The Annual Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ Symposium and Trade Show
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2021 Full Program

Sunday, November 7
All Sunday activities take place in Embassy Suites
10:00 am - 8:00 pm Registration (Embassy Suites Lobby)
10:00 am - 3:00 pm Yogi Advisory Council Meeting/LSI Meeting (Roebling II & III)
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm Yogi Merchandise Purchasing Opening Day (Embassy Suites City View & Captain’s View)
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm T-Shirt Vendors (Taylor and Weller Board Rooms)
Evening Dinner On Your Own
Monday, November 8
Convention Center unless otherwise noted with Embassy Suites
8:00 am - 3:00 pm Registration (Embassy Suites Lobby)
9:00 am - 10:00 am LSI Updates (Learning Center)
10:00 am - 11:00 am Keynote Speaker - Jesse Cole (Ballroom)
11:15 am - 12:00 pm YAC General Session (Current Franchisees Only) (Learning Center)
11:00 am - 3:00 pm Yogi Merchandise Purchasing (Embassy Suites City View & Captain's View)
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch (Embassy Suites)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Pictures (Upstairs Foyer)
4:45 pm Doors Open (Ballroom)
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm Awards Dinner* (Ballroom)
6:15 pm - 7:45 pm Awards Presentation* (Ballroom)
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Entertainment (Ballroom)
Tuesday, November 9
Convention Center unless otherwise noted with Embassy Suites
9:00 am - 4:00 pm Yogi Merchandise Purchasing Final Day (Embassy Suites City View & Captain's View)
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch (Embassy Suites)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Workshops (Rooms 1-4)
Room 1: Succession Planning Discussion | Speaker: Jim Westover
Room 2: Personal & Professional Development: Building Your Leadership Capability | Speaker: John Erdman
Room 3: Dive into Dynamic Pricing | Speaker: Amanda Anderson
Room 4: The Science of Indoor Attractions | Speaker: Russ Van Natta
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Workshops (Rooms 1-4)
Room 1: Jellystone Park Marketing Strategies | Speaker: Trent Hershenson
Room 2: The Challenge of a Changing Workforce | Speaker: John Erdman
Room 3: Maximize Revenue Opportunities | Speaker: Amanda Anderson
Room 4: The Science of Indoor Attractions | Speaker: Russ Van Natta
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm Workshops (Rooms 1-4)
Room 1: Club Yogi Rewards | Speakers: Marcy Jordan & Lauri Hart
Room 2: Managing, Motivating, & Getting the Best Out of Front-Line Staff | Speaker: Amanda Anderson
Room 3: Telling Them Isn’t Training Them: Creating Training That Makes a Difference | Speaker: John Erdman
Room 4: Landscaping Round Table Discussions with Mike Schauff
4:15 pm - 6:00 pm Dinner On Your Own
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Social Trade Show (Expo Hall)
Wednesday, November 10
Convention Center unless otherwise noted with Embassy Suites
9:00 am - 4:00 pm Trade Show (Expo Hall)
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Lunch on Trade Show Floor (TBD)
5:00 pm - 9:00pm Farewell Social / Dinner (Embassy Suites - Roebling)

*Please note that business casual attire is recommended throughout Symposium except for the Awards Dinner and Awards Presentation on Monday evening during which cocktail attire is requested.

Jellystone Park Photos