2012 International Fly Tackle Dealer Show Schedule
August 16-18, Reno, NV

Wednesday – August 15th
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Retailer Business Seminar – with Robbie Brown

Thursday – August 16th
8:00 a.m. – Show floor opens for Exhibitors & Sales Reps only
9:00 a.m. – IFTD Show Opens
10:00 a.m. – National Fly Fishing in Schools Program Roundtable – Meeting Room A1
11:00 a.m. – AFFTA Fly Fishing Industry Survey Data and Results – Rob Southwick – AFFTA Event Zone
12:00 p.m. – Sales Rep Roundtable – Meeting Room A1
1:00 p.m. –  Pond Hog Hero Fly Casting Competition – Pond 1
2:00 p.m. – 20 Fantastic Sales Ideas and Concepts for Retailers – AFFTA Event Zone
3:00 p.m. – New Fly Rod Trends for the Future – AFFTA Event Zone
4:00 p.m. The Direct Sales Trend and What it Means for the Future – AFFTA Event Zone
5:00 p.m. – Retailer Roundtable – Meeting Room A1
6:00 p.m. – IFTD Show closes
7:30 p.m. – 7th Annual Drake Fly Fishing Video Awards – Grand Ballroom, Atlantis Hotel
Bar opens at 7:30, Awards begin at 8:00

Friday – August 17th
8:00 a.m. – Show floor opens for Exhibitors & Sales Reps only
9:00 a.m. – IFTD Show Opens
10:00 a.m. – Fly Line/Spey Lines 101 – AFFTA Event Zone
10:00 a.m.- River Access Issues/Updates in the US – Meeting Room A1
11:00 a.m. – AFFTA’s Relevance Moving Forward – AFFTA Event Zone
12:00 p.m. – eBay 101 – AFFTA Event Zone
1:00 p.m. – Iron Fly Tyer – AFFTA Event Zone
2:00 p.m. – Tenkara Fly Fishing – The New Rage in the US – Casting Pond 2
3:00 p.m. – AFFTA Fly Fishing Survey Data and Results – Rob Southwick – AFFTA Event Zone
3:00 p.m. – Why Your Business Could Benefit from a POS System – Meeting Room A1
4:00 p.m. – The Role of the Specialty Retailer for the Future – AFFTA Event Zone
5:00 p.m. – IFTD Show Closes – AFFTA Party at the Pond
Best of Show Awards, Annoucement of 2013 IFTD & Pebble Mine Presentation
6:00 p.m. -Patagonia Party on the Truckee River

Saturday – August 18th
8:00 a.m. – Show floor opens for Exhibitors & Sales Reps only
9:00 a.m. – IFTD Show Opens
10:00 a.m. Marketing and Building  your Guide and Outitting Business – AFFTA Event Zone
11:00 a.m. – Discounting to Fly Fishing Clubs:  Good or Bad for the Industry – AFFTA Event Zone
12:00 p.m. – Media/Blogger Roundtable – Meeting Room A1
1:00 p.m. – Women in Fly Fishing Roundtable – Meeting Room A1
2:00 p.m. – Wader Technology – What the Future Holds – AFFTA Event Zone
3:00 pm – Tenkara Fly Fishing – The New Rage in the US – Casting Pond 2
4:00 p.m. – IFTD Show Closes

Image courtesy American Fly Fishing Trade Association

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