2021 All Star Convention
 

Saturday May 22
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Registration

Sunday May 23
8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Golf Tournament, Steele Canyon Golf Club

Steele Canyon has been celebrated as one of California’s most exciting golf courses.  Steele Canyon is a 27-hole championship golf course designed by Gary Player.  He designed Steele Canyon with great respect and appreciation for the natural beauty of the terrain.
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Registration

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Board of Directors Meeting (Staff and Board Members Only)

5:30 PM – 6:00 PM
First Timers Reception

If this is your first time, we want you to feel welcome, join the All Star staff for a drink and a light snack.

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Opening Reception

All attendees are welcome to kick off the 2021 convention with an 80’s themed reception and heavy hors d’oeuvres.  Join us for a fun night of music, dancing and networking. 

Monday May 24 
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Registration

7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Breakfast

8:30 AM – 8:45 AM
Welcome and Annual Membership Meeting

8:45 AM – 9:20 AM
Session One - Identifying Needs and Opportunities Activity 

This networking activity will help ground all attendees in the importance of using this event to address specific business opportunities and ensure you get maximum benefit from the convention. 

9:20 AM – 10:10 AM
Speaker Adam Schwartz – You Own This Business, Now Use It!

Mr. Schwartz is the founder of The Cooperative Way and consults for Columinate.  Adam will be presenting unique insights into the business model of buying groups and associations, focusing on collaboration, innovation and building stronger relationships within the membership and the supplier community.

10:10 AM – 10:30 AM
Networking Break

10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Session Two - Exploring the Benefits and Services of All Star Purchasing, including a Panel Discussion

This session will be a combination of small group activities and a panel discussion with key members of the All Star staff.  How well do you know your buying group?  Learn from fellow members and suppliers as well as the panelists.

3:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Supplier Showcase
 
Tuesday May 25
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Breakfast

8:30 AM – 8:50 AM
Session Three - Welcome and Supplier Showcase Networking Discussion

Start off the day with a group activity to share and learn the key takeaways from the previous day’s supplier showcase.

8:50 AM – 10:05 AM
Session Four - Extending the Value of ASP’s Group Buying Power, including a Panel Discussion

This session includes a presentation and discussion with key ASP members.  What are the most important things they have accomplished through their membership and where could you benefit more?

10:05 AM – 10:25 AM
Networking Break

10:25 AM – 11:30 AM
 Session Five - Ideas for Future Success and Action Planning Workshop

In this final session we will have a mix of group sessions and individual activities to ensure you are well equipped to impact your business with the key learnings from this event.

5:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Reception

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Awards Dinner and Entertainment

Member and Supplier of the Year awards will be presented.

Wednesday May 26
6:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Grab-N-Go Breakfast