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2013 Kids In Need National Network Summit

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 4:30 PM - Friday, July 5, 2013 at 3:00 PM (EDT)

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Join us for the 2013

Kids In Need Foundation


June 26-28      Tampa, FL

 Host Hotel:

Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel

4200 Jim Walter Blvd · TampaFlorida 33607 USA  

The hotel is located adjacent to beautiful International Plaza where you will find a variety of restaurants, shops, and pubs.

A complimentary airport shuttle is available from the Tampa International Airport upon request. 

Updated Schedule:

Wednesday June 26       Resource Center Tour & Welcome Dinner

Dinner and transportation provided by the Kids In Need Foundation

1:00-3:00 pm Conference materials pick-up in hotel lobby

3:45-4:00 pm Gather in hotel lobby and board buses

4:30 - 6:00 pm  Resource Center Tour

6:00 pm  Gather to board buses for dinner

6:30 - 9:00 pm  Dinner at The Columbia Restaurant

9:00 pm Gather to board buses for hotel.  Please note there is  only one bus departure time.  You may choose to stay in Ybor City later into the evening but please plan to make your own transportation arrangments back to the hotel (about 30 minutes).


Thursday June 27     Plenary and Breakout Sessions 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Breakfast and Lunch provided by the Kids In Need Foundation

7:00 am          Open Breakfast

8:00 am          Welcome and Morning Sessions Begin

12:30 pm        Networking Lunch

1:30 pm          Afternoon Sessions Begin

5:30 pm          End of Day; Dinner on your own


Fri June 28         Plenary and Breakout Sessions 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Breakfast and Lunch provided by the Kids In Need Foundation

7:00 am           Networking Breakfast

8:30 am           Morning Sessions Begin

11:45 am         Networking Lunch

1:00 pm          Afternoon Session Begins

2:00 pm          Closing Remarks and Optional social medial networking

2:30 pm          See you in 2014!






Teacher Shopping

Community Engagement

Store Technology

Inventory Movement

Revitalizing Handwriting Education

Youth and Volunteers as Advocates

Human Resources and Health Care

Alternative Methods of Distribution

Metrics, Measurements, Surveys and Report Cards

Affiliate Information Meetings

Networking Meals

Free Store ‘School’

Open Social Media Networking


  A complete list of speakers and session times will be released via email prior to the event.

Transportation and lodging costs are not included in your registration fee.  

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Hosted by


Don’t miss your chance to join fellow 'teacher free stores' from around the country to share best practices, dive into current retail and nonprofit trends, and enjoy great food and networking.  It’s time to see old friends and make new ones! 


Registration Fee: $100 per person beginning June 1 

Registration Fee Per Person includes:

  • Wednesday Night Welcome Dinner
  • Tour of the Teaching Tools for Hillsborough Schools Network Resource Center
  • Two phenomenal days filled with educational lectures and breakout sessions led by experts in retail, nonprofit, and school product industries.
  • Activities specifically engineered for networking
  • Breakfast and Lunch on Thursday
  • Breakfast and Lunch on Friday  



Have questions about 2013 Kids In Need National Network Summit? Contact the organizer

When & Where

4200 Jim Walter Blvd
Tampa, 33607

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 4:30 PM - Friday, July 5, 2013 at 3:00 PM (EDT)

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