7:15 a.m. (EST)
Friday, May 20
8:15 a.m. (EST)
Welcome and Day 3 Kick-off
Furniture Today Executive Editor Sheila Long O’Mara welcomes attendees to the third day of the 2022 Bedding Conference.
8:30 a.m. (EST)
Health, wellness and selling sleep Panel
Consumers have turned to sleep as one of the super powers in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. This panel of manufacturers and retailers will dive into successful strategies for becoming a sleep expert that translates that knowledge into retail sales.
9:15 a.m. (EST)
Market Disruption: Winning with Reviews
Online reviews have become a consumer’s guidepost when shopping for almost anything, but especially mattresses, making reviews critically important for both retailers and manufacturers in the sleep category. Hear about best practices for how to generate and respond to reviews, understand the unique challenges and opportunities of store reviews vs. product reviews, and learn how retailers and manufacturers can maximize the benefit of cooperating on reviews.
10:15 a.m. (EST)
Networking Break: Please visit our sponsor booths at this time
10:30 a.m. (EST)
Eric Thompson: Create dynamic shopping environments
Connecting with consumers through well-merchandise, well-designed showrooms can elevate a store’s experience. What makes a retail experience that keeps consumers coming back for more and telling their friends about it?
11:30 a.m. (EST)
Furniture Today Executive Editor Sheila Long O'Mara shares her final thoughts on the 2022 Bedding Conference.