May 8, 2011- Minneapolis, MN – The independents are meeting at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas for the 3rd Annual IEP National Conference on May 24th to the 26th of 2011. Any independent company that has no ownership or control by any company in the spirit industry with annual gross revenues of $5 million or more are able to attend. Non-member companies who fall under these guidelines may attend the conference to hear first-hand about the Independents organizational goals, accomplishments and future tasks by simply paying the conference fee.
The IEP is thrilled to announce its featured guest speaker, Jim Chadwick, President of the USASF. Jim will be sharing details on athlete memberships and answer questions from attendees.
The conference will be held at the beautiful Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino on the center of the Las Vegas Strip. The Venetian has over 30 individual restaurants on the property, amazing shopping, 4 great golf courses, and is home to the Canyon Ranch Spa which was voted the “Best Spa” by Meetings Magazine. The all-suite guestrooms will be in the Palazzo Tower. These rooms include sunken living rooms and Italian marble bathrooms.
A limited number of vendor and sponsorship booths will be available. If interested in talking first hand with the leaders of major independent companies, contact Ann Lerhmann, the IEP Annual Conference Registration Director. (410-799-1390).
Visit www.WeAreIEP.com to obtain a complete registration packet with pricing and details located on the home page of the website.