Day two kicked off with early opening ceremonies discussing the importance of having close relationships with local governments. Moderators and guest speaker, former co-host of hit reality TV show series “Shark Tank”, Kevin O’Leary spoke about how having close ties within your local and state governments is key to producing results you want for your company. Conversations and open discussions continued with regards to wage increases and how to combat the issue at local levels, new tactics for gaining customer loyalty and past experiences from Kevin O’Leary’s days on Shark Tank.
The trade floor opened its doors as the afternoon kicked in with music and competitions to get attendees involved and active as the last day of the trade show neared. In the back of the trade show room was a small presentation booth where attendees could go and watch product presentations from the various vendors on new technology, investment ideas and products. Day two on the trade show floor was moving day as vendors were offering special discounts to the attendees. The 2016 AAHOA National Convention was one for the ages. The Gaylord Opryland Convention Center and Hotel was the perfect venue spot and host for the 2016 show.