IT'S THE PEOPLE - NO IT'S THE EDUCATION -
NO IT'S THE ACTIVITIES - WELL, IT'S ALL OF IT!
Glendale, Arizona - August 13-16, 2020
COVID-19 UPDATE: Due to the challenges and sensitivities of Covid-19, the 2020 NGBC is now offering
virtual convention tickets at a discounted rate of $249. Our tradeshow is also now virtual.
THE TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
Items marked (*) are not available to Virtual Attendees.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2020
7am Main Meeting Room Doors Open for Social Distancing Networking* and SWAG Pick up
8am Good Morning with Debbie Q.: A Client Centric Mindset
9am Challenging Times = Stepping Up by Lisa Paden
9:30am The Ever-Evolving Social Network with Sue Monhait
10:15am The Personalization Project with Beci Ruzek
11:00am From Solopreneur to Succulents: Claudia Johnson
12:00pm Break for Lunch
1:30pm Principals of Design with Shawn Parola
2:30pm Extreme Designing with LeAnn Fanning-Medard
3:00pm Principles of Design with Shawn Parola
3:45pm Improve Thyself with Sharon Day
4:15pm Vertical Markets: Breweries & Wineries with Debbie Quintana
SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 2020
8am Good Morning with Debbie Q.: Asset & Inventory Management
8:30am Her Story: Meet Anne Mitchell
9am Tradeshow Videos
10am SEO with Megan Clarke
1pm Holiday Designing with Shawn Parola
2:00pm The Power of Influence with Anne Pazier
2:30pm Creating Your Own Videos with Sarah Hoag
3:30pm Hands on the Cricut with LeAnn Fanning-Medard
4:15pm Her Story: Meet Anne Mitchell, Interview by Anne Pazier
SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, 2020
7am Coffee Talk with Deborah Wasylko & Claudia Johnson
8am Good Morning with Debbie Q.: Storyboarding Design with Debbie Quintana
8:30am Content Creation with Abby Herman
9:30am Client Retention Strategies with Debbie Quintana
1pm Basic Designing with Shelia Horvath
1:45 pm Creative Flat Lay Photography with Deb Wasylko
2:30pm Lifestyle Photography with Sarah Hoag
3:30pm Technology + Marketing with Debbie Quintana
Optional: Dinner at Flemings Steakhouse (about $50 per person)*
MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2020*
9am - 11am Mimosas, Shopping & Training at the Warehouse
10am Shrink Wrapping, Heat Sealer & Heat Machine - Debbie Quintana*
11am Shipping, Shipstation, Air-Fill Bubble, InBox Marketing - Debbie Quintana*
7pm Post Convention Pool Party with Debbie Q. (casual fun)*
What does the Virtual Ticket include?
The VT includes SWAG and all classes including recordings.
Will classes be recorded?
Yes, classes will be recorded and added to GEAR on The Gift Basket Association within 2 weeks of the convention.
Can I convert my ticket?
Yes. You can convert in any direction from now until August 13th. To do so, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are Physical or Virtual Tickets Refundable?
Unfortunately due to the expense of the hotel and procurement of materials, we can not refund your ticket.
If you are unable to attend physically or virtually, please note that all classes are recorded.
Are any activities cancelled?
Yes, for 2020 due to the restriction on attendance, we are not having the design competition, bow making workshop or newbie chat.
The Renaissance Hotel
The gorgeous Renaissance Hotel is located next to the
Westgate Entertainment District. Shops, restaurants
and entertainment are available for your pleasure!
Book Your Hotel Room
Due to COVID-19, our physical tradeshow is now Virtual.
A special thank you to the following companies who have donated product.
T E S T I M O N I A L S
"The National Gift Basket Convention was outstanding and just what I needed
to jump start my business and strategy. Such a wealth of experts and information.
Debbie is an amazing host and paid attention to every detail to make this a huge success.
Hands down the BEST convention I have ever been to!"