MARIETTA, GA — FEI Group will host its 24th National Conference in Marco Island, FL from October 26-28, 2022, at the newly renovated JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort.
Headlining the event will be Jon Dorenbos as the keynote speaker and Jimmy Blackman delivering a leadership talk. Dorenbos played 14 seasons in the NFL, and competed on “America’s Got Talent,” where he showcased his skills as a sleight-of-hand magician and placed third overall in the competition. He recently retired from the NFL after having successful open-heart surgery to repair a defective aortic valve and is the author of the best-selling book, Life Is Magic.
Blackman, who will headline the day two morning session with “Leadership for the 21st Century,” is a retired Army Colonel, speaker, author and managing partner at Exactus Advisors. He spent 30 years leading soldiers in the U.S. Army and is one of the most combat-experienced soldiers of the modern era, with six operational deployments.
In addition to the speakers, the three-day conference will include Education Day, where attendees can choose from a total of eight educational breakouts; NextGen Kitchen & Bath Allstars, a networking opportunity for the next generation of entrepreneurial kitchen and bath business owners, and No Child Hungry Meal Packing Projects, where FEI Group members plan to pack 50,000 meals for people in need during the event.
FEI Group, parent company to Home Solutions by FloorExpo, MultiFamily Solutions by FloorExpo, KBx, K&B Alliance and Exterior Contractor Alliance, supports cabinet, countertop, DPH, flooring and roofing business owners by offering networking opportunities, supplier buying programs and rebates, brand marketing, best practices, business insurance, national business programs and benchmarking. It recently completed a merger with Nationwide Marketing Group, an alliance that enables FEI to offer enhanced digital technologies, strategic marketing programs, data analytics and supplementary business services, the organization adds.