Schedule of Events - CinéShow 2024

Monday, Aug. 26

1 pm – 5:45 pmRegistration & Check-In Frisco Convention Center / enter via lobby of Embassy Suites  
2:30-4:30 pmSip & Sliders social for Independent Theatre Owners – Foyer / Frisco Convention Center   
7 pm to 9:30 pmOpening Night at Studio Movie Grill / The Colony
Studio Movie Grill / 4800 State Hwy. 121, The Colony, TX 75056 (7 miles west of hotel).
Transportation via Lobby Entrance / Embassy Suites Hotel – Frisco / Bus departs at 6:30 pm & 6:45pmPremiere of REAGAN at newly renovated Studio Movie Grill.

Tuesday, Aug. 27

8 am – 5:00 pmRegistration & Check-In Frisco Convention Center / enter via lobby of Embassy Suites Check-in and on-site registration for attendees and trade show exhibitors.
6:00 am – 9:00 amMade-to-order breakfast in hotel restaurant  
08:30 am – 09:15 amHow to Increase Profitability in F&B + Merch
Frisco 1 & 2 / Frisco Convention Center
 Presenters: Tim Farha and team at AICP
09:20 am – 10:00 amRedemption Games = additional revenue for your theatre
Frisco 1 & 2 / Frisco Convention Center.
Brought to us by Women in Exhibition.
Q&A re: Minimal space needed for arcade games, average revenue generated, case studiesModerator: Aimeé Dolehanty, Redemption Plus Panel:  Dennis McIntire, B&B Theatres, Traci Hanlon, Cinergy Entertainment, Pat Hart, Trifecta Management Group, Danny Gruening, Creative Works, TBA, Shaffer Distributing.
8:00 am – 10:00 amFundamentals of Presentation Technology for non-technical professions
Bass Room / Frisco Convention Center
 Presenter: Mark Mayfield, President of ICTA and Dir. Cinema & Entertainment Marketing, Q-SYS
08:00 am – 11:40 amSpace for Short Meetings
Erudia Room / Frisco Convention Center
9:00 am – 10 amHow to respond to active shooter (session offered 2 times)
Bush Room / Frisco Convention Center
Danny Coulson, formerly with FBI, including work within worldwide terrorism investigations, commanded 4 FBI Field Divisions, created & commanded FBI’s Hostage Rescue Team.
Attend for the first time and/or refresh skills you may have learned a few years ago.
Presenter: Danny Coulson, Expert in Terrorism and Violent Crime
10:15 am – 11:15 amHow to respond to active shooter
Bush Room / Frisco Convention Center 
11:40 am – 12:00 noonQ&A with Texas Restaurant Association
Erudia Room / Frisco Convention Center
 Team member at Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) will be available to answer any questions you have regarding the newly launched TOMA/TRA alliance & how it benefits independent movie theater owners in Texas. All active TOMA members may sign up for dual membership into TRA.
12:00 pm to 1:00 pmAwards Luncheon
Ricos Products, CEO Tony Liberto presents Frank Liberto Honoree, Rob Lehman, Santikos Entertainment
Frisco 1 & 2 / Frisco Convention Center
1:00 pm to 5:00 pmVendor Marketplace (100 booths in our largest tradeshow)
Frisco 6,7,8,9 / Frisco Convention Center
Social hour starts @ 3pm inside trade show area 
6:00 pm to 9:30 pmDinner, Awards, Door Prizes & Live Entertainment ‘The Traveling Cinema Thugs’
Frisco 1 & 2 / Frisco Convention Center
 Rob Lehman, COO, Santikos Entertainment receives 2024 Frank Liberto Award

Wednesday, Aug. 28

8:15 am TOMA general membership meeting for TOMA members
Frisco 1 & 2 / Frisco Convention Center
6:00 am – 9:00 am Made-to-order breakfast in hotel restaurant
9:00 am Surviving the Film Desert  Frisco 1 & 2 / Frisco Convention Center Programming ideas to implement as we face limited film supply.   Moderator: Colleen Barstow, Chair ITOC, ACX Cinemas Panel: Mark Waterston, Exec. VP, Qube Wire, Scott Daw, Theatre Sports Network, Gary Frank, 8020 Interactive
10:00 am Property Taxes and A+ Appeals Frisco 1 & 2 / Frisco Convention Center What type of information should you gather? What kind of arguments can you make? This panel will offer insights into the process and answer your questions. Moderator: Michael Hagan, CFO, B&B Theatres Panel: Don Swartz, President, Swartz & Associates, Alicia Grant, Sr. Associate, Norton Rose Fulbright & Jason Roos, Sr. Managing Director, Valbridge Property Advisors
12:00 noon Film Distributors Presentation of New Releases Auditorium / Flix Brewhouse / 1660 FM 423, Little Elm, TX 75033 Cheers! Beer & lunch are offered at this award-winning craft brewery & luxury cinema. Enjoy trailers of new releases for 4th quarter 2024. Transportation via Side Lobby Entrance / Embassy Suites Hotel / Bus departs at 11:30 pm. With appreciation to Flix Brewhouse!
4:00 pm Board Transportation / Return to Embassy Suites – Frisco   Thank you for attending CinéShow 2024