ART Names 2013 Conference Site

Posted on August 22, 2012 by HFN Staff

CHARLOTTE, N.C.-The Accessories Resource Team (ART) has named Miami Beach's Palms Hotel and Spa as the site for the association's 2013 conference, scheduled for May 7-10, 2013.

The oceanfront resort is minutes from the heart of South Beach and focuses on complete wellness and environmental awareness. It was selected by ART's conference committee cochairs: Cody Hutcheson, Codarus; Crystal Vilkaitis, Snap Retail; and Lee Hershberg, IMCenters.

"The committee and I are pleased to announce this exciting destination for the 2013 ART Conference," said Hutcheson. "Conference will focus on educational topics such as product design, branding, business finance and trends. Our goal is to offer a curriculum that helps members better their business."

Conference registration will begin mid September. The speaker lineup will be announced in the fall; if ART members have ideas of subjects they'd like covered at conference, they may email


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