Entrepreneur Meetings / 2010

October 26 – 27, 2010 Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Airport/Millennium Center, Atlanta, GA

Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) held the Seventh Annual Entrepreneur Meeting on October 26 -27, 2010 at the Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Airport/Millennium Center.

  1. Meeting Press Release
  2. Meeting Agenda
  3. Meeting Resources & Slide Presentations
  4. CARE’s Past Entrepreneur Meetings

Thank you to our Meeting sponsor:

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Meeting Press Release

2010 CARE Entrepreneur Meeting

Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, October 26
4:00 – 4:30 pm CARE Orientation (CARE History & Overview)
4:30 – 5:00 pm Carpet Collections 101
5:00 – 6:00 pm Break and Networking
6:30 – 8:30 pm Reception and Networking Dinner
Wednesday, October 27
7:30 – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 – 8:15 am Welcome – Frank Hurd, Georgina SikorskiIntroductions – Frank HurdGuests, Attendees, SponsorsReview Antitrust Guidelines

Review Agenda

8:15 – 10:00 am Session 1State of CARE (15 min) – Frank HurdPolymer Specification Sheets (30 min) – Dennis HayfordCarpet as Alternative Fuel (CAAF) (30 min) – Russ DeLozier

Resilient Flooring Opportunity (30 min) – Dean Thompson

10:00 – 10:30 am Break and Networking Time
10:30 – 12:00 pm Session 2 – CARE Marketplace ForumBuyers and Sellers:Material for SaleMaterial Sought

Services Available

Services Sought

12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch and Networking Time
1:00 – 2:00 pm Session 3Collection/Resale Session (15 min)Canadian Carpet Reclamation Effort (CCRE) Session (15 min) –     Stephen VerhoeffWhy Now? (15 min)

Q&A (15 min)

2:00 – 2:15 pm Break and Networking Time
2:15 – 3:00 pm Session 4 – Entrepreneur Issues SessionEntrepreneur’s Panel (5 min/topic: raise your questions, issues,   concerns, ideas)
3:00 pm Adjourn

Meeting Resources & Slide Presentations

All meeting document below are in Portable Document Format

Polymer Specification Sheets – Dennis Hayford (3.61 MB)
Carpet as Alternative Fuel (CAAF) – Russ DeLozier (452 KB)
Resilient Flooring Opportunity – Dean Thompson (1.19 MB)
Collection/Resale – Texas Carpet Recycling (294 KB)
Canadian Carpet Recovery Effort – Stephen Verhoeff (51 KB)
Collector Link #1 of the Value Chain – Dee Cassell (1.53 MB)
We Can Make A Difference – Jeremy Stroop (1.10 MB)
Timing For Implementation of AB 2398 – Frank Hurd (15 KB)

Read more about CARE’s past entrepreneur meetings

CARE Entrepreneur Meeting – October 2009
CARE Entrepreneur Meeting – October 2008
CARE Entrepreneur Meeting – October 2007
CARE Entrepreneur Meeting – October 2006

If you would like to sponsor this meeting in the future please contact Jeremy Stroop at 706-428-2127.