Acclaimed global thought leader Peter Sheahan has been named as an Opening General Session speaker for the NACS Show, which takes place Oct. 7-10 in Las Vegas.
Sheahan will speak during the NACS Show Opening General Session on Oct. 8. He is founder and CEO of ChangeLabs, a global consultancy that works with some of the world’s most effective organizations and individuals to deliver insights into the changing needs of customers and staff. With his groundbreaking bestseller “Generation Y,” Sheahan was among the first to recognize the Generation Y trend in the workplace. He has written six books that identify key shifts in the contemporary business landscape, including his latest, “Making It Happen,” which examines buying behavior and market positioning.
Sheahan also is internationally known for inspiring innovative business thinking in his presentations and was recognized as the National Speaker Association’s 2006 Speaker of the Year. He has been named one of the 25 Hottest New Speakers in America and one of the 25 Most Influential Speakers in the industry.
“The NACS Show has long been known for delivering world-class workshops and the latest new products and ideas to redefine your business. Peter’s global insights on customer and employee behavior will allow attendees to also consider global trends and their ramifications as they use the NACS Show to kick start their 2013 business plans,” said NACS Convention Chairman Steve Loehr, vice president of operations support at La Crosse, Wisc.-based Kwik Trip Inc.
NACS Show retailer attendees, as well as wholesalers and distributors, can register for the event and secure housing at nacsshow.com Registration information for suppliers will be available in June.