Corcoran to Give Keynote at CCA Global's Jan. ConneXtion Conference

Manchester, NH, November 29, 2023-CCA Global Partners Retail Group’s conneXtion conference is set for January 14 to 17 at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. 

Carpet One Floor & Home, Flooring America, Flooring Canada, The Floor Trader, and International Design Guild members will take part in a lineup of events, including a keynote from real estate magnate and ABC’s Shark Tank Barbara Corcoran. Plus, members will have a chance to explore new ways to help drive more retail traffic to their showrooms, a full day of education sessions, and a lively closing night event with R&B/funk band Kool & The Gang.

ConneXtion’s jam-packed agenda also includes a Women of CCA event, NEX40 event, marketing and merchandising innovations, increased networking opportunities, and a full trade show floor showcasing CCA’s exclusive Retail 2.0 showroom-all designed to energize and invigorate cooperative members as they head into 2024.

ConneXtion highlights include:

Keynote Speaker Barbara Corcoran: Attendees at conneXtion will get wisdom, advice, and inspiration from special guest Barbara Corcoran, founder of The Corcoran Group, as well as Shark and executive producer on ABC’s business series, Shark Tank (where she’s invested in over 100 businesses). She is also the author of Shark Tales: How I Turned $1,000 into a Billion Dollar Business! and host of top business podcast “Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran.”

Full-Day Education Sessions: Based on member feedback, the upcoming conneXtion is expanding its educational offerings with a full day dedicated to education sessions. Classes on expansion, succession, installation, marketing, digital, operations, training, and trends will be offered.

Women of CCA Event: The conference opens on January 14, with an exclusive Women of CCA special event. Set against the stained-glass windows and vaulted ceilings of historic architectural gem Ashton Depot in Ft. Worth, the evening includes networking, cocktails, dinner, and an empowering talk from guest speaker Pam Minick, former rodeo champ and TV host.

Networking With NEX40: The NEX40 group comes together for a night of music, drinks, and networking with fellow young professionals across CCA Retail Groups. NEX40 has been organizing trips, events, and workshops for under-40 professionals since 2016, and the group will announce new opportunities planned for 2024 and 2025.

Looking Ahead with Connor Lokar: The economic forecaster returns to conneXtion to share insights and market indicators for 2024 to help business owners look ahead.

Cool Closing Event with Kool & The Gang: The 2024 conneXtion features a closing event with renowned funk, R&B, and soul legends Kool & The Gang. The vibe includes all black and silver attire, an expansive dance floor, food and drink.


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