Schedule

Click to Print Tentative Schedule Dated 7-11-18

The following ICES Convention and Show Tentative Schedule is intended as a general guideline for convention attendees. Please note that there may be changes to certain events regarding time and/or location. When planning your travel or preparing to register, please be certain to refer to the current Convention and Show Schedule listed on this page.

Demonstration and Hands-on Class display pieces will be available for viewing beginning Wednesday during all scheduled show hours.

Tuesday, July 24th

7:00 am – 8:00 am           Representatives Breakfast              — Room 205

8:00 am – 5:30 pm           Annual Representatives Meeting — Room 204

8:00 am                              Board of Directors Meeting             — Rooms 237-238

3:00 pm – 7:00 pm           Registration                                          — Hall C

3:00 pm – 7:00 pm           Hospitality                                             — Hall C

3:00 pm – 7:00 pm           Souvenirs                                               — Hall C

3:00 pm – 7:00 pm           Volunteers                                            — Hall C

3:00 pm – 7:00 pm           Demonstration Ticket Sales           — Hall C

3:00 pm – 7:00 pm           Hands-On Class Ticket Sales           — Hall C

3:00 pm – 7:00 pm           Membership/Proxy Drop-off         — Hall C

3:00 pm – 7:00 pm           Cake Hospital Open                           — Room 236

4:00 pm – 9:00 pm           Certification Candidates Prep       — Junior Ballroom B

Wednesday, July 25th

8:00 am                                Board of Directors Meeting           — Rooms 237-238

8:00am – 5:30pm              Annual Representatives Meeting — Room 204

8:30 am – 11:45 am         Certification Program Testing        — Junior Ballroom B

(General Public admitted/one-day pass for Wed. only)

9:00 am – 3:30 pm           Registration                                          — Hall C

9:00 am – 3:30 pm           Hospitality                                             — Hall C

9:00 am – 3:30 pm           Souvenirs                                               — Hall C

9:00 am – 3:30 pm           Volunteers                                            — Hall C

9:00 am – 3:30 pm           Demonstration Ticket Sales           — Hall C

9:00 am – 3:30 pm           Hands-On Class Ticket Sales           — Hall C

9:00 am – 3:30 pm           Membership/Proxy                           — Hall C

9:00 am – 6:00 pm           Cake Hospital*                                    — Room 236

9:45 am – 1:15 pm           TOUR: Nati in a Nutshell                 — Millenium Hotel Lobby

1:15 pm – 4:45 pm          Certification Program Testing       — Junior Ballroom B

(General Public admitted/one-day pass for Wed. only)

3:00 pm – 8:00 pm          Sugar Art Gallery Set-up                  — Hall B

3:00 pm – 8:00 pm          ICES Photographer Studio              — Hall B

3:00 pm                                First Timer’s Orientation                 — Room 203

5:30 pm                               Representatives go to Registration— Hall C

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm          Registration                                          — Hall C

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm          Hospitality                                             — Hall C

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm          Souvenirs                                               — Hall C

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm          Volunteers                                            — Hall C

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm          Demonstration Ticket Sales            — Hall C

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm          Hands-On Class Ticket Sales            — Hall C

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm          Membership/Proxy Drop-off          — Hall C

(Last official proxy drop off time 8:00 pm)

6:30 pm – 9:30 pm          Hands-On Classes                               — Rooms 207, 208, 211, 212

7:00 pm                                First Timer’s Orientation                 — Spanish Room 203

Thursday, July 26th 

8:00 am                                Board of Directors Meeting           — Rooms 237-238

8:00 am -3:00 pm               Membership                                      — Hall C

8:00 am – 5:00 pm             Sugar Art Gallery Set-up               — Hall B

8:00 am – 5:00 pm           ICES Photographer Studio               — Hall B

8:00 am – 5:00 pm           Registration                                          — Hall C

8:00 am – 5:00 pm           Hospitality                                             — Hall C

8:00 am – 5:00 pm           Souvenirs                                               — Hall C

8:00 am – 5:00 pm           Volunteers                                            — Hall C

8:00 am – 5:00 pm           Demonstration Ticket Sales           — Hall C

8:00 am – 5:00 pm           Hands-On Class Ticket Sales           — Hall C

8:00 am – 10:00 pm        Demonstration Display Pieces      — Hall C

8:00 am – 8:00 pm           Cake Hospital*                                    — Room 236

8:00 am – 8:00 pm           Vendor Hall Set-up                             — Hall B

9:00 am – 7:30 pm           Demonstrations                                   — Rooms 232, 233, 262-264

9:00 am – 7:30 pm           Hands-on Classes                                 — Rooms 207, 208, 211, 212

10:00 am – 12:00 pm      ICES Certified Judge Session           — Room 250

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm          ICES Certified Judge Session           — Room 250

4:00 pm                                First Timer’s Orientation                 — Room 203

4:00 pm                                Vendor Orientation                           — Hall B

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm          Sugar Art Gallery Set-up                   — Hall B

6:30 pm -7:45 pm             Proxy and Ballot Pick-up                  — Room 206

7:30 pm                                Meet the Candidates                         — Room 206

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm        General Membership Meeting      — Room 206

*Cake Hospital available to demonstrators 1 hour before and 1/2 hour after each demo.

+++ Room closed 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm for lunch break

Friday, July 27th 

9:00 am – 10:00 am        General Membership Breakfast    — Grand Ballroom B

10:00 am – 12:00 pm      Membership Program/Opening Ceremonies — Grand Ballroom B

12:00 – 5:00 pm                 Sugar Art Gallery/Vendors open  — Hall B

12:00 – 6:00 pm                 Registration                                          — Hall C

12:00 – 6:00 pm                 Hospitality                                             — Hall C

12:00 – 6:00 pm                 Souvenirs                                                — Hall C

12:00 – 6:00 pm                 Volunteers                                              — Hall C

12:00 – 6:00 pm                 Demonstration Ticket Sales           — Hall C

12:00 – 6:00 pm                 Hands-On Class Ticket Sales          — Hall C

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm          Membership                                           — Hall C

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm          Banquet Voucher/Ticket Exchange— Hall C

1:00 pm – 8:00 pm          Cake Hospital*                                        — Room 236

2:00 pm – 7:30 pm          Demonstrations                                     — Rooms 232, 233, 262-264

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm         ICES Certified Judging Session       — Hall B

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm          Hands-on Classes                                   — Rooms 207, 208, 211, 212

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm           International’s Social (Invitation only) — Room 200

8:30 pm – 11:00 pm        Friday Night Social                            — Room 200

*Cake Hospital available to demonstrators 1 hour before and 1/2 hour after each demo.

Saturday, July 28th 

7:00 am – 9:00 am           The Sugar Business Forum/Breakfast — Room 205

8:00 am                                Board of Directors Meeting            — Room 237, 238

8:00 am – 12:00 pm        Wonderland of Hats Check-in        — Room 209

8:00 am – 4:30 pm           Registration                                          — Hall B

8:00 am – 4:30 pm          Demonstration Ticket Sales           — Hall C

8:00 am – 4:30 am           Hands-on Class Ticket Sales           — Hall C

8:00 am – 4:30 pm           Hospitality                                             — Hall C

8:00 am – 4:30 pm           Souvenirs                                               — Hall C

8:00 am – 4:30 pm           Volunteers                                             — Hall C

8:30 am – 3:30 pm           Cake Hospital*                                     — Room 236

9:00 am – 5:00 pm           Sugar Art Gallery (Opens to 1-Day Pass Holders) — Hall B

9:00 am – 12:00 pm        Hands-on Classes                                   — Rooms 207, 208, 211, 212

9:00 am – 4:00 pm           Membership                                         — Hall C

9:00 am – 5:00 pm           Vendor Hall (Opens to 1-Day Pass Holders) — Hall B

9:30 am – 11:30 am        ICES Certified Judge testing           — Room 250

9:30 am – 3:00 pm           Demonstrations                                  — Rooms 232, 233, 262-264

10:00 am – 12:00 pm     Banquet Voucher/Ticket Exchange — Hall C

3:00 pm — 4:00 pm        Wonderland of Hats Fashion Show— Hall B

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm          Social Hour                                            — Grand Ballroom Lobby

7:00 pm – 12:00 am        Awards Banquet                                  — Grand Ballroom B

*Cake Hospital available to demonstrators 1 hour before and 1/2 hour after each demo.

Sunday, July 29th 

8:00 am – 9:00 am            Worship Service                                  — Room 203

8:30 am – 12:30 pm        Demonstration Ticket Sales           — Hall B

8:30 am – 2:00 pm           Cake Hospital*                                    — Room 236

8:30 am – 4:00 pm           Registration                                          — Hall C

8:30 am – 4:00 pm           Hospitality                                             — Hall C

8:30 am – 4:00 pm           Souvenirs                                              — Hall C

8:30 am – 4:00 pm           Volunteers                                            — Hall C

9:00 am                                Board of Directors Meeting           — Rooms 237, 238

9:30 am – 1:30 pm           Demonstrations                                  — Rooms 232, 233, 262-264

9:30 am – 2:30 pm           Hands-on Classes                                — Rooms 207,208, 211, 212

9:30 am – 4:00 pm           Membership                                         — Hall C

10:00 am – 5:00 pm        Sugar Art Gallery                                — Hall B

10:00 am – 5:00 pm        Vendor Hall (Open to Attendees & 1-Day Pass Holders) — Hall B

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm          Sugar Art Gallery – Display Removal Only — Hall B

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm          Vendor Hall Breakdown                   — Hall B

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm         Night of Sharing                                  — Millenium Hotel—Bronze Ballroom

*Cake Hospital available to demonstrators 1 hour before and 1/2 hour after each demo.