2023 Networking Events

RCI-IIBEC Foundation Golf Tournament

Friday, March 3, 2023
Wildcat Golf Club Lakes Course
Houston, Texas 

Learn more here.

IIBEC Opening Reception

Friday, March 3 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Attire: Business Casual

Begin your convention experience by renewing old acquaintances and making new, meaningful connections. Whether this is your first IIBEC event or you’ve been a longtime member, the opening reception is the perfect opportunity to expand your network and find new ways to get involved.

Opening Ceremony and Keynote Speaker – Seth Mattison

Navigating What’s Next: Insights for the Future of Work and Leadership
Saturday, March 4 | 1:30 PM – 3:15 PM
Attire: Business Casual

As we enter a new era of work, leaders are making big bets on what’s next for their industry and profession, the future of work, and the world at large. Navigating this defining moment while preparing to capture the opportunity will require a bold vision and the courage to change.

Future of work author and keynote speaker Seth Mattison will help you and your leaders answer some of today’s most pressing questions. What does talent need today? What type of leadership will be required? How will we nurture great teams? What employment experiences will matter most? Where will tomorrow’s external disruptors emerge? Armed with actionable insights and practical tools, participants will be primed to lead their teams and organizations and intentionally shape the future.

Learn more about Seth here.

Region Meetings

Saturday, March 4 | 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Attire: Business Casual
Meet with industry peers from your region to learn the latest trends

Trade Show, Grand Opening and Reception

Saturday, March 4 | 3:15 PM – 7:15 PM

Trade Show with Full Breakfast

Sunday, March 5 | 8:30 AM—12:30 PM

Attire: Business Casual

Enjoy the excitement and buzz of the trade show floor where exhibitors and sponsors share information and demonstrations of the latest in industry innovations, technologies, products, and services. Be sure to check the schedule of live product demonstrations occurring each day. A complimentary reception will be held Saturday evening and a full breakfast buffet is provided Sunday morning.

CEHs for Attending the IIBEC Trade Show.
Attendees will earn 2.0 CEHs for spending up to four hours on the trade show floor. Attendees who spend more than four hours at the trade show will receive 3.0 CEHs

Awards Luncheon

Sunday, March 5 | 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM
Attire: Business Casual

Don’t miss this celebratory gathering as IIBEC recognizes its outstanding members and volunteers. Support your peers and enjoy the camaraderie at this delicious luncheon.

IIBEC 40th Anniversary Celebration

Sunday, March 5 | 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Attire: Business Casual

Join us for anniversary cake, refreshments, and 80s music as we celebrate 40 years of IIBEC with special guest, Rockhounds Band.

Annual Meeting of the Members (Lunch Served)

Monday, March 6 |12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Attire: Business Casual

This is IIBEC’s members’ business meeting, with leadership sharing the latest, as well as, hearing from candidates and learn results of the annual election.

RCI-IIBEC Foundations’ Live Auction and Reception

Monday, March 6 | 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Foundation Auction Attire: Dressy Casual

All attendees are encouraged to attend the combined fundraiser for the United States and Canadian RCI-IIBEC Foundations.

President’s Annual Banquet

Monday, March 6 | 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Attire: Dressy Casual

A celebration and finale of the convention. Here’s your chance to reminisce with fellow members over a sumptuous meal and enjoy lively entertainment.

From Frank Sinatra to Frankie Valli to Figaro…Forgettaboutit!!!

The Jersey Tenors™ is the newest Opera/Rock Mash-up sensation that creates an explosive blend of the most iconic Opera classics alongside such Rock ‘n Roll industry greats as Queen, Journey, Elton John, and Billy Joel to name but a few.  These four charming wise guys will raise the roof with their powerful voices, and they will have you singing along before yous guys know it.