to succeed in our ever changing industry. Industry Experts and BP Senior Leadership Team will share the insights, programs and offers designed to capitalize on BP’s differentiated product offering. 

More information to come.

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WORKSHOPS

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Workshops are being specifically designed to help BPAMA marketers arm their company with the tools that can accelerate growth in the current challenging economic climate. A combination of opportunities focusing on Executive Education and Operational Excellence will be offered. 

Finalized workshops to post shortly.

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BUSINESS EXPO

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

9:00 am – 2:00 pm

  • Vendors with the tools, products and services targeted to your business needs

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REGIONAL CUSTOMER FORUMS

Monday, January 30, 2012:
3:45pm – 5:15pm
Wednesday, February 1, 2012            
2:15pm – 3:45pm

  • Take the national convention to a regional level. Regional Customer Forums provide an opportunity for one-on-one time with BP's senior leadership discussing critical issues moving forward.

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SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

Monday, January 30
Opening Ceremonies – Welcome Event

7:00pm – 10:00pm, Pacifica Ballroom 1 – 6
Join your fellow BP Branded Marketers, BPAMA and BP Products, NA as they launch their Official Partnership with the 2012 U. S. Olympic Team and the U.S. Olympic Committee. Guaranteed to be an event you will not want to miss.

Tuesday, January 31
Let the Games Begin, Reception and Dinner 7:00pm – 10:00pm, Universal CityWalk® (adjacent to the Loews Royal Pacific Resort)
Details on this special off-site evening to be posted shortly.

Wednesday, February 1
Closing Games and Excellence Awards Dinner
7:00pm – 10:00pm
Closing our time together with friends, fellowship and Excellence Awards, join us as we celebrate our “medal winners” for 2012 and beyond. 

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Details to come.

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