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Welcome to KnowledgeFest 2019!

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FULL SCHEDULE

Delivering on the Mobile Electronics Association’s mission to educate, inform and empower the industry, this year’s event will provide you the tools necessary to have the advantage over retailers who continue to follow the same old methods.


The three-day event is complete with top-notch educational workshops, great networking opportunities, manufacturer training sessions, and an exhibit floor packed with your favorite brands. Completing the educational workshops and manufacturer trainings will give you the tools and knowledge to deliver exceptional customer experiences and grow your business.


On behalf of myself, and of the entire Mobile Electronics Association team, we thank you for being part of the only industry event dedicated to the Mobile Electronics Specialist, the installing dealer!


See you at the event,

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SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

FRIDAY, AUGUST 9TH

Registration

7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Hall C Lobby

Education Workshops

8:00 am - 12:20 pm
Lower Level C100's

Lunch Break

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Lower Level C100's Lobby

Manufacturer Training

1:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Lower Level C100's

Beer & Business

4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Hall C

Mobile Electronics Exhibits

4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Hall C

Night School

8:15 pm – 10:30 pm
Lower Level C100's

SATURDAY, AUGUST 10TH

Registration

7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Hall C Lobby

Opening Keynote

The Retail Doctor

8:00 am - 9:30 am
Ballroom C

Education Sessions

9:30 am - 12:20pm
Lower Level C100's

Lunch Concession

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Hall C Concession Area

Women in Mobile Electronics

Networking Lunch

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Omni Hotel - Katy Trail

Mobile Electronics Show

12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Hall C

Manufacturer Training

4:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Lower Level C100's

KnowledgeFest 25th Event

Reception

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
House of Blues

KnowledgeFest 25th Event

Chris Weaver Band

8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
House of Blues

SUNDAY, AUGUST 11TH

Registration

7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Hall C Lobby

Education Sessions

8:00 am - 12:20 pm
Lower Level C100's

Lunch Concession Open

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Hall C Concession Area

Mobile Electronics Show

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hall C

Manufacturer Training

3:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Lower Level C100's

Mobile Electronics Industy Awards Reception

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Ballroom C

Mobile Electronics Industy Awards Banquet

Tickets Required

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ballroom C

Mobile Electronics Industy Awards

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ballroom C

FULL SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, AUGUST 9TH

TF001 – 21st Century Car Audio - Part One

Start Time: 8:00 am
  • Location: C146

SM001 – The Fine Art of Selling Accessories

Start Time: 8:00 am
  • Room: C141

OM001 – How to Take Your Business from Good to Great

Start Time: 8:00 am
  • Room: C142

TF002 – 21st Century Car Audio - Part Two

Start Time: 9:30 am
  • Room: C146

SM002 – The Sales Process - Roundtable Discussion

Start Time: 9:30 am
  • Room: C141

OM002 – Top Class Clarity: Getting Clear on Your Business’s Vision

Start Time: 9:30 am
  • Room: C142

TF003 – School of Sound - Part 1

Start Time: 11:00 am
  • Room: C146

SM002 – Audio System Design for Sales Professionals

Start Time: 11:00 am
  • Room: C141

OM003 – 12 volt Industry Trends - Stay in Your Lane

Start Time: 11:00 am
  • Room: C142

Alpine Electronics

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Room: C140

JVC Mobile

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Room: C141

Metra - Heise Lighting

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Room: C142

Waylens

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Room: C143

Stinger & Phoenix Gold

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Room: C144

ADS - iDatalink Maestro

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Room: C145

AudioControl

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Room: C146

K40 Electronics

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Room: C147

VAIS Technology

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Room: C148

Memphis Audio

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Room: C149

DD Audio

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Room: C154

Voxx - Remote Start Training

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Room: C155

Orca - Focal

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Room: C156

Firstech - Drone Mobile

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Room: C140

Kenwood

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Room: C141

Metra - Axxess Integration

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Room: C142

Harman - Infinity

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Room: C143

Arc Audio

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Room: C144

SONY

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Room: C145

JL Audio

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Room: C146

MSC America - Audiotec Fischer

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Room: C147

elettromedia USA - Hertz Audio

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Room: C148

Directed

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Room: C149

Escort Radar

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Room: C154

Rockford Fosgate - Motorcycle

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Room: C155

Orca - Illusion Audio

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Room: C156

NS-TF001 – Night School - School of Sound – Building on the Foundation – Part 2

Start Time: 8:15 pm
  • Room: C146

NS-SM001 – Night School - Mastering Instagram

Start Time: 8:15 pm
  • Room: C141

NS-OM001 – Night School - Store Owner’s Only - Roundtable Discussion

Start Time: 8:15 pm
  • Room: C142

SATURDAY, AUGUST 10TH

EVENT004 – Keynote Kickoff - The Retail Doctor

Start Time: 8:00 am
  • Location: Ballroom C

EVENT004 – Keynote Kickoff - The Retail Doctor

Start Time: 8:00 am
  • Room: Ballroom C

EVENT004 – Keynote Kickoff - The Retail Doctor

Start Time: 8:00 am
  • Room: Ballroom C

TF005 – Tuning for Production

Start Time: 9:30 am
  • Room: C146

SM005 – The Digital Business Card

Start Time: 9:30 am
  • Room: C141

OM005 – The Rule of Three

Start Time: 9:30 am
  • Room: C142

TF006 – Hot Rod Interior Fabrication

Start Time: 11:00 am
  • Room: C146

SM006 – The Buyer Seller Dance and How to Take the Lead

Start Time: 11:00 am
  • Room: C141

OM006 – The Four Modes and Running Your Business

Start Time: 11:00 am
  • Room: C142

Firstech - Compustar

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Room: C140

Metra - iBeam Safety

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Room: C141

Kenwood

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Room: C142

Directed

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Room: C143

PAC Integration

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Room: C144

Escort Radar

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Room: C145

JL Audio

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Room: C146

Powerbass

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Room: C147

elettromedia USA - Audison

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Room: C148

Arc Audio

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Room: C149

SounDigital

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Room: C154

AudioControl

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Room: C155

Orca - Mosconi

4:45 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Room: C156

Alpine Electronics

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Room: C140

Metra - Axxess Integration

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Room: C141

Rockford Fosgate - Integration

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Room: C142

Directed

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Room: C143

Sony

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Room: C144

DD Audio

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Room: C145

JL Audio

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Room: C146

Aurigin - Hybrid Audio

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Room: C147

Voxx Mobile Video

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Room: C148

Wet Sounds

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Room: C149

K40 Electronics

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Room: C154

ADS - iDatalink & iDatastart

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Room: C155

SUNDAY, AUGUST 11TH

TF007 – Everyday OEM Integration

Start Time: 8:00 am
  • Location: C146

SM007 – The Dashboard Evolution – Square Pegs for Round Holes

Start Time: 8:00 am
  • Room: C141

OM007 - Building a Solid Financial Future for your Business

Start Time: 8:00 am
  • Room: C142

TF008 – CNC Laser Focused

Start Time: 9:30 am
  • Room: C146

SM008 – Understanding the Importance of Utilizing Social Media

Start Time: 9:30 am
  • Room: C141

OM008 – Beyond 12-Volt Retail

Start Time: 9:30 am
  • Room: C142

TF009 – Industry Best Practices for Technicians & Fabricators

Start Time: 11:00 am
  • Room: C146

SM009 – The Art and Science of Referrals

Start Time: 11:00 am
  • Room: C141

OM009 – External Preamps and Your Business

Start Time: 11:00 am
  • Room: C142

Alpine

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Room: C140

Firstech - Compustar

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Room: C141

JVC Mobile

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Room: C142

Ground Zero

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Room: C143

Memphis Audio

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Room: C144

Sony

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Room: C145

Metra - iBeam Safety

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Room: C146

Aurigin - Hybrid Audio

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Room: C147

Wet Sounds

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Room: C148

Radenso Radar

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Room: C149

Directed

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Room: C154

JL Audio

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Room: C155

Rockford Fosgate - Motorcycle

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Room: C156

Voxx - Remote Start Certification

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Room: C140

Race Sport Lighting

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Room: C141

MSC America - Audiotec Fischer

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Room: C142

Waylens

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Room: C143

Brandmotion

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Room: C144

Metra - Heise Lighting

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Room: C146

Full River Battery

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Room: C147

Powerbass

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Room: C148

Rydeen Mobile

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Room: C149

Directed

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Room: C154

Wāvtech

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Room: C155

Diamond Audio

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Room: C156
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