RIDE THE WAVE

2025 IBDEA CONFERENCE

Tradewinds Beach Resort

March 6-10, 2025

Best One-Stop 4-Day Networking Event in the Beverage Dispensing Industry

Agenda Subject to Change — as of 

Thursday, March 6, 2025

7:00 am – 8:00 am— Board Breakfast

8:00 am – 1:00 pm— Board Meeting

4:30 pm – 7:30 pm— Registration

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm — New Member Welcome

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm — Welcome Reception

Friday, March 7, 2025

7:00 am – 8:00 am — Breakfast

7:00 am – 1:00 pm — Registration

8:00 am – 8:30 am — Speaker — 

8:30 am – 9:30 am — Speaker — Galen Emanuele

9:00 am – 11:30 am — Spouse/Partner Social

9:30 am – 9:45 am — Refreshment break

9:45 am – 11:45 am — Speaker —

11:45 am – 1:00 pm — Lunch

1:00 pm – 2:45 pm — Open Forum: Member Discussion of Common Challenges & Issues

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm — Product Fair Set–Up

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm — Networking Activity

Evening – No scheduled events

9:00 pm – 12:00 am — Hospitality Suite

Saturday, March 8, 2025

7:00 am – 8:00 am — Breakfast

8:00 am – 9:45 am — Opening General Session and Welcoming Ceremony

8:30 am – 11:30 am — Product Fair Set Up

9:45 am – 10:00 am — Refreshment Break 

10:00 am – 11:30 am — Express Connect

11:30 am – 12:30 pm — Lunch

12:30 pm – 5:30 pm — Product Fair  

5:15 pm — Drawing for Passport Prizes

5:30 pm – 8:30 pm — Product Fair Teardown

Evening — No scheduled events

9:00 pm – 12:00 am — Hospitality Suite

Sunday, March 9, 2025

7:00 am – 8:00 am — Breakfast

8:00 am – 8:15 am — General Meeting (Vote)

8:15 am – 9:15 am — Regular Member Meeting

8:15 am – 9:15 am — Associate Member Meeting

9:15 am – 12:15 pm — Product Fair Teardown

9:15 am – 10:15 am — Workshop — 

10:15 am – 10:30 am — Refreshment Break

10:30 am – 11:30 am — Workshop — 

11:45 am – 1:00 pm — Lunch

1:15 pm – 2:45 pm — Open Forum: Member Discussion of Common Challenges & Issues

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm — Refreshment Break

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm — Board Meeting

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm — Cocktail Reception

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm — Closing Dinner, 50/50 Drawing, & Entertainment

9:00 pm – 12:00 am — Hospitality Suite

Monday, March 10, 2025

6:30 am – 2:00 pm — IBDEA Annual Golf Scramble
8:00 am – Shotgun Start

10:30 am – 2:00 pm— Alternative Activity