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Kaeser & Blair Annual Dealer Convention

September 11th-13th 2014

"We really enjoy spending one-on-one time with our top suppliers, PLUS it’s a great time to pick up any supplier specials that will help us make/save money. "

-John H., Athens, GA

Schedule of Events:

Thursday Sept. 11th
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11:00 AM to 4 PM Dealer Hospitality Lounge The Dealer Hospitality lounge provides an opportunity to connect and mingle with fellow Kaeser & Blair dealers and pick up valuable information. Refreshments and snacks available. Cincinnati Airport Marriott
2395 Progress Dr.
Hebron, KY 41048
The Cincinnati Room
6:30 PM Top 30 Dealer Appreciation Dinner A private reception and dinner that's exclusive to the Top 30 Kaeser & Blair Dealers. Top 30 Dealers should assemble in the lobby at 6:15 PM. Buses leave for the Aquarium at 6:30 PM and return at 10 PM. Newport Aquarium
One Aquarium Way
Newport, KY 41071

Friday Sept. 12th
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9:00 AM Dealer Trade Show A private trade show represented by more than 195+ Vendors, suppliers, and manufacturers. It's an unparalleled opportunity to view the newest products, hottest promotions and have quality, personalized attention from each of their representatives. The first buses leave the hotel at 8:30 AM and they run every hour on the half hour for the remainder of the day. Last bus leaves the Convention Center at about 3:30 PM. Northern KY
Convention Center

Main Convention Hall
One West RiverCenter Blvd.
Covington, KY 41011
2 PM to 4 PM Dealer Hospitality Lounge The Dealer Hospitality lounge provides an opportunity to connect and mingle with fellow Kaeser & Blair dealers and pick up valuable information. Refreshments and snacks available. Cincinnati Airport Marriott
2395 Progress Dr.
Hebron, KY 41048
The Cincinnati Room
6:30 PM "Celebrating the Generations" Event Join us for a fun-filled night at the ball park! Buses will depart for this event at 6:30 PM from the hotel to go to the Great American Ball Park. The Great American Ball Park
100 Joe Nuxhall Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Saturday Sept. 13th
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Education Day Valuable information, inspirational stories, and insider information to help you run, operate and become more profitable in the Promotional Products Industry. Cincinnati Airport Marriott
2395 Progress Dr.
Hebron, KY 41048
7:15 AM ASI Presentation ASI's Michael Walters will provide an informative update on industry statistics, a live demonstration of ASI's ESP Web application and other valuable services available to Kaeser & Blair dealers. Grand Ballroom
8:25 AM General Assembly & Welcome An informative overview and review of the days activities, sessions, and events. Grand Ballroom
8:30 AM Paul Kiewiet How to Sell to Every Generation of Buyer Grand Ballroom
9:45 AM Break
9:50 AM Paul Kiewiet Grand Ballroom
11:30 AM- 1 PM Dealer Hospitality Lounge The Dealer Hospitality lounge provides an opportunity to connect and mingle with fellow Kaeser & Blair dealers and pick up valuable information. Refreshments and snacks available. The Cincinnati Room
12:30 PM Lunch Breakout Room A
1:30 PM Rosalie Marcus Revamp Your Brand and Grow Your Sales Grand Ballroom
2:30 PM Break
2:40 PM TBD Rosalie Marcus Grand Ballroom
3 PM - 4:30 PM Dealer Hospitality Lounge The Dealer Hospitality lounge provides an opportunity to connect and mingle with fellow Kaeser & Blair dealers and pick up valuable information. Refreshments and snacks available. The Cincinnati Room
3:30 PM Adjourn A short rest period before tonight's events!
6:15 PM Dealer Cocktail Reception An opportunity to celebrate all together before the awards presentation. Hotel Lobby
7 PM Awards Gala A formal evening of recognition for our top dealers and suppliers. Grand Ballroom
10 PM Farewell Cocktail Reception Sadly, the last event of a wonderful weekend. Be sure to say goodbye to all your new acquaintances! Hotel Lobby

Our Speakers

Education day will feature two recognized industry professionals who are well known trainers, coaches and speakers. Both have enjoyed success as top producing distributors and frequent speakers at industry trade shows and company meetings.


Paul Kiewiet

Paul Kiewiet

In the morning we will hear from Paul Kiewiet. Paul began his career as a distributor and formed a sales promotion agency, of which he was CEO. He helped such firms as Kellogg’s, Whirlpool, Coca-Cola, Elmers Glue and Krylon promote their products and business. In addition he managed licenses for NASCAR and the U.S. Olympic Committee. He has won 8 international awards for creativity and results, major writing awards and was inducted into the Michigan Promotional Products Hall of Fame. He has served as Chairman of the Board of the Promotional Products Association International.


For the past several years he has been speaking, writing, teaching and helping others achieve their potential. He has conducted many training sessions at various industry shows and events.

Paul will conduct a half-day workshop on “How to Sell to Every Generation of Buyer”. He will explore their differences and suggest ways we can turn them from potential buyers...to customers. This is a subject of importance to everyone from our seasoned veterans to those just entering the industry.


Rosalie Marcus

Rosalie Marcus

In the afternoon we will hear from Rosalie Marcus. Rosalie grew her promotional products business, Lasting Impressions, from zero to record profits giving it the distinction of being “one of the top 100 fastest growing companies” in the Philadelphia area. She has been the recipient of numerous industry awards including a Pyramid Award from the Promotional Products Association International. (PPAI)

In 2000, she combined her passion for selling with her teaching background to start a coaching and consulting practice, PromoBizCoach.com, specifically to help people in the promotional products industry and shorten the learning curve, sell at higher profit margins and dramatically increase their incomes.

She is a featured speaker, a columnist and blogger. Her articles and commentary have appeared in the Counselor and Advantages Magazine.

Rosalie will conduct an afternoon workshop on the topic “Revamp Your Brand and Grow Your Sales.” She will cover what branding is, how to position ones business in the marketplace, how to create brand image and how to achieve expert and authority status.

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Cincinnati Airport Marriott

Cincinnati Airport Marriott

2395 Progress Drive · Hebron, KY 41048 USA

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