2018 BMI Management Conference

Workforce Management/Recruitment and Retention of New Generation Employees

The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, St. Simons, GA - April 29 - May 1, 2018

The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort
201 Arnold Road
St. Simons Island, GA  31522
(912) 638-3631

Conference Schedule:

Sunday:      1:00 PM – 4:00 PM          Library Binding Council Meeting (open to all attendees)

                   2:00 PM – 5:00 PM           Conference Registration

                   4:00 PM – 5:30 PM           Board of Directors Meeting

                   6:30 PM – 7:00 PM           Newcomers Reception (for those attending their FIRST BMI

                   7:00 PM – 9:30 PM           Food & Cocktails -  Taste of St. Simons

Monday:     7:00 AM – 8:00 AM          Continental Breakfast

                   8:00 AM – 12:00 PM         GENERAL SESSION I

                   9:00 AM – 10:30 AM         Guest Breakfast

                   1:15 PM                               Shotgun Start Golf Tournament

                   1:30 PM – 4:45 PM            Sightseeing Trolley Tour

                   2:00 PM – 4:00 PM            Tennis Tournament

                   6:30 PM – 7:30 PM            Reception            

                       Dinner on your own/along with a group option

Tuesday:   7:00 AM – 8:00 AM            Continental Breakfast

                   8:00 AM – 12:00 PM         GENERAL SESSION II

                  12:15 PM – 2:15 PM          Conference Committee Meeting

For conference registration, events & resort reservations, please choose one of the following options:
The King and Prince Reservations 
 BMI Registration for the Conference  
♦ LBC Meeting Registration
♦ Golf Sign-Up 
♦ Sightseeing Trolley Tour
♦ Tennis Sign-Up 
♦ Guest Breakfast Sign-Up

Please note that the conference attendance is open to BMI Members & special invited Guests only.

The King and Prince Resort’s legendary blending of gracious Southern hospitality, historic charm, and seaside setting.

Speakers for this event will include:

Craig Bauer, Midpoint Advisory Services, LLC - 
    “Outlook on the Education Publishing Market and the Opportunities from Expanded Outsourced Services”

  • An update on  K-12 Education including changes in budgets, policies, adoption calendar, digital usage and print formats.
  • An update on U.S. Higher Education Market including enrollment levels, gray market, rental, print, digital, subscription business models and new entrants.
  • A review of a publisher’s full value chain and the opportunities surrounding increased outsourced functions from upstream content development and rights management to downstream fulfillment and analytic services.

Gary Jones, Printing Industries of America - 
    The Trump Effect – Impact of the Deregulatory Agenda on EPA and OSHA”

  • Changes in EPA and OSHA Regulations Due to the Trump Administration
  • Top OSHA Violations For Printing Companies
  • Key EPA and OSHA Compliance Requirements  

John Maine, Resource Information Systems, Inc. - 
    “RISI Outlook for Book Publishing Papers”

  • Trends in demand, supply, and availability of Book Papers.
  • Impact of the new administration on trade.
  • Latest update on imports of printed books from offshore printers.

Maria Pallante, Association of American Publishers
    “Law and Policy Priorities of Publishers”

  • Publishers need a rational legal framework, domestically and internationally.
  • Publishers are time-tested innovators in local markets and the global economy.
  • Publishers are a key part of the public interest equation.

Tim Wackel, The Wackel Group
    “The Constant Client - Building Relationships Your Competition Can’t Steal!”

  • Building great relationships is nothing more than a simple 3 step process
  • Tips for successfully working with people that you just don’t like
  • Six questions to help you find common ground with almost anyone  

Warren Wright, Coaching Millennials
    “Attracting and Retaining the Blue Collar Millennial”

  • Learn about the social and economic trends that are pushing Millennials away from Blue Collar work
  • Discover the enduring and unique traits of the Millennial generation and why they are so different from past generations
  • Learn best-practice models for attracting and retaining Millennials to blue collar jobs