Back by popular demand!

Two Options: Tuesday, October 31 | 1 – 4 pm

Advanced Textiles Expo Workshops will offer a chance for attendees to take a deep dive into important topics that will help you better run your business. Each workshop is taught by a leading expert in the field, with concrete takeaways that you can implement in your company today. Choose from two deep dive workshops on Tuesday, October 31 from 1 – 4 pm.

Option 1

$99 for Members | $199 for Non-members

Mastering Leadership for The Modern Sales Team

Empowering Sales Talent for Success

Do you want to identify, attract, and onboard salespeople with a winning mindset, while ensuring their accountability, unwavering motivation and commitment to your company revenue goals and objectives?

Or do you ever find yourself struggling with existing salespeople who don’t achieve and exceed their quotas – let alone maximize their true selling potential?

Join us for an educational, methodical, and inspiring sales leadership program that will revolutionize the way you approach onboarding and nurturing your sales team. Our expert speaker, Toby Payne of Sandler Training will guide you through proven strategies and techniques to develop an effective and unstoppable team that consistently exceeds targets.

This program will cover:

  1. Understanding your salespeople and unlocking their potential.
  2. Streamlining the onboarding process.
  3. Creating a culture of accountability that empowers salespeople to take ownership of their targets and outcomes.
  4. Sustaining Motivation.

Speaker: Toby Payne

Partner, Sales Trainer & Consultant, Sandler Training

Toby offers broad expertise in training and consulting to business owners, sales leaders, and professionals on sales effectiveness revenue growth strategy. Read full bio here. 

Option 2

$199 for Members | $299 for Non-members

Emotional Intelligence Training

Emotional Intelligence: A Critical Skill for
Professional Success

Emotional intelligence is a critical skill needed to maximize professional and leadership success–including attributes such as self-awareness, assertiveness, empathy, flexibility and impulse control. This practical workshop will provide participants with tools and strategies to enhance their own emotional intelligence to positively impact decision-making, teamwork, productivity, stress management, and problem-solving. Participants will also obtain tools and strategies for developing and managing emotional intelligence in others. 

This workshop includes an emotional intelligence assessment that will need to be completed prior to the workshop and instructions will be provided upon workshop registration.

Speaker: Dr. Melissa Furman


Dr. Furman’s expertise include generational diversity, unconscious bias, leadership success, and emotional intelligence. She brings her background in higher education—particularly business, counseling, and psychology—to the conversation to help individuals and organizations achieve success. Read full bio here.